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From James Geikie   20 November 1876

Summary

Glaciation in the British Isles.

S. B. J. Skertchley’s researches on Palaeolithic man in England [Nature 14 (1876): 448–9].

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 165: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10460

Matches: 9 hits

  • Geikie, James Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From James Geikie   20 November 1876 …
  • … DAR 165: 29 James Murdoch (James) Geikie Perth 20 Nov 1876 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … in Britain. 2 vols. London: John Murray. Geikie, James. 1877. The great ice age and its …
  • … 2d edition. London: Daldy, Isbister & Co. Geikie, James. 1894. The great ice age and its …
  • … the trouble you have taken to write me | I remain | very faithfully yours | James Geikie
  • … See letter to James Geikie, 16 November 1876 . J. Geikie 1877 . Sydney Barber Josiah …
  • … observations 2d ed. See letter to James Geikie, 16 November 1876 . Roderick Impey …
  • … pp. 303–4, 312, 318. See letter to James Geikie, 16 November 1876 and n. 7, and J. Geikie …

To James Geikie   26 October 1876

Summary

Comments on JG’s book [The great ice age and its relation to the antiquity of man, 2d ed. (1877)]. Recalls erratic boulder he knew in Shropshire as a boy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  26 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 144: 330
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10655

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Geikie, James
  • … To James Geikie   26 October 1876 …
  • … Edinburgh New Journal 24: 176–9. Geikie, James. 1874. The great ice age and its relation …
  • … the antiquity of man . London: W. Isbister. Geikie, James. 1877. The great ice age and its …
  • … DAR 144: 330 Charles Robert Darwin Down 26 Oct 1876 James Murdoch (James) Geikie

To James Geikie   16 November 1876

Summary

On JG’s Great ice age.

Discusses formation of drift deposits near Southampton.

Comments on Axel Blytt [Immigration of Norwegian flora (1876)].

Has had fearful misgivings that the step-like plains of Patagonia may have been caused by changes in level of sea, not land.

Comments on book [Archibald Geikie, Life of Sir Roderick I. Murchison (1875)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  16 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 144: 331
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10676

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Geikie, James
  • … To James Geikie   16 November 1876 …
  • … DAR 144: 331 Charles Robert Darwin Down 16 Nov 1876 James Murdoch (James) Geikie
  • … in Britain. 2 vols. London: John Murray. Geikie, James. 1877. The great ice age and its …
  • … London: Daldy, Isbister & Co. Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological …
  • … Murchison’s biography was written by James Geikie’s brother Archibald ( A. Geikie 1875 ). …
  • … 1876, p. 922; see also letter to James Geikie, 26 October 1876 ). CD’s eldest son, William …

To W. E. Darwin   [after 20 November 1876]

Summary

Has written of his idea [on the formation of the gravels near Southampton] to James Geikie, who thought it very feasible.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [after 20 Nov 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 148
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10486

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  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1877. The great ice age and its relation to the antiquity of …
  • … formation of the gravels near Southampton] to James Geikie, who thought it very feasible. …
  • … the relationship between this letter and the letter from James Geikie, 20 November 1876 . …
  • … See letters to James Geikie, 26 October 1876 and 16 …
  • … November 1876 , and letter from James Geikie, 20 November 1876 . Geikie had sent CD his …

To Hubert Airy   27 January [1876?]

Summary

Agrees to aid HA in applying for membership in a society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hubert Airy
Date:  27 Jan [1876?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10369

Matches: 1 hit

  • … James Croll, Augustus Henry Lane Fox, James Geikie, John Wesley Judd, Edwin Ray Lankester, …
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