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Found in 341 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 03 May 1882

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/10
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton telling Geikie that he has declined the invitation from the journal Nature to review Geikie's forthcoming publications, as he will shortly be leaving for the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii) to do field work in preparation for a systematic study of the volcanic fields of California and Oregon. He recommends his colleague Grove Karl Gilbert for the task and asks Geikie if he will review his new monograph...
Dates: 03 May 1882

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 22 May 1882

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/12
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton apologising that he has only been able to send final proofs of his atlas sheets for Tertiary History of the Grand Canyon District, ( 1882) at the current time. He apologises for being unable to review Geikie's forthcoing books due to his forthcoming field work in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii) and pontificates that Grove Karl Gilbert will do a better job in the long run. He reports that Gilbert and...
Dates: 22 May 1882

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 23 January 1883

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/13
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton discussing his field trip to the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii). He reports on the large scale of the ultra basic basalt lava flows of the Mauna Loa eruption and the lack of cinder cones. He reports on the ferruginous nature of the lavas and their high olivine content along with observed layers of hematite and magnetite. He describes the volcano's impressive topography and its inability to support running water. He...
Dates: 23 January 1883

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 05 May 1883

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/14
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton discussing the fossiliferous Upper Cambrian metamorphosed sandstone shales found at Lake Superior and the Grand Canyon. At Lake Superior these beds overlie 1400 feet of unfossiliferous sandstone and shale, interspersed with layers of copper bearing metamorphosed volcanic ash. These are the same as the Huronian metamorphic beds at Lake Huron which are possibly of the Lower Cambrian age due to an unconformity (as identified by...
Dates: 05 May 1883

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 31 October 1883

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/15
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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton expressing regret that he was unable to vacation in Germany and France during the month of October as he had anticipated. He thanks Geikie for his papers on the pre-cambrian, reports that American geologists are also considering this problem and surmises that American exposures of pre-cambrian fosseliferous rocks are more extensive than those in Britain.

Dates: 31 October 1883

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 26 February 1885

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/17
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton telling Geikie that the United States government is considering amalgamating all multifarious scientific functions into one organised Department of Science. Dutton does not agree with this proposal as he thinks it will hamper scientific enquiry. He believes that the increased bureaucracy at the United States Geological Survey will shortly lead to an inevitable decline in the quality of the science it produces. He reports on some...
Dates: 26 February 1885

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 06 June 1891

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/18
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton thanking him for his comments on his memoir The Charleston Earthquake of August 31, 1886, ( 1889) telling him that he is now employed by the War Department rather then the United States Geological Survey. He expresses dismay that he is being transferred to Texas from Washington, where he can see no role for himself. He tells Geikie that he is considering writing a cowboy novel or possibly an historical...
Dates: 06 June 1891

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from FJ Bennett, 15 December 1898

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/42
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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from FJ Bennett enclosing a doctor's medical certificate (not attached), and requesting to retire on a pension as his deterioration in health means he is no longer able to continue to do field work on a daily basis.

Dates: 15 December 1898

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Herbert Bolton, c1894

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/56
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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Herbert Bolton requesting permission to examine the coal measure fossils in the Irish Geological Survey's collection during a visit to Dublin for the Museums Association's Meeting the following week.

Dates: c1894

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Herbert Bolton, 16 July 1894

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/57
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Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Herbert Bolton telling Geikie that he had been able to view the Jarrow specimens in Dublin, despite Geikie not having received his letter on time.

Dates: 16 July 1894