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Architecture

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

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Design thesis entitled, 'A centre for research and instruction in physical planning'

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1395
Scope and Contents The title of the design thesis is A centre for research and instruction in physical planning and it relates to a proposal for Gordon Square, London W.1. The item is in typescript and has photographs inserted. The work traces the activities of the Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction, and offers a proposal for a new building for the Association.

Diagram of Castle Coeffin and accompanying notes, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/74
Scope and Contents Diagram of Castle Coeffin [Caisteal Chaifeann, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] drawn by Alexander Carmichael and accompanying notes describing a porthole facing Glensanda, large holes in the outside walls as if for bars and the dimensions and situations of the remaining structure. The dungeon is marked on the diagram along with measurements.

Diagram plan of St Clair's Castle, 26 September 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/132
Scope and Contents Diagram plan of St Clair's Castle [Dùn Mhic Leòid, Loch Tangasdale, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] noting the length of walls, openings within walls, water level and other measurements.

Diagrams of St Moluag's Catherdral and accompanying notes, September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/43
Scope and Contents Diagrams of St Moluag's Catherdral [Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] and accompanying notes which tell how there were human remains dug up from the foundations of the cathedral 'when the dyke was built round the bur[in]g pl[ace] a few y[ea]rs ago.' The diagrams show measurements of walls, niches, windows and doors with some annotations.

Drawings of George M. Sutherland, Architect, Galashiels

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1319
Scope and Contents The drawings are of various sizes ranging from approximately A0 size down to 26cm x 35 cm and show the following: - some pieces showing architectural features/mouldings generally - George Heriot's Hospital Edinburgh - Details of Council Chambers - 1/2" scale - George Heriots Hospital, Edinburgh. 1/2" detail of North Entrance Doorway - Oak Cabinet 'French' dated...

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 2 September 1870 to 7 October 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Written on the inside front cover is '2/9 1870. Oban' and on the flyleaf is '[deleted: Twas] Friday 2 Sep[tember]. 1870. 12 noon from Ob[an]'. Folios 1-3r and 75r to 117v are blank. The text on folio 3v and 4r and 4v is written updside down and is later text (29 January 1875). The contents are in two distinct sections, the first being material collected on Lios Mòr/Lismore and the second being material collected in South Uist. Much of the...

Jain Temple, Calcutta [India], 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/213
Scope and Contents Photoraph of a Jain Temple in Calcutta, [India] in the late 19th or early 20th century.

Journal account entitled 'Notes' from a trip looking at archaeological sites on An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye, 18 December 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/3
Scope and Contents Journal account entitled 'Notes' from a trip looking at archaeological sites in which Carmichael describes leaving Lochmaddy [Loch nam Madadh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] and arriving at Ord [An t-Òrd, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. He notes that two stone coffins were found at Ionnaraulaviag or Ionnaraulaigidh [Inbhir Amhlabhaig/Inver Aulavaig] in the summer of 1864. He notes stones and rocks called Clach ullain, Eilean Ruridh [Clach Ullain and Eilean Ruairidh] and that on the latter...

Journal account of a trip to the Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis including archaeological notes, January 1866

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/4
Scope and Contents Journal account of a trip to the Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis including a description of the standing stones at Callanish [Calanais], telling how local people call them 'Na Tursachain' and 'na Fir bhreige' adding 'They make out that they cannot be counted'. He also describes another stone circle nearby at Gearradh na h-abhine [Gearraidh na h-Aibhne/Garynahine] as 'a circle within a circle' and names some of the island's other stone circles: Taigh nan Druiean at Grimartaidh and Gleann sagairt...

Note about a building at Castle Chaifin [Castle Coeffin], September 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/82
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Below the entrance to Castle Chaifin [Castle Coeffin, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] was some large building some 40 y[ards] x 10 [yards].