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Papers of Sir Charles Lyell

University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division

Printed Papers

Series Summary

Reference Code

GB 0237 Sir Charles Lyell Gen. 119 Lyell 9



Extent and medium of the unit of description



Name of creator

Lyell | Sir | Charles | 1797-1875 | geologist

Biographical History

Biographical History

This series contains printed papers which relate to the work of Sir Charles Lyell as a geologist.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Printed Papers consists of:

  • address delivered by Sir Charles Lyell at the anniversary meeting of the Geological Society of London (1836)
  • Lithology of the Environs of Edinburgh by Dr Fleming (1856-1857)
  • Biographical notice of Sir Charles Lyell as President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1864)
  • press cutting of letter from Sir Charles Lyell concerning the Alleged Co-existence of Man and the Megatherium
  • geology of Arthur's Seat by MacLaren (c1829)




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