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Professional Correspondence, 1872-1917

Identifier: Coll-99/2

Scope and Contents

c200 letters, chronologically arranged, including those from J Peter Lesley, Sir Joseph Prestwich, Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden, Grove Karl Gilbert, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker and James Dwight Dana. Subjects covered include many aspects of geology and related matters.


  • Creation: 1872-1917


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Physical Description

2 files None which affect the use of this material

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This material is unrestricted.

Biographical / Historical

In the course of his professional life, James Geikie exchanged correspondence with a number of geologists and other scientists at home and abroad.


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