United States of America
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Alt form = USA,Alt form lang = eng,Created For = United States of America
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Newspaper cutting entitled 'Claim to a Baronetcy: Curious Narrative' about the claim made by John Ford, musical instrument repairer, Philadelphia, United States of America, to the baronetcy of Sir James Robert Carmichael.
Scope and Contents Quotation from a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier under the title 'Rune' beginning 'You find but common bloom and green, The rippling rivers rune'.
Scope and Contents Song collected from 'Ceit wife [of] Don[ald] MacKin[n]on nee Urqhuart', Tarasaigh/Taransay beginning 'Ailein Dhuinn shiulainn leat, M iar[rtas] eir Ri[gh nan] aingeaol'. The song was composed by Ana ni Dhonil ic Iain oig Chaimbeul [Anna Campbell] who was engaged to Allan Morrison of Crossobost, Lews [Crosbost, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], who drowned. She was said to have died soon after of a broken heart and was to be buried at Rodail [Rodel] and ended up being buried at sea, near to her...
Dates: 7 August 1870
Song beginning 'Gum bean Dia tai mor Thunga' and accomapnying note and vocabulary note, 22 April 1871
Scope and Contents Song collected from Ruary an Ruma [Roderick MacNeil, fisherman, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] beginning 'Gum bean Dia tai mor Thunga, S fhad a chualas' [Taigh Mòr Thunga]. The song is composed of thirty-seven lines. MacNeil states that he heard the story from his father who heard it while he was in America. The vocabulary note reads 'Fosrachadh = Geamhrachadh [aruidh] Sgitheal = a Bothy'.
Dates: 22 April 1871
Scope and Contents Newspaper photographs and article on the sudden death of ex-president of the United States of America, Theodore, "Teddy", Roosevelt in 1919. The three photographs show Roosevelt receiving a delegation of bankers during the Liberty Loan campaign; a portrait of him; and giving a war speech. The article briefly sums up his career.
Scope and Contents Image of the skeleton of the fossil "Desert Horse" which was discovered through the Whitney Fund in  and is mounted in the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA.
Scope and Contents Photograph of Andrew Carnegie, the philanthropist, in front of the Industrial Relations Commission of the U.S.A. in the early 20th century saying his 'greatest joy is giving money away.'