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Notebook No.97, January 1842- January 1842

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/97

Scope and Contents

This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Savannah, Georgia and the Santee canal (a trip with Dr. Ravenel). Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries, with sketches. The index is located at the back of the notebook.
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 Index
White Creek shells. p. 18 [crossed out]
p. 4, 28, 32, 89, Mastodon
p. 96, - [Mastodon] shells found with
p. 16, 32, 40, Lime sinks
p. 4, Conrad on limestone of Santee
p. 86, 91, - [Conrad] on Silur[ia]n [and] other fossils of U[nited] S[tates]
p. 88, 92, 94, - [Conrad] mem[orandum] [and] queries for
p. 91, - [Conrad] on fossils common to Europe [and] Amer[ic]a
p. 97, - [Conrad] on fossils of Oriskany Sandstone
p. 4, Morton, on limestone of Santee
p. 92, - [Morton] mem[orandum] for
p. 4, Conchology
p. 4, Pectens, only 4 recent in U[nited] S[tates]
p. 6, 10, Aikin, silicified fossils of,
p. 10, Wilmington, coral like one from Santee
p. 10, Mulberry, fossils
p. 24, 26, - [Mulberry] section at Landing,
p. 14, Cote Bas, section
p. 16, Beasley Island, sect[io]n at,
p. 18, 96, White Creek shells
p. 22, Dean Hall, sect[io]n at,
p. 22, Cooper, R[iver], sect[io]n on,
p. 34, - [Cooper River] absence of fossils in black mud of,
p. 24, Strawberry Ferry, sect[io]n at,
p. 24, 26, Indian pottery with shells,
p. 34, Absence of fossils in marsh mud
99.
p. 32, Wautout, lime sink
p. 32, - [Wautout] springs
p. 34, Marsh mud, absence of fossils in,
p. 36, 38, Eutaw fossils
p. 40, - [Eutaw] strata at,
p. 36, 38, Gaillard fossils
p. 38, Walnut Green fossils
p. 40, - [Walnut Green] Grove, limest[one] [and] fossils
p. 40, Climate - best time for geologizing
p. 42, 44, Vance's Ferry, strata at,
p. 42, - [Vance's Ferry] fossils,
p. 44, Struble's Mill, fossils
p. 46, 54, Cave Hall,
p. 46, 48, 50, - [Cave Hall] sect[ion]s [and] fossils
p. 56, Silicified wood near Lewisville
p. 58, New Jersey, fullers earth
p. 56, Lewisville railway - curved beds of sand, [and] silicified wood.
p. 58, Brancheville [sic] railway - sands [and] loams
p. 62, Well at S[ain]t Matthews
p. 63, Gibbs, Dr., specimens given by,
p. 65, - [Gibbs, Dr.] on Subsidence bet[wee]n Charleston [and] Savannah,
p. 91, 94, Shell Bluff, lists of shells from
p. 60, - [Shell Bluff] Turtle from
100.
p. 60, Turtle from Shell Bluff
p. 6, 65, Subsidence proved by trees
p. 68, Rocky Point
p. 71, - [Rocky Point] fossils
p. 70, - [Rocky Point] Creteocene beds
p. 68, Cape Fear, R[iver],
p. 72, Lewis Creek strata [and] fossils
p. 72, 74, Mill Creek
p. 76, Petersburg, summit level
p. 80, - [Petersburg] section at,
p. 82, - [Petersburg] granite of,
p. 76, 77, Ostrea sellaformis, locality of,
p. 77, Green Sand, fossils in
p. 76, - [Green Sand] of Richmond [and] Petersburg
p. 79, Huntingdon, Miocene lunulite from,
p. 77, 80, Evergreen, Green Sand fossils
p. 77, 79, 80, 82, Miocene marls [and] fossils
p. 77, Eocene D'o [Ditto]
p. 2, 63, Postpliocene of Charleston
p. 82, Panopea, Miocene
p. 84, Boulders not seen S[outh] of Potomac
p. 84, - [Boulders] large in Vale of Delaware
p. 84, Rogers, queries for, p. 89, Newborn Mastodon
p. 91, 93, Jacksonboro' fossils
p. 94, 96, Claiborne shells
p. 97, Oriskany sandst[one], Conrad on fossils of,
p. 97, Wilmington shells, list of,
Addresses.
p. 62, Gibbs, Dr.,
p. 92, Harlan
p. 89, Haldeman
p. 94, Lea
p. 92, Morton
p. 94, Taylor
p. 88, Ralston

Dates

  • January 1842- January 1842

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

This series is currently unavailable due to conservation and cataloguing work

Extent

101 folios

50 Leaves

1 volume