Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Locator = 51.165691;10.451526,Created For = Germany
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Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:
- 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: German geologists sub-series includes letters from:
- Hans Bruno Geinitz (1879-1891)
- Adolph von Koenen (1886-1891)
- Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen (1882-1896)
- August Rothpletz (1874-1902)
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Japanese geologist sub-series includes letters from:
- 1 letter, (1870)
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.
Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...