Coal Period Trees
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This notebook is a mix of geological observations, ruminations, and illustrations, Lyell also writes on law, society, and the church. A light natural leather journal, the cover reads "Index inside C" in ink. The notebook is written in pencil and ink. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: May 1827- June 1827
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through Ireland (started in previous notebook, Number 112), and Scotland (continued in following notebook Number 114) including Ballantrae, Girvan and Kinnordy. It is dated August 31 to October 6, 1843. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily field notes with many sketches. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. There is also an index for J.D. Forbes’ book “Travels Through the Alps of Savoy”...
Dates: 31 August 1843-8 October 1843
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