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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: William Johnson Sollas to WC Trevelyan

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Archibald Geikie Gen. 526/8

Date(s)

1870-1915

Extent and medium of the unit of description

92

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 people both socially and professionally. William Johnson Sollas (1849-1936) investigated the geology of Tuvalu. The Austrian geologist, Eduard Seuss (1831-1914), was a long time friend to Geikie. William Kirby Sullivan (1821-1890) contributed pieces on chemistry to Geikie's Text-Book of Geology, (1882).

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: William Johnson Sollas to WC Trevelyan sub-series includes letters from:

  • William Johnson Sollas
  • Henry Clifton Sorby
  • Eduard Seuss
  • William Kirby Sullivan
  • Ralph Tate
  • Jethro Justinian Harris Teall
  • Charles Wyville Thomson
  • Ramsay Heatley Traquair

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