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Deposition and Sedimentation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
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.

Dates: c1879

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder regarding the geology of Forfarshire, 16 March 1825

Identifier: Coll-203/3/25
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder discussing various geological matters including the heights of diluvium in the Forfarshire area, the lochs in the Forfarshire area and his suspicions that land near Cortachie had once been a lake, marl deposition in the Forfarshire and Borders areas of Scotland and flints found in Aberdeenshire, 16 March 1825.

Dates: 16 March 1825

Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie

Identifier: Coll-74
Scope and Contents The papers Sir Archibald Geikie consist of: personal, organisational and scientific correspondence geological notebooks with field sketches and water-colours reprints of his work miscellaneous lecture notes student's lecture notes lecture notes and printed maps relating to a visit to Boston proofs for...
Dates: 1851-1921

Papers of Sir Charles Lyell

Identifier: Coll-203
Scope and Contents Lyell’s 'Papers' serves as a description of several series of archival records, including correspondence to and from Lyell, and other records kept by himself and his team. Lyell’s archive was purposefully created by himself and his team, to evidence his work, achievements and for prosperity. Where evident, Lyell’s own organisation has been retained, and used to structure the series. The archival papers should be seen in the context of the run of Notebooks, his specimen collection, and...
Dates: 1806-1874