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Sea life

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
Scope and Contents

Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.

Dates: c1879

Correspondence of Alexander E.R. Aggasiz

Identifier: Coll-96
Scope and Contents

The correspondence of Alexander E. R. Agassiz is mainly about coral reefs. There are letters to Sir Charles Wyville Thomson and to Sir John Murray (1841-1914). There is also material on Agassiz's life and scientific work.

Dates: circa 1867-1910

List entitled 'Gnath-Fhocail', c1862

Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/50
Scope and Contents

List entitled 'Gnath-Fhocail' containing proverbs and sayings on subjects such as days, weather, seasons and living creatures.

Dates: c1862

Note about horse or cow hair, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/43
Scope and Contents

Note about horse or cow hair collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, the meaning of which is unclear. Also, vocabulary note which reads 'Conachag = shell'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: June 1887

Three riddles involving sea-life, vessels and rocks, February 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/90
Scope and Contents

Three riddles written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula involving sea-life, vessels and rocks which read 'Se sin a chuir am breallach-breac a thaigh a chonachair, 'S a chuir an conachair a thaigh a gheara-bhric. An t-ioasad.'; Cha robh fuaim mor o shothach lan riamh, Ged 's beag do [chron] smor t tiomlag.' and 'Chaidh triuir gu carraig thill an triuir, 's cha do chairrich a charraig.'

Dates: February 1895

Vocabulary note that [Magairle-garbh] is a sea-urchin, August 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/75
Scope and Contents

Vocabulary note that [Magairle-garbh] is a sea-urchin. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: August 1909