Skip to main content

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie, 20 September 1856

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/70

Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie discussing differences between the liass formations (jurassic) in Gloucestershire and Skye. He reports that there is no sandstone in Gloustershire. He describes some fossils he has found and a liassic reef covered with grass. He reports that he will be sending some specimens to the Museum of Economic Geology and would appreciate any samples which Geikie could spare. He adds a post script that he has lost a ticket sent by Geikie and requests a replacement.

Dates

  • 20 September 1856

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 letter

Extent

From the Fonds: 2 metres

Physical Description

1 letter

Processing Information

Possible Bibliographic Reference

PB Brodie, Athenaeum no 1504 August 1856

Processing Information

Sarah Higgins 10 September 2001

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379