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Papers of Robert Jameson

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Assorted Minor Papers

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Robert Jameson Gen. 1992/2/1-15

Date(s)

c1815-c1824

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

folder

Name of creator

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

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The folder of unbound pages includes an 1824 invitation to a formative meeting of an Association for Moralizing Australia, H.M. Dacosta's 1815 description of specimens at Leadhills, an 1815 manifesto for the encouragement of sacred music, E.G. Fischer's Memoir of the Life of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, read before his colleagues in Berlin in 1819, friends' accounts of natural formations known to them, two programmes from the Wernerian Society (one bearing Jameson's own communication on fossilized trees in situ), and a full-page drawing of a geological outcropping on a coast.

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