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Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, thanking him for his articles on weathering and postulating that the Grand Canyon was formed in this manner, and that he is preparing a section concerning this for Geikie's manual. He recommends William Henry Holmes' topographical drawings of the Grand Canyon and reports that photolithographs are being prepared. He gives details of the depths of the individual geological stratifications which can be observed at the Grand Canyon....
Dates: 17 January 1881
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from George Barrow concerning Geikie's wish to investigate the grounds for Barrow's assertion that the Loch Tay limestone and the Blair Atholl series are not on the same horizontal plane. He recommends that Geikie start his investigation at the Spital of Glenshee and recommends some accommodation there. Barrow lists the ascending stratigraphy which Geikie should observe, with additional notes on some of the apparant features. He offers to take Geikie over the...
Dates: 20 October 1888
Scope and Contents The Letters to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay sub-series consists of:
- 14 letters from a variety of European correspondents concerning geological papers and research (1843-1879).
Scope and Contents Bound volume containing numbered pages. Sessions 24 to the final session, 44, are minuted including: details of nominations for and ratifications of membership, business matters, plans for a bust of Robert Jameson and final business matters including disbanding the membership and settling affairs. Details of titles and abstract content of all papers read to the society are minuted. These include: a description of Greenockite, and a paper on stratification of primitive rocks by...
Dates: 11 December 1830-16 April 1858