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Switzerland

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Locator = 46.818188;8.227512,Other = www.mygeoposition.com,Created For =

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Diary of Helena Marshall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1952
Scope and Contents Diary of Helena Marshall when she was a student at the 'College of Arts', Edinburgh (NB - not Edinburgh College of Arts, which was founded in 1907, but probably the Faculty of Arts of the University of Edinburgh) and (later) a governess in Russia (Petersburg) and Switzerland. Also journal consisting mainly of notes from lectures at the College of Arts on botany, geology, zoology, electricity, Italian art, etc., 1869.
Dates: 1869-1874

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from Sophie Weisse, 08 September 1934

 Item
Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2588
Scope and Contents Letter, 8 September 1934, Sophie Weisse to Mary Grierson. News of bereavements, praising Grierson and analysing Tovey, concern over Eugenie Schumann. Holograph signed.
Dates: 08 September 1934

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Tempest Anderson, 02 August 1896

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/6/17
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Tempest Anderson concerning the supply of photographs for Geikie's forthcoming book on British volcanoes. Anderson lists a selection of locations which he can supply photographs for and asks Geikie to confirm if he requires any soon as he is going to Switzerland.
Dates: 02 August 1896

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Thomas George Bonney, 19 December 1873

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/58
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Thomas George Bonney discussing the origin of basins in a glaciated landscape. He refutes the chemical erosion theory and supports the glacier erosion theory. He reports that he has studied the theory of glacial erosion on Alpine scenery in Wales, Scotland, Norway and Switzerland. He asks Geikie if he knows of a rock collector who could get him authenticated specimens of, amongst other locations, Eigg pitchstone. He reports on a field trip to...
Dates: 19 December 1873

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Margo Denecke, 08 August 1922

 Item
Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1064
Scope and Contents Letter, 8 August 1922, Switzerland, Denecke to Donald Tovey. Greetings from Switzerland and news of the Denecke family. Holograph signed.
Dates: 08 August 1922

Map of Vissoye, 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-99/11/2
Scope and Contents Map of the area of Switzerland around St Luc with minor annotations.
Dates: 1892

Photo album of Alexander Falconer Giles and family, 1898-1919

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1828/6/1
Scope and Contents Photorgaph album containing approx. 120 pictures, one postcard and five house plans. One postcard from Paris representing a Notre-Dame gargoyle, sent to Alexander F. Giles in 1914 Greek archaeological sites in Eleusis, Mycenae and Corinth, undated Two group pictures of officers at Skateraw Camp, 1905-1906 Photographs of Scottish scenery, such as the Falls of...
Dates: 1898-1919

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...
Dates: 1881

Section 19: Switzerland, c 1850-1852

 Series
Identifier: Coll-20/1/19
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of five boxes of photographs showing scenes of Ireland, Paris, Switzerland, Rome, Pompei, Athens, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Cairo, Thebes, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Petra, and more.
Dates: c 1850-1852

Sow and Litter, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/539
Scope and Contents Magazine article entitled, A useful Device for Protecting Suckling Pigs: a Device Used in Switzerland, and illustration of a sow and litter from 'Food, 18/1/17.'
Dates: 1870s-1930s