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Index - Madeira, 5 November 1856 - 1857

Identifier: Coll-203/A4/1

Scope and Contents

No actual index. Appears to contain multiple indexes to:
- Lyell's published works on Madeira and Canary Islands
- the 2nd Edition from page 80, and to older or first editions from page 86.

p. 1-54 Questions on other's papers on Madeira, how to publish the Canary Islands paper - perhaps part written in German with Hartung. Page by page review of Madeira text with Lyell's own observational drawings, then Memoranda to action for the paper.
p. 55 - 70 Manual of Elementary Geology for French Translation and New Edition etc. Notes on the time periods and technical terms, with references back to previous Notebooks.
p. 71 Contents of Madeira drawer - lists documents and shells therein.
p. 72 Index to Hartung's transl[ation]
p. 78, 79 References to plates pinned into CL's MS.
p. Index to CL's Edition (MS) 1857
p. 86 CL MS Madeira 1st Edition 1856


  • Creation: 5 November 1856 - 1857



1 notebook

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Dark green to black leather soft cover notebook with marbled end paper, paginated in handwritten ink. Identified with side label 'Mad-eira Index Manual 55' and on the front with a label 'Madeira p1-53 Notes 1856 C.L. Manual [underlined] new Ed[ition] p.55 Indexes'.

Repository Details

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