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Two new films on Charles Lyell and his notebooks There are two new films on Charles Lyell and his notebooks: The Travels of His Own Mind – Travels of His Own Mind where Professor Charles Withers, Emeritus Professor of Geography, University …Continue reading →

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Lyell Notebooks: Progress Report Collection Curation Since their arrival, the focus has been on a range of preliminary tasks to get the notebooks ready for digitisation, consultation and exhibition. Exhibition   The first free …Continue reading →

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Professor Richard Fortey on Lyell Professor Richard Fortey is one of the most authoritative and engaging experts on the importance of Charles Lyell. A welcome supporter in the Lyell notebook campaign, he has recently been …Continue reading →

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Thank you for saving Lyell’s notebooks What an exciting prospect! The imminent arrival of Charles Lyell’s 294 notebooks to the University of Edinburgh Library is an occasion which will rightly be celebrated in Edinburgh. Students, staff …Continue reading →

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