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Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Notes on extinct and extant shells on the Islands of Porto Santo and Madeira, 28 March 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 211-220
Scope and Contents Notes on the numbers of fossil species [of shell] which are found in the islands of Porto Santo and Madeira giving details of the number of extinct and extant species on both islands and the total of shells in each category which are common to both islands and drawing inferences from these figures in terms of how these numbers came to be, 28 March 1856.
Dates: 28 March 1856

Notes on Grand Canary & Madeira, Porta Santa shells and lists of shells, 30 November 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 165-168
Scope and Contents Notes on shells and fossils, 30 November 1855, headed with the title 'Brit[ish] Museum' indicating they were observed there, rather than on the island itself.
Dates: 30 November 1855

Notes on numbers of shells in Porto Santo and Madeira excluding the Desertes, 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 229-230
Scope and Contents Notes on numbers of shells, both extinct and extant, in Porto Santo and Madeira with percentages of the total, 1856.
Dates: 1856

Notes Porto Santo Beach shells, and Grand Canary, 3-7 December 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 173-184
Scope and Contents Notes titled 'Brit[ish] Museum indicating shells were held there.
Lists of shells found on a beach on Porto Santo, also notes where else they are found or whether extinct.
Grand Canary shells including lists that are extinct and extant, 3-7 December 1855.
Dates: 3-7 December 1855

Notes relating to fossil shell species, 4 May [1856]

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 233
Scope and Contents Notes relating to North African and South European species of fossil shells, 4 May [1856].
Dates: 4 May [1856]

Porto Santo shells, 1 December 1855

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 169-172
Scope and Contents Notes and sketches relating to Porto Santo shells - limestone, Corals, and lists of other species. 1 December 1855.
Dates: 1 December 1855

Sketch plan and archaeological notes on Druim na h-Uamh Valacui, April 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/22
Scope and Contents Sketch plan and archaeological notes on Druim na h-Uamh Valacui [Druim na h-Uamha, Bhàlaig/Vallaquie, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist], describing the remains of animals, pottery and half a quern found there. The quern is described as 'Granite much decayed & crumbling showing how long ago it [must] have made meal for its original owner.' The roof is overlapping and stones have broken as a result of the weight of sand above it, some three feet in depth. The sketch plan shows the dimensions of...
Dates: April 1871

Sketches of shells with notes, 1856

Identifier: Coll-203/2/folio(s) 226-228
Scope and Contents Sketches of shells with notes featuring Helix Aquensis from France, Helix Cariosula and Helix Depressula from North Africa by Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen, with envelope, 1856.
Dates: 1856

Story about the cuach [drinking cup] at Taigh Gige, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/204
Scope and Contents Story about the cuach [drinking cup] at Taigh Gige [Tigh Dige or Flowerdale House, Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] that it was only ever drunk from by the seanachas and that it was a very large cup. An accompanying vocabulary note reads 'Conch = Conachag Conachocan.'
Dates: June 1887

Translation of a letter from Gaetano Gemmellaro, 1850s

Identifier: Coll-203/4/29
Scope and Contents Translation of a letter from Gaetano Gemmellaro concerning the gradual elevation of the coast of Sicily, the inclination of lava flows, the origin of the Balzo D'Aci which he thinks was affected by an Earthquake and fossil shells found in the Pleistocene beds of Cefali, Sematica and other places in Sicily by himself, Phillipi and Professor Aradas. 1850s.
Dates: 1850s