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National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (1780-1999)

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Archaeology: National Museum of Antiquities: Relationship with the University, 1951

 File — Box: Secretary's box file: Arts 2
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/SEC/A/1/6
Scope and Contents Archaeology: National Museum of Antiquities: Relationship with the University
Dates: 1951

'Contributions sent to the Museum not previously described', c 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW457
Scope and Contents Detailed descriptions of items sent to the [National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh] by Alexander Carmichael, including a 'sculpture stone' from Bearnaray, Harris; a baptismal font from Pabbay, Barra; and 'Fingal's shoe', a 'shoe-like' stone from the Isle of Skye.
Dates: c 1870

Field notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, inscribed on the inside cover with 'Alexander A Carmichael Inland Revenue Lochmaddy N[orth] Uist 15/7 1870 Note Book No 8'. The majority of this notebook contains material collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay from the MacDonalds at Paible House, Mor or Marion MacQueen and Donald MacKinnon including notes on the island's archaeology, local history and geographical changes, with stories of how coastal erosion revealed burial sites and renditions of the...
Dates: 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871

Note about a bronze brooch and pin found on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 10 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/51
Scope and Contents Note about a bronze brooch and pin found on Tarasaigh/Taransay by Mr Don[ald] MacDonald and given to Capt[ain] Thomas and deposited in the Antiquarian Museum in Edinburgh 'for which the late Mr [-] MacDonald Taransay got a letter of thanks from the Curators'.
Dates: 10 July 1870