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Dawson, Sir John William, 1820-1899 (geologist)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Canadian geologists, 1872-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/4
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Canadian geologists sub-series consists of:
  1. 50 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
Dates: 1872-1900

Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir John William Dawson, 5 March 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/1/12
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Sir John William Dawson asking him to propose his son George Mercer Dawson for membership of the Geological Society. He gives a brief summary of his son's geological career to date. He mentions that he is publishing a book and a paper on Eozon. He laments the death of Sir Charles Lyell and Sir William Logan's current illness.
Dates: 5 March 1875

Letters and Papers Concerning Sea Serpents, 1820-1848

 Series — Box: Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119)
Identifier: Coll-203/5 (Lyell 5)
Scope and Contents Letters and Papers Concerning Sea Serpents consists of:
  1. notes and clippings regarding sightings of sea serpents (1820-1848)
  2. letters from Sir John William Dawson, John Fleming, William McGillivray, A Melville, Patrick Neill, Colonel Parkins and George Robert Waterhouse regarding sea serpents (1845-1848)
Dates: 1820-1848