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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Answers to queries, late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/5/5
Scope and Contents

Answers to queries made by Sir Archibald Geikie on the form of clouds, dust wirlwinds, heights of British lakes, Petermann's drawings of vertical distribution of plants and the sea bed between Britain and Norway.

Dates: late 19th century

Archaeological note about a circle at Cillant-suidhe [Cille an t-Suidhe], 23 August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/59
Scope and Contents

Archaeological note about a circle at Cillant-suidhe, Achadhun [Cille an t-Suidhe, Achadun, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal] describing it as 'under rushes & ferns especially iris. 37 yards x 37. Hid from sea by a small ridge in a field low lying between ridges.'

Dates: 23 August 1886

Copy of a list of plants discovered by Captain Carmichael and short biography, 9 December1864

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/2
Scope and Contents

Copy of a list of plants discovered by Captain Dugald Carmichael, botanist, and short biography 'Transcribed by Cha[rle]s H. E. Carmichael, Trin[ity] Coll[ege] Oxon [Oxford]'.

Dates: 9 December1864

Copy of the memorials of Captain Dugald Carmichael, 9 December 1864

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/1
Scope and Contents

Copy of the memorials of Captain Dugald Carmichael, botanist, taken from the New Statistical Account of Scotland.

Dates: 9 December 1864

Drawings of a Collection of East Indian Plants

Identifier: Coll-478
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of drawings from Roxburgh's collection of East Indian plants. These were sent by Nathaniel Wallis (or Wallich) to Robert Wight for the Icones plantarum Indiae orientalis 1840-1853.

Dates: 19th century

Drawings of Trees and Plants on the Malabar Coast

Identifier: Coll-311
Scope and Contents

The collection which bears the bookplate of Brigadier-General Alexander Walker of Bowland consists of some 280 pencil drawings of trees on the Malabar Coast, India. A few of the drawings are partly coloured.

Dates: 18th century

Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art Syllabus of Lectures, 1867-1868

Identifier: Coll-74/8/1
Scope and Contents

Syllabus for a series of lectures given by 5 scientists at the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art during 1867-1868. They were: Sir Lyon Playfair (Chemistry), George James Allman (Natural History), Sir Archibald Geikie (Geology), Edward Sang (Natural Philosophy), and John Hutton Balfour (Botany).

Dates: 1867-1868

Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, 1990-1993

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C1
Scope and Contents
  1. 'SPACE'
  2. Planning Executive Committee
  3. School of Biology: Planning and Policy Group and Steering Committee
  4. Division of Biological Sciences Working and Advisory Group
Dates: 1990-1993

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

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

Letter book, etc., 1792-1793

Identifier: Coll-1373/13
Scope and Contents

Volume of 122 pages containing notes of correspondence with colleagues. One illustration, in green ink, of a Salsola Kali shoot.

Dates: 1792-1793