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Building Stones

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

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Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...

Story and notes on MacLachlan of Fiart, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/66
Scope and Contents Story and notes on MacLachlan of Fiart, Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The story tells how he lived at Achadhun [Achadun] describing how he took down the foundation stones there, at Creag nan Eun and at tai biorlin Mhic Lachlain [taigh bìrlinn or galley-house]. It describes how Sraid MhicLachlain [Sràid MhicLachlain], was a 'street' of trees which touched at the tops and was fifty yards long. The MacLachlan family held Fiart for 'trì linnean' before selling it to MacAonais...

Vocabulary note for Eiteag and accompanying song fragment, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/19
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Eiteag = Quay stone egg shaped Deideag = .' The song fragment begins 'San an tai ghlas a bha n Deideag' and a note added reads 'See Allt-an t suain'.