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Theory of Evolution

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.64, 8 April 1837- June 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/64
Scope and Contents Of dark green leather, this notebook contains Charles Lyell's thoughts and observations while on a trip to Copenhagen with his wife Mary Lyell. On the front cover is written "London - Copenhagen April to June 1837 A". In the inside cover Lyell's address is written; "Mr C Lyell 16 Hart Street Bloomsbury Square". Contents include lists of queries and views held by specific individuals, observations in prose, and sketch illustrations. The notebook is written in red and black ink and...
Dates: 8 April 1837- June 1837

Scientific Notebooks, 1825-1874

 Series
Identifier: Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents Lyell's series of Scientific notebooks begins 1825 and continues until November 1874, just a few months before his death in February 1875. Lyell used these notebooks to record his fieldwork, travels, companions, queries, lists of memorandums, correspondance and publishing work. Content warning:Lyell uses his Scientific notebooks to gather evidence, based on both his own observation, by reviewing other people's works, by correspondence, asking questions and analyses....
Dates: 1825-1874

Some of the papers read before the Edinburgh Geological Society, 1863-1864

 Series — Volume MS 2934.2: Series Coll-43/8
Identifier: Coll-43/8
Scope and Contents

Publications and printed items consist of:


  1. 1 volume containing 9 papers
Dates: 1863-1864

Translation of a letter from Gaetano Gemmellaro, 1850s

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Identifier: Coll-203/4/29
Scope and Contents

Translation of a letter from Gaetano Gemmellaro concerning the gradual elevation of the coast of Sicily, the inclination of lava flows, the origin of the Balzo D'Aci which he thinks was affected by an Earthquake and fossil shells found in the Pleistocene beds of Cefali, Sematica and other places in Sicily by himself, Phillipi and Professor Aradas. 1850s.

Dates: 1850s