Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 131/f. 73r
Contents An anonymous alchemic recipe for the sublimation of marcasite, a mineral also known as white iron pyrite.
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of highly colourful drawings of minerals and are organised into five volumes of accompanying notes. Manuscript notes in the volumes indicate that the drawings are arranged in families according to the system of Professor Robert Jameson (1774-1854).
Identifier: Coll-205/3/1 (Dc.2.29)
Scope and Contents Descriptions of new and extant species of plants, mostly, with a few insects and minerals as well (approximately 176 handwritten pages).
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.