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Shells

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

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.75, 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/75
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes and contain specimen lists, queries for colleagues, and notes on publication of new editions of Principles of Geology and Elements of Geology. Subjects are chiefly notes on fossil shells of Crag. The index is on p. 138-139. 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...
Dates: 3 May 1839-4 June 1839

Notebook No.76, 4 June 1839-24 June 1839

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/76
Scope and Contents This dark maroon coloured leather notebook contains Lyell's notes including geological observations and sketches in pencil, some specimen lists and queries, many blank pages. The front cover is blank and the index is written in front and back inside covers. 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...
Dates: 4 June 1839-24 June 1839

Notebook No.80, 5 February 1840-25 June 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/80
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebooks contains inventories of shells and fossils, Lyell's thinking on geology. There are mentions of Darwin and Playfair; London and France; References to Darwin, Tertiary shells, etc. The index is on p. 113-116. 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 Transkribus....
Dates: 5 February 1840-25 June 1840

Notebook No.86, 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/86
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in ink, occasional pencil, mostly relates to notes on Touraine shells and notes by Mr Bunbury. Short index written in the back of the notebook, along with a list of Touraine shells - and there are links between this list and correspondence with Colonel E.R. Wood. Covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the...
Dates: 8 December 1840-4 February 1841

Notebook No.87, February 1841- June 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/87
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes which appear to be continuation of discussion on Touraine shells, notes of list of books to go to America, notes on correspondence sent and received, and notes on lectures. On p. 106 Lyell makes reference to Timothy Abbot Conrad's New York Geological Survey of 1840. The covers of the notebook are blank, the index is written on the last pages of the book. The following table of...
Dates: February 1841- June 1841

Notebook No.112, 11 August 1843-30 August 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/112
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through Bristol (started in previous notebook, Number 111) and Ireland (continued in following notebook Number 113). It is dated 11-30 August 1843. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily field notes. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Transcription note: The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index",...
Dates: 11 August 1843-30 August 1843

Notebook No.115, January 1844- May 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/115
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from January to May 1844 while in London. Notes are in pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. From pp.20-22, 32 - with Darwin Transcription note: 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: January 1844- May 1844

Notes of numbers of shells on the Island of Madeira, 1856

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 224-225
Scope and Contents

Notes of numbers of shells on the island of Madeira, 1856.

Dates: 1856

Notes on extinct and extant shells on the Islands of Porto Santo and Madeira, 28 March 1856

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 211-220
Scope and Contents

Notes on the numbers of fossil species [of shell] which are found in the islands of Porto Santo and Madeira giving details of the number of extinct and extant species on both islands and the total of shells in each category which are common to both islands and drawing inferences from these figures in terms of how these numbers came to be, 28 March 1856.

Dates: 28 March 1856

Notes on Grand Canary & Madeira, Porta Santa shells and lists of shells, 30 November 1855

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 165-168
Scope and Contents

Notes on shells and fossils, 30 November 1855, headed with the title 'Brit[ish] Museum' indicating they were observed there, rather than on the island itself.

Dates: 30 November 1855