Collection: SC MS Geological: Yorkshire Geological Society

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Title: Yorkshire Geological Society

Level: Collection 

Classmark: SC MS Geological

Creator(s): Yorkshire Geological Society

Date: 1837-2016

Size and medium: 17 boxes, 2 volumes

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/167041 

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Description

Main part of the collection is MS 1560 which comprises the papers and correspondence of the society. Additional records include records of the library and photographs.

Administrative or 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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