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Lyell, Denis D.



  • Existence: 1871 - 1946


Denis D. Lyell (1871-1946), born in Calcutta into a Scottish family from Dundee; hunter and author.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Garvan-Sheldon collection

Call Number: MS 232

Miscellaneous letters related to big game hunting, a photograph album of early contributors to Forest and Stream (with a letter from George Bird Grinnell identifying the photographs), diaries, miscellaneous writings and memorabilia all related to travel or hunting. The letters were removed from books in a library collected by Charles Sheldon and presented to Yale University by Francis P. Garvan in 1929.

Dates: 1796-1943

Letter : Peebles, Scotland, to Charles Sheldon, 1928 Feb 1

 Part of Collection — Box 63: [Barcode: 39002137225380], Folder: GROUP 2434, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS, with envelope, expressing appreciation of the Boone and Crockett Club's publication, Hunting and Conservation, and discussing questions connected with the book.

Dates: 1928 Feb 1

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Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Big game hunting 1
Conservation of natural resources 1
Diaries 1
Environmental protection 1
Forest and Stream 1