Geology, Stratigraphic Miocene
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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from January to May 1844 while in London. Notes are in pencil and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. From pp.20-22, 32 - with Darwin Lyell's own index Index London Jan[uary] to May 1844. p. 1, 2, 4, 6, 8 Acc[ount]. with C. Sowerby p. 3 Latin poetry, De ape electro inclusa - [p. 3 Latin poetry] De vipera electro inclusa...
Dates: January 1844- May 1844
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 8: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This green leather bound Notebook records Lyell's travels in Aberdeenshire then on down the East coast to Scarborough, Filey, Cromer and Diss. Page 71 onwards are Lyell's notes on Darwin's 'Creation of Species' with further discussion thereafter. There is a black and white photograph of Roydon Oolite on page 171. Lyell's Own Index Sept. 14. 1859. Aberdeen Sept. Wed[nesday] 14th Aberdeen. 21. Union Terrace ...
Dates: 14 September 1859-21 October 1859
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents Red leather Notebook starts at Penrith, as Lyell then travels south, via Appleby, Lancaster to Lichfield, to London then Folkestone and into France. He travels with Mary, Hughes, Beovill, and meets with many experts along the way. Most of the notebook is written by Buckley, who orders the narrative by date using the Itinerary – with sections added by Lyell in poor writing, and others – perhaps Mary, as well as local people noting down journey times. Whilst travelling in France, Lyell makes many...
Dates: 27 September 1871-7 May 1872
Scope and Contents
- 10 boxes of correspondence
- 2 boxes of miscellaneous papers and lecture notes
- 24 boxes of offprints of papers
- 294 notebooks