Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton sub-series consists of:
- 18 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie from Captain Clarence Edward Dutton of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) concerning geological observations in the United States and the organisation of the USGS (1880-1891)
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Samuel Allport asking him for a copy of his recent paper on the connection between metamorphism and volcanic action.
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Samuel Allport thanking him for a copy of his paper on the voolcanic water of the Forth basin.
Item — Volume MS 2917.1: Series Coll-43/1
Scope and Contents Small notebook containing minutes of meetings. These include: details of membership and those which attended each meeting, details of the development of "laws of the society" including subscription rates, and details of mineral and book purchases. A proposed merger with the Cuverian Society is also noted. Geological questions discussed and conclusions reached are minuted. These include "Is coal of vegetable origin?", "Is Arthur's Seat of acqueous or volcanic origin?" and "What was...
Item — Volume MS 2917.3: Series Coll-43/1
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...