Monthly Archives: April 2012

Peking, 1923

On 7 June 1923 Teilhard addressed the Geologcal Society in Peking on the collections of Licent, a fellow Jesuit in China who had been collecting fossils for some time and who worked with Teilhard. Identifying locations in China is quite … Continue reading

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Institut Catholique de Paris 1920-23

In 1920 Teilhard is Charge de cours in palaeontology and geology at Institut Catholique de Paris. In 1922 after he completed his Ph. D he becomes Assistant Professor. Although the number of students studying science was relatively few one student … Continue reading

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Stop the press!

I have added the box.net ‘widget’ to the side panel of my blog. If you go to the ‘box.com’ side box you will see 2 files. These are KMZ files and when you open them in Google Earth the placemarks … Continue reading

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1922, Grottoes of Count Max Bégouën

In 1922 Teilhard went to visit the Grottoes of Count Max Bégouën, now known as the Cave of the Trois-Frères, the caves were discovered in the Pyrenees by the three sons of Count Max Bégouën and he named the caves … Continue reading

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Fieldtrip to Niaux, 6th September 1921

He went on a fieldtrip to Niaux with Abbe Breuil and Dorothy Garrod, a student from Oxford. Ms Garrod is described as a recent convert to Roman Catholicism and much given to ‘scruples and inquietude’. I can only assume this … Continue reading

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Fieldtrip, 21st June 1921

He travelled from Épernay to Viz (Avize now on map) to Mont Aimé. The route can be seen below: This is approximate, no further detail is known, the journey is about 13 miles. Just below Mont Aimé on Google Earth … Continue reading

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Fieldtrip to Chelles, 13th March 1921

He went on a fieldtrip to Chelles, what appears to be a suburb of Paris now, I have no further detail to add. Chelles is located here on Google Maps.

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