GEOSCIENCE CANADA REPRINT SERIES #8

PROUD HERITAGE: People and Progress in Early Canadian Geoscience
Edited by R.W. Macqueen

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Dedication
In memory of William Antony Swithin Sarjeant (1935-2002) by G.V. Middleton

Preface by R.W. Macqueen

Introduction by G.V. Middleton

Timetable of Canadian Geology (to 1965) by G.V. Middleton

I - PEOPLE

Early Geological Contributors

Alexander Mackenzie (1764 - 1820)
Sir Alexander Mackenzie and geology by R.F. Legget, Geoscience Canada, 1976, v. 3(3), p. 235-236

Thomas Roy (? - 1842)
Thomas Roy (? - 1842): an early engineer-geologist by R.F. Legget,
Geoscience Canada, 1976, v. 3(2), p. 126-128

Robert Foulis (1796 - 1866)
Robert Foulis (1796-1866): New Brunswick inventor, entrepreneur and geologist by H.E. Wright and R.F. Miller,
Geoscience Canada, 1990, v. 17(2), p. 101-104

Alexander Kennedy Isbister (1822 - 1883)
M├ętis and proud by W.O. Kupsch, Geoscience Canada, 1977, v. 4(3), p. 147-148

Geological Pioneers, 19th Century

William Edmond Logan (1799 - 1875)
William Edmond Logan’s geological apprenticeship in Britain 1831-1842
by H.S. Torrens, Geoscience Canada, 1999, v. 26(3), p. 97-110
William Logan’s 1850 History of the Geological Survey of Canada
by C.H. Smith, Geoscience Canada, 1999, v. 26(3), p. 111-120

Alexander Murray (1810 - 1884)
Alexander Murray (1810-1884) by R.D. Hughes, Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1971, v. 23, p. 1-4

Thomas Sterry Hunt (1826 - 1892)
Thomas Sterry Hunt (1826-1892) - Canada’s first geochemist by R.W. Boyle,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1971, v. 23, p. 15-18

Elkanah Billings (1820 - 1876)
Elkanah Billings (1820-1876) - Canada’s first paleontologist by T.H. Clark,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1971, v. 23, p. 11-14

John William Dawson (1820 - 1899)
Sir John William Dawson (1820-1899) - paleontologist by T.H. Clark,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1972, v. 24(2), p. 1-4

Henry Youle Hind (1823 - 1908)
Henry Youle Hind, geologist (1823-1908) by W.L. Morton,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1971, v. 23, p. 25-29

George Mercer Dawson (1849 - 1901)
George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901) - citizen and scientist by P.R. Eakins,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1972, v. 24(2), p. 5-8
Karl Baedeker (1801-1859) and George Dawson (1849-1901) by J.A. Heginbottom,
Geoscience Canada, 1985, v. 12(3), p. 115-117
G.M. Dawson and the glaciation of western Canada by I.A. Brookes,
Geoscience Canada, 2002, v. 29(4), p. 169-178

Geological Leaders, 19th and 20th Centuries

Frank Dawson Adams (1859 - 1942)
Frank Dawson Adams (1859-1942) - founder of modern structural geology by P.R. Eakins,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1972, v. 24 (2), p. 13-16

Arthur Philemon Coleman (1852 - 1939)
The life and times of Arthur Philemon Coleman - geologist, mountaineer and artist (1852-1939) by N. Eyles,
Geoscience Canada, 1987, v. 14(3), p. 183-192

Andrew Cowper Lawson (1861 - 1952)
A biographic sketch of Andrew Cowper Lawson (1861-1952) by A.M. Goodwin,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1972, v. 24(2), p. 23-26

Albert Peter Low (1861 - 1942)
1985: Centenary of a famous journey by A.P. Low by J. Gittins,
Geoscience Canada, 1985, v. 12(1), p. 39-40

George Frederic Matthew (1837 - 1923)
George Frederic Matthew: invertebrate paleontologist by G.J. Cassidy,
Geoscience Canada, 1988, v. 15(2), p. 157-163
George Frederic Matthew’s contribution to Precambrian paleobiology by R.F. Miller, Geoscience Canada, 2003, v. 30 (1), p. 1-8

William Diller Matthew (1871 - 1930)
William Diller Matthew’s early years in New Brunswick and the giant trilobite by R.F. Miller,
Geoscience Canada, 1994, v. 21(4), p. 153-157

Joseph Burr Tyrrell (1858 - 1957)
Joseph Burr Tyrrell (1858-1957) - geologist by W.E. Eagan,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1972, v. 24(2), p. 17-22

Geological Leaders, 20th Century

Walter Andrew Bell (1889 - 1969)
Walter Andrew Bell (1889-1969) Canadian Carboniferous stratigrapher, paleobotanist and paleontologist par excellence by P.H. von Bitter,
Geoscience Canada, 1997, v. 24(3), p. 135-142

Helen R. Belyea (1913 - 1986), Madeleine A. Fritz (1896 - 1990), Gabrielle Donnay (1920 - 1987), Kathleen L. Rice (1883 - 1963), Alice Wilson (1881 - 1963)
Notable Canadian women in the history of geology by B.L. Sherriff and S. Reuter,
Geoscience Canada, 1994, v. 21(3), p. 123-125

William Henry Collins (1878 - 1937)
W.H. Collins (1878-1937), stellar Canadian geologist by W.C. Gussow,
Geoscience Canada, 1999, v. 26(2), p. 86-88

Everend Lester Bruce (1884 - 1949)
E.L. Bruce (1884-1949) - Precambrian geologist by G.G. Suffel,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1972, v. 24(2), p. 27-34

James Edwin Hawley (1897 - 1965)
James Edwin Hawley (1897-1965) - mineralogist by J.W. Ambrose,
Proceedings of the Geological Association of Canada, 1972, v. 24(2), p. 35-38

II - EARLY GEOLOGICAL STUDIES

Logan’s Line
(Sir William Logan and the PaleoAtlantic Ocean) by R.K. Stevens,
Geoscience Canada, 1974, v. 1(2), p. 40-44

Newfoundland Geological Surveys
A kind of white obscure (early geological studies in Newfoundland) by D.M. Baird,
Geoscience Canada, 1975, v. 2(4), p. 213-219

History of British Columbia Geological Surveys
A century of service: a brief history of British Columbia’s Geological Surveys by A. Sutherland Brown,
Geoscience Canada, 1999, v. 26(1), p. 31-37

Placer Gold Mining, British Columbia
Placer gold mining in Pleistocene glacial sediments of the Cariboo District, British Columbia, Canada 1858-1988 by
N. Eyles and S.P. Kocsis, Geoscience Canada, 1988, v. 15(4), p. 293-301

Steinhammer Club
The Steinhammer Club: geology and a foundation for a natural history society in New Brunswick by R.F. Miller and D.N. Buhay,
Geoscience Canada, 1988, v. 15(3), p. 221-226

Quaternary Botany
Early work in Quaternary botany in Canada by B.G. Warner,
Geoscience Canada, 1986, v. 13(1), p. 39-44

Early Peat Industry
The early peat industry in Canada, 1864-1945 by B.G. Warner and P. Buteau,
Geoscience Canada, 2000, v. 27(2), p. 57-66

III SHORT BIOGRAPHIES
by G.V. Middleton

Frank Dawson Adams
Robert Bell
Reginald Aldworth Daly
John William Dawson
Joseph William Winthrop Spencer

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