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Thank you Acceptance in Lieu scheme The Charles Lyell archives feature in the Arts Council England’s Cultural Gifts Scheme and Acceptance in Lieu annual report 2020/21 . Both schemes are remarkably important in ensuring important cultural …Continue reading →

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Friends celebrate Lyell acquisition TAGS: The Friends of Edinburgh University Library played a vital role in helping to acquire the Charles Lyell notebooks. They celebrate that acquisition in the new issue of The Piper Joining …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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Lyell, Landscape and a Lorry We’ve done it. They’re finally here. Late last week I was lucky enough to go down to London and pick up the Lyell notebooks. The first step in gaining custody …Continue reading →

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They’re coming! The Lyell notebooks were collected from Sotheby’s in London yesterday and are now on their way north, expected to arrive in Edinburgh later today. Thankfully, they are in a secure …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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Lyell Rocks! Saving & Sharing the Charles Lyell Notebooks Sir Charles Lyell (1797 – 1875) was a Victorian Scottish geologist, recognised as one of the outstanding scientists in an age of remarkable thinkers. He’s best known as the author …Continue reading →

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