Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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
Scope and Contents Copy of the memorials of Captain Dugald Carmichael, botanist, taken from the New Statistical Account of Scotland.
Dates: 9 December 1864
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 theIcones plantarum Indiae orientalis1840-1853.
Dates: 19th century
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
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).
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C1
Scope and Contents
- Planning Executive Committee
- School of Biology: Planning and Policy Group and Steering Committee
- Division of Biological Sciences Working and Advisory Group
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.