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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Annual Address by Thomas Sturrock, vice president, 1845

Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.5
Scope and Contents Annual Address by Thomas Sturrock, vice president of the Edinburgh Geological Society, looking at the development of geology and mineralogy, wider scientific developments and their relationship to religion, war and other issues.

Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir George Howard Darwin to Peter Martin Duncan, 1867-1899

Identifier: Coll-74/11/14
Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir George Howard Darwin to Peter Martin Duncan sub-series consists of:
  1. 74 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie, alphabetically arranged (1867-1899)

Journal of My Tour in 1797, 1797

Identifier: Coll-1373/2
Scope and Contents Journal of 116 pages relating to a trip taken by Jameson to Arran in June of 1797. Contains a sketch for a plate in his book, An Outline of the Mineralogy of the Shetland Islands and of the Island of Arran of 1798.

Lectures and Syllabus, 1882-1897

Identifier: Coll-99/1
Scope and Contents The lectures and syllabus series consists of:
  1. examination papers
  2. lecture notes
  3. syllabus

Lectures in Mineralogy, c1895

Identifier: Coll-99/1/1
Scope and Contents Lectures given by James Geikie on mineralogy, covering areas including the form of minerals (crystals), their characteristics depending on light (colour, pleochromism, play of colours, iridescence, lustre, transparency, refraction, phosphorescence), characters depending on state of aggregation (hardness, tenacity, fracture), other characteristics (taste, odour, feel, electricity, magnetism, specific gravity) and their origins (solution, fusion, sublimation).

Letter from AJ Alexander to Joseph Black, 21 April 1773

Identifier: Coll-16/I/58-63
Scope and Contents Letter from AJ Alexander to Joseph Black regarding mineralogical experiments, yaws and including a journal of local rainfall.

Letter from JF Hermann to Joseph Black, 24 April 1780

Identifier: Coll-16/I/97-98
Scope and Contents Letter from JF Hermann to Joseph Black about mineralogy.

Minute Book No II, 27 August 1840 - 04 June 1842

 Item — Volume MS 2917.2: Series Coll-43/1
Identifier: Coll-43/1/2
Scope and Contents Notebook containing minutes of meetings. These include: details of membership including those which attended each meeting and the financial affairs of the Society. Annual reports for 1840 and 1841 are included and summarise the society's activities and finances for the year. Lists of names and addresses of all members are included. Geological questions discussed and conclusions reached are minuted. 4 meetings were spent discussing "Is the glacier theory of Agassiz applicable to the...

Minute Book No III, 07 July 1842 - 02 May 1850

 Item — Volume MS 2917.3: Series Coll-43/1
Identifier: Coll-43/1/3
Scope and Contents Notebook containing minutes of meetings. Membership details include: details of new and retiring members, those who attended each meeting and deaths. Newspaper obituaries for George Sanderson and Hugh Smith are pasted into the book. The financial affairs of the Society are reported, and a newspaper clipping with the annual report for 1847 included. Details of the development of the society library are minuted. Abstracts of member's papers are minuted, along with the resultant...

Minutes, 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

Identifier: Coll-206/1
Scope and Contents
  1. details of the constitution of the society
  2. minutes concerning the scientific papers read at society meetings
  3. minutes concerning membership applications and acceptances by the society
  4. minutes concerning business matters of the society