Correspondence: WA Herdman to Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1872-1900
Scope and Contents
- 33 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)
- Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) (Person)
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Henry Hicks (1837-1899) wrote on general professional matters.
George Jennings Hinde (1839-1918) wrote concerning his own research, examining specimens held by the Geological Survey in Edinburgh, and later concerning the issue of geological time.
David Milne-Home (1805-1890) was founder of the Scottish Meterological Society. His letters include Royal Society matters, particularly their committee on boulders, as well as on an address he was to make to the Geological Society.
John Horne (1848-1928) wrote concerning geological mapping he was working on in various Highland counties.
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911) wrote on Royal Society matters. As a member of the Council of the Geographical Society he was interested in geographical education.
From the Fonds: 2 metres
- Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh)
- Geological Mapping
- Geological Society of London (1807-:)
- Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:)
- Geological Time
- Geological Time
- Geology, Research
- Hicks, Henry, 1837-1899 (Welsh geologist and surgeon)
- Highlands Scotland
- Hinde, George Jennings, 1839-1913 (geologist)
- Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton, 1817-1911 (British botanist, explorer | Director of the Royal Gardens, Kew)
- Horne, John, 1848-1928 (geologist)
- Milne-Home, David, 1805-1890 (Scottish advocate, geologist, meteorologist)
- Professional Interaction
- Royal Geographical Society (1830-:)
- Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society)
- Scottish Meterological Society (1855-1921)