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Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Gaetano Gemmellaro, 6 January 1858

Identifier: Coll-203/4/12
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Gaetano Gemmellaro concerning the geology of Mount Etna and Sicily. 6 January 1858.

Dates: 6 January 1858

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte, 4 July 1854

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 198-199
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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiote stating that he has just received a copy of Lyell's works on Geology - title not stated - and he complements Lyell on the work. He describes new shells that he has found at Las Palmas, 4 July 1854.

Dates: 4 July 1854

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte, 11 December 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 203-204
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Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Pedro Maffiotte thanking him for sending his 'Manual of Elementary Geology' which were passed on by Mr Castillo, the son of the Vicomte de Vega Grande. He was captivated by Lyell's "Elements of Geology" which had been translated by his compatriot, Esquerra [Ezquerra]. He explains that his father is sending on a small box of shells, and others that he had obtained from "Hornos Del Rey" in the Canary Islands are being sent on separately, 11 December 1855.

Dates: 11 December 1855

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from W.L. Carnegie, 1841

Identifier: Coll-203/3/22
Scope and Contents Letter with envelope to Sir Charles Lyell from W. L. Carnegie asking for information and advice on geological matters. He requests that Lyell might tell him where to find publications of Lyell's work and which publication about Trap he should buy. He discusses his work at quarries near Newcastle and relates a story (with diagram) about contractors there. He also mentions that he has discovered a quarry with superior material and expects to be able to supply Arbroath with cheap, high quality...
Dates: 1841

Letters from Charles Kingsley to Archibald Geikie about the effects of ice

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-837
Identifier: Coll-1164
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Letter from Kingsley to Archibald Geikie: Eversley 30 November 1868: giving a detailed account of his observations of the effect of ice on the geology of Deeside, Scotland.

Dates: 30 November 1868

Manuscript Papers relating to Published Works, c1840-c1855

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.14: Series Coll-203/B18; Series Coll-203/B17
Identifier: Coll-203/B18
Scope and Contents Contains extensive autograph manuscript drafts of texts, with cancellations, revisions and additions, and loose illustrative plates and maps: 'On the Geology of some parts of Madeira' by Sir Charles Lyell. Notes on text about Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Index to Notebook 195. Original packaging 'Original Geological MS Notes of Sir Charles Lyell (Lady Lyell preserved these - as she was...
Dates: c1840-c1855

Manuscripts on the New Zealand earthquake of 1855, 1855-1868

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119): Series Coll-203/5 (Lyell 5); Series Coll-203/6 (Lyell 6); Series Coll-203/7 (lyell 7); Series Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Identifier: Coll-203/6 (Lyell 6)
Scope and Contents Manuscript notes on the New Zealand Earthquake of 1855, with Lyell drafting his text together - sticking sections together, crossing out lines, and redrafting - including: Three rough working copies of a paper on New Zealand Earthquake of Jan[uar]y 23 1856 [sic] sent to Paris [?] 1856 - an unpublished article. Details conversations 'in London with several gentleman well qualified in scientific conversing...
Dates: 1855-1868

Material related to Dr Brian Sissons's research

Identifier: Coll-1875
Scope and Contents Maps, borehole records, notebooks and correspondence from Dr Brian Sissons (Reader at Edinburgh University's department of geography from 1953 until his retirement), together with slides, instruments and draft diagrams. The maps and files relate to different periods of his career, and different areas of research such as Glen Roy, the Forth Valley, Berwickshire, the Isle of Skye, the Cairngorms, and Loch Lomond. Areas of study include the Loch Lomond Advance, glacier striations, and Glen Roy...
Dates: 1945-2018

Mineralogical Notes on Fife, 1811

Identifier: Coll-1373/8
Scope and Contents

Short volume of approximately 38 pages, with numerous drawings, on geological observations made on walks in Fife.

Dates: 1811

Mineralogical Notes on Fife, c1811

Identifier: Coll-1373/9
Scope and Contents

Volume of approximately 156 pages, containing geological observations, with numerous drawings, made on walks in Fife.

Dates: c1811