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Scope and Contents The works of Edward Sang include 13 volumes of logarithms and 26 miscellaneous volumes on a variety of mathematical subjects including geometry and algebra, trigonometry, the theory of variables, driving belt calculations, and load-bearing calculations for the Forth Bridge. There is also a volume on The teeth of wheels.Evidence of Sang's surveying/civil engineering is shown in the plans of the policies of Mount Melville, 1818 (estate in Cameron, Fife, owned...
Dates: before 1890
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: architectural plans and drawings of non-ecclesiastical buildings mainly in the British Isles, but also in France, Germany and the Netherlands; a volume of cuttings and book reviews of Drummond's works; a notebook of Scottish history; a number of off-prints, 1935-1952, on various subjects including church architecture, Henry Bazely, Father Ignatius, and Pugin; correspondence, 1969-1980, addressed to Mrs. A. L. Drummond in connection with A. L. Drummond's books...
Found in: New College Library Special Collections
Scope and Contents The drawings in the collection range from Playfair's student drawings, sketch designs and preliminary schemes, to many presentation drawings in watercolours. The earliest catalogued plans, elevations and sections relate to the commission to complete the University (the College of Edinburgh), 1817 onwards. The Advocates' Library, Royal Terrace, Regent Terrace, the National Gallery, the National Monument, and New College also feature in the collection. Other material relates to the Observatory,...
- Subject: Designs and plans X