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Sowerby, George Brettingham, 1788-1854 (British naturalist, conchologist and artist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 12 August 1788 – 26 July 1854

Updated for

Charles Lyell Project, June 2021

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.69, September 1837- September 1837

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/69
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook contains Lyell's notes on specific species and current relevant scholarship. On pp.140-142 is a copy of part of a letter from Darwin on species, dated 30 July, 1837. The index is located at p. 180, both covers are blank. The inside cover bears Lyell's address, "Mr C Lyell, 16 Hart Street, Bloomsbury Square". The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and...
Dates: September 1837- September 1837

Notebook No.71, 8 May 1838- August 1838

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/71
Scope and Contents This dark brown leather notebook with yellow edged pages contains notes by Charles Lyell primarily in ink and include lists, sketches, and longer form essays, chiefly notes on the Crag and Crag fossils. The index is located on p. 71, the final leaf and back inside cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using...
Dates: 8 May 1838- August 1838

Notebook No.73, 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/73
Scope and Contents The red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological observations, sketches, some essays with queries, and a list of species names of the Geological Society Museum collection. There are many references to Charles Darwin. The index is on p. 140, inside back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using...
Dates: 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

Notebook No.74, March 1839- May 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/74
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook include Charles Lyell's specimen lists and queries for colleagues. There are notes on Crag fossils, on p.57 Lyell discusses reasons for confusion over identification of species. On pp.90-91 are Lyell's notes from his visit to Suffolk to examine Crag, 17 April. The index is on p. 141, inside back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of...
Dates: March 1839- May 1839

Notebook No.75, 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/75
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes and contain specimen lists, queries for colleagues, and notes on publication of new editions of Principles of Geology and Elements of Geology. Subjects are chiefly notes on fossil shells of Crag. The index is on p. 138-139. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates...
Dates: 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

Notebook No.76, 4 June 1839-24 June 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/76
Scope and Contents This dark maroon colored leather notebook contains Lyell's notes including geological observations and sketches in pencil, some specimen lists and queries, many blank pages. The front cover is blank and the index is written in front and back inside covers. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: 4 June 1839-24 June 1839

Notebook No.77, 24 June 1839-11 August 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/77
Scope and Contents This dark maroon colored leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's notes and geological observations and sketches in pencil. There are some specimen lists and queries, notes on fossil shells of Tertiary period. There are many blank pages. Index is located in the front and back inside covers. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from...
Dates: 24 June 1839-11 August 1839

Notebook No.78, 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/78
Scope and Contents This dark maroon colored leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's specimen lists, to do lists, notes from colleagues publications, sketches, many blank pages. Miscellaneous notes; pp.21-22 - References to Darwin's 'Glen Roy' paper. Front and back cover are blank, index is p. 115-6. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: 12 August 1839-17 October 1839

Notebook No.79, 21 October 1839- February 1840

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/79
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in pencil and ink, field notes, thinking and 'to do' lists. There are many references to Darwin; 'Elements' published. Index is in written in alphabetical order at the back of the notebook. The front and back covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: 21 October 1839- February 1840

Notebook No.80, 5 February 1840-25 June 1840

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/80
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebooks contains inventories of shells and fossils, Lyell's thinking on geology. There are mentions of Darwin and Playfair; London and France; References to Darwin, Tertiary shells, etc. The index is on p. 113-116. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known,...
Dates: 5 February 1840-25 June 1840