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

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence from Leonard Horner and family

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 525/4



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

Leonard Horner (1785-1864) wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie concerning information on Edward Forbes (1815-1854). Geikie's publications and other matters relating to aspects of geological research and to more general professional and social issues also feature. Letters from Horner's daughters, Joanna Baillie Horner (born 1823) and Mrs Katherine Murray Lyell (1817-1915), concern Geikie's tributes after Horner's death in 1864.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence from Leonard Horner and family sub-series consists of:

  • 22 letters, chronologically arranged (1860-1866)




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