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Delesse, Achille Ernest Oscar Joseph, 3 February 1817 – 24 March 1881 (French geologist and mineralogist)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letters from Delesse, Achille to Charles Lyell, 29 June 1854 - 30 May 1872

 File — Box Box 1.2: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/61
Scope and Contents Lyell's notes on the envelopes: 1. 'Delesse on Ch[apter] 28 Manual. June 30 1854' 2. 'Delesse Jan 1. 1855' [no corresponding letter] 3. 'Delesse on advance of [...] Feb 22 1860'. 5. 'Delesse Dec 1865. Metamorphism [wash] anticipated'. 6. 'Delesse May 16 1861. sending papers on [agate] in rocks and [...]. Asking for abstract of it for G.S. when presented. [...] and igneous in origins'. 7. 'Delesse, Société Philomathique' 8. 'Delesse, January 3...
Dates: 29 June 1854 - 30 May 1872

Notebook No.188, January 1854- January 1854

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 7: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/188
Scope and Contents This black notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s geological travels around Madeira with Georg Hartung, in the company of Mary Lyell, and Charles and Frances Bunbury. This notebook starts January 1854 in Madeira. Specific areas of note include Funchal, Arndas, Piedade, Cape Girão, Pico St Martinho, Pico da Cruz, Pico dos Bodes, Curral, Pico Da Barraca, Santo António, Jardim da Serra, and São Vicente. This notebook primarily focuses on the geological features and formations Lyell saw...
Dates: January 1854- January 1854

Notebook No.239, 29 July 1859-11 August 1859

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/239
Scope and Contents This red leather bound notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through France - Amiens - Paris - Le Puy. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries. The index is located at the back of the notebook. Lyell's own index July 1859 Index - Amiens & Paris p. 6 and 7 Amiens - levels obtained by Prestwich of heights at Abbeville p. 8. Lartet's address. p. 10. M....
Dates: 29 July 1859-11 August 1859

Notebook No.240, 11 August 1859-13 September 1859

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/240
Scope and Contents This green leather bound notebook documents Lyell's travel in Le Puy - Paris - London - Scotland. Page p.69 includes an original black and white photograph of a fossil man, discovered in le Puy, and which Lyell was involved in its verification. The photograph is thought to be the earliest photograph taken of this specimen. Lyell's Own Index Le Puy- Aug[ust] 11 1859 Index Aug[ust] 11 p. 7 Le Puy. Lava of so called Rome...
Dates: 11 August 1859-13 September 1859

Notes and Indices, October 1854

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 1-27
Scope and Contents Packet of notes, marked Madeira B: MS [manuscript] Notes with Hartung October 1854 MS Index to Dana Features original sketches of geological features by Lyell, including vents of a volcano, similar to that of Arran in Notebook 62 - and notes relating to articles [Lyell creates an 'index' to the articles for reference]. Notes on Dana's paper [referred to as Canary Isles and Madeira paper, actual title not given] Covers Origins of Caldera of Palma. Index...
Dates: October 1854

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Elephant bones 2
Fossils 2
Puy-de-Dôme (France : Department) 2
Skeletons 2
Volcanoes 2