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Wood, Searles Valentine, 1830-1884 (geologist)

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Found in 15 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 to Charles Lyell, A-Z 1927 tranche, 1831-1873

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Scope and Contents 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: 1831-1873

Letters from Wood, Searles Valentine Junior to Charles Lyell, 10 April 1869 - 2 May 1874

 File — Box Box 1.14: Series Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Identifier: Coll-203/1/298
Scope and Contents

Shell list in '296, 2 of 4' of coralline crag shells also Mediterranean species.

Dates: 10 April 1869 - 2 May 1874

Miscellaneous Papers, 1831-1864

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119): Series Coll-203/5 (Lyell 5); Series Coll-203/6 (Lyell 6); Series Coll-203/7 (lyell 7); Series Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Identifier: Coll-203/7 (lyell 7)
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Papers consists of: Address by Sir Charles Lyell on Charles Darwin receiving the Copley Medal (1864) List of mollusca by Searles Valentine Wood WIth a note titled 'Prof. Hoffmann on Palermo Caves etc. and translation’ there are pages from Chapter 2, Auszuge aus Briefen des Hrn. Professor Fr. Hoffmann [translated as 'Excerpts from Letters of Professor Fr....
Dates: 1831-1864

MS Notes V, 12 December 1858 - 24 April 1860

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A3/5
Scope and Contents Handwritten in ink manuscript notes, includes some copy letters relating to Darwin and the critical reception of his Origins of Species. Subject matter includes basalt, oolite flora, protosaurus, archegosaurus, foraminifera, geological ages, Plato's ideas, creation speculations, intellect and development of humans, race, languages, submerged forests, the Dead Sea and the deluge, the existence of continents. Included is Lyell's own index. Written in flowing text, essay like, the index...
Dates: 12 December 1858 - 24 April 1860

Notebook No.70, 17 January 1838- April 1838

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
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...
Dates: 17 January 1838- April 1838

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

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
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...
Dates: 22 November 1838-13 March 1839

Notebook No.74, March 1839- May 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
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...
Dates: March 1839- May 1839

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

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
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...
Dates: 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

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

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
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...
Dates: 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

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England -- Oxfordshire -- Oxford 1
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Geologists 1
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Great Britain 1
Harlech, Gwynedd, Wales 1
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Hippopotamus (Genus), Fossil 1
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Latin poetry 1
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Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) -- correspondence to 1
Madeira Islands 1
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Severn River (Wales and England) 1
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