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Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:
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
- family letters
- professional correspondence
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Scope and Contents This series of correspondence is arranged alphabetically, A-Z, including one ‘Miscellaneous’ section within the 'M' series. Each correspondent has been assigned a file number – there may be several folders within that file, evidencing the longevity and depth of the relationship between Lyell and the correspondent - for example his brother in law Charles Bunbury.Lyell himself, Mary or Arabella Buckley have mostly recorded a summary of the contents of the correspondence, either on the letter...
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Alfred Elis Törnebohm sub-series consists of:
- letters (with enclosed diagrams, maps and a photograph), chronologically arranged (1883-1902)
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton sub-series consists of:
- 18 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) concerning geological observations in the United States and the organisation of the USGS (1880-1891)
Dates: 05 March 1880 - 06 June 1891
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from the John Stuart Blackie sub-series consists of:
- 11 letters written from1880-1882
- 8 press clippings from the Scotsman, most dated 1873, written by John Stuart Blackie
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Matthew Forster Heddle sub-series consists of:
- 38 letters, chronologically arranged (1879-1897)
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves sub-series consists of:
- 54 letters, alphabetically arranged (1852-1899)
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 Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:
- 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).