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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 390 Collections and/or Records:

Group photo; most likely residents of Masson Hall, 1924-1937

Identifier: Coll-705/1/1/11
Scope and Contents

Four rows of student-aged women are depicted in front of a stone wall of a building. Marjorie Rackstraw is seated in the center of the second row.

Dates: 1924-1937

Grove, George, 2 January 1885, 21 April 1889, [no date]

Identifier: Coll-1989/29
Scope and Contents 1. Autograph letter signed from George Grove to a "Mrs. Lyell" (possibly Katharine Murray Lyell) dated 2 January 1885, concerning the engagement of a musician: “Thank you for your letter. I remember seeing and hearing Miss Eissler some two years ago. I am very sorry to say that I have no opening for her here, and I do not know in what way I can benefit her in general musical matters. – She knows Mr. Manns, for I heard her there, and she probably knows Mr. Chappell. – Should any way of...
Dates: 2 January 1885, 21 April 1889, [no date]

Handmade magazine The Cavalier, double Xmas no 1916 Vol. IV, together with a photograph album of the Smythe family

 Collection — Box CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1880
Scope and Contents One handmade 'magazine' constructed by Scottish ladies forming a group called 'The Cavalier Club', composed of Barbara E. Smythe (editor), Susy F. Lumsden (treasurer), Jean Drummond, Victoria A. Drummond, Frances A. Drummond, Doreen Arbuthnot, and Susan Newdegate. The magazine is entitled The Calavier and was to be borrowed by a select group of recipients, to help raise funds for the war effort. This is the Double Xmas no. 1916, vol IV. It includes short...
Dates: 1916-1930

Helen Lewise Dougal Archive relating to Patrick Geddes and Scots College, Montpellier

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1534
Identifier: Coll-2045
Content Description This fonds consists of material of Helen Lewise Dougal relating to Patrick Geddes and the Scots College in Montpellier. Includes photos (originals and copies), booklets, letters, and a CD containing photos. Postcards of Sète and Montpellier, 1929. Article entitled Patrick Geddes in his Montpellier setting by A.D. Peacock, ca 1927. Print...
Dates: 1927-1934

Henschel, Lillian June, née Baile, 19 January 1894

Identifier: Coll-1989/31
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Lillian June Henschel to “Miss Lyell”, (i.e. Rosamond Frances Ann Lyell), dated 19 January 1894 and concerning Lillian and George Henschel’s daughter: “I shall be delighted to send Helen to you on Wednesday next – & she will not be less so to come – unless she should commence dancing lessons again on that day. – My husband and I have not quite decided whether or not we will have her resume the latter, but if she does it will have to be on Wednesday next. – If...
Dates: 19 January 1894

Heriot-Watt University facade photographs, c1973

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/7.1.5
Scope and Contents Large scale black and white photographic prints (maximum size 51cm x 60cm), which join together to show the full facade of the former Heriot-Watt University building in Chambers Street in Edinburgh. The adjacent Bank of Scotland, former dental hospital and Minto Street are also included. The statue of James Watt, later removed to the new Heriot-Watt University campus can be seen in situ as can busts of the founders of Heriot-Watt University: George Heriot and Leonard Horner. Some of the...
Dates: c1973
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Hill and Adamson Calotypes

 Collection — Hill and Adamson
Identifier: Coll-1073
Scope and Contents

Photographs of local characters and famous figures of the era, as well as landscape and urban scenes.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1840s
H.M.S. Challenger Moored at St. Paul's Rocks, Aug 28/73
H.M.S. Challenger Moored at St. Paul's Roc...

HMS Challenger Papers

Identifier: Coll-46
Scope and Contents At Gen.28-31 the Challenger Papers contain sheets of plates illustrating various marine life forms, and original drawings of marine life forms; engravings, lithographs, photographs, etc. of marine life forms; drawing and engravings of Challenger equipment; and, statistical material, graphs, charts and maps. There are drawings, engravings and photographs of Challenger personnel at various tasks, and of Challenger and its interiors; and, pictures of people and places (not Challenger...
Dates: 1872-1876

Imphal Group: Service Arts and Technical Organization, 1943-1945

Identifier: PJM/SATO/B/10
Scope and Contents

Administration, correspondence and reports for the Imphal Group of the Service Arts and Technical Organization (SATO). The file includes black and white photographic prints (8.5cm x 10.5cm) of art works exhibited in an exhibition by members of the group.

Dates: 1943-1945

Interior photo of Masson Hall, lounge with fireplace, 1924-1937

Identifier: Coll-705/1/1/4
Scope and Contents

This photo depicts a lounge of Masson Hall with fireplace, small bookscase, paintings on the walls, a candlestick telephone on a small table, and armchairs. Flowers decorate the flat surfaces, and a reading lamp stands beside an armchair. There are no people pictured.

Dates: 1924-1937