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Megatherium

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Timothy Abbott Conrad, 24 November 1852

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 564-565
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Timothy Abbot Conrad concerning fossils. He has compared a new shell to Erycinella Ovalis and believes them to be the same species despite slight differences, he has found 2 examples of a new Avicula and a new Dentalium and 2 other new fossils, he has been promised a collection of large bones recently dug up in Georgia which he believes to be Megatherium. He also mentions the Visksburg fossils, 24 November 1852.
Dates: 24 November 1852

Printed Papers, c1829-1864

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.23 (Formerly Gen 119): Series Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8); Series Coll-203/9 (Lyell 9)
Identifier: Coll-203/9 (Lyell 9)
Scope and Contents Printed Papers consists of: address delivered by Sir Charles Lyell at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London (1836) Lithology of the Environs of Edinburgh by Dr Fleming (1856-1857) Biographical notice of Sir Charles Lyell as President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1864) press cutting of letter from Sir Charles...
Dates: c1829-1864