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Mildenhall (Suffolk, England)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.117, 1 August 1844-18 September 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/117
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from 1 August to 18 September 1844 while in London. It then continues through 26 September to 2 October in York. He visits T.S. Spedding at Mirehouse on Bassenthwaite. The final section of the notebook, through 21 October, pertains to Lyell and Michael Faraday’s participation in an inquiry of the 1844 Haswell coal mine explosion that killed 95 people. Notes are in a mixture of pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the...
Dates: 1 August 1844-18 September 1844

Notebook No.241, 14 September 1859-21 October 1859

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/241
Scope and Contents This green leather bound Notebook records Lyell's travels in Aberdeenshire then on down the East coast to Scarborough, Filey, Cromer and Diss. Page 71 onwards are Lyell's notes on Darwin's 'Creation of Species' with further discussion thereafter. There is a black and white photograph of Roydon Oolite on page 171. Page 74 references a specimen Cephalaspis lyelli Agassiz at Glammis, now held by the Cockburn Museum. Lyell's Own Index...
Dates: 14 September 1859-21 October 1859