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Collection of Drawings of Minerals

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-542
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).

Correspondence of Robert Dick

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-195
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.

Letters from Charles Kingsley to Archibald Geikie about the effects of ice

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-837
Identifier: Coll-1164
Scope and Contents Letter from Kingsley to Archibald Geikie: Eversley 30 November 1868: giving a detailed account of his observations of the effect of ice on the geology of Deeside, Scotland.

Material related to Dr Brian Sissons's research

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1875
Scope and Contents Maps, borehole records, notebooks and correspondence from Dr Brian Sissons (Reader at Edinburgh University's department of geography from 1953 until his retirement), together with slides, instruments and draft diagrams. The maps and files relate to different periods of his career, and different areas of research such as Glen Roy, the Forth Valley, Berwickshire, the Isle of Skye, the Cairngorms, and Loch Lomond. Areas of study include the Loch Lomond Advance, glacier striations, and Glen Roy...

Notes from lectures on climate, geology and zoology given by Robert Jameson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1372
Scope and Contents 2 volumes of approximately 180 pages each: a careful transcription, with some diagrams, of lectures in climate, geology and zoology.

Both bear the book plate from the library of the Rev William Dansey, Rector of Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, though there is nothing to suggest Dansey had been a student of Jameson's

Notes taken by Ralph Richardson at lectures by Sir Archibald Geikie

 Fonds — Volume: Gen.694
Identifier: Coll-1168
Scope and Contents Notes taken by Ralph Richardson at, with accompanying syllabus to, lectures delivered by Sir Archibald Geikie during his first session (1871-1872) as Murchison Professor of Geology at the University of Edinburgh. Originally in five separate parts, Richardson had them bound into one volume, which bears his bookplate.

Papers of Dr. John Walker

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents [to be completed]

Papers of Professor James Geikie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-99
Scope and Contents The papers of James Geikie consist of: original lecture notes reprints of scientific papers correspondence relating to the publication of scientific papers personal correspondence and photographs a copy of The Great Ice Age and its Relation to the Antiquity of Man, (...

Papers of Rolland J. B. Munro relating to James Hutton

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-804
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.

Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie

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Identifier: Coll-74
Scope and Contents The papers Sir Archibald Geikie consist of: personal, organisational and scientific correspondence geological notebooks with field sketches and water-colours reprints of his work miscellaneous lecture notes student's lecture notes lecture notes and printed maps relating to a visit to Boston proofs for...

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Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 4
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 3
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (geologist) 3
Murchison, Roderick Impey, baronet, Sir (geologist) 3
Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 3
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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 3
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 2
Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 2
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Royal Society of Edinburgh (1783-:) 2
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
Anderson, Tempest, 1846-1913 (opthalmic surgeon, photographer and volcanologist) 1
British Association for the Advancement of Science (1831-:) 1
Buckland, William, 1784-1856 (geologist) 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 1
Cust, Richard, 1754-1844, Geologist 1
Dansey, William, Rev., 1792?1856 (clergyman | Rector of Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Dick, Robert, 1811-1866, Geologist and Botanist 1
Edinburgh Geological Society 1
Flett, John Smith, Sir, 1869-1947 1
Forbes, 1815-1854 (professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Highland Society of Scotland 1
Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875, Author 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Lyell, Charles, Baronet, Sir (geologist) 1
Miller, Hugh, 1802-1856 (man of letters and geologist) 1
Munro, Rolland J. B., fl 1939-1947, Researcher of James Hutton 1
Natural History Society of Edinburgh 1
Peach, Charles William, 1808-1886, Geologist 1
Ramsay, Sir Andrew Crombie, 1814-1891 (geologist) 1
Richardson, Ralph (Writer to the Signet) 1
Rose, Alexander (geologist) 1
Royal Scottish Geographical Society (1884-:) 1
Sissons, Brian, 1926-2018 (British earth scientist) 1
University of Edinburgh, Natural History Collection. Natural History Collection (1697-1812) 1
University of London. King's College London (1829-:) 1
Walker, John, 1731-1803 (professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman) 1
Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1750-1817 (German geologist, inspector and teacher, Freiberg Mining Academy) 1
Wernerian Natural History Society (1808-1858) 1
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