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Human Beings

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

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Notes for lectures given in Dublin, late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-74/9/2
Scope and Contents Notes for 2 lectures given in Dublin. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the evolution of scenery around the British Isles. He looked particularly at those elements formed by erosion, such as river valleys, using many locations as examples. He also looked at the formation of tablelands and other geological features and how these have impacted on the people and society in the localities.
Dates: late 19th century

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-74/9/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century

Printed Papers, c1829-1864

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.23 (Formerly Gen 119): Series Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8); Series Coll-203/9 (Lyell 9)
Identifier: Coll-203/9 (Lyell 9)
Scope and Contents Printed Papers consists of: address delivered by Sir Charles Lyell at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London (1836) Lithology of the Environs of Edinburgh by Dr Fleming (1856-1857) Biographical notice of Sir Charles Lyell as President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1864) press cutting of letter from Sir Charles...
Dates: c1829-1864

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

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Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...
Dates: 1881

Skeletons of Horse and Man, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1901
Scope and Contents Illustration of a horse and a human skeleton 'in motion'.
Dates: 1870s-1930s