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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Catering for Faces of Africa, c 1996-1997

Identifier: Coll-67/41/1/1
Scope and Contents

This is a press cutting relating to "Catering for Faces of Africa", and a photograph relating to "Catering for Ndebele women who painted the Africa Bus".

Dates: c 1996-1997

Letter and portrait relating to William Chalmers Burns

Identifier: MS BURN
Scope and Contents This collection contains two different items: a letter (and its envelope) sent from Rong Lin to Sir William Chalmers Burns, and a photograph portraying a Chinese carpenter and Christian convert named Chu Ting Yü.1. The photograph is a portrait of Chu Ting Yü, carpenter and convert to Christianity. He knew Rev. William Chalmers Burns and allegedly made his coffin when Burns died in 1868. Photograph 13 x 9 cm. mounted on card 17 x 11 cm, and dated 18 September 1889.2....
Dates: 18 September 1889; c [1864-1868]

Medals and photograph of Emily Charlotte Thomson and Alexander Thomson

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-346
Identifier: Coll-1994
Content Description This fonds consists of medals awarded to Emily Charlotte Thomson and Alexander Thomson , as well as one photograph depicting Emily Charlotte Thomson. Five medals of Alexander Thomson from the University of Edinburgh, in: chemistry (1886-87), practical physiology (1887-88), natural history (1887), Institute of Medicine (1887-88), and a blank one on the same model. Three medals of Emily...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1879-1891

Photograph album related to the Gotch-Robinson High School (or Shoushan Middle School)

Identifier: Coll-1998
Content Description This is an album containing approxmately 147 photographs with captions, showing staff, students, premises and scenes from the Gotch-Robinson High School (also known as Shoushan Middle School) in the 1920s. The school was a British Baptist school located in Tsingchowfu, Shantung, in North China. It was founded in 1917 by the English Baptist Missionary Society, and was dissolved in 1929 amid the changes in the education system after the Nationalists took over Shandong province.The...
Dates: 1926-1929

Photograph of a drawing annotated "Ulmus at Doune Terrace", mid 19th century

Identifier: Coll-1619/10/6
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a drawing [by Alexander Hunter] annotated "Ulmus at Doune Terrace". Ulmus is the scientific name of the Elm tree.

Dates: mid 19th century

Photograph of a drawing of rural scene, mid 19th century

Identifier: Coll-1619/10/12
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a drawing of rural scene, annotated "Borassus, Cucurbitaceae Thespesia populnea, Acacia speciosa".

Dates: mid 19th century

Photograph of a watercolour of a man smoking, 1842

Identifier: Coll-1619/10/13
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a watercolour showing a man smoking hookah, annotated on plate "M. Pillans Matae Calcutta 1842".

Dates: 1842

Photograph of a woman and two children

Identifier: Coll-1843/6
Scope and Contents

Small photograph of a woman and two children, from T.C Turner Studio, 17 upper Street London.

Dates: 1866-1881