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Correspondence from Emmanuel De Margarie, 1883-1907

Identifier: Coll-74/12/15

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence from Emmanuel De Margarie sub-series consists of:
  1. 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1883-1907)


  • 1883-1907


Language of Materials


Physical Description

18 letters None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Emmanuel De Margarie (1862-1953) was librarian to the Société Géologique de France. He wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie concerning a number of geological and other scientific publications (published by Geikie and others). He commented on research into erosion, particularly the work done by Captain Clarence Edward Dutton (1841-1912) on the Grand Canyon. He also wrote about the 1885 excursion of the Société Géologique de France to which Geike was invited. In 1892 he worked on a field trip with Benajamin Neeve Peach (1842-1926). Other correpondence concerned the work of French geologists and introducing a number of students.


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