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Wood, Searles Valentine, 1830-1884 (geologist)

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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph Letter Signed from Charles Lyell to an unknown correspondent, 21 April 1874

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0081
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

Correspondence, 1831-1873

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell consists of:
  1. Correspondence with colleagues throughout the world (1831-1873)
Dates: 1831-1873

Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, We-Z, 1839-1870

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 5916-6556
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, We-Z consists of:
  1. letters from colleagues and acquaintances from around the world including fellow scientists such as Sir John Gardner Wilkinson, William Crawford Williamson, Sir Daniel Wilson, Thomas Vernon Wollaston, Searles Valentine Wood and Samuel Pickworth Woodward (1839-1870).
Dates: 1839-1870

Miscellaneous Papers, 1852-1864

 Series — Box: Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119)
Identifier: Coll-203/7 (lyell 7)
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Papers consists of:
  1. address by Sir Charles Lyell on Charles Darwin receiving the Copley Medal (1864)
  2. list of mollusca by Searles Valentine Wood
  3. translation of extracts from the letters of F Hoffman
  4. note of a lecture by Sir Charles Lyell given in Boston (1852)
Dates: 1852-1864

Notebook No.70, 17 January 1838- April 1838

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/70
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes by Charles Lyell on a variety of subjects, including geological observations from various pits in Britain, notes on the latest edition of Elements of Geology, and addresses of correspondents. The front and back cover are blank, index is located at the back of the notebook, p. 172. 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: 17 January 1838- April 1838

Notebook No.73, 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/73
Scope and Contents The red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological observations, sketches, some essays with queries, and a list of species names of the Geological Society Museum collection. There are many references to Charles Darwin. The index is on p. 140, inside 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...
Dates: 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

Notebook No.74, March 1839- May 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/74
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook include Charles Lyell's specimen lists and queries for colleagues. There are notes on Crag fossils, on p.57 Lyell discusses reasons for confusion over identification of species. On pp.90-91 are Lyell's notes from his visit to Suffolk to examine Crag, 17 April. The index is on p. 141, inside 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...
Dates: March 1839- May 1839

Notebook No.75, 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 3
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/75
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes and contain specimen lists, queries for colleagues, and notes on publication of new editions of Principles of Geology and Elements of Geology. Subjects are chiefly notes on fossil shells of Crag. The index is on p. 138-139. 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...
Dates: 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

Notebook No.85, 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/85
Scope and Contents This marbled paper and red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological notes on Kinnordy and surrounding area, as well as other areas of Scotland, illustrated with a watercolor cross section on page 61. There are also 'to do' lists, notes on correspondence sent, meeting agendas and lists of persons to whom papers were sent, and notes on conversations with Agassiz. He makes more observations on glacial moraines, and lists of Faluns fossils. Notes are in pencil and ink and complete index...
Dates: 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

Notebook No.86, 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/86
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in ink, occasional pencil, mostly relates to notes on Touraine shells and notes by Mr Bunbury. Short index written in the back of the notebook, along with a list of Touraine shells. Covers are blank. 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...
Dates: 8 December 1840-4 February 1841