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Buckland, William, 1784-1856 (English theologian, geologist)



  • Existence: 12 March 1784 - 14 August 1856

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Newspaper cutting from the Scotsman, Verus et Utilis, Rise in the Bed of the Firth of Forth, 3 November 1834

Identifier: Coll-203/3/14
Scope and Contents

Printed article concerning the discovery and distribution of oyster shells near the banks of the river Forth, Edinburgh, 3 November 1834.

Dates: 3 November 1834

Notebook No.83, 30 July 1840-12 October 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/83
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes on France, London, and Kinnordy, predominantly pencil in first part, containing field notes and multiple sketches of geological formations. Notes include significant list of Norwich Crag fossils sent to Dr Fleming, some drawings with use of colour evident; notes on glacial moraines observed in Angus with Dr. Buckland. Index on p. 113-116, both covers are blank. The following table of contents is...
Dates: 30 July 1840-12 October 1840

Notebook No.87, February 1841- June 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/87
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes which appear to be continuation of discussion on Touraine shells, notes of list of books to go to America, notes on correspondence sent and received, and notes on lectures. On p. 106 Lyell makes reference to Timothy Abbot Conrad's New York Geological Survey of 1840. The covers of the notebook are blank, the index is written on the last pages of the book. The following table of...
Dates: February 1841- June 1841

Notebook No.260, 27 September 1871-7 May 1872

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/260
Scope and Contents Red leather Notebook starts at Penrith, as Lyell then travels south, via Appleby, Lancaster to Lichfield, to London then Folkestone and into France. He travels with Mary, Hughes, Beovill, and meets with many experts along the way. Most of the notebook is written by Buckley, who orders the narrative by date using the Itinerary – with sections added by Lyell in poor writing, and others – perhaps Mary, as well as local people noting down journey times. Whilst travelling in France, Lyell makes...
Dates: 27 September 1871-7 May 1872

Notes and correspondence on the geology of Forfarshire, 1817-1841

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.21 (Formerly Gen 118): Series Coll-203/2 (Lyell 2); Series Coll-203/3 (Lyell 3); Series Coll-203/4 (Lyell 4)
Identifier: Coll-203/3 (Lyell 3)
Scope and Contents

The notes and correspondence on the Geology of Forfarshire consist of:

  1. notes
  2. sketchbooks
  3. geological cross sections
  4. correspondence
Dates: 1817-1841

Papers of Sir Charles Lyell

Identifier: Coll-203
Scope and Contents
  1. 10 boxes of correspondence
  2. 2 boxes of miscellaneous papers and lecture notes
  3. 24 boxes of offprints of papers
  4. 294 notebooks
Dates: 1820-1874

Travel Journal, 1819-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/A2/2
Scope and Contents Travel journal detailing tours with Professor Buckland, covering Kinnordy (1819), Paris (1823), and Cornwall with Prevost, (1824).The pages are unnumbered. In July, Lyell travels from Exeter to Lyme, Honiton to Axminster. Comments on beauty of area. On Saturday 3rd July he is at Lyme and 'called on Mary Anning' who discovered a large ichthyosaur 'a fortnight ago'. Prevost sketches it, and Anning states she think it will sell for £120. While there, Lyell witnessed 'entry of a newly discovered...
Dates: 1819-1824