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Lectures and Lecturing

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

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
Scope and Contents Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.

Boston lectures, c1879

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/6
Scope and Contents The Boston lectures and other items series consists of:
  1. Text of lectures
  2. Notes for lectures
  3. Maps

Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves, 1852-1899

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/16
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves sub-series consists of:
  1. 54 letters, alphabetically arranged (1852-1899)

Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art Syllabus of Lectures, 1867-1868

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/8/1
Scope and Contents Syllabus for a series of lectures given by 5 scientists at the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art during 1867-1868. They were: Sir Lyon Playfair (Chemistry), George James Allman (Natural History), Sir Archibald Geikie (Geology), Edward Sang (Natural Philosophy), and John Hutton Balfour (Botany).

Lecture notes, late 19th century

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/9
Scope and Contents The Lecture notes series consists of:
  1. Notes for lectures on British geology.

Lecture notes, 1884-1886

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/7
Scope and Contents The Lecture notes series consists of:
  1. Notes and printed abstracts.

Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/7/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.

Lectures on American geological history, c1879

 Item
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.

Notes for lectures given in Dublin, late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-74/9/2
Scope and Contents Notes for 2 lectures given in Dublin. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the evolution of scenery around the British Isles. He looked particularly at those elements formed by erosion, such as river valleys, using many locations as examples. He also looked at the formation of tablelands and other geological features and how these have impacted on the people and society in the localities.

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-74/9/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...