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Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Notes and Correspondence on the Geology of the Madeiran and Canary Islands, 1854-1856

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/2 (Lyell 2)
Scope and Contents Notes and Correspondence on the Geology of the Madeiran and Canary Islands consists of: Cross-sections Correspondence Notes Barometrical observations Maps Sketches concerning fossils, shells, and geological features found on the Madeiran and Canary Islands Draft manuscripts for a paper containing Lyell's...
Dates: 1854-1856

Notes by William Carruthers, c 29 August 1866

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 528-529
Scope and Contents Slip of paper referred to in Coll-203 Gen. 109 Lyell 1/527, giving detailed botanical editorial instructions concerning kelp and the growth of coal period trees, vegetation patterns and the resultant fossils.
Dates: c 29 August 1866

Notes on Grand Canary & Madeira, Porta Santa shells and lists of shells, 30 November 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 165-168
Scope and Contents Notes on shells and fossils, 30 November 1855, headed with the title 'Brit[ish] Museum' indicating they were observed there, rather than on the island itself.
Dates: 30 November 1855

Notes on numbers of shells in Porto Santo and Madeira excluding the Desertes, 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 229-230
Scope and Contents Notes on numbers of shells, both extinct and extant, in Porto Santo and Madeira with percentages of the total, 1856.
Dates: 1856

Notes relating to fossil shell species, 4 May [1856]

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 233
Scope and Contents Notes relating to North African and South European species of fossil shells, 4 May [1856].
Dates: 4 May [1856]

Porto Santo fossils, 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 205-206

Porto Santo shells, 1 December 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 169-172
Scope and Contents Notes and sketches relating to Porto Santo shells - limestone, Corals, and lists of other species. 1 December 1855.
Dates: 1 December 1855

Sketches of shells with notes, 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 226-228
Scope and Contents Sketches of shells with notes featuring Helix Aquensis from France, Helix Cariosula and Helix Depressula from North Africa by Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen, with envelope, 1856.
Dates: 1856

The Fossil "Desert Horse", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/323
Scope and Contents Image of the skeleton of the fossil "Desert Horse" which was discovered through the Whitney Fund in [1906] and is mounted in the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Translation of a letter from Gaetano Gemmellaro, 1850s

Identifier: Coll-203/4/29
Scope and Contents Translation of a letter from Gaetano Gemmellaro concerning the gradual elevation of the coast of Sicily, the inclination of lava flows, the origin of the Balzo D'Aci which he thinks was affected by an Earthquake and fossil shells found in the Pleistocene beds of Cefali, Sematica and other places in Sicily by himself, Phillipi and Professor Aradas. 1850s.
Dates: 1850s