Skip to main content

Scotland -- Aberdeenshire -- Aberdeen

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

7. Aberdeen, Angus, Elgin, Banff, Inverness, Argyle, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/7
Scope and Contents This is the seventh volume in Adam White’s eight-volume set of scrapbooks. It contains 208 items mounted on 152 pages.The volume covers Aberdeenshire, the historical counties of Elgin, Nairn and Banffshire, and mainland Inverness-shire and Argyll. Despite the album’s title, the county of Angus (otherwise Forfarshire) is covered in the fourth volume of the Symbolae.Once again the coverage is largely by locality, beginning with the...
Dates: Other: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Aberdeen, c 1914

Identifier: Coll-1167/C/1/2/4
Scope and Contents

Print, showing Aberdeen decorated but adapted to the material, viz. granite. Showing the towers of St. Machar's Cathedral, Old Aberdeen.

Dates: c 1914

Address to the students of the Aberdeen Training Centre, 24 Jun 1954

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/36
Scope and Contents

The lecture was addressed to students upon their graduation, and Thomson's sense of humour is in evidence throughout. He advises the students not to rest on their oars, but to keep learning throughout their life and to widen their knowledge; to know the character of their pupils and be an example to them; and to work hard and subsequently benefit from the satisfaction attained from hard work.

Dates: 24 Jun 1954

Alfred Gilchrist Lecture: The Progress and Present Aspects of Educational Science, 29 Apr 1952

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/34
Scope and Contents Thomson defines educational science, which he sees as having two facets: operational, such as the research undertaken by the Scottish Council for Research in Education regarding the best teaching methods; and fundamental, such as research undertaken to explore the sources of intelligence differences, and their relationship to one another. Thomson charts how educational science has progressed, due in part to the use of mathematical statistics and the...
Dates: 29 Apr 1952

City of Aberdeen, c 1914

Identifier: Coll-1167/C/1/2
Scope and Contents

A selection of scenes in Scotland relating to the area of Aberdeen (not Aberdeenshire, Donside, Deeside).

Dates: c 1914

Etymological note which reads 'Obair-reithinn = Aberdeen, the work of Reithin', March 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/21
Scope and Contents

Etymological note which reads 'Obair-reithinn = Aberdeen, the work of Reithin'.

Dates: March 1867

Folio D, c1670-c1705

 Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio D
Scope and Contents

The papers of David Gregory in Folio D consist of:

  1. An index, in David Gregory's hand, to the original collection, and part of a manuscript on Euclid, in James Gregorie's hand.
Dates: c1670-c1705

General view of new Aberdeen with the adjacent county in Aberdeenshire, c 1781, c 1914

Identifier: Coll-1167/C/1/2/3
Scope and Contents

An engraving showing a general view of New Aberdeen with the adjacent county in Aberdeenshire, engraved for George Augustus Walpole's "New and Complete British Traveller" (1784), and published by Alexander Hogg at the King's Arms, 16 Paternoster Row. Bears the price 2/6d or possibly 7/6, in the bottom right-hand corner, possibly purchased second-hand.

Dates: c 1914