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Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: William Johnson Sollas to WC Trevelyan, 1870-1915

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/8

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: William Johnson Sollas to WC Trevelyan sub-series includes letters from:
  1. William Johnson Sollas
  2. Henry Clifton Sorby
  3. Eduard Seuss
  4. William Kirby Sullivan
  5. Ralph Tate
  6. Jethro Justinian Harris Teall
  7. Charles Wyville Thomson
  8. Ramsay Heatley Traquair

Dates

  • 1870-1915

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

92 letters None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Sir Archibald Geikie corresponded with a number of people both socially and professionally. William Johnson Sollas (1849-1936) investigated the geology of Tuvalu. The Austrian geologist, Eduard Seuss (1831-1914), was a long time friend to Geikie. William Kirby Sullivan (1821-1890) contributed pieces on chemistry to Geikie's Text-Book of Geology, ( 1882) .

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres