Ramsay, Sir Andrew Crombie, 1814-1891 (Scottish geologist)
Found in 38 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); Marcou, 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
Item — Box: CLX-A-1591
Scope and Contents This is an antograph letter signed "Cha. Lyell", sent by Charles Lyell to an unnamed individual, dated 24 April 1874, 73 Harley Street, London. In this letter he thanks his correspondent for "the additional list of Aldeby shells", explaining that he has completed "[his] new edition of the Students Elements [of Geology]" and that he "[had the assistance of Mr Searles Wood". He goes on to discuss papers and maps relating to the geology of the Rhine which Lyell himself had found instructive,...
Dates: 21 April 1874
Copy of letter to Alexander MacMillan from George Wilson and copy of letter to a cousin of George Wilson's from George Wilson, 16 September 1858, 03 December 1854
Scope and Contents Copy of letter to Alexander MacMillan from George Wilson outlining the chapter headings for his 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' and copy of letter to a cousin of George Wilson's from George Wilson concerning the fate of Edward Forbes' soul.
Dates: 16 September 1858; 03 December 1854
Scope and Contents The Correspondence concerning the compilation of 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' sub-series consists of: pen and ink sketches by Edward Forbes (c1854) letters from and to contributors and collaborators (1854-1861) letters to and from the publisher Alexander MacMillan (1860-1861) letters to and from the printer Thomas Constable (1860-1861) list of...
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family series consists of:
- 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1864-1871)
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie N-Z series consists of:
- letters alphabetically arranged by sender, including those from Sir Joseph Prestwich, Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and the Royal Society
- lectures by James Geikie
Dates: late 19th century
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 4639-5247
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, Pe-Sh consists of:
- letters from colleagues and acquaintances from around the world including fellow scientists such as William Pengelly, Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, Sir John Richardson, A.H. Rhind, and Sir Joseph Prestwich (1832-1873).
Scope and Contents Draft letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir Archibald Geikie sending him the dry proofs of the Edinburgh [geological map] for correction. He discusses Ramsay's editorial comments concerning sensitive material about the School of Mines and the Geological Survey of Great Britain, and justifies their inclusion in his 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. He apologises that the passage has caused distress but regrets that it is now too late to remove them as the book had gone to press.
Dates: 31 May 1861
Scope and Contents Draft letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir Archibald Geikie apologising for any distress caused by the publication of sensitive material from his private letters in 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes' and explaining why he was not given the opportunity to view the proofs before the book went to press.
Dates: 05 June 1861
Scope and Contents Colour-coded geological map of counties of Dumbarton and parts of the surrounding counties, from a survey of or prior to 1875 by Sir Archibald Geikie, James Geikie, Edward Hull, Benjamin Neeve Peach and Robert Logan Jack as part of the Geological Survey of Great Britain.