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Iceland

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

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and Icelandic material collected by Charles F. Scott

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1501
Scope and Contents The material bequeathed by Charles F. Scott to Edinburgh University Library (along with a number of book/journal items) is composed of: Correspondence and other items: Letter to Scott, from Landsbokasafn Islands, Reykjavik 12 April 1966, referring to his article on libraries in Iceland Postcard from Neskaupstad, 2 January 1968, to Mr and Mrs C.F. Scott, London, with message in...
Dates: 1960-2006

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Scandanavian and Danish geologists, 1876-1906

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/2
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Scandanavian and Danish geologists sub-series includes letters from:
  1. Waldemar Christofer Brögger (1889-1902)
  2. Alfred Gabriel Nathorst (1882-1904)
  3. Hans Henrik Reusch (1880-1906)
  4. Jakob Johannes Sederholm (1899-1906)
  5. Thorvaldur Thoroddsen (1896-1906)
Dates: 1876-1906

J. Sigurjonson [Johann Sigurjonsson?] On Iceland Pony, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2287
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man, J. Sigurjonson, riding an Iceland pony in a field in the early 20th century. Possibly this is Johann Sigurjonsson (1880-1919), the Icelandic playwright and poet.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

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

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 6 November 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 586-587
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the temperature of Iceland in the glacial epoch and at the time this letter was written and how it is affected by season, position of the island and the presence of the Gulf Stream, 6 November 1865.
Dates: 6 November 1865

Notebook No.29, July 1829- July 1829

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/29
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains geological notes on Scottish and Yorkshire geology, Edinburgh and Forfarshire, Newcastle and York. The index is adhered to the back cover, the front cover reads 2.4. The two has been struck through. 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,...
Dates: July 1829- July 1829

Notebook No.53, May 1834- May 1834

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/53
Scope and Contents Red leather notebook, cover reads "Sweden, May 1834". The contents include lists of books, packing lists, geological observations with small and large sketches. p.23 - List of clothing to pack; p.105 - Strata in Taleren Notes are made in pencil with some ink edits or additions and are notes often only on one side of a page. The index is pasted to the back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index",...
Dates: May 1834- May 1834

Notebook No.66, July 1837- July 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/66
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains Lyell's notes from his trip to Norway in July 1837. Notes are primarily in pencil with ink amendments and sketches in margins. Reference to Keilhau is likely Baltazar Mathias Keilhau, the father of modern geology in Norway. A list of "shells received" on p. 66. Front cover reads "C. Norway July 1837 - Index p. 147"; the back cover is blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from...
Dates: July 1837- July 1837

Notebook No.67, July 1837- August 1837

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/67
Scope and Contents This green leather notebook contains notes by Lyell on works by others on shells, fossils, chalk in a variety of localities. Dr. Beck features in Lyell's notes, including his notes on the latest edition of Principles of Geology. Notes are made primarily in pencil with amendments made in ink. The front cover reads "Copenhagen, July + August 1837, Index p. 117". The back cover is blank. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied...
Dates: July 1837- August 1837