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Clay

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

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
Scope and Contents Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.
Dates: c1879

Alfalfa Roots 5 1/2 Feet Deep in Hard Clay, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3300
Scope and Contents Photograph of a cross-section of earth showing alfalfa roots growing 5 1/2 feet deep in hard clay.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Diary of time spent on Arran, 1851

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Identifier: Coll-74/2/1
Scope and Contents A diary account of observations made by Sir Archibald Geikie during his trip to Arran in 1851. He includes an analysis of the geology of the area: clay deposits, gravel formation and marine terraces amongst others. Geikie also describes the people and the communities they lived in, particularly the villages of Brodick, Corrie and Lamlash.
Dates: 1851

Geological Survey notebook 'W W', 1897

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/1/9
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of Ireland and Lowland Scotland, particularly Fife and the Ochills, and also of the Isle of Man. References are made to crystalline rocks at Donegal, clays at Sligo and Elie, shale at Dura Den and Blebo (both Fife) and marine terraces at Kincraig (near Elie).
Dates: 1897

Index to 'What is the relative age of boulder clay on the shores of the Firth of Forth', by J Castle, 1839

 Item
Identifier: Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.6
Scope and Contents Index to J Castle's paper 'What is the relative age of boulder clay on the shores of the Firth of Forth' (Coll-43 ::: MS 2935.4).
Dates: 1839

Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black, 30 May 1775

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/I/83-84
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black about the properties of clay and suggesting Black should lecture on agriculture.
Dates: 30 May 1775

Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black, 05 September 1775

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Identifier: Coll-16/I/85
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black about the properties of clay (with notes by Black).
Dates: 05 September 1775

Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black, 05 September 1775

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Identifier: Coll-16/I/86
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Kames to Joseph Black about clay and ploughing (with draft reply by Black).
Dates: 05 September 1775

Notebook No.34, 26 July 1830-4 August 1830

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/34
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains geological observations in pencil, and detailed sketches of mountain ranges. The cover is blank, and the index is a page adhered to the back cover. 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...
Dates: 26 July 1830-4 August 1830

Notebook No.51, August 1833- September 1833

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/51
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains geological descriptions, identifications, daily logs, and sketches from field trips in Prussia and Bavaria. Notes are made primarily in pencil. The cover reads August 1833, and the Index is pasted to the back cover. 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: August 1833- September 1833