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Scope and Contents The Correspondence: John Edward Marr to C Neaves sub-series consists of:
- 54 letters, alphabetically arranged (1852-1899)
Scope and Contents Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.
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.
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Laurent Guillaume de Koninck congratulating him on being nominated into a certain academy in Belgium.
Dates: 03 January 1873
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
Scope and Contents Photograph from a newspaper during World War I entitled, 'A Well-Earned Meal' showing a small group of 'Belgian soldiers feeding their dogs by the roadside. These animals are very strong and can draw quite heavy carts without any difficulty.'