Skip to main content

Scandinavia

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

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from Alfred Elis Törnebohm, 1883-1902

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/8
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Alfred Elis Törnebohm sub-series consists of:
  1. letters (with enclosed diagrams, maps and a photograph), chronologically arranged (1883-1902)
Dates: 1883-1902

Correspondence from Karl August Lossen, 1882-1889

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/13
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from sub-series consists of:
  1. 5 letters, chronologically arranged (1882-1889)
Dates: 1882-1889

Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/7/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.
Dates: 1884

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Dates: 1886

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.3, 1826- 1826

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/3
Scope and Contents This notebook is written primarily in ink. Subjects include scholarship and unviersity arrangments in other nations, religion, and notes on recent geological discoveries. Three pages are missing. 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...
Dates: 1826- 1826

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/9/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century

Song entitled 'An Ridire Leoid', nd

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/28
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'An Ridire Leoid' beginning 'La bha Ridire Leoid, An criochan Lochlann nan ceol caon'. The song is composed of fifty-eight lines, arranged as fifteen verses of four lines each, although the fifth verse has two lines missing. An introductory note reads 'Mar a thainig Leod a Lochlann gu Albain' [How Leod came from Norway/Scandinavia to Scotland].
Dates: nd