Isle of Wight, England
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created for Charles Lyell Project 2020
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This notebook is written primarily in ink. Subjects include scholarship and university arrangements in other nations, religion, and notes on recent geological discoveries. on page 121 there is a list of ch[apters], indexed as 'essays' indicating Lyell's notes on his proposed book. Three pages are missing. 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,...
Dates: 1826- 1826
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