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Correspondence with Robert Boog-Watson, 1862-1863

 Sub-Series
Identifier: GB Coll-74/11/4

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence with Robert Boog-Watson sub-series consists of:
  1. 3 letters from Sir Archibald Geikie (1862-1863)
  2. inscribed reprint: Geikie | Archibald | Sir | 1835-1924 | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh, On the Phenomena of the Glacial Drift in Scotland, ( Glasgow, John Gray, 1863) )

Dates

  • 1862-1863

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 file None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Sir Archibald Geikie corresponded with Robert Boog-Watson while investigating glacial drift in Ayrshire and Lanarkshire. They compared geological notes on the Clyde Estuary area and in particular the Isles of Arran and Bute.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 file None which affect the use of this material

Processing Information

None

Processing Information

Sarah Higgins 23 January 2001

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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