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Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Australian and New Zealand geologists, 1884-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/2

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Australian and New Zealand geologists sub-series consists of:
  1. 11 letters, alphabetically arranged (1884-1900)

Dates

  • 1884-1900

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

11 letters None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Sir Archibald Geikie corresponded with a number of Australian and New Zealand geologists. This sub-series includes the following correspondents:

Johann Franz Julius Von Haast (1822-1887) recommended George Henry Frederich Ulrich (1830-1900) as a candidate for the Royal Society. Frederick Wollaston Hutton (1836-1905) studied the 1885 volcanic eruption in New Zealand. He invited Geikie to attend a meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Robert Mackenzie Johnston (1844-1914) lectured on the geology of the Hobart area and authored Systematic account of the geology of Tasmania, ( 1888) to Geikie. He also sent stamps for Geikie's son.

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres