Subject Source: Local sources
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Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: John Geddes to J Gosselet sub-series consists of:
- 43 letters, alphabetically arranged (1869-1909)
Scope and Contents Photographs from the Daily Mirror in the early 20th century from an article, 'Buried Sheep Which Breathe Through Holes in Snowdrifts in the Peak'. The four photographs show: a dog digging out the sheep; a farmer's wife digging out the sheep; the farmer's wife uncovering a Gritstone sheep and a farmer and his wife leading back the rescued sheep.
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Hon. M. H. Cochrane's cattle sale at Windermere, England in 1877. Shows a large field with trees, hills and a marquee in the background with people and cattle in the foreground.
Scope and Contents Photograph of an orchard in Borrowdale, Cumbria, England in the early 20th century.
Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...