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Asia

 Subject
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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Interserve Scotland

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 50
Scope and Contents The collection comprises the archives of Interserve Scotland. Minute books of the Indian Female Normal Schools and Instruction Society, Edinburgh Auxiliary , the Zenana Bible and Medical Mision, subsequently the Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship and now Interserve from 1880-1975. Correspondence, papers and 73 lantern slides. The society was principally concerned with medical and educational work in Asia. The collection also includes society publications: ...
Dates: 1880- 1988

Lectures on American geological history, c1879

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/6/4
Scope and Contents Notes and text for seven lectures looking at the geological history of the American continent, looking at specific locations therein, based partly on results from American survey work. These locations were related to to other places around the world, particularly in Britain and Europe. A variety of geological formations were looked at, including that of the continent itself, considering the materials which make them up and the geological timeframe.
Dates: c1879

Trap Conglomerate, c1822-1824

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/3/14
Scope and Contents Document entitled Trap Conglomerate discussing the geological history of Strathmore and the formation of the rocks in the area, c1822-1824. Written on the back of a piece of text entitled Asia which relates to the geology of the Steppe area of Russia between the Caspian and Black Seas.
Dates: c1822-1824

Wild Asses, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3121
Scope and Contents Four photographs of wild asses standing in paddocks in the early 20th century. The two top images are of the Kiang, the 'wild ass of the deserts of northern Asia' and the two bottom images depict the wild asses of Syria and India.
Dates: 1870s-1930s