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Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: W[illiam] G[rylls] Adams to Paul Apfelstedt, 17 November 1860 - 01 December 1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/6

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: W[illiam] G[rylls] Adams to Paul Apfelstedt sub-series consists of:
  1. 20 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie, alphabetically arranged (1860-1900)

Dates

  • 17 November 1860 - 01 December 1900

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

20 letters None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Sir Archibald Geikie corresponded with a large number of people both socially and in the course of his work. This sub-series is alphabetically arranged and includes a variety of correspondents. The majority of correspondence concerns minor matters of professional interaction such as requests or thanks for copies of geological papers. These include letters from the photographer Tempest Anderson, a fellow geologist Samuel Allport and the American naturalist Alexander Agassiz. 6 of the letters from the father of the geologist William Anderson, are of a social nature, mostly concerning news of his son's career.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres