Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  1 (1817), 231–34.

Some Account of the Wernerian Natural History Society of Edinburgh

[Robert Jameson?] *


Reportage, Essay


Natural History, Geology, Mineralogy, Societies

People mentioned:

Abraham G Werner, James Hutton , John Playfair , Robert Jameson, John Barclay , William Wright, Patrick Neill, Thomas Thomson, Joseph Banks, Richard Kirwan, Carl Linnaeus

Institutions mentioned:

Wernerian Natural History Society, Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh , Geological Society

Publications cited:

Williams 1789, Playfair 1802a , Pryce 1778 , Jameson 1798, Jameson 1800

    Gives a 'sketch of the rise, progress and present state of the Wernerian Natural History Society of Edinburgh, as well as a few general observations on [... mineralogy] to which some of its most distinguished members have hitherto devoted their talents' (231).

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