Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created for Charles Lyell Project 2020
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Scope and Contents This notebook is a mix of geological observations, ruminations, and illustrations, Lyell also writes on law, society, and the church. A light natural leather journal, the cover reads "Index inside C" in ink. The notebook is written in pencil and ink. 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: May 1827- June 1827
Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Scope and Contents This item is a volume of student lecture notes entitled "Heads of Dr. Ferguson's Lectures 1760", 44-page long, apparently by a student who attended Adam Ferguson's lectures at the University of Edinburgh. As the title suggests, these are the "heads" or outlines of the course, but with a fair bit of detail included. The lectures concern mankind in its divisions, social actions, forms of government, etc.