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Montreal (Quebec, Canada)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Farm in West Montreal, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/878
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a farm in West Montreal, [Quebec, Canada] in the early 20th century. Farm buildings are in the background with cattle grazing in a field in the foreground.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton, 05 May 1883

Identifier: Coll-74/11/5/14
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Capt Clarence Edward Dutton discussing the fossiliferous Upper Cambrian metamorphosed sandstone shales found at Lake Superior and the Grand Canyon. At Lake Superior these beds overlie 1400 feet of unfossiliferous sandstone and shale, interspersed with layers of copper bearing metamorphosed volcanic ash. These are the same as the Huronian metamorphic beds at Lake Huron which are possibly of the Lower Cambrian age due to an unconformity (as identified by...
Dates: 05 May 1883

Notebook No.102, June 1842- June 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/102
Scope and Contents This red leather notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Toronto, Ontario; Kingston, Ontario; Gananoque, Quebec; Montreal, Quebec; Burlington, Vermont. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries, as well as comparisons to other geological phenomena. The index is located at the back of the notebook. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index",...
Dates: June 1842- June 1842

Notebook No.104, August 1842- September 1842

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 4: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/104
Scope and Contents Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the return to London. Lyell's Own Index N[umber] 104. Index. Aug[ust]. and Sept[ember]. 1842. Nova Scotia and London. p. 3, Dickson’s Mills vertical Coal plants p. 8, - [Dickson’s Mills] section at p. 3 Bird tracks, recent p. 3, 4, 10, 58 Joggins, fossil trees p. 3 - [Joggins] shells p. 45 - [Joggins] lowest bed reddest p. 58 - [Joggins] thickness of Coal...
Dates: August 1842- September 1842