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Canary Islands

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Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Notes and Indices, October 1854

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 1-27
Scope and Contents Packet of notes, marked Madeira B: MS [manuscript] Notes with Hartung October 1854 MS Index to Dana Features original sketches of geological features by Lyell, including vents of a volcano, similar to that of Arran in Notebook 62 - and notes relating to articles [Lyell creates an 'index' to the articles for reference]. Notes on Dana's paper [referred to as Canary Isles and Madeira paper, actual title not given] Covers Origins of Caldera of Palma. Index...
Dates: October 1854

Notes on Canaries & Madeira with Hartung, May - June 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 59-76
Scope and Contents

Notes - including sketches - of a visit to the Canary Isles and Madeira with Georg Hartung, to look at the geological formations caused by volcanoes on the islands. TNotes on trip to Lanzarote and Fuerteventura with James Tennant to look at minerals. Index of notes on Madeira & the Canaries with G. Hartung. May-June 1855 - also refers to page numbers in Notebook 203.

Dates: May - June 1855

Notes on Grand Canary & Madeira, Porta Santa shells and lists of shells, 30 November 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 165-168
Scope and Contents

Notes on shells and fossils, 30 November 1855, headed with the title 'Brit[ish] Museum' indicating they were observed there, rather than on the island itself.

Dates: 30 November 1855

Notes Porto Santo Beach shells, and Grand Canary, 3-7 December 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 173-184
Scope and Contents

Notes titled 'Brit[ish] Museum indicating shells were held there.
Lists of shells found on a beach on Porto Santo, also notes where else they are found or whether extinct.
Grand Canary shells including lists that are extinct and extant, 3-7 December 1855.

Dates: 3-7 December 1855

Papers of John Abercromby, 5th Lord Abercromby of Aboukir and Tullibody

Identifier: Coll-55
Scope and Contents The collection holds a 19th century Irish manuscript with covering letter dated 1884. There are a large number of letters and postcards spanning the years 1881 to 1916. The collection also consists of notebooks on archaeological, philological and linguistic topics; drawings of archaeological artefacts; bundles of studies for The Pre- and Proto-Historic Finns; material on the tabulation of Finnish folk tales; printed items, notes, photographs of the Canary Islands; material including...
Dates: before 1881-1916