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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Papers regarding meetings of the Board of Science in Biology, 1947-1962

Identifier: Coll-41/8/3
Scope and Contents

Contains chiefly agendas and minutes of the Board, lists of Board members, as well as correspondence about meetings and proposed changes to the syllabus.

Dates: 1947-1962

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them...
Dates: 1881

Royal Institution of Great Britain: Syllabus of a Course of Three Lectures on the Origin of Land-Surfaces by Archibald Geikie, FRS, 1867-1868

Identifier: Coll-74/8/2
Scope and Contents

Syllabus for a series of 3 lectures Sir Archibald Geikie gave to The Royal Insitution of Great Britain in 1869, broadly focusing on valleys, hills and mountains, erosion, geological structure and related subjects.

Dates: 1867-1868

Song entitled 'Donnacha mac Chuilean' and accompanying notes, 27 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/56
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Donnacha mac Chuilean' collected from Mary MacMillan, Lionacuidhe/Liniquie, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Na hoieabh o hoille bhi, Na ho ibh a hao ri haoro'. The accompanying notes state that the first part of the song relates to a girl who lost her snood and the second part to the encroachment of the sea. The caibeal or chapel referred to are those at Howmore South Uist [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas], with 'Hough-more said to mean Tung-Moire Mòr being a dau[gh]t[er] of...
Dates: 27 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Story about the population of Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay], 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/34
Scope and Contents Story about the population of Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay], probably collected from Roderick MacNeil, describing how three hundred years previously [c1560] MacNeil of Barra sent a boat over to the island during winter to see why there was a lack of activity. A man named MacPhie was sent on land to find out 'When he came to the houses which then stood on a rocky [Rua] N[orth] E[ast] of the present village he found all within dead.' On arriving back at the boat MacPhie was asked what he had...
Dates: 1867