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United States of America

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Alt form = USA,Alt form lang = eng,Created For = United States of America

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Newspaper cutting entitled 'Claim to a Baronetcy: Curious Narrative', c1908

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/44
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.
Dates: c1908

Quotation from a poem by Whittier under the title 'Rune', c1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/103
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'.
Dates: c1892

Racing Mishap. Sensational Tumble, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3058
Scope and Contents Photograph of a horse racing mishap showing a 'sensational tumble' a horse took at an American steeplechase event throwing its jocky many feet away in 1919.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Song beginning 'Ailein Duinn shiulain leat' and accompanying story, 7 August 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/5
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

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/32
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

Sudden Death of Ex-President "Teddy" Roosevelt, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3172
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.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Fossil "Desert Horse", 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/323
Scope and Contents Image of the skeleton of the fossil "Desert Horse" which was discovered through the Whitney Fund in [1906] and is mounted in the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, USA.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

The Money-Giving Smile - Andrew Carnegie, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3191
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.'
Dates: 1870s-1930s

The President in Many Moods, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/3161
Scope and Contents Photographs of the President of the United States of America, Woodrow Wilson on his visit to England in the the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s