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Miller, Hugh, 1802-1856 (man of letters and geologist)


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves, 1852-1899

Identifier: Coll-74/12/16
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves sub-series consists of:

  1. 54 letters, alphabetically arranged (1852-1899)
Dates: 1852-1899

Letter from Hugh Miller to Alexander Rose, c1845

Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.7
Scope and Contents

Letter from Hugh Miller to Alexander Rose regarding articles written by the former, the most recent relating to limestone and he promises to send Rose samples. He remarks on astronomical geologists and their view of religion, specifically creation.

Dates: c1845

Letter from Hugh Miller to Alexander Rose, c1845

Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.8
Scope and Contents

Letter from Hugh Miller to Alexander Rose, originally accompanying some Old Red Sandstone fossils which he comments on. He also refers to the space they will occupy and to an article Rose had sent him.

Dates: c1845

Letters received by Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, mid 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/10/4
Scope and Contents

The letters from Sir Roderick Impey Murchison to Charles Wentworth Dilke and related material consist of:

  1. 86 letters, alphabetically arranged
Dates: mid 19th century

Minute Book No III, 07 July 1842 - 02 May 1850

 Item — Volume MS 2917.3: Series Coll-43/1
Identifier: Coll-43/1/3
Scope and Contents Notebook containing minutes of meetings. Membership details include: details of new and retiring members, those who attended each meeting and deaths. Newspaper obituaries for George Sanderson and Hugh Smith are pasted into the book. The financial affairs of the Society are reported, and a newspaper clipping with the annual report for 1847 included. Details of the development of the society library are minuted. Abstracts of member's papers are minuted, along with the resultant...
Dates: 07 July 1842 - 02 May 1850

Miscellaneous Papers, 1831-1864

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119): Series Coll-203/5 (Lyell 5); Series Coll-203/6 (Lyell 6); Series Coll-203/7 (lyell 7); Series Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Identifier: Coll-203/7 (lyell 7)
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Papers consists of: Address by Sir Charles Lyell on Charles Darwin receiving the Copley Medal (1864) List of mollusca by Searles Valentine Wood WIth a note titled 'Prof. Hoffmann on Palermo Caves etc. and translation’ there are pages from Chapter 2, Auszuge aus Briefen des Hrn. Professor Fr. Hoffmann [translated as 'Excerpts from Letters of Professor Fr....
Dates: 1831-1864

Notebook No.147, 15 June 1846 - July 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 6: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/147
Content warning: This Notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s return to the UK after his second travel to America (Notebooks 121- 145), and so covers American and UK topics, whilst he is based on London, before travelling to Kinnordy - via Edinburgh, Granton and Craig Crook Castle. Note on pg. 70 indexed as 'Ld Cockburn, Hill's daguerrotype' indicates they visited Bonaly, where the Lyell were photographed. This notebook has a hard light brown cover with red on the spine and in triangles on the corners....
Dates: 15 June 1846 - July 1846

Notebook No.155, January 1848- May 1848

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 6: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/155
Scope and Contents This black notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s discussions, ideas, and recordings when in London, starting in January 1848 and including some focus on ’Americana’ before his second travels in American was published in 1849. The first pages (and from p 78] are notes on pages and references relating to the other American notebooks - which could be publishing related or organisational. It covers conversations, queries, and discussions he started in America including geological,...
Dates: January 1848- May 1848

Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie

Identifier: Coll-74
Scope and Contents The papers Sir Archibald Geikie consist of: personal, organisational and scientific correspondence geological notebooks with field sketches and water-colours reprints of his work miscellaneous lecture notes student's lecture notes lecture notes and printed maps relating to a visit to Boston proofs for...
Dates: 1851-1921

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Old Red Sandstone 3
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