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Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: German geologists, 1869-1905

Identifier: Coll-74/14/1

Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: German geologists sub-series includes letters from:
  1. Hans Bruno Geinitz (1879-1891)
  2. Adolph von Koenen (1886-1891)
  3. Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen (1882-1896)
  4. August Rothpletz (1874-1902)


  • 1869-1905


Language of Materials


Physical Description

42 letters and postcards None which affect the use of this material

Biographical / Historical

Sir Archibald Geikie corresponded with a number of German geologists. Adolph von Koenen (1837-1915) was a member of the Royal Society of Science at Göttingen, which elected Geikie as a corresponding member in 1889. Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833-1905) studied and published on the geology of China


From the Fonds: 2 metres