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The history of the Yorkshire Museum and its geological collections

Barbara J. Pyrah

The history of the Yorkshire Museum and its geological collections

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Published by W. Sessions in York, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • York
    • Subjects:
    • Yorkshire Museum -- History.,
    • Geological museums -- England -- York -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-161) and index.

      Statementby Barbara J. Pyrah.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE51.G72 Y677 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1941715M
      ISBN 101850720428
      LC Control Number90163336
      OCLC/WorldCa24380897

      A geological survey of the Yorkshire coast: describing the strata and fossils occurring between the Humber and the Tees, from the German ocean to the plain of York / .   Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire; Or, A Description of the Strata and Organic Remains by John Phillips. Publication date Publisher Printed for J. Murray Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate


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History of the Yorkshire Museum and its geological collections. York, England: W. Sessions, © (OCoLC) Online version: Pyrah, Barbara J. History of the Yorkshire Museum and its geological collections. York, England: W. Sessions, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Barbara J Pyrah.

The first keeper of the Yorkshire Museum, John Phillips, was a brilliant scientist and nephew to the ‘father’ of English geology, William Smith. Alongside books on geology, the collection focuses on the living natural world and human history.

Its breathtaking collection of. Read "B. PYRAH. The history of the Yorkshire Museum and its geological collections. Williams Sessions, York: Pp vi, illustrated. Price £ ISBNArchives of Natural History" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

The Yorkshire Museum is set in ten acres of botanical gardens, both of which were founded in the s by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society. The museum currently houses a number of archaeological, geological and natural history artefacts from our extensive collections.

The Yorkshire Museum sits in the heart of the enchanting York Museum Gardens In the centre of York which is open to the general public with the river Ouse running along side it.

The museum houses five galleries showcasing some of Britain’s finest archaeological treasures from the city’s Roman, Viking and medieval past.

Pyrah, B, “Yorkshire Museum: Charlesworth catalogues”, ‘Newsletter of the Geological Curators Group’, vol 2 (), pp Pyrah, B, ‘The history of the Yorkshire Museum and its geological collections’, York: William Sessions, Publications-‘Magazine of Natural History’, New Series, vols ().

The Yorkshire Museum. The Museum was founded by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society to accommodate their geological and archaeological collections, and was originally housed in Ousegate, York, until the site became too small.

Geological Society Museum The room which is now called the Upper Library was until the Society’s Museum. Traces of its previous use can still be seen in the drawer runners in the shelving bays on each level and openings which once held catches and hinges of wainscot cabinet doors.

From its earliest days, the Geological Society collected rocks, minerals, fossils. The Geological Museum (originally The Museum of Practical Geology, started in ) is one of the oldest single science museums in the world and now part of the Natural History Museum in London.

It The history of the Yorkshire Museum and its geological collections book from Jermyn Street to Exhibition Road, South Kensington in in a building designed by Sir Richard Allison and John Hatton Markham of the Office of Works.

The Yorkshire Museum. The Yorkshire Museum in York was one of the earliest purpose-built museums in the country. It opened in as the new home for the collections of the Yorkshire Philosophical first keeper was the famous geologist John Phillips.

The museum is built in the grounds of York’s Abbey, St Mary’s, on land given by royal grant in This ‘principle of faunal succession’ was a crucial first step in piecing together Earth’s history on a regional and ultimately global scale.

In Smith produced the first ever geological map, showing the distribution of rocks around Bath. In he published the first geological map of England and Wales. Collections. Of the Museum's 80 million specimens, only a tiny fraction ever go on display. Uncover colourful stories behind the specimens, meet collectors and curators past and present and read about their contributions to our understanding of the natural world.

The museum was opened in by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and was one of the first purpose-built museums in the country. Reopened on 1 August following a nine-month £2million refurbishment project the Museum houses five galleries showcasing some of Britain’s finest archaeological treasures and many rare animals, birds and.

Simon J. Knell, The Culture of English Geology, A Science Revealed through its hot, Ashgate, ISBN 1–––7. xxii + pp., 29 b.

& w. illus. £ To the envy of scholars trying their best to elicit interest in the history of continental geology, it appears that British colleagues have decided to establish their firm leadership in the Author: Pietro Corsi. Housing some of the finest collections of archaeological and geological finds in Europe, the Yorkshire Museum, is the ideal first port of call for any trip to York.

From prehistory to the city's medieval splendour, see the whole story in our fantastic galleries. Presented by The Geological Society Library with author and Geoscientist editor Dr Ted Nield. History of the Museum The room which is now called the Upper Library was until the Society’s Museum.

Traces of its previous use can still be seen in the drawer runners in the shelving bays on each level and openings which once held catches and hinges of wainscot. This list of museums in North Yorkshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing.

The Yorkshire museum in York, England, houses some of the best collections of geological and archaeologicals findings in Europe. The museum stores the things from the prehistoric times to the medieval times in the city in the numerous galleries.

