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Architecture

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

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Notes on Watersay House and MacNeils, 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/12
Scope and Contents Notes on Watersay House [Bhatarsaigh/Vatersay] that it was built by Donald MacNeil of Watersay and that the last of the Watersays' was Eoiean [Eòghan] who is buried in Cladh Chriosd [Cladh Chrìosd] with five of his children. Also notes the situation of Taigh Pobuil at Borve [Borgh, Barraigh/Barra].
Dates: 1869

Papers of George Ormerod

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-333
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original sketches, mainly by Ormerod, of landscapes and buildings in Great Britain done during the first half of the 19th century.
Dates: 19th century

Papers of Sir Robert H. Matthew

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-89
Scope and Contents A first tranche of papers of Sir Robert Hogg Matthew (acquired 1980) is composed largely of office papers, but does include personal material, letters of knighthood, and speeches. Otherwise, the papers are composed of: R.I.B.A material; and, material relating to other organisations including the Scottish Civic Trust; material relating to Department of the Environment enquiries; conference material, including the Vancouver Conference on the Environment; and, material on buildings in Hong Kong,...
Dates: circa 1947-1979

Press: journal articles and press clippings, 1955-1968

 File
Identifier: PJM/LCC/B/2
Scope and Contents File of printed articles relating to architecture and London County Council housing developments. The majority of the articles are reprints from architectural journals in the 1950s. There are a few press-clippings relating to architectural developments. There are also some typescript and manuscript notes by Percy Johnson-Marshall concerning a proposed article for the Town and Planning Association Journal , and a list of dissemination...
Dates: 1955-1968

Res.4.8 Married couple, ages unknown, owner occupiers, female interviewer, 25 September 1961

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/8
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband and children. She has started a part time job and her husband helps to look after the children. They say their families and friends sneered at them for wanting to buy their own place, they summed up the attitude as being traitors to their class. It was the expected thing for young couples to get sub-let rooms but female INTVEE had a fear of getting a battle-axe of a landlady. When male INTVEE got an unexpected windfall from the pools he bought a dining room suite...
Dates: Other: 25 September 1961

Scott Morton Ltd: photographs

 Fonds — Box Phot.Ill.149
Identifier: Coll-1639
Scope and Contents Formerly in 8 albums, these are photographs of furniture, interiors and similar.
Dates: 20th century

Sketch plan of Dun a Chaolais Bhatarsay, 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/78
Scope and Contents Sketch plan of Dun a Chaolais Bhatarsay [Dùn a' Chaolais, Bhataraisgh/Vatersay]. The sketch shows three concentric circles marked as ' Wall', 'Passage' and 'Wall', with their measurements noted. The circles are on a rounded oblong described as a 'Raised platform outside built of stones'. A compass is marked on teh sketch showing that the oblong runs north to south. A note written on what would be the west side of the dùn reads 'West Oscean (sic) not in sight - Rising hill between. Maoldonaich...
Dates: 1867

Story about the connection between Teampull Clann a Phiocair and an Tota Mhor

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/163
Scope and Contents Story collected from Alexander MacDonald, Cladach Chirceboist/Claddach Kirkibost, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist which reads 'Teampull Clann a Phiocair was built about the same time as an To[bh]ta Mhor. The whole space bet[ween] the two was once covered.' [Chapel of the Mac Vicars and Teampull na Trionaid/Temple of the Trinity]
Dates: 15 July 1870 to 19 October 1871

Two pencil drawings of Old College by Roger Tarr, c 1972

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0159
Scope and Contents Pencil sketch representing the West side of Old College, viewed from an upper window, with the castle in the background. Signed by the artist, Roger Tarr.
Dates: c 1972

Unfinished essay entitled 'The Bards and Bardism of the Highlands', 16 October 1865

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/1
Scope and Contents Unfinished essay entitled 'The Bards and Bardism of the Highlands', written by Alexander Carmichael over several sessions. Carmichael makes comparisons between noted Gaelic poets such as William Ross [Uilleam Ros] and Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair [Alexander MacDonald] and Robert Burns and Lord Byron. He asserts that some of the finest poetry written in English has come from the Gaelic tradition. He refers to the importance of poetry in society citing the loss of Gaelic manuscripts by...
Dates: 16 October 1865