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Scope and Contents The Archives of Christian Salvesen Ltd. span well over one hundred years from the 1850s to the 1960s. The deposit contains ledgers, private journals, cash books, invoice books, letter books, day books, official files, station records, stock books and accounts, correspondence and documents, order books, records of telegrams of Turnbull, Salvesen & Co., Christian Salvesen & Co., and South Georgia Co., and various subsidiary companies. There is material relating to Salvesen ships...
Scope and Contents E2010.32 consists of typescript copies of the Diary of Dr. MacIntosh. Antarctica 1956-1957 and Dr. MacIntosh's Diary 1961-1962. South on 'Venturer'. Ashore at Leith Harbour. Home by 'Harvester''. There are also photocopies of the diaries. The diaries were discovered in 2007 through a bookshop by George R. Cummings - Chairman of the Salvesen's Ex-Whalers Club, and a whaler on the 'Southern Venturer', 1961-62, and mess-boy on...
Fonds — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection of papers is composed of (in Boxes 1 & 2) material in the form of memos, notes, lectures, off-prints, talks, illustrations, press cuttings, and correspondence, relating to: - Royal Society of Edinburgh, and Scottish Council Development and Industry - company structures and company responsibilities - companies and institutions with which Sir Gerald Elliot has...
Scope and Contents The Papers of William Speirs Bruce consist of a substantial number of manuscripts and ephemera including pamphlets; notes and notebooks; annotated typescripts; annotated offprints; picture postcards; photographs; examination papers; sketch maps; diaries; press cuttings; correspondence; lists of specimens; book catalogues; soundings; lecture engagements; lectures; and, maps. The Papers handle a wide variety of subjects including the 'Balaena', fish and fisheries, Franz Josef Land, the...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description Two albums containing black and white photographs of landscapes in a variety of locations, as well as portraits and street scenes, each with accompanying text. First album is entitled 'China 1920-1930 - From Shantung and Shanghai to Yunan [sic]' (119 pages), and the second album is entitled 'China 1920-1930 - From Jehol and Peking to Yunnan' (136 pages)”. Many of the photos are grouped into sets of up to ten images on a particular province or theme, such as: Futoshan/Putuoshan, near Shanghai;...
- Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 2
- Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
- Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 1
- Elliot, Sir Gerald Henry, b. 1923 (chairman, Christian Salvesen plc) 1
- Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 1