Sir Charles Lyell correspondence, 1811-1882 1811-1882

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Sir Charles Lyell correspondence, 1811-1882, 1811-1882

Sir Charles Lyell correspondence, 1811-1882 1811-1882

From negative microfilm held by Dr. Leonard G. Wilson, the collection consists mostly of incoming correspondence from English and American scientists, with a small section of correspondence from Lyell.

10.0 Microfilm reel(s)

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Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875

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Sir Charles Lyell, first baronet, (1797-1875, APS, 1842) was a geologist and lawyer, whose Principles of Geology explained “former changes of the earth’s surface” by means of “modern causes.” Critical of the “catastrophist” views of many contemporary geologists, Lyell considered the earth “a system of balanced antagonistic processes,” a theory later described as uniformitarian. Although he rejected Jean Baptiste Lamarck’s theory of species mutability early in his career, later he favorabl...

Milne-Home, David, 1805-1890

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English cleric William Buckland worked as a geologist and vertebrate paleontologist. The first Reader of Geology, University of Oxford (from 1819), Buckland is most noted as the scientific discoverer of dinosaurs. From the guide to the William Buckland papers, 1817-1848, 1817-1848, (American Philosophical Society) Epithet: of Milne Graden British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x000224 ...

Wood, Searles

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Hopkins, William

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Epithet: geologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x000184 ...

Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859

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1800-1819 Served the Dutch and British in Java, Sumatra, and Banka; 1836-1859 Keeper of the India Museum. Epithet: naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0002ad ...

Judd, John W. (John Wesley), 1840-1916

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Epithet: geologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001085.0x0000a0 Born Portsmouth, 1840; educated Camberwell, Royal School of Mines; Geological Survey of England and Wales, 1867-1870; Inspector of Schools, 1871; President of the Geological Society, 1887-1888; Professor of Geology, 1876-1905; CB, 1895; Dean of the Royal College of Science, 1895-1905; Emeritus Professor of Geology, Imperial College,...

Whewell, William, 1794-1866

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Hunt, Thomas Sterry, 1826-1892

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Chemist and geologist. From the description of Letter of Thomas Sterry Hunt, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451083 ...

Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864

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Geologist and college president, of Amherst, Mass. From the description of Edward Hitchcock letter, 1854 Jan. 5. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71129604 American geologist; president of Amherst College. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Amherst, to an unidentified recipient, 1850 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606027 Edward Hitchcock was an eminent 19th-century scientist, minister and educator; pri...

Whitney, J.D. (Josiah Dwight), 1819-1896

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Born in Northampton, Mass., Nov. 23, 1819, son of Josiah Dwight and Sarah (Williston) , grad. Yale 1839, read law 1841, traveled and studied in France, Germany, Italy, 1842-45, worked survey of mineral lands of Northern Peninsula of Mich., 1847-49, Ia. State Chemist Ill. State Survey, Geologist of Cal., 1860-74, opened Harvard School of Mines, 1868, elected to Geol. Soc. of London. Author of Metal Wealth of the U.S. and other books. Married Louisa Goddard Howe in June, 1854, had 1 daughter. Died...

Wyman, Jeffries, 1814-1874

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Wyman (Harvard, M.D. 1837) was Hersey Professor of Anatomy at Harvard Medical School from 1847 to 1874 and taught anatomy and physiology in the medical school of Hampden-Sydney College, Richmond, Va., from 1843 to 1847. In 1866 he became curator of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard and went on expeditions to Florida, Labrador, South America, and other places to collect material for the museum. He wrote extensively and lectured on comparative anatomy and paleontology. ...

Hicks, Henry

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Epithet: geologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x00017a ...

Wollaston, Alexander R.

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Hull, Edward, 1829-1917

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Irish geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed to W.S. Gresley, 1885 Nov. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289426 ...

Woodward, Samuel, 1790-1838

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Whymper, Edward, 1840-1911

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Edward Whymper was born on 27 April 1840 in London. The son of the artist, Josiah Wood Whymper, he entered his father's business in Lambeth as a wood-engraver at an early age. In 1860, he was commissioned to make a series of sketches of Alpine scenery, and undertook an extensive journey in the Central and Western Alps. The following year, Whymper completed the ascent of Mont Pelvoux, later reaching the summit of a neighbouring peak, subsequently named the Pointe des Ecrins (which at...

Lyman, Theodore, 1792-1849

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Wilkinson, John Gardner, 1797-1875

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Epithet: of Add MS 25658 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x0000b0 Epithet: Knight 1839 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x00019b Epithet: FRS; of Add MS 37463 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000199 ...

James, Sir Henry

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Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880

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Physician, chemist, and geologist. From the description of Papers of Charles T. Jackson, 1829-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066585 Physician and chemist. From the description of Papers, 1871, July 21-Aug. 9, Boston. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35149330 ...

Jukes, Beete

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Williamson, William Crawford, 1816-1895

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Epithet: naturalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x0000f3 Epithet: of Leeds British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x0000f7 ...

Jamieson, Thomas, -1924

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Wills, W. R.

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