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Scope and Contents The collection is composed of highly colourful drawings of minerals and are organised into five volumes of accompanying notes. Manuscript notes in the volumes indicate that the drawings are arranged in families according to the system of Professor Robert Jameson (1774-1854).
Scope and Contents The correspondence in the collection consists entirely of letters to Charles William Peach about the plants and fossils of Caithness. Some comments too against Darwin's theory of evolution. There are also obituaries, press-cuttings and letters about Robert Dick.
Scope and Contents The letter is dated 28 February 1887, at 10 Bright['s] Crescent, presumably in Edinburgh. It appears to begin, 'Dear Prof. Dunn'. Geikie regrets that he 'shall be unable to attend the Council meeting for t. night - I am not allowed to go out in the evening'. He remarks how it is 'a terrible loss to the Society in the death of our dear friend Mr. Gray!' It finishes with autograph signature, James Geikie. There is also a printed outline map of Scotland showing principal directions of...
Scope and Contents The material is composed of manuscript and typescript letters and notes, testimonials, press-cuttings, printed material from scientific institutions, journal off-prints. There are lecture notes, letters relating to Durham University and Edinburgh University, and notes on the US Salt Conference, America 1952. One box is entirely devoted to evaporates. The box-file contains books and a thesis. The thesis is entitledThe petrology of the Belhelvie district in Aberdeenshireand dated October 1941,...
Scope and Contents The collection contained in two files, six notebooks and one envelope within an archive box is composed of: copies in typescript ofOn the loss of James Hutton's geological collection, an address given on 12 March 1941; notes on James Hutton and the wider Hutton family; correspondence 1939; correspondence 1942-1947; notes on Hutton and Isaac Newton; and address delivered by Munro to the Edinburgh Geological Society, 19 March 1947; genealogical notes; and, assorted notes and correspondence.
Scope and Contents Manuscript copy and typed copy of Flett's account of his student days at Edinburgh University, 1886-1894.
Scope and Contents The sepia-tint head and shoulders portrait photograph is mounted on buff card. There is an embossed stamp for the Photographer, Russell,  Baker Street, London. Because of the London-based photographer, the portrait photograph is perhaps more likely to have been taken during Holland's period of office as Rector of Imperial College, London, 1922-1929.
- Subject: Geologists | X
- Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 2
- Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (geologist) 2
- Anderson, Tempest, 1846-1913 (opthalmic surgeon, photographer and volcanologist) 1
- Cust, Richard, 1754-1844, Geologist 1
- Dick, Robert, 1811-1866, Geologist and Botanist 1
- Flett, John Smith, Sir, 1869-1947 1
- Holland, Thomas Henry, Sir (geologist, Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
- Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
- Munro, Rolland J. B., fl 1939-1947, Researcher of James Hutton 1
- Peach, Charles William, 1808-1886, Geologist 1
- Russell, Photographer (fl. 1922-1929) 1
- Stewart, Frederick Henry, 1916-2001, Sir (Knight, Professor of Geology and Mineralogy) 1
- University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 1
- Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1750-1817 (German geologist, inspector and teacher, Freiberg Mining Academy) 1
- Wernerian Natural History Society (1808-1858) 1 ∧ less