There are four permanent collections in the museum which are biology, geology, astronomy and archaelogy/5(43). The Yorkshire Museum in York was one of the earliest purpose-built museums in the country. It opened in as the new home for the collections of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.

The first keeper was the famous geologist John Phillips. The museum is built in the grounds of York's Abbey, St Mary's, on land given by royal grant in The Yorkshire Museum is situated in York Museum Gardens, in the centre of was founded by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society to house their geological and archaeological collections, and was originally situated in Ousegate, until the site became too small.

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Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 58 (1): 15 - doi: /pygs Ewin TAM () Chap Echinoderms: Crinoids, In: Fossils from the Lower Lias of the Dorset Coast, Lord A, Davis PG (Eds). Palaeontological Association Field Guides to Fossils: - EWIN T () Lyme Regis Fossil Festival.

History of the Yorkshire Museum and Its Geological Collections (York, ). Royal Commission for Historical Monuments in England, The City of York, 4 (London, ). Tillott, (ed.) A. History of Yorkshire: The City and the County of the City of York, (Victoria County Histories Series, Oxford, ). Acknowledgements.

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See all 1 Yorkshire Museum tours on Tripadvisor4/5(K). About Yorkshire Museum. The Yorkshire Museum was opened in by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and is a celebration of two millennia of history of one of the UK’s most beautiful, traditional and influential cities.

One of the UKs first purpose-built museums, it reopened in after a £2m refurbishment project. The History of Harthill-w-Woodall And its Hamlet Kiveton Park The latter until A.D. when it became part of Wales Parish "The History of the Village is the History of the State" By Harry Garbett Head Teacher, Harthill Council School to ROTHERHAM METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL LIBRARIES, MUSEUM AND ARTS.

Yorkshire Museum & Gardens Romans, Vikings, medieval and natural history – the Yorkshire Museum is the home of some of the finest archaeological and geological finds in the country. Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor, kneel at St William's medieval shrine and discover colossal creatures from the Jurassic period at the Yorkshire Museum.

Yorkshire Museum. Saturday 30 th and Sunday 31 st January. Everyday life in Roman York. 11am-3pm. Lead by York College A-Level students studying history, archaeology and geology, residents are invited to come and explore the story behind Ivory Bangle Lady and find out how she might have lived.

Built on the remains of St Mary’s Abbey in the heart of York, the Yorkshire Museum is home to some of Britain’s greatest treasures. Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor, marvel at Viking and Medieval treasures and learn the stories of those who made York the city it is today.

History of the Gardens Established in the s by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society, York Museum Gardens gardens are famous for their collection of trees, shrubs, perennials, and bulbs. The society originally acquired the land to build a museum to house its collections.

The Yorkshire Museum was opened in and was one of the first purpose-built museums in the country. quantities of medieval glass, window lead and lead ventilator panels. The Yorkshire Museum, one project partner, occupies the site of the wealthy and powerful St Mary’s Abbey, York.

Yorkshire abbeys were among the richest in. The Society for the History of Natural History is an international society for everyone who is interested in natural history in the broadest sense. This includes botany, zoology and geology as well as natural history collections, exploration, art and bibliography.

UK on the theme #TradingNature in association with the Geological Curator’s. Jennifer Dunne, Collections Manager at Scarborough Museums Trust commented: “It’s extremely rewarding to be involved in such a momentous project, documenting and preserving the history of the iconic Rotunda Museum.

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A: The Yorkshire Museum is home to some of Britain’s greatest collections reveal the early history of York and include internationally important Roman, Viking and medieval artefacts, such as the Head of Constantine the Great [a twice life-size statue of the Roman emperor’s head], the Middleham Jewel [a 15th-century gold and sapphire pendant] Author: Ellie Cawthorne.

This list of museums in South Yorkshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing.

LEARNED SOCIETIES AND MUSEUMS. The Yorkshire Philosophical Society was founded early in by the efforts of Anthony Thorpe (the chairman of the Subscription Library and the society's first librarian), William Salmond, James Atkinson, and, above all, William Vernon Harcourt, who became the society's first president.

Weston Park, Sheffield - is an award-winning, family-friendly museum where the visitors come first. If visiting with children, simply wind up and release, but there is plenty of treasure here for adults too.

Discover the real story of Sheffield, from its geological roots to the people, politics and music that shaped the modern city. Archives of Natural History (formerly the Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History) publishes peer-reviewed papers on the history and bibliography of natural history in its broadest sense, and in all periods and all is taken to include botany, general biology, geology, palaeontology and zoology, the lives of naturalists, their publications, correspondence.

The Geological Curator’s Group maintains a more comprehensive list of regional geological museums and collections, including geology and Author: Mark Carnall. Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery was opened in to display important collections of natural history, archaeology, local history, fine and decorative art.

There is also a large and varied temporary exhibition programme throughout the year, as well as special activities for all ages.The Yorkshire Geological Society is a learned, professional and educational charity devoted to the earth sciences, founded in Its work is centred on the geology of Yorkshire, and northern England more generally, ranging from Northumbria and Cumbria in the north to Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire in the south.

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