Weald, The (England)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.14: Series Coll-203/B18; Series Coll-203/B17
Scope and Contents Contains extensive autograph manuscript drafts of texts, with cancels, revisions and additions, with illustrative plates and maps: 1. 'On the Geology of some parts of Madeira' by Sir Charles Lyell. Notes on text about Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Index to Notebook 195. 2. Original packaging 'Original Geological MS Notes of Sir Charles Lyell (Lady Lyell preserved these - as she was asked at times for autographs, and as time advances, they may be still more valuable)'. Portion of the...
Dates: c. 1840 - c. 1855
Scope and Contents This notebook is complete, written by Lyell in ink, and featuring diverse subjects like fine art, museums, education, reform, and notes on geological advancements from Europe. 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, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have been expanded...
Dates: 1825- 1826
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 2: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from a visit to Horsham, Hastings, Lewes. Notes are primarily made in pencil with sketches. The front cover is labeled March 1831. 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, Lyell's abbreviations and contractions have...
Dates: March 1831- May 1831
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century