Lake Superior, Michigan, USA
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = Charles Lyell Project 2020
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler sub-series consists of:
- 40 letters, alphabetically arranged (1845-1901)
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton discussing the fossiliferous Upper Cambrian metamorphosed sandstone shales found at Lake Superior and the Grand Canyon. At Lake Superior these beds overlie 1400 feet of unfossiliferous sandstone and shale, interspersed with layers of copper bearing metamorphosed volcanic ash. These are the same as the Huronian metamorphic beds at Lake Huron which are possibly of the Lower Cambrian age due to an unconformity (as identified by Alfred...
Dates: 05 May 1883
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This notebook is written primarily in ink. Subjects include scholarship and university arrangements in other nations, religion, and notes on recent geological discoveries. on page 121 there is a list of ch[apters], indexed as 'essays' indicating Lyell's notes on his proposed book. Three pages are missing. 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: 1826- 1826
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