Edinburgh -- Scotland
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Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family series consists of:
- 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1864-1871)
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler sub-series consists of:
- 40 letters, alphabetically arranged (1845-1901)
Scope and Contents Syllabus for a series of lectures given by 5 scientists at the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art during 1867-1868. They were: Sir Lyon Playfair (Chemistry), George James Allman (Natural History), Sir Archibald Geikie (Geology), Edward Sang (Natural Philosophy), and John Hutton Balfour (Botany).
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of parts of Scotland (including Edinburgh, Arran, Mull and Islay) of parts of England and also of Pomeroy, Ireland. References are made to Plymouth limestone, Skye granite, toadstones in Derbyshire and papers on raised beaches at Loch Carron.
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Scope and Contents Colour-coded geological map of Edinburgh and part of Midlothian, from a survey of or prior to 1859 by Sir Archibald Geikie and Henry Hyatt Howell as part of the Geological Survey of Great Britain.
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from A Bachellery thanking Geikie for letters of introduction to a number of geologists. He reports that these introductions had led to successful geological tours while he was visiting Great Britain.
Dates: 22 July 1898
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan asking him to send a copy of his ['Memoirs of Edward Forbes'], to date, to the printer Thomas Constable to enable them to make an estimate. He reports that he is leaving for Arran that Wednesday and will make a trip to Edinburgh if required.
Dates: 30 July 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Edward William Binney telling Geikie that the forthcoming geological map and cross section of the Edinburgh and Linlithgow coal field will be a useful addition to the geological literature.
Dates: 14 April 1879
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from George James Allman telling him that his paper on the Trap Rocks of Scotland will be accepted for the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh once he has undertaken the additions which he indicated he intends to make.
Dates: 17 November 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from George James Allman telling him that his paper on the Trap Rocks of Scotland is of sufficient quality to publish in the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh without the additions he was planning, if that is what he wishes.
Dates: 23 November 1860