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Field notebooks (numbered), 1818 - 1846

Reference Code: GBR/590/ADSW/01/01
Scope and Contents The field notebooks describe: The development of Sedgwick's geological ideas, and information about the structural geology of the areas he explored.The places Sedgwick visited, which included working copper/lead/tin mines and quarries. In one journal, he notes: '500 men employed and present expenses not less than £3000 per month, at present a very losing concern'.The specimens Sedgwick (or others) collected or purchased. For example in 1819 he refers to...
Dates: 1818 - 1846
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Collections Research Centre [West Cambridge] is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00. A prior appointment made at least two weeks in advance, and two forms of identification are required.