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Sedgwick, Adam, 1785-1873 (geologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1785 - 1873

Biography

Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873), Woodwardian Professor of Geology, Canon of Norwich

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds

Adam Sedgwick: Correspondence to T. Whistler, Duke of [?] and Cordelia Whewell, 1824-1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1274-1281
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1824-1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Charles Lesingham Smith: Correspondence to Sir George Humphry, Adam Sedgwick and unidentified correspondent, 1842-1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1322-1324
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1842-1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Collections made by J.W. Clark in preparation for J.W. Clark and T.M. Hughes, Life and letters of Adam Sedgwick (Cambridge, 1890), 1864-1890 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5093
Scope and Contents

243 folios

Dates: 1864-1890 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Collections made by J.W. Clark in preparation for J.W. Clark and T.M. Hughes, Life and letters of Adam Sedgwick (Cambridge, 1890), 1889-1890

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5094
Scope and Contents

388 folios

Dates: 1889-1890
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Collections made by J.W. Clark in preparation for J.W. Clark and T.M. Hughes, Life and letters of Adam Sedgwick (Cambridge, 1890), 1850 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5095
Scope and Contents

352 folios

Dates: 1850 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Correspondence from Adam Sedgwick to R.P. Buddicom: Letters on monument to William Ainger, 18 May 1841-26 Jan. 1842 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/465-468
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 18 May 1841-26 Jan. 1842 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Correspondence from Charles Kingsley to Adam Sedgwick, 31 July 1863 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/78-79
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters mostly to Clark, with some to his wife Frances Clark (d.1908), Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) and others, mainly routine in nature, and collected for their autograph value. Another volume, containing letters of scientists, was not acquired. The original numbering in each volume has been retained; in this catalogue the letters are grouped by subject.

Dates: 31 July 1863 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Correspondence from Henry H. Milman, Dean of St Paul's, to Adam Sedgwick, 28 Nov. 1848-29 Oct. 1855 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/55-56
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters mostly to Clark, with some to his wife Frances Clark (d.1908), Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) and others, mainly routine in nature, and collected for their autograph value. Another volume, containing letters of scientists, was not acquired. The original numbering in each volume has been retained; in this catalogue the letters are grouped by subject.

Dates: 28 Nov. 1848-29 Oct. 1855 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Correspondence from Sir Frederick Pollock to Adam Sedgwick, 29 Mar. 1850-25 July 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/90-91
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters mostly to Clark, with some to his wife Frances Clark (d.1908), Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) and others, mainly routine in nature, and collected for their autograph value. Another volume, containing letters of scientists, was not acquired. The original numbering in each volume has been retained; in this catalogue the letters are grouped by subject.

Dates: 29 Mar. 1850-25 July 1850
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Correspondence from William Conor Magee, Bishop of Peterborough, to Adam Sedgwick, 7 Jan. 1869-3 June 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/66-67
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters mostly to Clark, with some to his wife Frances Clark (d.1908), Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) and others, mainly routine in nature, and collected for their autograph value. Another volume, containing letters of scientists, was not acquired. The original numbering in each volume has been retained; in this catalogue the letters are grouped by subject.

Dates: 7 Jan. 1869-3 June 1871
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Correspondence of and about Adam Sedgwick, 1851-1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/52-54
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1851-1873
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Jane(t) Mary Douglas: Extract from letter to Adam Sedgwick

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/381
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from 1st Baron Overstone to Adam Sedgwick, 17 Jan. 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/84
Scope and Contents

Sedgwick's recommendation is not necessary for claims of Professor H[?]

Dates: 17 Jan. 1867
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from 1st Earl Russell to Adam Sedgwick, 8 May 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/100
Scope and Contents

Decided to place a memorial bust of 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne in Westminster Abbey; a committee will invite subscriptions; will Sedgwick join the committee?

Dates: 8 May 1871
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Other level

Letter from 8th Duke of Argyll to Adam Sedgwick, 28 July 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/10
Scope and Contents

Domestic news; he will send Salter's petition to Gladstone; Sedgwick's quiet residence at Norwich; his is thankful for 'the late deliverance out of a constitutional crisis of a very dangerous kind.'

Dates: 28 July 1869
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Other level

Letter from 8th Duke of Argyll to Adam Sedgwick, 1851 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/12
Scope and Contents

'Worried to death by my jury work', so he has not called on Sedgwick

Dates: 1851 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from A. Sedgwick to W.G. Searle, with note of questions, 1840-1872 (Circa, undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6008/172
Dates: 1840-1872 (Circa, undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from Adam Sedgwick to William Selwyn, 11 Nov. 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/375
Scope and Contents

Death of George Peacock, Dean of Ely: 'after the immediate members of my own family ... the oldest and dearest friend I had in this world. Who is there to fill his place at Ely?' and on University Commission; glad funeral is to be at Ely

Dates: 11 Nov. 1858
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Other level

Letter from Anne Thackeray to Adam Sedgwick

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/149
Scope and Contents

Thanks for a photograph of him

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Apponzi to Adam Sedgwick, 11 July 1859 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/9
Scope and Contents

Thanks for kindness to his son Alexander while he and his friends were at Cambridge

Dates: 11 July 1859 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Other level

Letter from Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, Dean of Westminster, to Adam Sedgwick, 13 Nov. 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/77
Scope and Contents

Proposed visit

Dates: 13 Nov. 1871
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Charles J. Blomfield, Bishop of London, to Adam Sedgwick, 26 Feb. 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/45
Scope and Contents

Choice of Headmaster of Wellington College rests with Governors, not a Committee; a testimonial from Sedgwick would carry great weight with Blomfield

Dates: 26 Feb. 1855
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Charles John Vaughan, Dean of Llanduff, to Adam Sedgwick, 10 Aug. 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/89
Scope and Contents

Thanks for pleasure of a long visit

Dates: 10 Aug. 1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Edward H. Browne to Adam Sedgwick, 6 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/8
Scope and Contents

Sends Bishop of St David's letter; he heard Sedgwick's lecture at Philosophical Society on geology of North Pole; he will consult Sedgwick about dining in Hall

Dates: 6 Mar. 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from Edward M. Goulburn, Dean of Norwich, to Adam Sedgwick, 7 May 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/27
Scope and Contents

Canon Heaviside, the Master of Catharine, and Goulburn think Yool's amended proposal, about property in the Close, agreeable

Dates: 7 May 1867
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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