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Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold), mid 19th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10/6

Scope and Contents

The Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold) consists of:
  1. correspondence, alphabetically arranged
  2. geological drawings
  3. notes
  4. presscuttings

Dates

  • mid 19th century

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 file None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison corresponded with a number of people regarding gold, including the occurence of the mineral in Australia. Amongst them were William Branwhite Clarke, Sir John Frederick William Herschel, Sir Henry Holland and Herman Merivale. He also kept press cuttings, notes and drawings on the subject.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Location

Gen.523

Physical Description

1 file None which affect the use of this material

Processing Information

None

Processing Information

Grant Buttars 09 August 2002

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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