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Moore, John Carrick, 1805–1898 (Geologist and Deputy Lieutenant of the county of Wigtown)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Moore, John Carrick, from Charles Lyell, undated

Identifier: Coll-203/B3/11
Scope and Contents

Undated note 'I have now given you enough queries for one spell'. Lyell asks Moore to return the notes, and queries, along with his answers.

Dates: undated

Letters from Lyell, Charles to Moore, J. C, 7 March 1866 - 13 August 1866

 File — Box Unknown: Series Coll-203/1B
Identifier: Coll-203/1B/21
Scope and Contents

Sixteen copy letters and extracts of letters from Lyell to Moore and Croll. Four are summarised as August 1866 'On Climate', 'What small quantity of snow falls at North Pole - attraction of antipodal ice cap', 'On Croll's speculation as to thickness of ice at South pole', and 2 March 1866 'Heath suggestion of glacial [?] and his astronomical paper', and on 7 March 1866 'How does Adhémar melt the ice at one pole?'.

Dates: 7 March 1866 - 13 August 1866

Letters from Moore, John Carrick to Charles Lyell, 4 January 1839 - 1874

 File — Box Box 1.10: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/193
Scope and Contents Large amount of letters, comprising 12 folders, from James Croll on Climate, Obliquity, Excentricity and Ocean Tides. Mentions R. Mallet on earthquakes. One folder has been summarised: 1) Graptolite in Galloway 2) Dowalton Loch, Wigtownshire 3) Notes on Croll's 2nd paper 4) Corrections of Lyell's notes for ms on climate 5)Croll's paper/ defectiveness of glacial records 6) Croll's paper 7) Against astronomical effects 8) Queries on Croll's paper 9)...
Dates: 4 January 1839 - 1874

Personal papers, c. 1810 - c. 1875

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.7: Series Coll-203/B7; Series Coll-203/B6; Series Coll-203/B8; Series Coll-203/B5
Identifier: Coll-203/B8
Scope and Contents Some of the items within this series were filed within a false series, created at Kinnordy by the Lyell family, or a previous researcher and labelled - 'Autobiographical - file of papers of biographical interest'. Letters from this series were incorporated into the correspondence series as appropriate. Personal papers in the correspondence have been added to this series. Includes correspondence relating to Lyell's marriage, educational honours awarded, knighthood, letters on condolence on...
Dates: c. 1810 - c. 1875

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Condolence Notes 1
Funeral Rites and Ceremonies 1
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) -- correspondence from 1
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) -- correspondence to 1
Marriage 1
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