Gabriel Wharton Lee
|1880||Born December 6th, son of Dr. A.B. Lee of Geneva. Educated at Geneva (D.Sc.).|
|1905||Joined staff of Sir John Murray in Edinburgh. Carried out important investigations on deep-sea deposits brought back by “Challenger” expedition. Researches on glauconite with L.W. Collet published in Proceedings Royal Society Edinburgh (1905-6)|
|1907||Joined Geological Survey of Scotland. Placed in charge of Palaeontology Department.|
|Possessed unrivalled knowledge of Carboniferous fauna of Scotland. Authority on Bryozoa.|
|1911||Important monograph on “British Carboniferous Trepostomata”.|
|1922||Made Senior Geologist. 1928|
|1928||Died December 1st in Edinburgh.|
Biographies and obituaries
Scotsman (1928) December 3rd.
Nature (1929) February 2nd p. 172.
Gabriel Wharton Lee — Wikipedia article
https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/S0370164600026535 Gabriel Wharton Lee D.Sc.
Lee, Gabriel Wharton. ?-01/12/1928. Ref: 2391. Male. Former Fellows of the Royal Scociety of Edinburgh. v2
Contributed to Memoirs: Glasgow (1911,1925); North Ayrshire (1930); Staffa. Assisted in mapping Mull. Made detailed examination of Mesozoic rocks of Scotland – Memoir Applecross etc (1920). Later work on these rocks embodied chiefly in Memoirs on
Memoir: Tertiary Mull (1924)
Mesozoic rocks of Scotland – Memoir Special Mineral Reports vol XXIV Cannel Coals (1922).
Memoir: Special Mineral Reports vol XI Iron Ores of Scotland (1920)
In addition to official work undertook description of suites of fossils brought from Arctic by various expeditions
Memoir: Ardnamurchan (1925)
Mesozoic rocks in Memoir on Pre-Tertiary Mull (1925)
Mesozoic rocks of Scotland – Memoir Applecross etc (1920)
|Alt Ref No||GSM1/310,311|
|Title||Correspondence on range of issues: letters to Bromehead, C.Davidson, H.Dewey, Fairley, A.Geikie, Goodchild, E.Greenly, J.Horne, F.L.Kitchin, G.W.Lee, M.MacGregor, J.Phemister, J.Rhodes, B.Smith, W.J.Sollas, H.H.Thomas and Teall. Also 76 letters to Flett from 34 correspondents (includes guardbook)|
|Date||1902 - 1946|