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Diary of time spent on Arran, 1851

Identifier: Coll-74/2/1

Scope and Contents

A diary account of observations made by Sir Archibald Geikie during his trip to Arran in 1851. He includes an analysis of the geology of the area: clay deposits, gravel formation and marine terraces amongst others. Geikie also describes the people and the communities they lived in, particularly the villages of Brodick, Corrie and Lamlash.


  • 1851


Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 notebook


From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 notebook

Processing Information


Processing Information

Grant Buttars 19 October 2001

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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