TMR - The Scientific Correspondence of Thomas Mellard Reade - 1870-1909
The Thomas Mellard Reade papers held in the University of Liverpool Special Collections and Archives Department, contain 1958 letters comprising his scientific correspondence, 28 letters comprising copies of his own letters to correspondents, 42 letters returned from Philip Holland and 1 printed boo...
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|Physical Description:||7 boxes and 1 printed book|
|Summary:||The Thomas Mellard Reade papers held in the University of Liverpool Special Collections and Archives Department, contain 1958 letters comprising his scientific correspondence, 28 letters comprising copies of his own letters to correspondents, 42 letters returned from Philip Holland and 1 printed book. All mainly concern aspects of geology and related sciences.|
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The order of arrangement as carried out by his son, Allan Lyell Reade has been preserved in its entirety. The collection is arranged as follows:
The arrangement has been described more fully at the appropriate levels.
|Custodial History:||The archive was donated to the University of Liverpool by Thomas Mellard Reade's son, Aleyn Lyell Reade, in 1936.|
|Related Material:||The University of Liverpool Library Department of Special Collections and archives also hold the Papers of Aleyn Lyell Reade, Thomas Mellard Reades' son|
1832--1909: geologist; architect, and civil engineer at Liverpool from 1860; laid out Blundellsands estate, 1868; wrote much on glacial and post-glacial geology of Lancashire, on mineral structure of slaty rocks, and on geomorphology; published Origin of Mountain Ranges (1886), and Evolution of EarthStructure (1903); F.G.S. 1872; Murchison medallist 1896.
For full biography see The Mellards and their Descendants, including the Bibbys of Liverpool with memoirs of Dinah Maria Mulock and Thomas Mellard Reade, by Aleyn Lyell Reade, pages 107-180. Privately printed for the author at The Arden Press, Oswaldestre House, Norfolk Street, Strand, London, 1915.
This item can be found at SPEC S/CS439.M.R28 in the Special Collections and Archives Department, Sydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool.