Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Notebook No.77, 24 June 1839-11 August 1839
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This dark maroon colored leather notebook includes Charles Lyell's notes and geological observations and sketches in pencil. There are some specimen lists and queries, notes on fossil shells of Tertiary period. There are many blank pages. Index is located in the front and back inside covers. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from...
Dates: 24 June 1839-11 August 1839
Notebook No.241, 14 September 1859-21 October 1859
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This green leather bound Notebook records Lyell's travels in Aberdeenshire then on down the East coast to Scarborough, Filey, Cromer and Diss. Page 71 onwards are Lyell's notes on Darwin's 'Creation of Species' with further discussion thereafter. There is a black and white photograph of Roydon Oolite on page 171. Lyell's Own Index Sept. 14. 1859. Aberdeen Sept. Wed[nesday] 14th Aberdeen. 21. Union Terrace ...
Dates: 14 September 1859-21 October 1859