Scope and Contents
The material consists of Low's Orkney manuscripts dating from circa 1773 in 3 volumes, fromHistory of Orkneyparts 1-8,History of Orkneyparts 9-19, toDescription and chronologyparts 20-25, at Dc.6.102/1-3. There is also a typed transcript of the same. At Dc.6.103 there is work on Orkney flora and fauna, and at Dc.6.104 a course of microscopical observations from 1771-1772. There is a cabinet of curiosities collected by Low, 1766-1768 at Dc.6.105, and some notes and sketches in natural history at...