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Young, John, 1835-1902 (Gillespie lecturer in geology and Keeper of the Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Wright to John Young, 1869-1896

Identifier: Coll-74/13/13
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Thomas Wright to John Young sub-series includes letters from:

  1. Thomas Wright
  2. John Young
Dates: 1869-1896

Geological Survey of Scotland: Sheet 48, 1883

Identifier: Coll-99/11/3/2
Scope and Contents

Colour-coded geological map of eastern Perthshire and part of Fife, from a survey of or prior to 1883 by James Geikie, Henry Hyatt Howell, Benjamin Neeve Peach and John Young as part of the Geological Survey of Great Britain.

Dates: 1883

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Robert Broom, 12 June 1921

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/71
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Robert Broom telling Geikie that he has named a fossil after a colleague John Young. The fossil, Youngina, is possibly the common ancestor of lizards, crocodiles, dinosaurs, pterodactyls and birds. He describes his work progress in South Africa including a drawing of a gorgonopsid reptile skeleton.

Dates: 12 June 1921

Letters from Young, John to Charles Lyell, 23 November 1869 - 27 October 1872

 File — Box Box 1.14: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/307
Scope and Contents Written from the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, and from Young's home in Beith, Ayrshire. Summarised as 'Irish Elk of Crofthead and Kilmaurs Elephant', with press cuttings, 'Thanks for Students' Elements, Arctic Shells at Cartsdyke on the Clyde - Boulder Clay with local boulders'. Manuscript of articles on' Post Roman rise of land' and 'Upraised Strata in Sweden and Norway'. He receives a copy of Antiquity of Man, and will look at the section on the recent rise of the shores of the Clyde - the...
Dates: 23 November 1869 - 27 October 1872

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Professional Interaction 2
Birds 1
Crocodiles 1
Dinosaurs 1
Examinations 1