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Virginia (United States)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cowboy Lassoed by Cupid, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2124
Scope and Contents Photograph of Sir Genille Cave-Browne-Cave, the 'Cowboy Baronet' on his horse twirling a lasso in the early 20th century. The text beneath the image notes that he is to be married to a Florence Boltwood of London who he met at a Salvation Army meeting in Virginia and that he is a champion roper of steers.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Eighth Virginia Woman's Forum, 1956

 Sub-Series
Identifier: BAI 1/17/41
Scope and Contents Programme and cuttings relating to the Eighth Virginia Woman's Forum, at which John Baillie delivered a lecture.
Dates: 1956

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.114, 7 October 1843- January 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/114
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from his travels through Scotland (started in previous notebook, Number 113) and return to London. On the 14th December he is with Darwin. It is dated October 7, 1843 to January 1844. Notes are in pencil and ink.The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-116. Page 48 lists the ‘state of the M.S. Notebooks and seems to refer to a review – perhaps creating the index? - of the Scientific Notebooks 94 to 96 as well as...
Dates: 7 October 1843- January 1844

Notebook No.116, May 1844-11 June 1844

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/116
Scope and Contents The notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from May to June 11th 1844 while in London. It then continues through June 13th to July 27th in Scotland. Much of the content is about an upcoming trip to the United States - and also covers research on Canada. Notes are in penci and ink. The notebook index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 112-115. Pages 67-72 is an Essay on the 'Constitution of the United States'. Lyell's own index Index...
Dates: May 1844-11 June 1844