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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph letter signed from Christian VIII of Denmark to Charles Lyell, with a lithograph portrait, 31 May [1834]; 1835; 15 October 1836

 Item — Box CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0065
Scope and Contents This is an autograph letter signed, in French, sent from Christian VIII of Denmark to Sir Charles Lyell, dated 15 October 1836, Copenhagen. It concerns Lyell's research in Denmark and the Prince's collection of fossile molluscs. There is also a 1 page letter on behalf of Prince Christian Frederick dated 31 May [1834] and a lithograph portrait of Christian VIII / Christian Frederick from 1835."J’ai reçue quoique tard, au mois de Juillet, la lettre que Vous m’avez adressée en date du 8...
Dates: 31 May [1834]; 1835; 15 October 1836

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Samuel Pickworth Woodward, 19 February 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 237-239
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from Samuel Pickworth Woodward in reply to a letter which proffered some comments and criticism on Woodward's book [Manual of the Mollusca]. In this letter, Woodward covers several topics including: sub-genera of land shells which were of geographical interest but only 10% of their names appear in Woodward's index as he believes their value has yet to be discovered. States that if he was mislead regarding "Holsace" he was misled...
Dates: 19 February 1856

Miscellaneous Papers, 1852-1864

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 1.22 (Formerly Gen 119): Series Coll-203/5 (Lyell 5); Series Coll-203/6 (Lyell 6); Series Coll-203/7 (lyell 7); Series Coll-203/8 (Lyell 8)
Identifier: Coll-203/7 (lyell 7)
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous Papers consists of:
  1. address by Sir Charles Lyell on Charles Darwin receiving the Copley Medal (1864)
  2. list of mollusca by Searles Valentine Wood
  3. translation of extracts from the letters of F Hoffman
  4. note of a lecture by Sir Charles Lyell given in Boston (1852)
Dates: 1852-1864

Notebook No.56, 20 May 1835-17 April 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/56
Scope and Contents This black leather notebook contains Lyell's notes on discussions with Richard Owen and William Lonsdale. Subjects are highly diverse and notes are made predominantly in ink. The index is organised pages related to dicussion with Owen and Lonsdale and is written in the last few pages of the book. The front cover is 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...
Dates: 20 May 1835-17 April 1837

Notebook No.68, August 1837- September 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/68
Scope and Contents This black and red marbled paper covered notebook contains Lyell's notes from Copenhagen to Paris, focusing on scholarship of shells from notable colleagues. The index is located in the last pages of the notebook, p. 119-121, and the address index is written in the inside cover. The front cover plate reads "No. 68, E, Charles Lyell, Aug[ust]-Sept[ember] 1837, Copenhagen to Paris, Index p. 119". The following table of contents is Lyell's own words,...
Dates: August 1837- September 1837

Notebook No.103 - ABSENT, July 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/103
Scope and Contents This notebook is absent from Lyell's original run of 266 Scientific notebooks. Through the work of Leonard G. Wilson, copies have been identified, digitised and will be available via the Charles Lyell website (estimated to be live end of March 2024). The copies have been used to create this catalogue entry. This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from mid to late July of 1842 starting en route from Montreal to Boston. He then takes the Caledonia steamer from Boston to Nova...
Dates: July 1842