Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton discussing the fossiliferous Upper Cambrian metamorphosed sandstone shales found at Lake Superior and the Grand Canyon. At Lake Superior these beds overlie 1400 feet of unfossiliferous sandstone and shale, interspersed with layers of copper bearing metamorphosed volcanic ash. These are the same as the Huronian metamorphic beds at Lake Huron which are possibly of the Lower Cambrian age due to an unconformity (as identified by Alfred...
Dates: 05 May 1883
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from George Barrow concerning Geikie's wish to investigate the grounds for Barrow's assertion that the Loch Tay limestone and the Blair Atholl series are not on the same horizontal plane. He recommends that Geikie start his investigation at the Spital of Glenshee and recommends some accommodation there. Barrow lists the ascending stratigraphy which Geikie should observe, with additional notes on some of the apparant features. He offers to take Geikie over the...
Dates: 20 October 1888
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from George Barrow asking if Geikie could send Jethro Justinian Teall, to the Braemar area for between a week and 10 days, in a fortnight's time, as he believes that this will help him to understand the complexities of the metamorphic and dynamometamorpic rocks in the area. He wishes Geikie well for a forthcoming trip with Fridtjof Nansen.
Dates: 08 July 1897
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from John Hutton Balfour asking if he can procure an obituary for Professor Robert Harkness for the Royal Society [of Edinburgh]. He arranges to talk about Geikie's paper on metamorphic rocks when they meet.
Dates: 30 March 1878
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 505-506
Scope and Contents Letter, with envelope, reporting that Carpenter had been showing Rowney thin sections of Canadian Eozoon, a species of foraminefera to prove its existance to him. Asserts that Story-Maskerlyne and Busk are convinced it exists and that King and Rowney had been studying rocks which were too heavily metamorphosed. 09 January 1866.
Dates: 09 January 1866
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents Of dark green leather, this notebook contains Charles Lyell's thoughts and observations while on a trip to Copenhagen with his wife Mary Lyell. On the front cover is written "London - Copenhagen April to June 1837 A". In the inside cover Lyell's address is written; "Mr C Lyell 16 Hart Street Bloomsbury Square". Contents include lists of queries and views held by specific individuals, observations in prose, and sketch illustrations. The notebook is written in red and black ink and...
Dates: 8 April 1837- June 1837