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Index to Notebooks on Geology of Madeira, 186 - 197, c. 1858

Identifier: Coll-203/A5/16

Scope and Contents

Beginning by noting page 74 in Scientific notebook 185, and the voyage to Madeira, the subsequent pages numbered 1- 89 are an index to Scientific notebooks 185 - 197 [see references Coll-203/A1/185 - 197].
From page 91, is an index to MS notes 'with Hartung, CLs', which indicate a link to manuscripts on Madeira, reference Coll-203/2.
From page 102, is an index to 'Hartung's Notes Madeira' thereafter noted as 'Hartung's MS'.
From page 115, there is a note 'Madeira Drawer', which is a list of items, maps, drawings, for example 'Eckensberg & Photograph Drawings' as well as a note of shell tracings by J.B, Horner based on Webb & Berthelot [a firm link back to Coll-203/2 Folio 399-412], an alphabeticised list of items [possibly letters?] then a list of the books, all categorised as in the same 'Madeira Drawer.
Finally there is an index to 'Hartung's Letters', making this notebook a comprehensive summary of all the data acquired by Lyell, and contributed or supplied by others, on his study of Madeira.


  • Creation: c. 1858



1 notebook

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Ochre yellow coloured fabric covered board cover, plain end paper, paginated in handwritten ink.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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