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Appalachian Mountains

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Lectures on American geological history, c1879

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/6/4
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.
Dates: c1879

Notebook No.94, October 1841- December 1841

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/94
Scope and Contents This notebook contains field and travel notes by Charles Lyell while in North America, traveling between Philadelphia and Boston. There are multiple sketches and sections of geological formations, notes of lecture tickets and items 'to do' on certain dates, notes referring to lectures attended, and items borrowed. 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,...
Dates: October 1841- December 1841

Notebook No.99, April 1842- May 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/99
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook with green edged pages contains Charles Lyell's diverse notes from his travels through New England - Baltimore - Harpers Ferry - Cumberland Gap. Notes are in pencil and ink and are daily journal entries, lists, small and large sketches, and observations. The index is located at the back of the notebook. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of...
Dates: April 1842- May 1842