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Russia

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Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

A Troika, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3131
Scope and Contents Photograph of a troika in a farmyard in front of a barn in Russia in the early 20th century. Three horses are harnessed together to a carriage driven by a man with another man sitting in the back.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Cow S[outh] Russia Breed, Tkrannskoy Korova, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2860
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man standing with a cow of the Southern Russian breed, 'Trkrannskoy Korova' in a farm yard in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Food Statistics, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2066
Scope and Contents Text regarding the figures of a Mr. R. H. Rew, a statistician of the Board of Agriculture, noting that the [United Kingdom] produces more than half its own food supply. It continues by noting the location, cost and type of food imported from other countries, chiefly Canada and Russia in the early 20th centuy.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Geological Survey notebook 'V V bis', 1897

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/1/8
Scope and Contents General drawings made primarily in Greece and Russia, along with notes of those present on the 'Volga Excursion' from the 7th International Geological Congress, 1897, St Petersburg.
Dates: 1897

Geological Survey notebooks, 1877-1900

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/1
Scope and Contents The series of Geological Survey notebook consists of:
  1. 10 volumes, chronologically arranged (1877-1900)
Dates: 1877-1900

Lantern slides, 1920

 Series
Identifier: Coll-705/7
Scope and Contents There are six bundles of lantern slides relating to Marjorie Rackstraw's war relief service in Russia. Photographer is unknown. Some slides include messages to encourage those in London to aid in the efforts, and include images of victims of the war, and places in Russia, as well as slides of text describing how and why it is Great Britain’s duty to assist in this aid. Others are images of children and families who are refugees of the famine. It may be of note that the lists Marjorie Rackstraw...
Dates: 1920

Leaflet from the Anglo-Russian Literary Society, 1894

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0071
Scope and Contents One leaflet from the Anglo-Russian Literary Society (1894), which is the first edition of a short account of the newly-founded Anglo-Russian Literary Society, published by Berman Gurovich, a member of the Society.
Dates: 1894

Lecture Notes of John Robison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.
Dates: c1779-c1801

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

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Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Dates: 1886