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Milne-Home, David, 1805-1890 (Scottish advocate, geologist, meteorologist)



  • Existence: 22 January 1805- 19 September 1890

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, Hi-J, 1839-1864

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 2530-3154
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, Hi-J consists of: letters from colleagues and acquaintances including fellow scientists such as Henry Hicks, David Milne Home, Sir Henry James and Thomas Horsfield and colleagues from further afield such as the american scientists Eugene Woldemar Hilgard, Julius Erasmus Hilgard, Edward Hitchcock and Canadian chemist, Thomas Sterry Hunt (1839-1864). ...
Dates: 1839-1864

Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1872-1900

Identifier: Coll-74/12/3
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker sub-series consists of:
  1. 33 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
Dates: 1872-1900

Minute Book No 8, 17 April 1879 - 29 April 1897

 Item — Volume: MS 2918.2
Identifier: Coll-43/1/8
Scope and Contents Notebook containing minutes of ordinary meetings with approximately 500 pages. Full details of the Society's business is recorded including: details of honorary, corresponding and normal membership. Also included are details of the nomination of the first lady associate, Grace Milne-Home on 04 May 1893 and the formation of a student membership class on 18 February 1892. Reports from Annual General Meetings include details of office-bearers and their election, financial details,...
Dates: 17 April 1879 - 29 April 1897

Notebook No.86, 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/86
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in ink, occasional pencil, mostly relates to notes on Touraine shells and notes by Mr Bunbury. Short index written in the back of the notebook, along with a list of Touraine shells. 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 surrogates using the platform...
Dates: 8 December 1840-4 February 1841