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Sweden

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence from Alfred Elis Törnebohm, 1883-1902

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/14/8
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence from Alfred Elis Törnebohm sub-series consists of:


  1. letters (with enclosed diagrams, maps and a photograph), chronologically arranged (1883-1902)
Dates: 1883-1902

Fjreldras Cow, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2865
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a Fjreldras cow, 'an ancient Swedish breed of White-Polled cattle with black points' standing in a field at an agricultural show in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Flora, Aranas, Sweden, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/803
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the dairy cow, Flora in Aranas, Sweden in the late 19th or early 20th century. Her first calf gave 7400 lbs milk and 4.20 percent fat.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Letter from George Georgeson Stalhberg to bookseller James Dodsley, 19 February 1777

 Item — Box CLX-A-479
Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0102
Scope and Contents This is a letter from Swedish politican George Georgeson Stalhberg to James Dodsley, sent from Edinburgh to London on the 19th of February 1777. Stahlberg wrote to Dodsley, a successful bookseller, because he wanted him to sell his book entitled "An [sic] History of the late Revolution in Sweden [...]" in his shop. Stahlberg's book is a pejorative account of the coup d'État by Gustav III that happened in Sweden on the 19th of August 1772. The "revolution" was carried out without bloodshed,...
Dates: 19 February 1777

Newspaper cutting from the Scotsman, Verus et Utilis, The British Scientific Association, 8 October 1834

 Item
Identifier: Coll-203/3/13
Scope and Contents

Printed article regarding the proceedings of a meeting of the British Scientific Association mentioning a visit by Sir Charles Lyell to Sweden, the publication of a geological map of Scotland, freshwater limestone and Kirkton Quarry, 8 October 1834.

Dates: 8 October 1834

Nitrate of Lime, Sweden, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3303
Scope and Contents

Photograph of 'the electric flame which extracts the nitrogen from the atmosphere' for nitrate of lime, the 'best nitrogenous manure in use' in Sweden in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Notebook No.53, May 1834- May 1834

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/53
Scope and Contents Red leather notebook, cover reads "Sweden, May 1834". The contents include lists of books, packing lists, geological observations with small and large sketches. p.23 - List of clothing to pack; p.105 - Strata in Taleren Notes are made in pencil with some ink edits or additions and are notes often only on one side of a page. The index is pasted to the back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's...
Dates: May 1834- May 1834

Notebook No.55, 26 June 1834- December 1834

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/55
Scope and Contents This notebook was kept by Lyell on a trip to Sweden. It comprises notes on rise of land in Sweden - marks on rocks, etc. Notes are in ink and pencil, and include sketches, lists, observations. Page 55 includes a list of questions Lyell wishes to know the local dialect for, providing an insight into his travels and his work. There are multiple blank pages. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own...
Dates: 26 June 1834- December 1834

Notebook No.255, 18 March 1869-28 April 1869

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 9: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/255
Scope and Contents This dark red Notebook is annotated with Lyell's name, address at 73 Harley Street, London. The Notebook documents work based along the coast of Norfolk, as Lyell travels with Mary [presumed as she is not mentioned], Buckley and his nephew Leonard Lyell - who is credited with observations and finds. From Norfolk, they head to Hull and Withernsea. In this Notebook, not every page is numbered. This Notebook contains sections where Buckley describes their field work, recording observations like...
Dates: 18 March 1869-28 April 1869

Papers in geography, history, and science, 1750-1781

 Item
Identifier: Coll205/2/2 (Dc.1.58)
Scope and Contents Approximately 75 mostly handwritten leaves, including a 2-page colour drawing of Burrum chundalle, an extract from a history of Louisiana by W. de Page du Pratz (1783); extract from a history of Sumatra by William Marsden (1783); extract from the 'Constitution of the German Empire', s.n., s.d.; extract from 'Baretti's Account of the Manners and Customs of Italy' (1775); extract from 'Baretti's Travels Thro' England Portugal Spain & France to Genoa (1760); extract from 'Travels thro'...
Dates: 1750-1781