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Mining

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

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lectures on American geological history, c1879

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Identifier: Coll-74/6/4
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.
Dates: c1879

Notebook No.2, 1825- 1826

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Identifier: Coll-203/A1/2
Scope and Contents This notebook is complete, written by Lyell in ink, and featuring diverse subjects like fine art, museums, education, reform, and notes on geological advancements from Europe. 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. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have been expanded...
Dates: 1825- 1826

Notebook No.50, August 1833- August 1833

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/50
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 and continues in the inside front 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...
Dates: August 1833- August 1833

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

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Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...
Dates: 1881