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Angus (Scotland)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

"Lavia of Glamis", Aberdeen -Angus Heifer, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1352
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Aberdeen-Angus heifer, "Lavia of Glamis" standing in a field in the late 19th or early 20th century. The heifer was bred and owned by the Earl of Strathmore, Glamis Castle.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder regarding the geology of Forfarshire, 16 March 1825

Identifier: Coll-203/3/18
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder discussing various geological matters including the heights of diluvium in the Forfarshire area, the lochs in the Forfarshire area and his suspicions that land near Cortachie had once been a lake, marl deposition in the Forfarshire and Borders areas of Scotland and flints found in Aberdeenshire, 16 March 1825.
Dates: 16 March 1825

Notebook No.83, 30 July 1840-12 October 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/83
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes on France, London, and Kinnordy, predominantly pencil in first part, containing field notes and multiple sketches of geological formations. Notes include significant list of Norwich Crag fossils sent to Dr Fleming, some drawings with use of colour evident; notes on glacial moraines observed in Angus with Dr. Buckland. Index on p. 113-116, both covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's...
Dates: 30 July 1840-12 October 1840

Notebook No.85, 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/85
Scope and Contents This marbled paper and red leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's geological notes on Kinnordy and surrounding area, as well as other areas of Scotland, illustrated with a watercolor cross section on page 61. There are also 'to do' lists, notes on correspondence sent, meeting agendas and lists of persons to whom papers were sent, and notes on conversations with Agassiz. He makes more observations on glacial moraines, and lists of Faluns fossils. Notes are in pencil and ink and complete index...
Dates: 21 October 1840-8 December 1840

Notes and correspondence on the geology of Forfarshire, 1817-1841

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.21 (Formerly Gen 118): Series Coll-203/2 (Lyell 2); Series Coll-203/3 (Lyell 3); Series Coll-203/4 (Lyell 4)
Identifier: Coll-203/3 (Lyell 3)
Scope and Contents The notes and correspondence on the Geology of Forfarshire consist of:
  1. notes
  2. sketchbooks
  3. geological cross sections
  4. correspondence
Dates: 1817-1841

Notes for paper on Sections of Isla, [Melgus], Prosen and South Esk, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/16
Scope and Contents Notes for a paper on sections of Isla, [Melges], Prosen and South Esk containing information from publications and other scientists about rock types in Forfarshire. c1822-1824.
Dates: c1822-1824

Notes on sandstone and alluvium, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/15
Scope and Contents Notes relating to the way in which sandstone and alluvium beds have been formed in the geology of the Cortachy and Prosen areas of Forfarshire and notes relating to Sir Charles Lyell's disagreement concerning Sir Fleming's reasoning about alluvial hills near Arbroath, c1822-1824.
Dates: c1822-1824

Notes on specimens collected in Forfarshire, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/17
Scope and Contents Numbered list of locations where Sir Charles Lyell collected rock samples, c1822-1824.
Dates: c1822-1824

Section of Marl opposite the house at Kinnordy, 1827

Identifier: Coll-203/3/19
Scope and Contents List of layers of material forming marl opposite the house at Kinnordy (Angus) with measurements for the depths of layers, 1827.
Dates: 1827

Section of Part of Forfarshire from N.N.S. From Glen Moy Through the Bahie Loch to Dundee, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/4
Scope and Contents Geological cross-section in watercolour and ink showing Sidlaw Hills, Strathmore and the Grampians in Forfarshire. Scale: half an inch to a mile. c1822-1824

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Dates: c1822-1824