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Mollusks

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

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Christian VIII of Denmark, 31 May [1834]; 1835; 15 October 1836

 File
Identifier: Coll-1989/15
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...
Dates: 31 May [1834]; 1835; 15 October 1836

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

 Item
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...
Dates: 19 February 1856

Miscellaneous Papers, 1831-1864

 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: Address by Sir Charles Lyell on Charles Darwin receiving the Copley Medal (1864) List of mollusca by Searles Valentine Wood WIth a note titled 'Prof. Hoffmann on Palermo Caves etc. and translation’ there are pages from Chapter 2, Auszuge aus Briefen des Hrn. Professor Fr. Hoffmann [translated as 'Excerpts from Letters of Professor Fr....
Dates: 1831-1864

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...
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...
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, and 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 Scotia. The majority of this notebook contains geologic observations of places in Nova Scotia such as Halifax, Windsor,...
Dates: July 1842

Notebook No.140, 5 April 1846-14 April 1846

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/140
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from April 5th to April 14, 1846. The notebook starts in Louisville, Kentucky as Lyell travels north along the Ohio River in the steamer Ben Franklin, arriving in Cincinnati on April 7th. On April 13th Lyell resumed travel up the Ohio River, bound for Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. The index is located in the back of the notebook on eight unnumbered pages. Notes are in pencil and ink.Content warning: Lyell uses his...
Dates: 5 April 1846-14 April 1846