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Correspondence:Henry Hyatt Howell to Arthur Roope Hunt, 1884-1909

Identifier: Coll-74/12/5

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: Henry Hyatt Howell to Arthur Roope Hunt sub-series consists of:

  1. 22 letters, alphabetically arranged (1884-1909)


  • Creation: 1884-1909


Language of Materials


Physical Description

22 letters None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Sir Archibald Geikie corresponded with a number of people both socially and professionally. This sub-series includes the following correspondents:

Henry Hyatt Howell (1872-1898) corresponded with Sir Archibald Geikie on business relating to the Geological Survey.

Wilfred Hudleston Huddleston (1828-1909), geologist, wrote regarding scholarly papers and addresses.

Thomas McKenny Hughes (1832-1917), geologist, wrote on a number of professional matters, including a paper by Sir Archibald Geikie on the age of the Earth.

John Whitaker Hulke (1830-1895), surgeon, had an interest in geology and wrote partly concerning a paper by Geikie on volcanoes.

Edward Hull (1829-1917), geologist, wrote on a number of subjects, including the geology of Devon, politics, Geological Survey business and social matters.

William Fraser Hume (1868-1928) was Director of the Geological Survey of Egypt and his letters relate partly to the work he was doing in that country.

Arthur Roope Hunt (fl1885-1888), wrote regarding his own geological research.


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