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Earthquakes

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

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

7 x Diaries of James Tennant and Sheena Kendall written - 1919-1924 - while in Japan and describing the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1746
Content Description 7 x diary volumes, bound by Asprey in dark green morocco, titles to spines and front boards gilt. Each volume with one page per day and additional blank pages at the rear.The 7 x diary volumes, taken as a whole, present a vivid, evocative and informative picture of the life of the British expatriate merchant community in Japan in the period immediately following the First World War, brutally interrupted by the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1 September 1923. The 1923 diary entries of father...
Dates: 1919 - 1924

Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir George Howard Darwin to Peter Martin Duncan, 1867-1899

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/14
Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Sir George Howard Darwin to Peter Martin Duncan sub-series consists of:
  1. 74 letters to Sir Archibald Geikie, alphabetically arranged (1867-1899)
Dates: 1867-1899

Notebook No.7, December 1827- March 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/7
Scope and Contents This noteboook contains gostly geological notes; lists of books to be read. Features a passage on respect for human opinions. 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 been expanded using brackets []. When writing is unclear, and...
Dates: December 1827- March 1828

Notebook No.12, 30 June 1828-21 July 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/12
Scope and Contents This notebook, of natural red leather, contains journal style entries in Lyell's hand with illustrations, mostly of mountain ranges, extinct volcanoes. Direction of handwriting changes, and is pencil and ink. The cover reads "No 5 France Issoire, by Puy en Velay, to Montelinart. June 30th to July 21 1828". 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: 30 June 1828-21 July 1828

Notebook No.15, 14 September 1828-9 October 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/15
Scope and Contents This notebook, with marbled brown covers, documents Lyell's trip from Verona to Florence, Italy. It includes geological notes, discussion on the object of geology; Action of Earthquakes; Modern causes; observation on the Colours of fossil shells, sketches of maps and routes, Breccia and shells, Hippopotamus jaw 160, illustration. The front cover plate is titled; "No 2 Italy 1828. Verona Sept 14th, Florence Oct 9th." The following table of contents...
Dates: 14 September 1828-9 October 1828

Notebook No.17, 16 October 1828-30 October 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/17
Scope and Contents This brown marble notebook was kept during Lyell's trip from, Radicofani to Ischia. Notes were made mostly in pencil, drawn over with ink in faint spots, and writing is often only on one side of the page. There are many illustrations with descriptions. Buckland is mentioned on p. 110, Voltaire on p. 163. 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: 16 October 1828-30 October 1828

Notebook No.36, 18 August 1830-31 August 1830

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/36
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains pencil notes, sketches with labels, artistic sketches, long form essays on geological phenomena, mostly focused on the Pyrenees region and the Canary Islands. 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...
Dates: 18 August 1830-31 August 1830

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.52, October 1833- March 1834

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/52
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Lyell's notes, queries, and references to other works and geologists. The notebook also contains sketches, and notes are 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 Transkribus. When known, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have been expanded...
Dates: October 1833- March 1834

Notebook No.79, 21 October 1839- February 1840

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/79
Scope and Contents This dark leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes in pencil and ink, field notes, thinking and 'to do' lists. There are many references to Darwin; 'Elements' published. Index is in written in alphabetical order at the back of the notebook. The front and back 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...
Dates: 21 October 1839- February 1840