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Humboldt, Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von, 1769-1859 (German naturalist, geologist and explorer)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1827-1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison series consists of: letters from Murchison to his wife, 1854 and 1857 miscellaneous correspondence and notes (including letters to Sir Archibald Geikie) 1831-1871 correspondence relating to Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick regarding Silurian classification 1838 and 1852-1866 assorted correspondence,...
Dates: 1827-1871

Notebook No.30, August 1829- August 1829

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/30
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains diverse notes on British geology, and lists of queries for correspondents Blackadder, Humboldt, and Dr. Fleming. The front 3 pages are missing. Lyell's writing is a combination of steady, small copy hand, and hasty pencil observations. On p. 59, Lyell writes, "Hutton did not go as far as Moro". The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end...
Dates: August 1829- August 1829