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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 47 Collections and/or Records:

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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).
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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).
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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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Letter from Edwin Guest (Master of Caius) to Adam Sedgwick, 26 Mar. 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/30
Scope and Contents

Invitation to dinner to meet [Rancke]

Dates: 26 Mar. 1857
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 George Bancroft to Adam Sedgwick, 3 July 1847

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/21
Scope and Contents

He has accepted an invitation; he thanks the Prince for a platform ticket

Dates: 3 July 1847
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 Harvey Goodwin, Dean of Ely, to Adam Sedgwick, 12 Aug. 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/26
Scope and Contents

He can keep an appointment

Dates: 12 Aug. 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).
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Letter from James Baker to [Adam Sedgwick], 9 Sep. 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/9
Scope and Contents

Looking forward to seeing him

Dates: 9 Sep. 1866
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 John B. Sumner, Archbishop of Canterbury, to Adam Sedgwick, 30 May 1880-30 May 1900 (Circa. No year given)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/13
Scope and Contents

Thanks for reference for Livesey, candidate for an Assistant Curator's post in the Department of Minerals, British Museum; he has not seen the work alluded to; he would soon be out of his depth 'in the wider sea of Geology'; 'Such inquiries, when arguments are based upon them, will be found to lead to very uncertain, if not dangerous, conclusions.'

Dates: 30 May 1880-30 May 1900 (Circa. No year given)
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 John M. Kemble to Adam Sedgwick, Dec. 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/76
Scope and Contents

Sends enclosure: seeks help of Sedgwick's 'archaeological neighbours'; his book will contain much new material; he needs support for publication

Dates: Dec. 1856
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 John Sinclair, Archdeacon of Middlesex, to Adam Sedgwick, 8 Mar. 1880-8 Mar. 1900 (Circa. No year given)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/73
Scope and Contents

Thanks for contribution to Blomfield Monument Fund; they raised about £1300; the monument will be a recumbent figure in St Paul's on a site chosen by the Bishops of London and Oxford and Mr Beresford Hope; eminent sculptors are invited to send models

Dates: 8 Mar. 1880-8 Mar. 1900 (Circa. No year given)
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 Lady Augusta Stanley to Adam Sedgwick, 30 July 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/78
Scope and Contents

Thanks for condolences

Dates: 30 July 1872
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 Marquess of Hartington [7th Duke of Devonshire] to Adam Sedgwick, 20 July 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/66
Scope and Contents

Glad to act on Sedgwick's recommendation for the son of a North Lancashire friend; he must consider proper conduct of Post Office business, and residents' convenience

Dates: 20 July 1863
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 Richard Whately, Archbishop of Dublin, to Adam Sedgwick, 26 Nov. 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/18
Scope and Contents

His rheumatism has subsided - by mesmerism; it worked also for bilious headaches

Dates: 26 Nov. 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).
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Letter from Sir William Erle to Adam Sedgwick, 16 July 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/47
Scope and Contents

He accepts Sedgwick's invitation for the Norwich Assizes

Dates: 16 July 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).
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Letter from Thomas Woolner to Adam Sedgwick, 18 Feb. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8955/94
Scope and Contents

When can he start making a bust of Sedgwick?

Dates: 18 Feb. 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).
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Letter from Tom Taylor to Adam Sedgwick, 9 Jan. 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/146
Scope and Contents

Glad Taylor's translations from Breton are approved; attractions of 'the old world Armorican race'; Kingsley is staying with them: he and Taylor's wife share an interest in music

Dates: 9 Jan. 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).
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Letter from William Selwyn to Adam Sedgwick, 28 Mar. 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8953/72
Scope and Contents

Congratulations on his 82nd birthday; Selwyn in recovering at Guilford

Dates: 28 Mar. 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).
 Fonds

Letters to Isabella Sedgwick on death of Adam S.

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9807
Scope and Contents ATKINSON, AMY ELIZABETH (b.1829) (wife of Michael Angelo Atkinson, clergyman). Letter to Margaret Isabella Sedgwick (n.d.) Add.9807/1 BANNISTER, JAMES DAWSON (1799-1883) (clergyman). Letter to Margaret Isabella Sedgwick (1873) Add.9807/2 BIRKBECK, M.E. (Carnforth, Lancs). Letter to Margaret Isabella Sedgwick (1873) Add.9807/3 BUMPSTED, MARGARET LOUISA YOURSTON (b.1828) (wife of Thomas Brooks Bumpsted). Letter to Margaret Isabella Sedgwick (1873) Add.9807/4 CLARKE, HENRY MATTHEW (1808-89)...
Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Notes 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.5096
Scope and Contents

78 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).
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Notes made by J.W. Clark in preparation for J.W. Clark and T.M. Hughes, Life and letters of Adam Sedgwick (Cambridge, 1890), 1886-1890

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5097
Scope and Contents

102 folios

Dates: 1886-1890
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).
 Fonds

Returns for attendances of freshmen at Adam Sedgwick's lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3144
Dates: 1815-1816
Conditions Governing Access: 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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