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Lyell, Sir Charles (1797-1875), 1st Baronet, geologist

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Surname: Lyell
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Charles
Gender: Male
Date: 1797-1875
Biography: ODNB link for Lyell, Sir Charles (1797-1875), 1st Baronet, geologist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P138744 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P18120 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Charles Lyell
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1823-75: corresp and papers
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
2
corresp, journals and papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
corresp and papers
Edinburgh University: Cockburn Museum
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
4
corresp
American Philosophical Society Library
NRA 9728 American Philosophic
5
1826-54: letters to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
letters (21) to Sir Henry De la Beche
National Museum of Wales
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
7
corresp with James Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
8
letters (25) to WR Grove
Royal Institution of Great Britain
NRA 9522
9
1850-73: letters to Robert Harkness
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44054
10
corresp with Sir John Herschel
Royal Society
NRA 8803
11
1828-45: letters (135) to Sir William Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
12
1844-72: corresp with Leonard Horner
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
13
corresp with Thomas McKenny Hughes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 43940
14
1853-73: corresp with Thomas Huxley
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 8194 Huxley
15
1835-56: letters (12) to Sir John Lubbock
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
16
1855-68: letters to Sir John Lubbock
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1821-52: corresp (270 items) with Gideon Algernon Mantell
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
NRA 40579

See Microfilm copies (ref.XA 64) at East Sussex R.O.
18
1825-68: letters (44) to Roderick Impey Murchison
Geological Society of London
NRA 28354 Geological Soc
19
1826-74: leters to John Murray, publishers, with related papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
20
1837-58: corresp (48 items) with Sir Richard Owen and William Clift
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS... Natural History Museum (1995)
21
1860-73: letters to William Pengelly
Torquay Museum
NRA 38234 Torquay
22
1836-71: letters (34) to John Phillips
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42482
23
1841-72: letters (21) to Sir Andrew Ramsay
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 29646
24
c1822-63: letters to James Smith
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 20864 Smith
25
1831-73: letters (14) to Mary Somerville and to Dr Somerville
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 9423
26
1825-40: letters (10) to members of the Sowerby family
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS... Natural History Museum (1995)
27
letters to John Swinton
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10561
28
letters (c20) to John Tyndall
Royal Institution of Great Britain
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
29
1864-69: letters to AR Wallace
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1831-63: letters (31) to William Whewell
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804

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