Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/1 (Lyell 1)
Scope and Contents This series of correspondence is arranged alphabetically, A-Z, including one ‘Miscellaneous’ section within the 'M' series. Each correspondent has been assigned a file number – there may be several folders within that file, evidencing the longevity and depth of the relationship between Lyell and the correspondent - for example his brother in law Charles Bunbury.Lyell himself, Mary or Arabella Buckley have mostly recorded a summary of the contents of the correspondence, either on the letter...
Scope and Contents The correspondence of Alexander E. R. Agassiz is mainly about coral reefs. There are letters to Sir Charles Wyville Thomson and to Sir John Murray (1841-1914). There is also material on Agassiz's life and scientific work.
Dates: circa 1867-1910
Scope and Contents The material in the collection consists of: - at E94.90: a letter from Charles Wyville Thomson written on 2 June 1850 at the home of the Reverend Ainslie and addressed to 'My Dear Sir' - it refers to how he had met with a kind reception from Mr. and Mrs. Ainslie who 'pressed him to dine with them and to take a bed at their home', and how the following day they were to take him to Sir David Brewster's - the...
Scope and Contents
- 10 boxes of correspondence
- 2 boxes of miscellaneous papers and lecture notes
- 24 boxes of offprints of papers
- 294 notebooks