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

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical notes on the poet Uilleam Ros [William Ross], 14 March 1866

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW104/23
Scope and Contents Biographical notes on the poet Uilleam Ros [William Ross] collected from Alastair Mac Coinnich [Alexander MacKenzie], Loch Uisge-bhadh [Loch Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula] originally from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty], including how he met Alastair's mother [Mary MacKenzie], for whom he wrote 'Moladh na h-Oighe Gaelaich'; how shortly before he died, Ross burned all his books; about the relationship between him and Mor Ros, for whom he wrote many poems...
Dates: 14 March 1866

Book list, c1693

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [040]
Scope and Contents A slip bearing fragments of book titles. The titles range through medicine, classics, cartography, naval maneuvering, architecture, language reference, and mathematics.
Dates: c1693

Book list by Pitcairn, 1693

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [043]
Scope and Contents Recent titles in French and Latin, chiefly concerning maths and geography.
Dates: 1693

Books, 1905-1912

 Series
Identifier: BAI 1/22
Scope and Contents Books consists of: College Calendars: United Free Church of Scotland (1908-1912) Edinburgh University Calendar (1908-1909) New College Handbook (1911-1912) Annotated copy of JMD Mieklejohn's translation of Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason (formerly: BAI-19) Draft copy of James William Baillie, ...
Dates: 1905-1912

Description of the Miùghlaigh/Mingulay schoolhouse, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/40
Scope and Contents Description of the Miùghlaigh/Mingulay schoolhouse describing its dimensions, furniture, household goods and some books. Carmichael writes, 'His house is about 30 F[eet] x 13 []feet]. It was built by the natives and is most rude and primitive. Ab[out] 18 f[eet] of this is the scholroom. The other end is the teacher's...Floor in ruts and hollows and roof just suf[ficiently] high to allow a tall man to stand upright without touching the centre rafters.'
Dates: 1867

Edinburgh manuscripts list, s.d.

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [022]
Scope and Contents An undated list of of "some MS at Edinburgh, a scattering of things ranging through Christian poetry to naval maneuvering to Latin orations written by kings. The hand may be that of Sir Robert Sibbald (1641-1722), first professor of medicine at Edinburgh University, but this is not at all clear.
Dates: s.d.

Holland shopping list, June 1693

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [020]
Scope and Contents 2 small sheets, once folded together, bearing things Gregory intended to obtain on his trip to Holland. These include books on science and medicine, and also "half a pound of tea from Dr Pitcairn directed for Major Keith to be left with Monsieur Devaulh secretary to the English Envoye at Brussells". One page is written in a hand other than Gregory's.
Dates: June 1693

Inventory of Rev. James Mitchell's book collection, Mid to late 19th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/4/4/5
Scope and Contents A notebook listing the books found in Rev. James Mitchell's collection
Dates: Mid to late 19th century

Leaflets, books and booklets, 1943-1948

 File
Identifier: BAI 2/4/2
Scope and Contents Books, booklets and circulars about Australia, New Zealand, religion and other matters.
Dates: 1943-1948

Letter from Sir James Hall and George Brand to Joseph Black, c1781

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/I/109-110
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir James Hall and George Brand to Joseph Black returning books and enquiring about lectures (includes draft reply by Bower to the letter from Patrick Wilson at Joseph Black/I/15-106).
Dates: c1781