Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box Dk.1.2: Series Coll-33/Quarto A; Series Coll-33/Folio B; Series Coll-33/Folio D; Series Coll-33/Folio E
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A
Scope and Contents The papers of David Gregory in Quarto A consist of: 107 manuscript papers and an index, relating to: theoretical physics, including optics, especially treatises on refraction and colour, on mechanics, specifically on velocity, gravitation, centrifugal and centripetal force, and the movement of solids through fluid, and an occasional thought on magnetic attraction. Applied physics, considering ships, tides, and...
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A 
Scope and Contents Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay which reads 'When MacKenzie raised his Reg[iment] he had 1000 & only 3 were und[er] 6 f[ee]t many above this.'
Scope and Contents Story and notes about fishing around St Kilda [Hiorta] including that ''Traille' [tusk] can be found on the east side but not the west side of the island; that skate can be found on the north west side; that the informant once caught two sharks off St Kilda; that sharks were like dog fish: dark back and fair belly and that 'Lin[g]' are 'very large there'.