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Zoology

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

24 drawings of of quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects by James Tait Black

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1317
Scope and Contents 24 pen and ink drawings of quadrupeds, birds, fish, reptiles and insects by James Tait Black. There are two suites of work (1840 and 1841) with the same title but with a different set of 12 illustrations. The bindings of the two sets are in very poor condition. The illustrations from the 1840 suite, one of which is coloured, are: The elephant The tiger The gnu ...

Entomology book by William E. Sharp: 'Collecting Days, No.3'

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1907
Scope and Contents Book on entomology entitled 'Collecting days, no 3', by William E Sharp, created between 1909 and 1918.

Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, 1990-1993

 Archival Record
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C1
Scope and Contents
  1. 'SPACE'
  2. Planning Executive Committee
  3. School of Biology: Planning and Policy Group and Steering Committee
  4. Division of Biological Sciences Working and Advisory Group

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from B.L Seawell, 07 October 1901

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/7/24
Scope and Contents Seawell, a former pupil of Ewart's, writes as a teacher of biology at a State Normal School in Warrensburg, Missouri, where he has recently been conducting general botany and zoology research. In particular he has been investigating the ecological relations of the life-forms of a series of small freshwater lakes in the area. He would like to know how he might go about studying for the degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Edinburgh.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir John Graham Kerr, 04 November 1918

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/24/3
Scope and Contents Kerr apologises that he is unable to provide Ewart with a copy of the University of Glasgow's Natural History Department syllabus, as such a thing does not exist. He describes some aspects of the course and complains that ten weeks is an insufficient period to teach the Zoology course. He hopes that one day a satisfactory course in Zoology for medical students is devised.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Arnot Fleming, 26 February 1925

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/31/2
Scope and Contents Fleming writes to inform Ewart that the University Court have decided that accommodation should be provided for the Department of Zoology on the University site at West Mains Road.

Mineralogical Notes on Scotland, March 1816

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1373/11
Scope and Contents Volume of 48 pages containing a few geological observations and drawings, and a short digest of someone's zoological voyage around the world.

Minutes, 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

 Series
Identifier: Coll-206/1
Scope and Contents
  1. details of the constitution of the society
  2. minutes concerning the scientific papers read at society meetings
  3. minutes concerning membership applications and acceptances by the society
  4. minutes concerning business matters of the society

Notes for lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', late 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/9/1
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...