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Vesuvius (Italy)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists, 1878-1907

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/1
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: American geologists sub-series consists of:


  1. 67 letters and postcards, alphabetically arranged (1878-1907).
Dates: 1878-1907

General view of the Forum with the Temple of Jupiter. Vesuvius in the distance, September 1851

 Item
Identifier: Coll-20/1/8/15
Scope and Contents

hotograph of general view of the Forum with the Temple of Jupiter and Vesuvius in the distance, Pompeii, Sep [18]51.

Dates: September 1851

[House of Pansa from the street. Pompeii...], September 1851

 Item
Identifier: Coll-20/1/8/7
Scope and Contents

Photograph of House of Pansa from the street, Pompeii with Vesuvius in the distance.

Dates: September 1851

Index Book, Notes for paper on modern lavas of Vesuvius & Etna, January 1858

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/A5/14
Scope and Contents

Introduced on page 1 as 'Note Book for paper on Etna & Vesuvius & structure of modern lavas. Refers to Scientific Notebooks 226-229, and then 230-231, with notes with page reference on the contents of these notebooks as well as to Lyell's reading on the subject amd drawings.

Dates: January 1858

Manuscript Papers relating to Published Works, c1840-c1855

 Series — Box Lyell Temp Box 3.14: Series Coll-203/B18; Series Coll-203/B17
Identifier: Coll-203/B18
Scope and Contents Contains extensive autograph manuscript drafts of texts, with cancellations, revisions and additions, and loose illustrative plates and maps: 'On the Geology of some parts of Madeira' by Sir Charles Lyell. Notes on text about Las Palmas, Canary Islands. Index to Notebook 195. Original packaging 'Original Geological MS Notes of Sir Charles Lyell (Lady Lyell preserved these - as she was...
Dates: c1840-c1855

Notebook No.18, 31 October 1828-15 November 1828

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/18
Scope and Contents This brown leather notebook covers Lyell's activity from Ishcia to Naples. It contains geological notes on Herculaneum, Pompeii, Versuvius; Notes on William Hamilton on great earthquakes in Calabria in 1782; 'Differences between geologist and ordinary observer'; 'Partial activity in the agents of change'; 'Migration'. The front cover plate reads "No 5 Italy 1828 Ischia to Naples Oct 31st to Nov. 15th." The following table of contents is...
Dates: 31 October 1828-15 November 1828

[The Peristylum, surrounded with colonnade & Impluvium of the house of Pansa...], September 1851

 Item
Identifier: Coll-20/1/8/6
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the Peristylum, surrounded with colonnade & Impluvium of the House of Pansa. In the background are the gardens behind & Vesuvius. Pompeii.

Dates: September 1851