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Murchison, Charlotte, 1788-1869 (nee Hougin, geologist, wife of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison)

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1827-1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison series consists of: letters from Murchison to his wife, 1854 and 1857 miscellaneous correspondence and notes (including letters to Sir Archibald Geikie) 1831-1871 correspondence relating to Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick regarding Silurian classification 1838 and 1852-1866 assorted...
Dates: 1827-1871

Letter to Lady Charlotte Murchison from Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, Clausthal, 20 August 1854

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74 Gen. 523/1/1
Scope and Contents

Letter to Lady Charlotte Murchison from Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, addressed 'Clausthal in the Harz'. He describes the various parts of Germany he has visited, including Bonn, Brunswick, Harzburg and the Harz mountains.

Dates: 20 August 1854

Letters from Sir Roderick Impey Murchison to Lady Charlotte Murchison, 1854-1857

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10/1
Scope and Contents

The letters from Sir Roderick Impey Murchison to Lady Charlotte Murchison consist of:


  1. 17 letters, chronologically arranged.
Dates: 1854-1857

Letters received by Sir Roderick Impey Murchison and other documents, 1805-1871

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-51/3/3
Scope and Contents

3 bundles of around 15 letters (total) received by Sir R.I.Murchison, c.1820-1870, correpondents including his wife, his solicitor and Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay.

Documents connected with Sir R.I.Murchison, c.1805-1871. c.50 items. Includes: passport to France 1814-1815; appointment as Director-General of Geological Survey, 1855.

There are also drawings, one of which is labelled 'by Lady Murchison' one of which is available on LUNA.

Dates: 1805-1871

Notebook No.8, 4 May 1828-18 May 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/8
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook features Lyell's copy hand throughout, many detailed sketches, Dover, Calais, mention of Auvergne, Fault Shakespeare's Cliff, Geological observations at Dover, Calais and on road south from Paris to Riom. The inside cover notes his address, "Mr. C Lyell, No 9 Crown Office Row, Temple". The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the...
Dates: 4 May 1828-18 May 1828

Notebook No.9, 18 May 1828-2 June 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/9
Scope and Contents This notebook of brown leather contains geological notes on the Auvergne region. Lyell writes in a journalistic style with daily observations and descriptions, with whole page sketches and diagrams of the landscape. The inside cover is written "Mr C Lyell No. 9 Crown Office Row Temple." The front plate reads "No 2 France, Clermont Ferrand, Auvergne, May 18th to June 2nd 1828." The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied...
Dates: 18 May 1828-2 June 1828

Notebook No.10, 28 May 1828-14 June 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/10
Scope and Contents This notebook of brown leather contains further geological observations in Auvergne, often as diary entries of daily observations. On the front cover plate is written "No 3. France Pont du Chateau to Murol May 28th to June 14th 1828". 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 Transkribus....
Dates: 28 May 1828-14 June 1828

Notebook No.44, January 1832- June 1832

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/44
Scope and Contents This brown Leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's aide de memoires (to-do lists), notes with mentions of Kinnordy, mathematical calculations, sketches, reviews of articles. The front cover reads "Jan[uary] 1832", and the index is adhered to the back cover. 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...
Dates: January 1832- June 1832

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison: miscellaneous papers, mid 19th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10/5
Scope and Contents

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison: miscellaneous consists of:


  1. geological notes
  2. obituary notices
  3. presscuttings
  4. printed matter
Dates: mid 19th century

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