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Hicks, Henry, 1837-1899 (Welsh geologist and surgeon)



  • Existence: 26 May 1837 - 18 November 1899

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald Geikie, correpondence

Identifier: Coll-1815/2
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

Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1872-1900

Identifier: Coll-74/12/3
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker sub-series consists of:

  1. 33 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
Dates: 1872-1900

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from T Belt, 22 January 1873

Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/38
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from T Belt enclosing a reprint of his paper on the Lingula Flags of Wales in which he believes he was the first to suggest that the Menevian Group beds identified by John William Salter and H Hicks form the natural boundary of the Cambrian rocks.

Dates: 22 January 1873

Letters from Hicks, Henry to Charles Lyell, 1 October 1868 - 20 March 1874

 File — Box Box 1.7: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/130
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series of correspondence is arranged alphabetically, A-Z, including one ‘Miscellaneous’ section within the 'M' series. Each correspondent has been assigned a file number – there may be several folders within that file, evidencing the longevity and depth of the relationship between Lyell and the correspondent - for example his brother in law Charles Bunbury. Lyell himself, Mary or Arabella Buckley have mostly recorded a summary of the contents of the correspondence, either on the...
Dates: 1 October 1868 - 20 March 1874

Letters from Lyell, Charles to Hicks, Henry, 19 September 1869

 File — Box Unknown: Series Coll-203/1B
Identifier: Coll-203/1B/14
Scope and Contents

Copy letter summarised as 'Westmoreland & Yorkshire Geo[logy] [and also on the front as Glen Roy].

Dates: 19 September 1869

Notebook No.254, August 1868-1 March 1869

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/254
Scope and Contents This dark red Notebook starts in London with Mary and Leonard Lyell, and documents travels in Pembrokeshire, Wales, with an index created by Arabella Buckley. Lyell studies submerged forests, beaches, caves and iron works making notes and sketches, and referencing experts as well as local guides. Several meetings 'with Darwin'. Final pages relate to Grindle Pit, Bury St Edmunds, with sections written by Buckley that appear to be dictated by Lyell. ...
Dates: August 1868-1 March 1869

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Geology, Stratigraphic Cambrian 2
Professional Interaction 2
Barry Island (Barry, Wales) 1
Education 1
England -- Suffolk 1