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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow, 18 May 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/66

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow thanking him for his gift of a copy of his work Life of Sir Roderick I. Murchison, Bart. : based on his journals and letters with notices of his scientific contemporaries and a sketch of the rise and growth of Palaeozoic geology in Britain, ( 1875) . He hopes that the publication will not reopen the historical controversy between Sir Roderick Impey Murchison and Adam Sedgwick.

Dates

  • 18 May 1875

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 letter

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 letter

Processing Information

None

Processing Information

Sarah Higgins 26 June 2001

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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