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Norwich (England)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.74, March 1839 - May 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/74
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook focusses on Charles Lyell's study of Norwich shells and crags, with George Sowerby and others. Other than a tour of Cambridge, he seems to be based in London in this notebook. He lists specimens and queries for colleagues including other collectors, such as Captain Alexander, and Mrs. Powers [Madame Jeannette Power, who is noted in the Magazine of Natural history 1839 as having formed a collection of Argonauta in 1838, and publishes in 1839]. From p. 19 and p. 46,...
Dates: March 1839 - May 1839

Notebook No.75, 3 May 1839 - 4 June 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/75
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook continues Charles Lyell's work on listing Crag and Touraine shells and specimens from notebook 74, with GB Sowerby, queries for colleagues and observations on other's collections - Captain Alexander, and Mrs. Power's [sic Madame Jeannette Power, who is noted in the Magazine of Natural history 1839 as having formed a collection of Argonauta in 1838]. Lyell appears to be based soley in London in the notebook. P.25 illustrates his thoughts on extinct shells on one side...
Dates: 3 May 1839 - 4 June 1839

Notebook No.77, 24 June 1839-11 August 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/77
Scope and Contents This dark maroon coloured 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...
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
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/241
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. Page 74 references a specimen Cephalaspis lyelli Agassiz at Glammis, now held by the Cockburn Museum. Lyell's Own Index...
Dates: 14 September 1859-21 October 1859