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Photo album of Alexander Falconer Giles and family, 1898-1919

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1828/6/1

Scope and Contents

Photorgaph album containing approx. 120 pictures, one postcard and five house plans.
  1. One postcard from Paris representing a Notre-Dame gargoyle, sent to Alexander F. Giles in 1914
  2. Greek archaeological sites in Eleusis, Mycenae and Corinth, undated
  3. Two group pictures of officers at Skateraw Camp, 1905-1906
  4. Photographs of Scottish scenery, such as the Falls of Shin, the Bridge of Oykel, and Cromarty Church
  5. Photographs of various activities and people: G. U. Union Presidents, 1902-07; holiday pictures (?) in Balmacara, Loch Tummel, Ballantrae; pictures of camps at Mertoun and Scoughall,
  6. Family pictures (weddings, portraits, group photographs, etc), 1907-1912
  7. Group photograph of Edinburgh University Union: Committee of Management, 1911-12, with names. Includes A. F. Giles.
  8. Photographs of Tyrol in Switzerland, September 1911
  9. More photographs of Scottish scenery (Carn nan Gabhar) and family pictures in Oban, 1912-13
  10. Two photographs of a ship (possibly a warship?)
  11. Group photograph of Edinburgh University Union: Committee of Management, 1918-19, with names. Includes A. F. Giles.
  12. Five plans of a house or building

Dates

  • 1898-1919

Physical Description

Some photographs are badly faded, and some are detached. Handle with care.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 album

Physical Description

Some photographs are badly faded, and some are detached. Handle with care.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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