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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a song beginning 'Tha' n cia sa bheinn', 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/54
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song beginning 'Tha' n cia sa bheinn that'n ceo sa bheinn'. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1901

Geological Sections of Coast of Forfarshire, c1822-1824

Identifier: Coll-203/3/2
Scope and Contents Notebook containing landscape sketches and annotated cross-sections of the coast of Forfarshire in pencil and watercolour, c1822-1824.
Dates: c1822-1824

Houstoun Family Album

 Item — Box CLX-A-1595
Identifier: Coll-2013
Content Description This is an album used as a sketchbook and a common-place book from the mid-19th century to the 1930s, created and compiled by two Scottish women of the same family. The first contributor is Caroline Elizabeth Houstoun (1840-1926), who filled the volume with well-spaced studies of landscapes and buildings in coloured pencil, pastel, and some watercolour. Some noteworthy sites include Inverness from the Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Euston Station in London, and Saint-Germain in Paris. The identity...
Dates: 1850s-1930s

Lecture notes, 1884-1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7
Scope and Contents The Lecture notes series consists of:
  1. Notes and printed abstracts.
Dates: 1884-1886

Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884

Identifier: Coll-74/7/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.
Dates: 1884

Lecture text: 'Lecture I', c1879

Identifier: Coll-74/6/6
Scope and Contents Text of lecture looking at geological themes, such as landscape, physical geography, the formation of continents, types of rock and volcanic activity, and relating them to such subjects as the relationship between man and nature, mythology, history and religion.
Dates: c1879

Notes for lectures given in Dublin, late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/9/2
Scope and Contents Notes for 2 lectures given in Dublin. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the evolution of scenery around the British Isles. He looked particularly at those elements formed by erosion, such as river valleys, using many locations as examples. He also looked at the formation of tablelands and other geological features and how these have impacted on the people and society in the localities.
Dates: late 19th century

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/9/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century

Poem beginning 'Oh! for the flush of the mount[ain] heather', 23 June 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/281
Scope and Contents Poem beginning 'Oh! for the flush of the mount[ain] heather' written at 31 Raeburn Place, Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann].
Dates: 23 June 1885

PR2.10855, 1953-1961

Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.10855