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Granite

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

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from Karl August Lossen, 1882-1889

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/13
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from sub-series consists of:
  1. 5 letters, chronologically arranged (1882-1889)
Dates: 1882-1889

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists, 1878-1907

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/1
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:
  1. 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).
Dates: 1878-1907

Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith, 1863-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/19
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith sub-series consists of:
  1. 34 letters, alphabetically arranged (1863/1900)
Dates: 1863-1900

Geological Survey notebook 'Q Q', 1893-1894

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/1/6
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of parts of Scotland (including Edinburgh, Arran, Mull and Islay) of parts of England and also of Pomeroy, Ireland. References are made to Plymouth limestone, Skye granite, toadstones in Derbyshire and papers on raised beaches at Loch Carron.

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Dates: 1893-1894

Geological Survey notebook 'W', 1880

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/1/4
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on geology, largely from the north of Scotland, including Peterhead, Ullapool, Sutherland, Assynt, and Lochs Torridon, Maree and Broom. References are made to the granite at Aberdeen, the sand at Forres and Banffshire limestone, amongst other things.
Dates: 1880

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.
Dates: 1884

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.
Dates: c1879

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Dr [Joseph] Lister, 14 June 1854

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 50-51
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Dr (Joseph) Lister enclosing a memoranda which Lister thought might be of interest to Lyell. The memoranda contains information about schistose basalt, sienitic greenstone, a bog called the "Atuleiros", the Lagoon at the Serra, fossils at Canical, polished stone on the road to St. Anna, a sea-fountain or blower called "The Forja", a swarm of Locusts and Mr Smith states in his "Original Paper" that he has found a rolled mass of granite amongst limestone and an...
Dates: 14 June 1854

Note entitled 'Granet, Granite', 25 February 1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/89
Scope and Contents Note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Granet, Granite' which reads 'Greoid is the gaelic (sic) in Lews (sic) for Granite, There is fine granite in Dalbeg in Barvas, but in Uig there is only the usual bastard granite.' [Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]
Dates: 25 February 1895

Notebook No.3, 1826- 1826

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/3
Scope and Contents This notebook is written primarily in ink. Subjects include scholarship and unviersity arrangments in other nations, religion, and notes on recent geological discoveries. 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, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions...
Dates: 1826- 1826