In his illuminating review of the progress of Robert Jameson's conversion from Neptunism (promoted by Abraham Werner) to Plutonism (developed from the ideas of James Hutton), Stone (2020) drew extensively on the extant lecture notes taken by some of Jameson's students between about 1820 and 1833. Mention was made in passing of Jameson's role as an early proponent of Scottish glaciation, but the secondary literature sources cited have their primary origin in the notes of another of Jameson's students, James David Forbes (1809–68), which are now held in the Special Collections of the University of St Andrews Library but were...

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