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Geology

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 183 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
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).
 Item

all are metamorphic..., 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 78v
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Fonds — GEOL

Archives of the Department of Geology and the Woodwardian and Sedgwick Museums, 1731 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL
Scope and Contents

The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.

Dates: 1731 - 1987
Conditions Governing Access: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds — MPET

Archives of the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, 1891 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/MPET
Scope and Contents

The archives comprise student attendance books, departmental and laboratory accounts and notes on students.

Dates: 1891 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Cambridge Svalbard Exploration Collection

Reference Code: GBR/590/CSEC
Scope and Contents The Svalbard Archive collection contains accounting records, administration files, expedition notes, and equipment records which all relate to work undertaken in Svalbard (Spitsbergen) from 1949 until 1992. Much of this material includes far more information than has been previously published about the expeditions or the work undertaken.Most of the expedition records are organized on the twinlock system – and include administrative papers, logs of each party, bulletins, accounts,...
Dates: 1933-2000
Conditions Governing Access: Some of these records are fragile -access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.
 Series

Catalogues of assorted geological specimens, part of the Students' Series, 1880 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL 19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.

Dates: 1880 - 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 File

Copy papers of the Geological Survey Board, 1954 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SCHO 6
Scope and Contents

With correspondence.

Dates: 1954 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

Diary of a Journey through Germany

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6651
Scope and Contents

Diary of a journey through Germany, 8-29 September [1835], apparently in Baly's hand, 122 folios. On fo. 2 is an explanatory note in the hand of the donor. Running from the end of the volume are notes on the geological formations in the districts visited and financial accounts for travel expenses.

Dates: 1835
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).
 Item

Falconer has discovered..., 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.9: 272r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1840-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Sub-Series

Field notebooks (numbered), 1818 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/590/ADSW/01/01
Dates: 1818 - 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some of these records are fragile- access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.
 Item

[fossil shells collected by Charles Robert Darwin, descriptions], 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 43.1: 58
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Series

Geology and palaeontology, 1943-07-30 - 1989-07-30

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/84
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1943-07-30 - 1989-07-30
 Item

Gravel about Southampton of an odd mixture of sub-angular flints & well rounded pebbles from some tert[iary] form[ation] / [with geological section diagram], 1874-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 52: C6-C9
Scope and Contents

Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood pp-and Charles Robert Darwin; written at Southampton


(Note)

Dates: 1874-08-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Sub-Fonds

Hughes Papers, 1830 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GEOL 9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.

Dates: 1830 - 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Item

I believe that all persons who admit to gradual evolution of each step of the [illeg] of organic beings from the lowest & oldest forms, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 52: C5r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Fonds

John Woodward: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8286
Dates: 1699-1723
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).
 Fonds

Joseph Beete Jukes, ''Student's manual of geology'', interleaved/annotated

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9659
Dates: 1862-1867
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).
 Fonds

Joshua Platt: The Belemnite

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6457
Scope and Contents Written in the hand of Platt and one other, 32 folios: 'An attempt to account for the origin and the formation of the extraneous fossil commonly called the Belemnite', dedicated to George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield, who died March 1764. The date 1765 at the foot of the title-page (fo. 1) is therefore added later, perhaps on the completion of the work. The second hand begins on fo. 14. On fos 29 and 30 are seventeen carefully drawn sectional illustrations of the belemnite, no. 1 being...
Dates: 1764-1765
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).
 Series

Journals and Sketchbooks, 1818 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/590/ADSW/01
Dates: 1818 - 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some of these records are fragile- access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.
 Series

Minutes and papers of the Special Board for Biology and Geology (from 1926, part of the Faculty Board of Biology 'A'), successor and subordinate bodies, 1882 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.1-6 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1882 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Minutes of conjoint meetings of Special Boards for Medicine, Physics and Chemistry, and Biology and Geology, 1885 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.44
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1885 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Molluscs common to Cape of Good Hope & Europe, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 262.5: 8
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin in together with See next 3 items


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

Moral Sense-77 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 88: 125r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

Notebook 180, covering 20 September to 8 October 1970, 1970-09-20 - 1970-10-08

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/1/180
Scope and Contents

Locations featured include: Brandstatt in Maltatal pages [3669-82] and [3756], Colfosc [3683-702], [3730-58] and Pralongia [3692-702], Rifugio Forcella Pordoi [3703-29] and Pizza Boe[ac] [3711-29] and Chambery [3758-74] and Cambridge [3775-76]. There are some descriptions of traditional Alpine buildings, for example at page [3730].

Dates: 1970-09-20 - 1970-10-08
 Item

NS I Buried seeds-1 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: A1-A5, A5a, A6
Scope and Contents

An account of some seeds buried at a great depth in a sand-pit, which germinated; by Mr William Kemp of Galashiels in a letter to Charles Darwin Esqr


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.

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