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Notebook No.179, October 1852- December 1852

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 6
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/179
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Dates: October 1852- December 1852

Notebook No.180, October 1852- October 1852

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 6
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/180
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Dates: October 1852- October 1852

Notebook No.143, 4 May 1846 - 12 May 1846

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Identifier: Coll-203/A1/143
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Baltimore - New York - Albany

Dates: 4 May 1846 - 12 May 1846

Notebook No.144, 13 May 1846 - 26 May 1846

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 6
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/144
Scope and Contents This Notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s visit to the United States of America (commenced in Notebook 121) recording his visit to New York and surrounding areas, focusing on Albany, Vermont, Saratoga, Syracuse, New Orleans, Long Island, and Mobile. This notebook has detailed notes of geological features, flora and fauna, political discussions, religion, anti-Irish, anti-American, and anti-English issues, as well as recording detailed evidence of the political state of slaves, and...
Dates: 13 May 1846 - 26 May 1846

Notebook No.177 - ABSENT, 23 August 1852- September 1852

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 6
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/177
Scope and Contents This notebook is absent from Lyell's original run of 266 Scientific notebooks. Through the work of Leonard G. Wilson, copies have been identified, and used to create this catalogue entry. This notebook starts 23 August 1852, when Lyell is two and a half days away from Liverpool, en route to Nova Scotia for his third trip to North America. He lands in Nova Scotia on August 31st. This notebook includes notes taken about scientific articles, the extinction of species, and...
Dates: 23 August 1852- September 1852

Notebook No.145, 28 May 1846 - June 1846

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 6
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/145
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from 28 May , 1846 to 6 June [actual date of 6th presumed, as that is the last date of the previous notebook] 1846, covering the end of the Lyells’ visit in the United States through the approximate first half of their ocean passage to England. They had returned to Boston on 21 May, and spent ten days socializing there, prior to embarking their voyage home to England. They departed from Boston on 1 June , aboard the RMS Britannia, stopping at...
Dates: 28 May 1846 - June 1846

Notebook No.147, 15 June 1846 - July 1846

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 6
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/147
Content warning: This Notebook contains a record of Charles Lyell’s return to the UK after his second travel to America (Notebooks 121- 145), and so covers American and UK topics, whilst he is based on London, before travelling to Kinnordy - via Edinburgh, Granton and Craig Crook Castle. Note on pg. 70 indexed as 'Ld Cockburn, Hill's daguerrotype' indicates they visited Bonaly, where the Lyell were photographed. This notebook has a hard light brown cover with red on the spine and in triangles on the corners....
Dates: 15 June 1846 - July 1846

Notebook No.148, September 1846 - December 1846

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 6
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/148
Scope and Contents This black notebook contains a record on Charles Lyell’s discussions, theories, and ideas in London - with detailed notes of a social nature, of a visit to Bowood - after his return from his second visit to the U.S (Notebooks 121-145). In this notebook, he covers events and locations from both the U.S and the U.K including Durham, Richmond Valley, Harley Street, Prince Edward Island, Mildenhall, New York, etc. Lyell’s comments on America are profuse, but they don’t appear to have made it...
Dates: September 1846 - December 1846