Found in 157 Collections and/or Records:
Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Jessie Aitken Wilson telling him that she has written to various people concerning the continued use of letters which were lent for the compilation of the 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'. She informs him of the death of Captain Graves and encloses papers from Peter Colin Campbell (not attached).
Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Thomas George Bonney expressing his commisserations at the death of one of Geikie's daughters.
Manuscript notebook entitled "Private Memorials of Helen Late Mrs Stewart of Physgill", by Catherine Sinclair, 1845, 1863 (enclosed letter), 1946 (newspaper clippings)
Death mask of Italian poet Dante Alighieri. A death mask is a wax or a plaster cast made of a person's face after they have died.
Selection of newspapers relating either to John Baillies award of an Honorary DD degree from the University of Yale or covering the period around his death.
Summary by Molly Harrington of a meeting with a group of local health visitors. Some discussion of the importance of death in neighbourhood communities and the practice of collecting for deaths. "If there's a death, it pulls them all together". Also brief discussion about aspiration "If they're aspiring when they come, they soon lose it in these depressing surroundings".
Note about Crann[o]g nien Ri L[och]lann [Crannog nighean Rìgh Lochlainn/Dùn Crannag] that it is situated at Crannag [Barraigh/Isle of Barra], which is where the placename comes from. A dun was built for here there but the roof was filled over and the people inside were killed. It is mentioned in the poem 'Tha Chr[a]n[na]g fo chlachan an duin'.
Note about dogs dying and accompanying story about a faithful dog collected from Duncan Macniven 'Don[nachadh] Pharuig', aged 88, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. Duncan tells how dogs go away from home to die and that shepherds know this to be the case. He also tells how a man in Glencoe [Gleann Comhann] went to work in England and every day at the same time his dog went out to wait for him and wept until it eventually died.