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Papers of Robert Jameson

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Robert Jameson

Date(s)

c1790-c1850

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

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Name of creator

Jameson | Robert | 1774-1854 | geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh

Biographical History

Biographical History

Robert Jameson, Professor of Natural History at Edinburgh for fifty years, was an energetic correspondent, particularly as he worked to expand the University's collection of natural history specimens, presided over the Wernerian Natural History Society, and edited the Edinburgh Philosophical Journal as well.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Correspondence consists of:

  • Letters written by and to Robert Jameson, letters in his files written before his time, and letters written about him or his work or his estate after his death.

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