Papers of Professor John Wesley Judd, 1879-1914, comprising course lectures, 1879, report of the sub-committee on the National Science Collections, 1886 (co-authored by Judd); general correspondence, 1879-1914, comprising accounts and observations on field work, geological articles and issues, including volcanic eruptions, photographs of geological features, including the Stromboli volcano, correspondents include Sir James Hector, William Johnson Sollas, Joseph Paxson Iddings.
JUDD, Professor John Wesley (1840-1916)
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- Dates of Creation1879-1914
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description19 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born Portsmouth, 1840; educated Camberwell, Royal School of Mines; Geological Survey of England and Wales, 1867-1870; Inspector of Schools, 1871; President of the Geological Society, 1887-1888; Professor of Geology, 1876-1905; CB, 1895; Dean of the Royal College of Science, 1895-1905; Emeritus Professor of Geology, Imperial College, 1913; died, 1916.
Publications: The Geology of Rutland, and the parts of Lincoln, Leicester, Northampton, Huntingdon and Cambridge ; Volcanoes, what they are, and what they teach (1881); On the structure and distribution of Coral Reefs ... By C Darwin. With ... a critical introduction to each work by Prof J W J (1890);The Student's Lyell. A manual of elementary geology by Sir Charles Lyell. Edited by J W Judd ( J Murray, London, 1896); The Coming of Evolution. The story of a great revolution in science (1910).
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Maps of Northamptonshire, held at the British Geological Survey Library; letters to George Gordon, 1873-1893, held at the Elgin Museum; letters to Sir Charles Lyell, 1871-1874, held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections (reference: Lyell 1).
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