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 Subject
Subject Source: Nahste

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
Scope and Contents Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.

Correspondence: Albert Auguste De Lapparent to Charles Lapworth, 1873-1911

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/11
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: Albert Auguste de Lapparent to Charles Lapworth sub-series consists of:
  1. 38 letters, alphabetically arranged (1873-1911)

Correspondence: from Duncan M Irvine to Alfred John Jukes-Browne, 1865-1899

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/7
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: from Duncan M Irvine to Alfred John Jukes-Browne sub-series consists of:
  1. 44 letters, alphabetically arranged (1865-1899)

Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family, 1864-1871

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/8
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family series consists of:
  1. 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1864-1871)

Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler, 1845-1901

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/18
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: John Phillips to Frederick William Rudler sub-series consists of:
  1. 40 letters, alphabetically arranged (1845-1901)

Geological Survey notebook 'T', 1877

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/1/1
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of various parts of Scotland, including Stonehaven, Pentland, Nairn and the Braid Hills. Geological features include curved silurian and old red sandstone.

Geological Survey notebook 'U', 1875-1876

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Identifier: Coll-74/1/2
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology of various parts of Scotland, including Pitlochry, Dalwhinnie, Glencoe, the Caledonian Canal, Shetland, Inverness and Aberdeen. Geological features include silurian and gravel.

Lecture on 'The Materials of the Land', c1879

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Identifier: Coll-74/6/5
Scope and Contents Lecture on the materials the land is composed of and their origins, including types of rocks and volcanic activity.

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

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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.

Lecture text: 'Lecture I', c1879

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Identifier: Coll-74/6/6
Scope and Contents Text of lecture looking at geological themes, such as landscape, physical geography, the formation of continents, types of rock and volcanic activity, and relating them to such subjects as the relationship between man and nature, mythology, history and religion.