Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains geological descriptions, identifications, daily logs, and sketches from field trips in Prussia and Bavaria. Notes are made primarily in pencil. The cover reads August 1833, and the Index is pasted to the back cover. 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: August 1833- September 1833
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Cincinnati, Ohio; Marietta, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; and Niagara. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries, lists and sketches. The index is located at the back of the notebook. 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,...
Dates: May 1842- June 1842
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century