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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Letters and notebooks of Dr. Henry Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle

 Fonds — CLX-A-1582
Identifier: Coll-1820
Content Description This collection contains two sets of material:1. Letters to Dr. Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle, and addressed variously to: Cumberland Infirmary; Marine Crescent, Waterloo, Liverpool; Playhouse Yard, Thomas Street, Scarbro'; and, Teviot Row, Edinburgh. The letters show that he was assembling information with a view to overseeing a biography of his mentor, John Reid. The collection of letters contains material which would have formed the core of such a work which never came to...
Dates: 1830s-1868

Location of Points of Dairy Cows, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2812
Scope and Contents Illustration of the side and rear views of a dairy cow with numbers indicating, with descriptive text beneath, the name of the points of the body.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Monro, Alexander, primus

Identifier: GD1-2
Scope and Contents MS volume of Alexander Monro primus' History of Anatomy 1747
Dates: 1747

Mountain Zebra, Stocking and Chestnut, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1053
Scope and Contents Photograph of a Mountain zebra's forelegs showing the stocking and chestnut.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Mouse Atlas Archive: Matthew H Kaufman collection of glass slides showing sections of mouse embryos at various stages of development

Identifier: Coll-1829
Content Description Collection of histological sections on glass slides of the mouse embryo at all stages of development created by Professor Matthew Kaufman between c. 1975-1990. Also includes two volumes for which the collection was used ('The Anatomical Basis of Mouse Development' and 'Kaufman's Atlas of Mouse Development Supplement - with coronal sections'); a file of supporting documents (an index to the embryos in each box and the identification of sections used in the Atlas); and prints of cross-sections...
Dates: Existence: Majority of material found within 1975-1990

Note about a crooked headed fish, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/82
Scope and Contents Note probably collected on Ìle/Islay about a crooked headed fish similar to a gurnet. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: June 1887

Note about a turbot or sturgeon, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/87
Scope and Contents Note about a turbot or sturgeon '3 or 4 f[ee]t long 2 1/2 broad no name' caught at Port na h-Abhainne/PortnahavenÌle/Islay.
Dates: June 1887

Note about 'Cra-rionnach' or red mackerel, 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/153
Scope and Contents Note about 'Cra-rionnach' or red mackerel which reads 'Bones of head hard scales sharp and prickly. Scales come off whole when boiled. When plentiful no herrings are got on the west coast'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1894

Note about insects, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/147
Scope and Contents Note about insects that they are 'complicated'; that 'The gorgeous drag[on]fly being the bloodyiest (sic) thing in all creation'; that 'Cobhar na Cuthaig is an insect' and that 'Little fleas have lesser fleas upon their legs'.
Dates: June 1887