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Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie
    Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie (international and T-W)

Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Letters from Sir William James Lloyd Wharton

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 526/11

Date(s)

1884-1900

Extent and medium of the unit of description

18

letters

Name of creator

Wharton | Sir | William James Lloyd | 1843-1905 | hydrographer

Biographical History

Biographical History

Sir William James Lloyd Wharton was a hydrographer and worked with the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty. He shared many of his specimens, such as fossils and rocks, with Sir Archibald Geikie. They also shared hydrographic, geological and other scientific information.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Letters from Sir William James Lloyd Wharton sub-series includes letters from:

  • 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1884-1900)
  • sample of obsidian

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