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King, William, 1809-1886 (professor of geology, Queen?s College, Galway)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 09 December 1865

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 501-502
Scope and Contents Letter, thanking Lyell for forwarding some specimens. Descriptions of results in experiments to isolate the Foraminefera Eozoon from these and other specimens. Details of a dispute concerning this with William King and the possible diagrammatic presentation of results at the Geological Society of London when King presents his paper, 09 December 1865.
Dates: 09 December 1865

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Benjamin Carpenter, 09 January 1866

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 505-506
Scope and Contents Letter, with envelope, reporting that Carpenter had been showing Rowney thin sections of Canadian Eozoon, a species of foraminefera to prove its existance to him. Asserts that Story-Maskerlyne and Busk are convinced it exists and that King and Rowney had been studying rocks which were too heavily metamorphosed. 09 January 1866.
Dates: 09 January 1866

Sketch map of the area North-west of Forfar, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/5
Scope and Contents Pen and ink sketch map of area North-west of Forfar showing the loch of Forfar, Alyth, Kirriemuir and Cortachie c1822-1824.
Dates: c1822-1824