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Fossil Coral

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie, cAugust 1855

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/67
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie asking him if he could swap a sample of a fossil Ashea from the Isle of Skye with him as he would like to compare it with those he is familiar with from the south of England. He offers a variety of other fossils which he could swap, including some crustaceans. He remarks that he would also like some specimens of old red fish fossils from Scotland. He tells Geikie that he will shortly be submitting a paper concerning corals in lias to the Edinburgh...
Dates: cAugust 1855

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie, cAugust 1855

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/68
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie thanking him for the offer of a liassic (or jurassic) coral fossil and arranging carriage of it. He tells Geikie that he will be reading a paper regarding these at the next Chiltern branch meeting of the British Association for the advancement of science, which is where most of his fossils originate. He asks Geikie if he knows of any collector who could furnish him with some old red fish fossils and offers to show Geikie his collection if he is ever...
Dates: cAugust 1855

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie, 03 October 1856

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/69
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie discussing the differences between Scottish and English lias formations (jurassic). He concludes that corals found in the Scottish lias are from lower levels in the series than those from Gloucestershire and Worcestershire where the outlines of old coral reefs can be seen on the surface, and fossil coral can be picked up in fields and at the side of the road. He sends some references concerning the subject, offers to send some local fossils, and...
Dates: 03 October 1856

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie, 20 September 1856

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/70
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from PB Brodie discussing differences between the liass formations (jurassic) in Gloucestershire and Skye. He reports that there is no sandstone in Gloustershire. He describes some fossils he has found and a liassic reef covered with grass. He reports that he will be sending some specimens to the Museum of Economic Geology and would appreciate any samples which Geikie could spare. He adds a post script that he has lost a ticket sent by Geikie and requests a...
Dates: 20 September 1856

Notebook No.107, 2 March 1843- 22 May 1843

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/107
Scope and Contents Notes, many on American geology, thoughts on theories of Geologists Henry Woodward, W. Morris, and the inventor Charles Babbage, expenses related to future lectures, and plans to go to Cork, Ireland. This index is not in Lyell's own words, but is notes from working with the notebook in the process of cataloguing. A complete index in Lyell's own words will be published in due course. Index p. 4, Nova...
Dates: 2 March 1843- 22 May 1843