Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The series comprises numbered and un-numbered field notebooks;specimen catalogues; sketchbooks, photograph albums, and maps.
Comprising numbered and unnumbered field notebooks and sketchbooks. The notebooks include details of: daily excursions and geological features; places visited including working mines and quarries; specimens collected or purchased; expenses; health matters; and include some social history commentary. The sketchbooks include pencil, ink and watercolour stratigraphic sketches of places visited.
This series includes handwritten and typed specimen catalogues, many of which were written after the specimens arrived in the UK. There are also cabinets of index cards. The original handwritten specimen lists (often with accompanying location and photographic catalogues) can be located within the Expedition files (ref. CSEC 2).
The collection comprises 64 notebooks and 11 boxes of annotated field maps, 1818-1858. There are also notes and papers relating to geology university teaching syllabuses, 1821 and 1832.