Campbell, George John Douglas, 1823-1900 (8th and 1st Duke of Argyll)
- Existence: 1823-1900
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Duke of Argyll to William Talbot Aveline sub-series consists of:
- 59 letters to the Duke of Argyll (1888-1893) arranged chronologically
- 4 telegrams from the Duke of Argyll (1890) arranged chronologically
- 4 letters to William Talbot Aveline (1873-1894) arranged chronologically
Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.9
Scope and Contents Letter from the Duke of Argyll wishing to decline the request from him to address the Edinburgh Geological Society on their 50th anniversary. As his time has been devoted more to literay work than geology over the last few years, he is unfamiliar with recent advances in the science and could not offer any thing of real use to the society, although he could talk on something more general.
Dates: 16 April 1883
Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.10
Scope and Contents Letter from the Duke of Argyll asking about the size of the lecture hall and other matters relating to the address he is to give to the Edinburgh Geological Society.
Dates: 27 April 1883
Scope and Contents Lyell summarises the letters as: 1) Darwin's theory, pigeons not arboreal, 1860 2) Mull tertiary leaves, 18613) Non-arboreal habits of pigeons, March 22 1865 4) Darwin on correlation of growth, June 2 18655) Variety of Humming Bird, April 24 1867, Gould on ... of species in Humming Bird6) Humming Birds, not opposed to Darwin's May 1 1867 7) Applicable to Humming Birds May 17 1867 8) Elephant in ivory of Perigord Cave, June 8th 18679) Enquiries as to...
Dates: 19 January 1850 - 30 April 1903
Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 9
Scope and Contents This black Notebook is annotated with Lyell's name, address at 73 Harley Street, London. The Notebook begins with the end a tour of Devon - started in the previous Notebook 257 - with Lyell in Barnstaple. Mostly written by Buckley, there are sections of very poor writing at times, which could be Lyell's own. From Devon to Bristol Clifton Bridge and Bath. Time following up queries and visiting the British Museum in London is followed by train to Glasgow with Mary and Leonard, then to the Isle of...
Dates: 22 April 1870-3 July 1871