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Chalk

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

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.4, May 1827- June 1827

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/4
Scope and Contents This notebook is a mix of geological observations, ruminations, and illustrations, Lyell also writes on law, society, and the church. A light natural leather journal, the cover reads "Index inside C" in ink. The notebook is written in pencil and ink. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: May 1827- June 1827

Notebook No.5, July 1827- August 1827

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/5
Scope and Contents This notebook, of worn brown leather, contains geological notes and observations likely written from Lyell's reading papers and journals. Some notes on the law profession. The cover reads 'Inside. D. July 1927' in large script. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's...
Dates: July 1827- August 1827

Notebook No.25, May 1829- May 1829

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/25
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Lyell's notes from travels in and around Bradford, in May 1829. Lyell's writing stops at p. 30, save for an index on p 109, which is transcribed below. It features an illustration on p 4, 'Sandy Hill', p. 8 'Castle mills', and notes on Bedford alluvium. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: May 1829- May 1829

Notebook No.28, July 1829- July 1829

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/28
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes, sketches, and hasty descriptions on Norfolk geology and submarine currents. On the front cover is written the number 3, and Index is glued to the back cover. The contents are mostly artistic sketches within some hasty descriptions. Pencil and ink. Spine is highly fragile. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook,...
Dates: July 1829- July 1829

Notebook No.40, March 1831- May 1831

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/40
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from a visit to Horsham, Hastings, Lewes. Notes are primarily made in pencil with sketches. The front cover is labeled March 1831. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have...
Dates: March 1831- May 1831

Notebook No.44, January 1832- June 1832

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/44
Scope and Contents This brown Leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's aide de memoires (to-do lists), notes with mentions of Kinnordy, mathematical calculations, sketches, reviews of articles. The front cover reads "Jan[uary] 1832", and the index is adhered to the back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform...
Dates: January 1832- June 1832

Notebook No.53, May 1834- May 1834

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/53
Scope and Contents Red leather notebook, cover reads "Sweden, May 1834". The contents include lists of books, packing lists, geological observations with small and large sketches. p.23 - List of clothing to pack; p.105 - Strata in Taleren Notes are made in pencil with some ink edits or additions and are notes often only on one side of a page. The index is pasted to the back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index",...
Dates: May 1834- May 1834

Notebook No.67, July 1837- August 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/67
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains notes by Lyell on works by others on shells, fossils, chalk in a variety of localities. Dr. Beck features in Lyell's notes, including his notes on the latest edition of Principles of Geology. Notes are made primarily in pencil with amendments made in ink. The front cover reads "Copenhagen, July + August 1837, Index p. 117". The back cover is blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied...
Dates: July 1837- August 1837

Notebook No.72, 9 August 1838- September 1838

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/72
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook include Charles Lyell's geological observations, sketches, some essays with queries, diary entry from August 29th 1838 from Kinnordy about the length and publication of Principles of Geology and Elements of Geology. The index is p. 139,140, and inside back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital...
Dates: 9 August 1838- September 1838

Notebook No.82, 12 July 1840-29 July 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/82
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains notes by Lyell during travels in France. Notes are a mix of field notes in pencil and ink, and include lists of fossils and specimens, multiple blank pages, and some sketches. The index is on p.113-116, and both covers are blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the...
Dates: 12 July 1840-29 July 1840