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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: 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

Letters from Home-Milne, David to Charles Lyell, 24 August 1871 - 9 May 1874

 File — Box Box 1.7: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/135
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series of correspondence is arranged alphabetically, A-Z, including one ‘Miscellaneous’ section within the 'M' series. Each correspondent has been assigned a file number – there may be several folders within that file, evidencing the longevity and depth of the relationship between Lyell and the correspondent - for example his brother in law Charles Bunbury. Lyell himself, Mary or Arabella Buckley have mostly recorded a summary of the contents of the correspondence, either on the...
Dates: 24 August 1871 - 9 May 1874

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

 Item — Volume MS 2918.2: Series Coll-43/1
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: Series Coll-203/A1
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 - and there are links between this list and correspondence with Colonel E.R. Wood. Covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the...
Dates: 8 December 1840-4 February 1841