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Correspondence from Emmanuel De Margarie, 1883-1907

 Sub-Series
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)

Dates

  • 1883-1907

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

18 letters None which affect the use of this material

Processing Information

None

Processing Information

Grant Buttars 04 December 2001

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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