Vernon Lushington letters, 1861-1870, to Harry Govier Seeley

Mss.B.L97

Date: 1861-1870 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, 15 items

Abstract

These letters are to the British geologist, Harry Govier Seeley. Lushington was apparently a friend or mentor, and he advises Seeley to become a geologist, and praises his poetry. Some of the letters concern paleontology, university education at Cambridge, and an observation on Robert Browning.

Background note

Vernon Lushington 1832 March 8 – 1912 January 24, was an English barrister. A Deputy Judge Advocate General, Second Secretary to the Admiralty, and was associated with the Pre-Raphaelites.

Collection Information

Physical description

15 items.

Provenance

Purchased from Myers (£60.00) and accessioned, 1972 (1972 468ms).

Indexing Terms


Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Cambridge.

Occupation(s)

  • Geologists.

Personal Name(s)

  • Browning, Robert, 1812-1889
  • Lushington, Vernon,1832-1912.
  • Seeley, Harry Govier, 1839-1909

Subject(s)

  • Geology.
  • Paleontology.


Detailed Inventory

Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1861 August 8 box 1:
folder 1
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1862 February 1? box 1:
folder 2
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1862 April 11 box 1:
folder 3
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1862 September 15 box 1:
folder 4
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1863 April 19 box 1:
folder 5
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1865 January 29 box 1:
folder 6
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1867 August 12 box 1:
folder 7
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1870 April 10 box 1:
folder 8
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
1870 September 17 box 1:
folder 9
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
May 9 box 1:
folder 10
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
October 22 box 1:
folder 11
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
December 1 box 1:
folder 12
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
Saturday Evening box 1:
folder 13
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
undated box 1:
folder 14
Vernon Lushington letter to Harry Govier Seeley
undated box 1:
folder 15

In re Browning