Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie

Scope and Content

The papers Sir Archibald Geikie consist of:

  • personal, organisational and scientific correspondence
  • geological notebooks with field sketches and water-colours
  • reprints of his work
  • miscellaneous lecture notes
  • student's lecture notes
  • lecture notes and printed maps relating to a visit to Boston
  • proofs for Encyclopaedia Brittanica Geology entry
  • personal correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison
  • personal correspondence of Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay
  • newspaper clippings

Access Information

Access should be unrestricted but please check in advance of any consultation.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Geology Department.E.60.33

Custodial History

In the custody of the Geology department before being transferred to the University Library in 1960.