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Found in 382 Collections and/or Records:
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 a manuscript about the family of Mac Iain vic Hemish [Donald MacDonald, Mac Iain Mhic Sheumais] and accompanying note, 9 April 1866
Scope and Contents Copy of a manuscript about Mac Iain vic Hemish [Donald MacDonald, Mac Iain Mhic Sheumais] originally written by James MacDonald at Kalin [Ceallan/Kallin, Griomsaigh/Grimsay] June 1837. The text describes Mac Iain Mhic Sheumais's prowess as a warrior from an early age including his involvement in the Battle of Cuilen in Skye [An Cuilthionn/Cuillin, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye] where he killed the MacLeod of Gesto. There is also a detailed account of a raid by MacLeods of Harris on...
Dates: 9 April 1866
Scope and Contents Copy of a manuscript about the MacDonalds of Sleat and North Uist, including stories about the sons of Hugh MacDonald of Sleat viz Donald Galloch, Trotternish and Sleat [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach], Donald Herrach [Hearach], Griminish, North Uist [Griminis, Uibhist a Tuath] and Gillespig Duh [Gilleasbuig Dubh]. How Gilleasbuig Dubh murdered both of his brothers is recorded as is the subsequent revenge of his nephew. Also recorded are the lands that families subsequently occupied and whether there...
Dates: 9 April 1866
Copy of Geoffrey Beale's biographical memoir of Charlotte Auerbach for the Royal Society, with photograph, 1995
File — Box CLX-A-1537: Series Coll-1266/5, Box: data_value_missing_7b0352a7aa1b555f2b7f16be279f52e4, Box: data_value_missing_ef6aff2cde4e326f5abb48166a0b9e24
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Consists of papers collated by Geoffrey Beale as part of the preparation of his biographical memoir of Charlotte Auerbach for the Royal Society, published in 1995. Contains: Correspondence regarding Beale's research about Auerbach, papers concerning Auerbach's family history, copies of Auerbach's obituaries, letters from colleagues to Beale concerning Auerbach and a copy of the Royal Society memoir itself;Cassette tapes of interview recordings made of Charlotte Auerbach by Geoffrey Beale;Copies...
Scope and Contents Copy of a grave inscription which reads 'By Hugh Carmichael of Taylochan In Memory of his son Archibald who died 10 October 1837 aged 21 years And of Catherine, Alexander, Dugald and Isabella children who died young'.
Dates: 16 August 1883
Scope and Contents Copy of letter to [Jessie Aitken Wilson] from Emily M Yelverton telling her that she does not sanction the completion of the 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' by Sir Archibald Geikie and asking for the return of all personal items which she had lent to the late George Wilson for the project.
Dates: 27 January 1860
Scope and Contents Copy of the 'Genealogical Account of the Mac Raes' 'As written originally by the Rev John Mac Rae sometime minister of Dingwall...1704..Transcribed by Farquhar MacRae of Inverinate...1786. Copied by Capt[ain] John MacRae...from this transcript in the possession of his son Dr John MacRae...in 1816.' The copy contains insertions by Carmichael, each of which he has intialled. The account describes their origins in Ireland, the origin of their name 'Mac Rath, the fortunate son' and subsequent...
Dates: 10 August 1868
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 Correspondence concerning the compilation of 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' sub-series consists of: pen and ink sketches by Edward Forbes (c1854) letters from and to contributors and collaborators (1854-1861) letters to and from the publisher Alexander MacMillan (1860-1861) letters to and from the printer Thomas Constable (1860-1861) list of...
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Sir Francis Darwin sub-series consists of:
- 13 letters, the bulk dated 1884-1887 and arranged chronologically