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Biography

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

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1827-1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison series consists of: letters from Murchison to his wife, 1854 and 1857 miscellaneous correspondence and notes (including letters to Sir Archibald Geikie) 1831-1871 correspondence relating to Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick regarding Silurian classification 1838 and 1852-1866 assorted correspondence,...

Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Robert Harkness to Francis John Haverfield, 1872-1915

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/22
Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Robert Harkness to Francis John Haverfield sub-series consists of:
  1. 18 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1915)

Family papers, 1723-1935

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-51/1
Scope and Contents 1 .1: 'Family dates C.K.M. 25.2.1935'. 1 fol. 1.2: 'Chronological table of the family of the Murchisons or as called in Gaelic McColman'. Notebook. 1 .3: 'Notes on Murchison family papers at Hargrave made by A.F.Rowe Aug. 1924'. 1.4: 'List of letters & papers acquired from Haffenden 1921 ...' with correspondence between various lawyers, Dec. 1920 - April 1922. 25 fols. 1.5: 'Incidents in the life of Colonel Donald Murchison'. 7pp, with postcards of...

Journal of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1792-1815

 Item
Identifier: Coll-51/3/1
Scope and Contents 1 volume giving details of Murchison's early life and family ( 1792-1815), with enclosed notes

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry Walter Bates, 31 October 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/31
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry Walter Bates telling Geikie that has sent him a copy of an address by Sir Henry Rawlinson (not attached) which will give him information concerning Sir Roderick Impey Murchison's connection with the Royal Geographical Society. He gives an additional reference and promises further information will follow.

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow, 18 May 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/66
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Henry William Bristow thanking him for his gift of a copy of his work Life of Sir Roderick I. Murchison, Bart. : based on his journals and letters with notices of his scientific contemporaries and a sketch of the rise and growth of Palaeozoic geology in Britain, ( 1875) . He hopes that the publication will not reopen the historical controversy between Sir Roderick Impey Murchison and Adam Sedgwick.

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson, 24 January 1860

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/55
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson concerning the ownership of letters which her late brother George Wilson had borrowed as background material for the 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. She suggests writing to the owners to let them know that she has transferred them to Sir Archibald Geikie, and writes a detailed action list. She discusses the health of Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and her dislike of Emily M Yelverton.

Letters to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, 1843-1879

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/1
Scope and Contents The Letters to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay sub-series consists of:
  1. 14 letters from a variety of European correspondents concerning geological papers and research (1843-1879).