George Gordon: Man of Science, edited by Ian Keillar and John S Smith.
George Gordon: Man of Science, edited by Ian Keillar and John S Smith. (Centre for Scottish Studies, University of Aberdeen, 1995) 216 pp. including illustrations, charts and maps.
ISBN 0 906265 14 2
George Gordon, minister of Birnie parish, was a major figure in the filed researching Moray's botany, xzoology and palaeontology. This book assesses the signifcance of his work and recounts the connections he established with the foremost scientist of ninetheenth century Britain. In particular, the reader is drawn into the great geological controversies of the period, including that of the Elgin reptiles. This collection of essays details the geology and landscape of Moray, Gordon's life, the life of Rev. Dr James Maxwell Joass and the Elgin Museum.
- The Geology and Landscape of Moray by Sinclair Ross
- George Gordon, the Scientist by Michael Collie
- The Elgin Reptiles by Michael J Benton
- Gordon and Huxley: the exploitation of the Elgin Reptiles, 1850-1890 by Michael J Benton
- George Gordon and the Elgin Museum by Kris Sangster
- George Gordon: the Man and his family by Ian Keillar
- The Geologic Work of the Reverend Dr James Maxwell Joass by John A Diemer.