Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
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].
Fonds — Multiple Containers
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
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...
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
Fonds — Box Phot.Ill.149
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...
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
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