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

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence from Emmanuel De Margarie

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 525/15

Date(s)

1883-1907

Extent and medium of the unit of description

18

letters

Name of creator

De Margerie | Emmanuel | 1862-1953 | librarian to the Société Géologique de France

Biographical History

Biographical History

Emmanuel De Margarie (1862-1953) was librarian to the Société Géologique de France. He wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie concerning a number of geological and other scientific publications (published by Geikie and others). He commented on research into erosion, particularly the work done by Captain Clarence Edward Dutton (1841-1912) on the Grand Canyon. He also wrote about the 1885 excursion of the Société Géologique de France to which Geike was invited. In 1892 he worked on a field trip with Benajamin Neeve Peach (1842-1926). Other correpondence concerned the work of French geologists and introducing a number of students.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence from Emmanuel De Margarie sub-series consists of:

  • 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1883-1907)

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