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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:

Historical notes relating to the marriages and offspring of Clan Donald and accompanying archaeological notes about chapels, 1894

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/186
Scope and Contents Historical notes relating to the marriages and offspring of Clan Donald Godfrey of Siol Gorrie [S├Čol Goraidh] and Donald first Earl of Ross, John Earl of Antrim and Alexander of Lochaber. Accompanying archaeological notes relate to chapels built close to each other.

Items relating to or assembled by Ian Fowler Baillie, 1909-1966

 Series
Identifier: BAI 4
Scope and Contents The items relating to or assembled by Ian Fowler Baillie consist of:
  1. biographical notes on John Baillie and the wider family
  2. papers relating to John Baillie
  3. press cuttings
  4. school reports

Journal account of departure of Eoghan Carmichael's departure for Africa, 6 May 1893 to 13 May 1893

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/1
Scope and Contents Journal account written by Alexander Carmichael of the departure of his son Eoghan for Africa describing seeing him off at Waverley Station, Edinburgh, noting who met him in London and that he set sail on the 'SS Scot' from London, England for Chinde, East Africa [Mozambique]. Of his departure, Carmichael writes 'Poor darling boy! We shall not see him at the soonest for five years - perhaps never. God alone knows. This is the first break in the family.'

Journal entry on leaving Tarasaigh/Taransay and accompanying biographical note, 11 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/69
Scope and Contents Journal entry on leaving Tarasaigh/Taransay having been there for '4 nights & 3 days and rec[eive]d much kindness' and accompanying biographical note about Mrs MacDonald of Taransay that three of her grandfathers were 'tighearnan' and that her 'g[rea]t grandfath[er] had all the mount[ain]s and Aoi [Uidh] &c &c.'

Journal of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1792-1815

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Identifier: Coll-51/3/1
Scope and Contents 1 volume giving details of Murchison's early life and family ( 1792-1815), with enclosed notes

Letter regarding Ross Husband, 02 March 1917

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Identifier: BAI 1/8/1/5
Scope and Contents Letter from John Baillie to [David Morison] Ross, detailing/assessing the student life, philosophy and general character of Peter Ross Husband (deceased), and quoted at length in Ross's biography of Husband.

Letter to Alexander MacMillan from Joseph Beete Jukes, 20 September 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/16
Scope and Contents Letter to Alexander MacMillan from Joseph Beete Jukes explaining that he has enclosed an example of the sort of material he could submit for the biography of Edward Forbes. He lists other possible topics and asks for confirmation that they will be required before spending time on them.

Letter to [Alexander MacMillan] from Joseph Beete Jukes, 14 October 1860

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/17
Scope and Contents Letter to [Alexander MacMillan] from Joseph Beete Jukes recommending which photograph of Edward Forbes to use in the biography, which parts of the manuscript he will be forwarding to use, and giving some anecdotes from his life.

Letter to Clara Tovey from Mary Beasley, 23 July 1940

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2029
Scope and Contents Letter, 23 July 1940, Northampton, Mary Beasley to Clara Tovey. Covering note for memoirs of Tovey and sympathetic words. Holograph signed.

Letter to Clara Tovey from Mary Beasley, 15 April 1952

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Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2030
Scope and Contents Letter, 15 April 1952, Lincolnshire, Mary Beasley to Clara Tovey. Describing memories of Tovey after reading Grierson's biography. Holograph signed, with stamped envelope.