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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Account of the 'Liasic district of Skye', 1853

Identifier: Coll-74/2/2
Scope and Contents

An account of geolocical and natural history aspects of the Isle of Skye made by Sir Archibald Geikie, who visited there in 1853. References are made to the scenery, shale, limestone, coral and glacial formations amongst others.

Dates: 1853

Correspondence: Albert Auguste De Lapparent to Charles Lapworth, 1873-1911

Identifier: Coll-74/12/11
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: Albert Auguste de Lapparent to Charles Lapworth sub-series consists of:

  1. 38 letters, alphabetically arranged (1873-1911)
Dates: 1873-1911

Drawings for Cuts, late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/5/2
Scope and Contents

Set of illustrations of geological nature, including peat bogs, coral reefs, coastline, sand and gravel.

Dates: late 19th century

Letter from AJ Alexander to Joseph Black, 26 July 1773

Identifier: Coll-16/I/64-69
Scope and Contents

Letter from AJ Alexander to Joseph Black regarding medical matters, lime from coral, chemical experiments etc.

Dates: 26 July 1773

Notebook No.70, 17 January 1838- April 1838

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/70
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes by Charles Lyell on a variety of subjects, including geological observations from various pits in Britain, notes on the latest edition of Elements of Geology, and addresses of correspondents. The front and back cover are blank, index is located at the back of the notebook, p. 172. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and...
Dates: 17 January 1838- April 1838

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

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...
Dates: late 19th century