Devonshire 1872 Literature of Geology of Somerset (England)

Scope and Content

This notebook contains lists of scientific literature relating to the Bristol, Somerset and Devonshire area 1864-1873. It also includes field notes and field sketches, particularly of localities in Devon. On the inside front cover, notes in black ink refer to card trays for fossils. Comprising sketch of Joints in granite; Little Tor opposite Sandy Park (page 8); Quarry sketch (pages 10-11); Sketch dated Oct 16 [1864] entitled Tor (page 12-13) unlabelled sketch (pages 14-15); arch doorway (page 18) (Norman Park); South transcept (page 19) West Porch (page 21); mention of Tintagel slate (page dated October 14th 1869) (page 22); rock opposite Padstow, with sketch (page 23); New Quay 1869 (pages 24-25); Koninck Carboniferous fossils, Chonetes (page 27); sketch of raised beach (page 28); Smugglers Cove, March 1870 (blocks of Babbacome Lime) (page 32); pencil sketch [unlabelled] (pages 36-37); Hopes Nose (page 40); brachiopod fossil sketches (page 45); April 1st Meadfoot [Torquay] (page 49-51); Hopes Nose and beach (page 52); pencil sketches of spired gastropod fossils (page 57); geological cross-sections and mention of Dr Hall] (page 60-61); pencil field sketch (page 62-63); Hay Tor, Dartmoor (page 66-67); Smugglers Cove (page 68); Berry Head May 9th Trias Dykes (page 80); Sark, Channel Islands 1871 (page 85); pencil sketches of diatoms (page 89); Guernsey (page 90); sections at Dundry, North Somerset (page 98-99); pencil sketch of workers at Dundry quarry with wheel barrow (page 101); Feb 15th 1873 Blaydon (page 108); Bristol & neighboring Geology and listing of relevant papers including, 1872 (page 114); list of papers on Bristol geology (page 119-152); and Somersetshire Caves, literature cited (page 154). Also including an entry regarding literature on fossils made on August 1865 (back, page 1).