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

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence from Thomas Henry Huxley

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 525/6



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

Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895) wrote to Sir Archibald Geikie on a number of subjects. Professional matters, including those relating to the Geological Survey, the Geological Society of London and the Royal Society, feature as well as more specific topics such as fossils and glacial drift. There is comment on papers published by other scientists. Huxley also corresponded with Geikie's publisher, Macmillan.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence from Thomas Henry Huxley sub-series consists of:

  • 15 letters, chronologically arranged (1860-1888)




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