Horne, John, 1848-1928 (geologist)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Letters to Sir Archibald Geike from: Hicks, Henry (25 Oct. 1887); Hooker, Joseph Dalton (Sir) (May 1890); Horne, John (5 Jun. 1898); Huxley, Thomas Henry (17 May 1862); Kidston, Robert (3 Aug. 1883); Lapworth, Charles (Sir) (16 Nov. 1898); Lyell, Charles (Sir) (31 Mar. 1860); Marcon, Jules (5 Jan. 1871); Marcon, Jules (30 Apr. 1878); Milne, John (15 Aug. 1895); Peach, Benjamin Neve (19 Oct. 1898); Prestwich, Joseph (Sir) (15 May 1892?); Scrope, G. Poulett (1866?); Sorby, Henry...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1840s-1940s
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker sub-series consists of:
- 33 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
Scope and Contents John Horne wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie on 17 July 1903, passing on various points on raised beaches which had been submitted to the Geological Survey Office for Geikie's consideration. These included the lack of beaches at Caithness, Orkney and Shetland.
Item — Volume: MS 2918.2
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
Item — Volume: MS 2919.1
Scope and Contents Volume containing minutes of ordinary meetings and details of the Society's business. This includes the nomination and election of members such as Henry Briggs in 1908. It also details excursions taken by the society, including one lead by Benjamin Neeve Peach to Lanarkshire. Papers read at meetings and publications in Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society are also covered. There is also an obituary to Charles Lapworth. Presidents during this...
Scope and Contents Replies to queries by John Horne and Benjamin Neeve Peach (1842-1926) on Raised Beaches, with reference to locations in Scotland and Ireland, what had been mapped and by whom.