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Orkney Islands (Scotland)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

8. Ross, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney, Shetland, the Hebrides, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/8
Scope and Contents The last in the set of eight scrapbook albums compiled by Adam White, this volume contains 141 items mounted on 114 pages.Geographically the volume begins with three of the historical mainland counties of the north of Scotland: Ross-shire, Sutherland, and Caithness. No doubt reflecting the material available to White, coverage here is somewhat sparse compared with the extent of his other albums, with only thirty items relating to mainland locations.The volume...
Dates: Other: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Papers of George Low

Identifier: Coll-251
Scope and Contents The material consists of Low's Orkney manuscripts dating from circa 1773 in 3 volumes, from History of Orkney parts 1-8, History of Orkney parts 9-19, to Description and chronology parts 20-25, at Dc.6.102/1-3. There is also a typed transcript of the same. At Dc.6.103 there is work on Orkney flora and fauna, and at Dc.6.104 a course of microscopical observations from 1771-1772. There is a...
Dates: 1766-1773