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Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie
    Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie (H-S)

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence: Albert Auguste De Lapparent to Charles Lapworth

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 525/11



Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

Geikie | Sir | Archibald | 1835-1924 | professor of geology, University of Edinburgh

Biographical History

Biographical History

Sir Archibald Geikie corresponded with a number of people both socially and professionally. This sub-series includes the following correspondents:

Albert Auguste de Lapparent (1839-1908) wrote regarding publications by both himself and Geikie, particularly Geikie's work on the origins of coral reefs. He also discussed matters relating to various professional organisations.

Charles Lapworth (1842-1920) wrote about a number of geology related matters including various types of rock, fossils collected by the British Geological Survey and survey maps.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence: Albert Auguste de Lapparent to Charles Lapworth sub-series consists of:

  • 38 letters, alphabetically arranged (1873-1911)




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