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Geology

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Japanese geologist, 1870

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/6
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Japanese geologist sub-series includes letters from:


  1. 1 letter, (1870)
Dates: 1870

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Scandanavian and Danish geologists, 1876-1906

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/2
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Scandanavian and Danish geologists sub-series includes letters from:


  1. Waldemar Christofer Brögger (1889-1902)
  2. Alfred Gabriel Nathorst (1882-1904)
  3. Hans Henrik Reusch (1880-1906)
  4. Jakob Johannes Sederholm (1899-1906)
  5. Thorvaldur Thoroddsen (1896-1906)
Dates: 1876-1906

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir William Turner to CB Wedd, 1869-1914

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/10
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir William Turner to CB Wedd sub-series includes letters from:


  1. Sir William Turner
  2. Alfred Tylor
  3. George Charles Wallich
  4. James Clifton Ward
  5. William Whitehead Watts
Dates: 1869-1914

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Swiss geologists, 1883-1904

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/3
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Swiss geologists sub-series includes letters from:


  1. Albert Heim (1883-1904)
  2. Eugène Renevier (1894-1902)
Dates: 1883-1904

Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith, 1863-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/19
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith sub-series consists of:


  1. 34 letters, alphabetically arranged (1863/1900)
Dates: 1863-1900

Correspondence to Charles Lyell, A-Z 1927 tranche, 1831-1873

 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...
Dates: 1831-1873

Correspondence with Robert Boog-Watson, 1862-1863

 Sub-Series
Identifier: GB Coll-74/11/4
Scope and Contents The Correspondence with Robert Boog-Watson sub-series consists of: 3 letters from Sir Archibald Geikie (1862-1863) inscribed reprint: Geikie | Archibald | Sir | 1835-1924 | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh, On the Phenomena of the Glacial Drift in Scotland, ( Glasgow,...
Dates: 1862-1863

Description and sketch of an airi [àiridh], 17 October 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/86
Scope and Contents Description and sketch of an airi [àiridh] about five miles south of Ness [Nis, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]. The shape and composition of the àiridh is noted along with the measurements of the walls. Carmichael also records his reaction to the building, ' My first fe[e]l[in]g on enter[in]g this airi was that of being scared - face to face with things 1000 y[ea]rs ago - The up end of house so unlike aught I had seen before.' He describes another 'both' [bothan or bothy] as having a 'raised...
Dates: 17 October 1873

Draft manuscript concerning the geology of Madeira with index, June 1856

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 301-460
Scope and Contents

Draft manuscript concerning the geology of Madeira with index. Topics covered include: Size and structure of Madeira, Scoriaeceous formations, Fossil remains of 3 periods which are to be found on Madeira, Lavas, Successive eruptions. June 1856. Folio 399-412 is a notebook of drawings by JB [Joanna Baillie] Horner.

Dates: June 1856

Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art Syllabus of Lectures, 1867-1868

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/8/1
Scope and Contents

Syllabus for a series of lectures given by 5 scientists at the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art during 1867-1868. They were: Sir Lyon Playfair (Chemistry), George James Allman (Natural History), Sir Archibald Geikie (Geology), Edward Sang (Natural Philosophy), and John Hutton Balfour (Botany).

Dates: 1867-1868