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Harkness, Robert, 1816-1878 (geologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1816 - 1878

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Adam Sedgwick: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7652
Scope and Contents Section I A-H. Letters to Sedgwick, 1821-1849, relating to English geology, museum accessions, etc. Section II A-Z, AA-II. Letters to Sedgwick, 1850-1872, relating to geology, the work of John William Salter, museum accessions, Lucas Barratt, etc. The correspondents include Harry Govier Seeley, Henry Keeping and Henry Wilkinson Cookson. JJ-OO. Letters to George William Featherstonhaugh and Osmond Fisher, 1827-c.1890s. The correspondents include Sir Richard Owen, Roderick Murchison and his...
Dates: 1818-1916
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From Robert Harkness to Adam Sedgwick, 27 Feb. 1851

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/52
Scope and Contents

Professor McCoy's work on Palaeozoic fossils of Woodwardian Museum mentions graptolites at Lockerby; where may they be found?; they are found in profusion in Dumfriesshire; what is the nature of 'Lockerby slate'?

Dates: 27 Feb. 1851
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