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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created for Charles Lyell Project

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.4, May 1827- June 1827

Identifier: Coll-203/A1/4
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

Notebook No.114, 7 October 1843- January 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/114
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through Scotland (started in previous notebook, Number 113) and return to London. On the 14th December he is with Darwin. It is dated October 7, 1843 to January 1844. Notes are in pencil and ink.The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Page 48 lists the ‘state of the M.S. Notebooks and seems to refer to a review – perhaps creating the index? - of the Scientific Notebooks 94 to 96 as well as...
Dates: 7 October 1843- January 1844