Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Charm for justice [Ora Ceartais], 12 September 1890
Scope and Contents Charm [Ora Ceartais or Charm for Justice] in which the face is bathed in nine rays of the sun beginning 'Mil air mo bhial, [Leum] air m aod[ainn]'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 12 September 1890
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 24 April 1866
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 613-614
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the temperature of space in relation to the position of the earth and the sun and discussing different methods of calculating the rate at which the temperature decreases and increases depending on the amount of heat that is received from the sun, 24 April 1866.
Dates: 24 April 1866
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 23 April 1866
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 615-618
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the temperature of the earth in both winter and summer and how this temperature is affected by the position of the earth in relation to the sun and snow and ice throughout the world, 23 April 1866.
Dates: 23 April 1866
Note on religious festivals, 1883
Scope and Contents Note on religious festivals collected from Barbara MacPhie, Drimsdale, South Uist [Dreumasdal/Uibhist a Deas] including 'La fheill Moire na teacaireac' [Feast of the Annunciation] and 'La nan uile Naomh' [All Saints' Day]. She states that the sun dances on the Sunday after Good Friday 'in joy for a risen Saviour' and that she has seen it once, 'The sun alternately became green, red, and purple, and then gloriously bright white and jumped up and down and then danced with joy'. The text has been...
Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century
Proverb which reads 'Cha dhubh grian 's cha gheallaich uisg air', c1892
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Cha dhubh grian 's cha gheallaich uisg air' [Sun won't blacken nor water bleach it]. The text is followed by an arithmetic calculation which has been scored out.