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Index Book, Shells, c. 1860

Identifier: Coll-203/A5/13

Scope and Contents

Notebook is identified on the inside first page as 'Alphabetical list of recent and tertiary fossil shells compared for identification'. This is followed by the note on the 'abbreviations of Localities'. Finally, there is the guidance ‘the figures in red ink shew the number of the Note Book, those in black ink the pages’. From page 29, the list is headed 'Mr Darwin's Shells'.


  • Creation: c. 1860



1 notebook

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Green leather backed board cover, plain end paper, paginated in handwritten ink. Original label, partly missing 'Shell[s]'.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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