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Notebook No.50, August 1833- August 1833

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 2
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/50

Scope and Contents

This brown leather notebook contains geological descriptions, identifications, daily logs, and sketches from field trips in Prussia and Bavaria. Notes are made primarily in pencil. The cover reads August 1833, and the Index is pasted to the back cover and continues in the inside front cover.
The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have been expanded using brackets []. When writing is unclear, and transcription is not possible, this is denoted using [...]. Quotation marks are Lyell's own notation for ditto, as is the abbreviation "d'o". The inclusion of [sic] indicates the misspelling of a word is deliberate and taken from the notebook.
Lyell's Own Index p. 1,16, Mayence basin
p. 2, Geol[ogy] Mem[oranda]
p. 4,18, Mayntz basin
p. 6, Bronn, Prof[essor] - shells
p. 8, Leonhard's Instructions
p. 10, Glossary of Geol[ogy] + Mining words
p. 14, Heidelberg, section
p. 20, Wiesenbach
p. 22, Mauer, Muschelkalk
p. 22, Meckeshein
p. 22, Hofenheim
p. 22, Loess, valleys cut thro'
p. 24, [Loess] thickness of
p. 24, [Loess] at Steinfurt + Kirch
p. 26, Muschelkalk cov[ered] by Keuper
p. 26, Heilbronn, sect[ion] of country near
p. 30, Neckar, R. sect[ion] of right bank
p. 32,37, Canstadt
p. 33, Stuttgard
p. 35, Canstadt + Munster form[ation]
p. 35, Voltz, M. on [Munster formation]
p. 37, Artesian Well at Berg
p. 39, Stuttgard by Berg to Esslingen
p. 42, Goppingen to Hoeningen
p. 44, Boll sect[ion] Loess
p. 44, Rosenstein Castle
p. 45, Bobingen, lias
p. 46, [Bobingen] to Steinheim, sect[ion]
p. 47, Heydenheim section
p. 47, Nordlingen iron pits
p. 84,95, Nordlingen shells of
p. 48, Nordlingen to Monheim sect[ion]
p. 49, Pappenheim to Solenhofen, d[itt]o
p. 50, Solenhofen quarries
p. 84, [Solenhofen] Ammonites
p. 51,53, Talus of rubbish, angle
p. 52, Neckar Valley, strata horizontal
p. 55, Biehl quarry
p. 55, Georges Gemund
p. 79, [Georges] Quadrupeds found at
p. 56, Schwabach section
p. 56, Nuremberg
p. 58, [Nuremberg] to Forth section
p. 60, Grafenberg, travertine
p. 64, Leuopoldstein
p. 66, Pegnitz to Bayreuth, sect[ion]
p. 68, Count Munsters museum
p. 76, [Count Munsters] Mem[oranda] rec[eived] from
p. 69, Muschelkalk, Bunter, + Keuper, all one
p. 70, [Muschelkalk] Turtles in, very large
p. 70, [Muschelkalk] bones with oysters attached in
p. [?], Mytilus Brardii at Misbach.
p. [?], [Mytilus] a rec't freshw[ater] species found near Bayreuth
p. [?], Tyrol, foss[il] shells like tert[iary]
p. 112, [Tyrol] Ammonties of the
p. 114, [Tyrol] fossil plants at Horing
p. 7[?], Inspruch, M. Faundler
p. 7[?], Gosau zoophytes
p. 74, Osnabruck basin, Miocene
p. 76, Tours, plan for
p. 76, Sternberg - Eocene
p. 77,8[?], Microscopic Cephalopoda
p. 74, Nummulitic limest[one]
p. 74, Goldfuss
p. 80, Quadersandstein
p. 80, Planes Kalk of Dresden
p. 8[?], Maestricht fossils
p. 8[?], Patella, fossil
p. 8[?], Turritella in Trans[ition] beds
p. 8[?], Bayreuth, notes for tour from
p. 90, Brown coal in the Fichtel - gebinge
p. 9[?], Muschelkalk quarr[ies] Bindloch
p. 9[?], Rabenstein Castle
p. 100, [Rabenstein] Caves
p. 98, Dolomite
p. 102,100, Muggendrof caves
Index contin[ued] inside of front cover
p. 108, Streitberg, limest[one] cliffs
p. 110, Cave Bones
p. 112, Caves, small area occup[ied] by,
p. 116, Loess at Dettelbach
p. 117, Muschelkalk - Wurtzburg
p. 118, Loess - Reimlingen
p. 120, Esselbach, section
p. 122, Hanan, primary detritus


  • August 1833- August 1833


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124 folios

62 Leaves

1 volume