Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler, 1845-1901
Scope and Contents
- 40 letters, alphabetically arranged (1845-1901)
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
John Phillips (1800-1874) wrote about maps of Naples and correspondence with Adam Sedgewick (1785-1873) and Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871). This also includes a letter to to Sir Henry Thomas De la Beche (1796-1855) about various rock types.
John Arthur Phillips (1822-1887) wrote to thank Geike for sending him a paper on British geology and on the subject of sea cliffs.
Sir Edward Bagnall Poulton (1856-1943) wrote regarding an address he was working on and regarding an intended expedition.
James Powrie of Reswallie (1815-1895) wrote regarding some of his research at Carmyllie.
Sir Joseph Prestwich (1812-1896)
Raphael Pumpelly (1837-1923) offered to show Geikie the crystaline rocks of the Green Mountain and Lake Superior areas.
John Rae (1813-1893) wrote regarding his interest in the geology of the Orkneys.
Trenham Reeks (fl1869-1871) wrote in connection with business of the Geological Survey, including the health of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871) and the death of John William Salter (1820-1869).
Clement Reid (1853-1916) conveyed the findings of survey work in various localities in Norfolk and of some stratigraphical examinations he had made in the Edinburgh area. He also reported the loss of a lot of records, instruments etc. as a result of a house fire.
Sir Henry Enfield Roscoe (1833-1915) wrote about Count Paul Edmund De Strzelecki (1797-1879), who had discovered gold in Australia, who may have informed Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871) of the fact.
Frederick William Rudler (1840-1914) mentioned work he had been doing with Professor Lehmann on crystalline chists.
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- Beche, Sir Henry Thomas, 1796-1855 (English geologist)
- Carmyllie (Scotland)
- Coastal Landforms
- Edinburgh (Scotland)
- Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh)
- Geological Mapping
- Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:)
- Geology, Research
- Green Mountain (Vermont, United States)
- Lake Superior, Michigan, USA
- Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist)
- Naples (Italy)
- Norfolk (England)
- Orkney Scotland
- Philips, John, 1800-1874 (geologist)
- Phillips, John Arthur, 1822-1887 (geologist and metallurgist)
- Poulton, Sir Edward Bagnall, 1856-1943 (zoologist)
- Powrie, James, 1819-1895 (geologist)
- Prestwich, Sir Joseph, 1812-1896 (Fellow of the Royal Society | Geologist)
- Professional Contributions
- Professional Interaction
- Pumpelly, Raphael, 1837-1923 (American geologist)
- Rae, John, 1813-1893 (explorer)
- Reeks, Trenham, fl1869-1871 (Curator of the Museum of Practical Geology)
- Reid, Clement, 1853-1916 (geologist)
- Rock Types
- Rocks, Crystalline
- Roscoe, Sir Henry Enfield, 1833-1915 (professor of chemistry, Owens College, Manchester)
- Rudler, Frederick William, 1840-1914 (professor of geology and geography, University of Aberystwyth)
- Salter, John William, 1820-1869 (palaeontologist, Geological Survey of Great Britain)
- Scientific expeditions
- Sedgwick, Adam, 1785-1873 (geologist and professor of geology, University of Cambridge)
- Strzelecki, Count Paul Edmund, 1797-1879 (Polish nobleman and geologist)