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Mineralogy

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Journal of My Tour in 1797, 1797

 Item
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.
Dates: 1797

Minutes, 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

 Series
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
Dates: 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

Minutes volume 1, 12 January 1808 - 01 May 1830

 Item
Identifier: Coll-206/1/1
Scope and Contents Bound volume containing 310 numbered pages. The first 23 sessions of the Wernerian Natural History Society are minuted, including: details of the formation of the society, its original members and constitution, the Charter from the Town Council of Edinburgh and details of nominations for and ratifications of membership. Details of titles and abstract content of all papers read to the society are minuted. These include: Observations on the Mineral System of...
Dates: 12 January 1808 - 01 May 1830

Minutes volume 2, 11 December 1830-16 April 1858

 Item
Identifier: Coll-206/1/2
Scope and Contents Bound volume containing numbered pages. Sessions 24 to the final session, 44, are minuted including: details of nominations for and ratifications of membership, business matters, plans for a bust of Robert Jameson and final business matters including disbanding the membership and settling affairs. Details of titles and abstract content of all papers read to the society are minuted. These include: a description of Greenockite, and a paper on stratification of primitive rocks by...
Dates: 11 December 1830-16 April 1858

Notes from lectures on climate, geology and zoology given by Robert Jameson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1372
Scope and Contents 2 volumes of approximately 180 pages each: a careful transcription, with some diagrams, of lectures in climate, geology and zoology.

Both bear the book plate from the library of the Rev William Dansey, Rector of Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, though there is nothing to suggest Dansey had been a student of Jameson's
Dates: early 19th century

Records of the Wernerian Natural History Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-206
Scope and Contents The records of the Wernerian Natural History Society consist of:
  1. 2 volumes of Minute Books (January 1808-April 1858)
Dates: 1808-1858