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Correspondence: Albert Auguste De Lapparent to Charles Lapworth, 1873-1911

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/11

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: Albert Auguste de Lapparent to Charles Lapworth sub-series consists of:
  1. 38 letters, alphabetically arranged (1873-1911)

Dates

  • 1873-1911

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

38 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:

Albert Auguste de Lapparent (1839-1908) wrote regarding publications by both himself and Geikie, particularly Geikie's work on the origins of coral reefs. He also discussed matters relating to various professional organisations.

Charles Lapworth (1842-1920) wrote about a number of geology related matters including various types of rock, fossils collected by the British Geological Survey and survey maps.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

38 letters None which affect the use of this material

Processing Information

None

Processing Information

Grant Buttars 03 January 2002

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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