Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.
Scope and Contents A diary account of observations made by Sir Archibald Geikie during his trip to Arran in 1851. He includes an analysis of the geology of the area: clay deposits, gravel formation and marine terraces amongst others. Geikie also describes the people and the communities they lived in, particularly the villages of Brodick, Corrie and Lamlash.
Scope and Contents Set of illustrations of geological nature, including peat bogs, coral reefs, coastline, sand and gravel.
Dates: late 19th century
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of various parts of Scotland, including Pitlochry, Dalwhinnie, Glencoe, the Caledonian Canal, Shetland, Inverness and Aberdeen. Geological features include silurian and gravel.
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from W. Blackadder regarding diluvium and post diluvium gravels in the Forfar area. He mentions that Mr Stephen has found a fine axe head near Balgavies Loch and remarks that he is glad that Lyell has got Mr Martin enlisted. November 1827.
Dates: November 1827
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This green leather bound notebook documents Lyell's travel in Le Puy - Paris - London - Scotland. Page p.69 includes an original black and white photograph of a fossil man, discovered in le Puy, and which Lyell was involved in its verification. The photograph is thought to be the earliest photograph taken of this specimen. Lyell's Own Index Le Puy- Aug[ust] 11 1859 Index Aug[ust] 11 p. 7 Le Puy. Lava of so called Rome older than...
Dates: 11 August 1859-13 September 1859