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Found in 165 Collections and/or Records:

Mineralogical Notes on Scotland, March 1816

Identifier: Coll-1373/11
Scope and Contents

Volume of 48 pages containing a few geological observations and drawings, and a short digest of someone's zoological voyage around the world.

Dates: March 1816

Mineralogical Notes on Sutherland, Caithness, etc., 1819

Identifier: Coll-1373/12
Scope and Contents

Volume of 118 pages containing geological observations and drawings from around Scotland.

Dates: 1819

Mineralogical Notes on Walks, from August to September 1813, 1813

Identifier: Coll-1373/10
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1813

Minute Book No 10, 1924-1944

 Item — Volume MS 2919.2: Series Coll-43/1
Identifier: Coll-43/1/10
Scope and Contents Volume containing minutes of ordinary meetings and details of the Society's business. This includes the nomination and election of members. It also details excursions taken by the society, papers read at meetings and publications in Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society are also covered. There are also obituaries to Benjamin Neeve Peach and Henry Moubray Cadell and details of the Clough Memorial Medal for geological work in Scotland and the north of...
Dates: 1924-1944

Minute Book No III, 07 July 1842 - 02 May 1850

 Item — Volume MS 2917.3: Series Coll-43/1
Identifier: Coll-43/1/3
Scope and Contents Notebook containing minutes of meetings. Membership details include: details of new and retiring members, those who attended each meeting and deaths. Newspaper obituaries for George Sanderson and Hugh Smith are pasted into the book. The financial affairs of the Society are reported, and a newspaper clipping with the annual report for 1847 included. Details of the development of the society library are minuted. Abstracts of member's papers are minuted, along with the resultant...
Dates: 07 July 1842 - 02 May 1850

Minutes, 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

Identifier: Coll-206/1
Scope and Contents
  1. details of the constitution of the society
  2. minutes concerning the scientific papers read at society meetings
  3. minutes concerning membership applications and acceptances by the society
  4. minutes concerning business matters of the society
Dates: 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

Minutes of General Meetings, 04 December 1834-29 March 1982

Identifier: Coll-43/1
Scope and Contents

14 handwritten minute books (1834-1982) The subjects discussed include geological subjects, papers published by members and aspects of membership.

Dates: 04 December 1834-29 March 1982

Miscellaneous Papers, 1831-1864

 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-203/7 (lyell 7)
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Papers consists of: Address by Sir Charles Lyell on Charles Darwin receiving the Copley Medal (1864) List of mollusca by Searles Valentine Wood WIth a note titled 'Prof. Hoffmann on Palermo Caves etc. and translation’ there are pages from Chapter 2, Auszuge aus Briefen des Hrn. Professor Fr. Hoffmann [translated as 'Excerpts from Letters of Professor Fr....
Dates: 1831-1864

Newspaper article about the Geology of Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, 22 January 1834

Identifier: Coll-203/3/11
Scope and Contents

Printed article from the Scotsman newspaper regarding the geology of Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh, 22 January 1834.

Dates: 22 January 1834

Note about a cave 'Ua[mh] nan cathag nam casa dearg', August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/104
Scope and Contents

Note about a cave 'Ua nan cathag nam cas dearg' [Uamh na Cathaig, Lios Mòr/Lismore] said to contain stalagmites and stalactites. Close to it, at Salen [An Sàilean], is a well, which is covered at half-flood and on which 'lianaiach' [sea-ware] grows. The note states that the last of the bird 'cathag nan casa dearg' [chough] was killed by a Rankin in Fort William [An Gearasdan, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/Inverness-shire]. An illustration, possibly of a feather, is included.

Dates: August 1883