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Biography

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

Found in 381 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence: Joseph Wilson Lowry to HR Mill, 1839-1909

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/14
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: Joseph Wilson Lowry to HR Mill sub-series consists of:
  1. 35 letters, alphabetically arranged (1839-1909)

Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Canadian geologists, 1872-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/13/4
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Archibald Geikie: Canadian geologists sub-series consists of:
  1. 50 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1900)

Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1827-1871

 Series
Identifier: Coll-74/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison series consists of: letters from Murchison to his wife, 1854 and 1857 miscellaneous correspondence and notes (including letters to Sir Archibald Geikie) 1831-1871 correspondence relating to Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick regarding Silurian classification 1838 and 1852-1866 assorted correspondence,...

Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith, 1863-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/19
Scope and Contents The Correspondence: Sir Arthur William Rücker to James Smith sub-series consists of:
  1. 34 letters, alphabetically arranged (1863/1900)

Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: FW Egan to John Evans, 1866-1900

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/16
Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: FW Egan to John Evans sub-series consists of: 2 letters from FW Egan (1897-1900) 5 letters from Sir Philip De Malpas Grey Egerton (1871-1875) 4 letters from the Earl of Enniskillen (1884-1896) 9 letters from Robert Etheridge snr. (1869-1879) 2 letters from Robert Etheridge jnr. (1872-1873) ...

Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Robert Harkness to Francis John Haverfield, 1872-1915

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/11/22
Scope and Contents The Correspondence to Sir Archibald Geikie: Robert Harkness to Francis John Haverfield sub-series consists of:
  1. 18 letters, alphabetically arranged (1872-1915)

Dr Joseph Black: A Centenary Memorial Sketch, 1899

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/XIII
Scope and Contents Newscutting (09 December 1899) of an article written by Leonard Dobbin for The Chemist and Druggist, ( 09 December 1899) to mark the centenary of Black's death.

Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist [to Edinburgh], 6 January 1872 to 10 January 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/93
Scope and Contents Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist towards Edinburgh. In it, Carmichael is pining for his pregnant wife Mary, who is in Edinburgh and is anxious about her health. It is clear that there has been a lack of correspondence between them causing each of them distress 'No letter no watch. God grant that she is well. Oh Mary Mary if you knew my suffer[in]g you would not thus treat me...God grant y[ou]r safe arriv[al] home my darling wife -...

Family history and story about Clanvurich Staoligeary and accompanying verse, 29 October 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/104
Scope and Contents Family history and story about Clanvurich [Clann Mhuirich] Staoligeary [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] probably collected from Angus Currie, pauper, Iocar [Ìochdar] describing the different lands held by different generations of the clan up until they lost Stadhlaigearraidh as the seventeenth generation to have lived there over three hundred and sixty years. The name of the last member of the clan to hold it was Niall mac Lachlain ioc Neill ioc Dhonil [Niall mac...

Family history note about Ann Campbell, 8 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/26
Scope and Contents Family history note probably collected from Marion MacQueen, Tarasaigh/Taransay, about Ann Campbell [composer of the song Ailein Duinn] that she 'had a sister Barabra mar[ried] to Alex[ander] Mac Iain ic Leod'.