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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents

Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.

Dates: 1886

Manuscript book entitled 'Catalogue of double stars, clusters and nebulae'

Identifier: Coll-1926
Scope and Contents Manuscript volume entitled 'Catalogue of double stars, clusters and nebulae' by an unknown author. A substantial part appears to have been copied from William Henry Smyth's work Cycle of Celestial Objects. The volume contains:- Descriptions of the positions of stars, constellations, and celestial bodies (Auqarius, Andromeda, Antinous, Auroga etc.) during various nights in 1868 and 1869, not in chronological order (pp. 1-34).- An...
Dates: 1868-1869

Notes about the Saturday moon, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/109
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Notes about the Saturday moon 'gealach Sathurn' that madness will start within seven days of it, it happens once every seven years and if harvest is begun on a Saturday moon, it will last seven Saturdays.

Dates: August 1883

Song entitled 'A Ghealach Ur' and accompanying note, nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/29
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Song entitled 'A Ghealach Ur' beginning 'Sid agaibh a ghealach Ur, 'S Righ na dul ga beannachadh'. The song is composed of sixteen lines and the accompanying note reads 'On seeing the new moon for the first time'.

Dates: nd

Song entitled 'Oidhiche Bha Ghealach Na h Oige', nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/36
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Song entitled 'Oidhiche Bha Ghealach Na h Oige' beginning 'Oidhche bha ghealach na h-oige, Chuma mi leanabh bu bhiodhche' [bhoidhche]. The song is composed of lines eighteen lines, comprising three verses of four lines each followed by a two-line chorus. Carmichael has marked this song as 'Copied'. Annotations have been made in ink.

Dates: nd

Vocabulary note for Gealach Bhuidhe nam Broc or harvest moon, 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/126
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Vocabulary note which reads 'Gealach Bhuidhe nam Broc = geal[ach] bhuidh na [Feill] Michaelmas moon' [harvest moon].

Dates: 1894