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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: Australian and New Zealand geologists

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 526/2

Date(s)

1884-1900

Extent and medium of the unit of description

11

letters

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 Australian and New Zealand geologists. This sub-series includes the following correspondents:

Johann Franz Julius Von Haast (1822-1887) recommended George Henry Frederich Ulrich (1830-1900) as a candidate for the Royal Society. Frederick Wollaston Hutton (1836-1905) studied the 1885 volcanic eruption in New Zealand. He invited Geikie to attend a meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Robert Mackenzie Johnston (1844-1914) lectured on the geology of the Hobart area and authored Systematic account of the geology of Tasmania, (1888) to Geikie. He also sent stamps for Geikie's son.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Australian and New Zealand geologists sub-series consists of:

  • 11 letters, alphabetically arranged (1884-1900)

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