Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
Sub-Fonds — CLX-A-348
Scope and Contents This subfonds contains:
- Signed diary, 25 January 1809-13 June 1809
- Signed diary, 15 June 1809-19 September 1810
- Signed diary, 23 May 1808-13 February 1811
- Three letters to his aunt, Miss M. Lothian, dated 25 September 1807; 5 August 1809; and 2 October 1809
Dates: c 1805-1811
Scope and Contents This manuscript diary begins on 18 February and ends 31 December 1848, though there is no extended entry for Sunday 31 December. The diary describes a variety of events, often rural, and including a visit to Scotland: 18 February, 'the hounds in Pasture woods did not find a fox till the afternoon'; 1 March, 'had a telegraph sight put to my rifle'; 7/8 March, 'mobs of young miscreants still doing damage to the shop windows - good for glaziers and no one else; 1 April, 'Chartists...
Scope and Contents Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay noting how they made him think of 'Gray's elegy' and how 'I could wish to send the cut skull to the mu[seum] but am unwill[in]g to remove it. not right I think.'
Dates: 9 July 1870
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a folder containing a typescript copy of a diary of a journey from Italy to the Holy Land, covering the period 18 December 1850 to 6 September 1852; two microfilms of diaries covering the period 1849 to 1850; and five boxes of photographs showing scenes of Ireland, Paris, Switzerland, Rome, Pompei, Athens, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Cairo, Thebes, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Petra, and more.
Item — Box CLX-A-345
Scope and Contents Scrapbook/diary of Ella MacGregor, an Edinburgh University student in the 1920s. It contains handwritten autobiographical accounts and thoughts, cuttings of poems and songs, copies of photographs of people involved in the University's student life (for example, V. K. Mowat, joint editor of the Student 1923-24; John B. Colquhoun, President of the Union; Lilian M. Roger, President of Edinburgh University Unionist Association), of famous people who visited the University (G. K. Chesterton; Sybil...
Item — