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Records of Edinburgh Geological Society

Identifier: Coll-43

Scope and Contents

The collection contains minute books of general and council meetings from 1834 to 1982; treasurer's accounts; laws, lists and rolls of members; membership applications; and, billets of meetings 1879 to 1939, and 1939-1990; correspondence; and, papers read 1863-64. Printed items include a history of the Edinburgh Geological Society; proceedings of the Society; copies of the Edinburgh Geologist; leaflets; and geological excursion guides.


  • Creation: 1834-1990



19 boxes (3 m).

Physical Location

MSS 2917-2935

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession E.1991.28

Edinburgh Geological Society
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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