Papers and correspondence of the Yorkshire Geological Society

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Membership lists, correspondence, symposia papers, and publications from the 1970s and 1980s; (2) Minute books for 1837-1871 and 1887-1964 in 7 vols; (3) Petty cash books for 1838-1847 and 1876-1881 in 2 vols.; (3) Council minute book for 1951-1962 in 1 vol.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Yorkshire Geological Society, was founded in 1837, and its first President, from 1837-1858, was the Earl of Fitzwilliam. It is an internationally recognised scientific organisation with an interest in all aspects of geology, with particular reference ro the North of England and surrounding areas

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Probably deposited by the Society


In English