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Date Details
1852 Born September 16th.
1867 Joined Geological Survey (Scotland) 15th August.
1877 Resigned 30th March. Appointed as Governor Geologist for Geological Survey of North Queensland.
1921 Died.

Biographies and obituaries[edit]

Alderman, A.R. Obituary - Dr. Robert Lockhart Jack. Proceedings of the Geological Society. v. 1628 p.203-203. 1965

Oldham, R.D. Obituary - Robert Logan Jack. [In Anniversary Address.]. Proceedings of the Geological Society in Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. v. 78 p.xlix-xlix. 1922

Robert Logan Jack — Wikipedia article

Serle, Percival (1949). Jack, Robert Logan. Dictionary of Australian Biography. Sydney: Angus and Robertson.

Hill, Dorothy Jack, Robert Logan (1845–1921) Australian Dictionary of Biography (first published, Volume 4, (MUP), 1972)

Jack,Felicity, Putting Queensland on the Map - the Life of Robert Logan Jack - geologist and explorer, UNSW Press, 2008

Robert Logan Jack Northern Mine Research Society

Robert Logan Jack Geological Society of Australia. (Has a PDF download with portrait of Jack not shown on this page.)

Publications[edit]

Contributed to Memoir: Sanquhar, New Cumnock… (1871).

Contributed to Memoir: Kilmarnock (1872)

Works listed in the BGS Library catalogue

Survey publications[edit]

Peach, B.N. ; Jack, R.L. ; Skae, H.M. ; Geikie, A. ; Etheridge, R. ; Horne, J. (1871). Explanation of sheet 15: Dumfriesshire (north-west part); Lanarkshire (south part); Ayrshire (south-east part) (list of fossils by R Etheridge). (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Geikie, A. ; Geikie, J. ; Jack, R.L. ; Etheridge, R. (1872). Explanation of sheet 22: Ayrshire (north part) with parts of Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire. (Memoir (Sheet) Geological Survey of GB (Scotland)). Edinburgh : HMSO.

Maps[edit]

British Geological Survey ; Peach, B.N. ; Skae, H.M. ; Jack, R.L. ; Wilson, J.G.S. (October 1883). Sheet 11 Langholm [solid] [superseded]. [Solid ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Geikie, A. ; Jack, R.L. ; Peach, B.N. ; Horne, J. ; Skae, H.M. (Dec[embe]r 1870). Sheet 15 Sanquhar [solid] [superseded]. [Solid ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Geikie, A. ; Jack, R.L. ; Gunn, W. ; Clough, C.T. ; Cadell, H.M. ; Hill, J.B. (1892). Sheet 29 [solid] Rothesay. [Solid ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Geikie, A. ; Hull, E. ; Geikie, J. ; Jack, R.L. (March 1878). Sheet 30 [solid] Glasgow. [Solid ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Geikie, A. ; Hull, E. ; Geikie, J. ; Jack, R.L. ; Peach, B.N. (Dec[embe]r 1875). Sheet 31 [solid] Airdrie. [Solid ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Peach, B.N. ; Jack, R.L. ; Dakyns, J.R. ; Cadell, H.M. ; Clough, C.T. ; Cunningham-Craig, E.H. (June 1901). Sheet 38 [solid] Loch Lomond. [Solid ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

British Geological Survey ; Peach, B.N. ; Jack, R.L. (Dec[embe]r 1882). Sheet 39 [solid] Stirling. [Solid ed.]. (Geological Survey of Scotland 1:63 360/1:50 000). Southampton : Ordnance Survey for the Geological Survey.

External publications[edit]

Etheridge, R. ; Jack, R.L. (1882). Catalogue of works, papers, and maps on the geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, &c., &c., of the Australian continent and Tasmania : N: Wood, H. Mineral products of New South Wales; Thomas Richards 1882. In: Wood, H. Mineral products of New South Wales. Sydney, N.S.W. : Thomas Richards.

Etheridge, R. ; Jack, R.L. (1881). Catalogue of works, papers,reports and maps, on the geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, mining and metallurgy etc. of the Australian continent and Tasmania. (1881). Jack, R.L. ; Etheridge, R. (1892). The geology and palaeontology of Queensland and New Guinea. Brisbane : James Charles Beal.

Jack, R.L. ; Centennial International Exhibition (1888). The mineral wealth of Queensland. Brisbane : Queensland Commission.

Online books by Robert Logan Jack Online books page

BGS archives[edit]

Ref No Title Description
GSM/DC/A/C/7/483,500,512 R L Jack: Letter of appointment.
GSM/DC/A/C/24/98 R L Jack: Letter of resignation.