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Gesner, Abraham Pineo, 1797 - 1864 (Canadian physician and geologist)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Gesner, Abraham Pineo to Charles Lyell, 16 November 1852 - 21 April 1861

 File — Box Box 1.5: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/93
Scope and Contents

Written from Halifax, and New York. Summarised as 'Petroleum in Western States', manuscript detailing footprint of reptiles in the Coal Formations, and Gesner's response to an article on 'Recent Elevation and Depression of the land in Northern America'.

Dates: 16 November 1852 - 21 April 1861

Notebook No.103 - ABSENT, July 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/103
Scope and Contents This notebook is absent from Lyell's original run of 266 Scientific notebooks. Through the work of Leonard G. Wilson, copies have been identified, and used to create this catalogue entry. This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from mid to late July of 1842 starting en route from Montreal to Boston. He then takes the Caledonia steamer from Boston to Nova Scotia. The majority of this notebook contains geologic observations of places in Nova Scotia such as Halifax, Windsor,...
Dates: July 1842

Notebook No.125, 4 November 1845 - 3 December 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/125
Scope and Contents This notebook contains a record of the Lyell’s stay in Boston from 4th November to 3rd December 1845. The notes are comprised of discussions about politics and religion, supplemented by commentary about social life, in New England and the United States more broadly, plus field notes and observations about geology and natural history, encompassing descriptions and sketches of regions in anticipation of future field excursions (the Claiborne Formation). Charles visits notable sites in Boston...
Dates: 4 November 1845 - 3 December 1845

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Boston (Massachusetts, United States) 1
Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) 1
Kentville (N.S.) 1
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) -- correspondence to 1
Mollusks 1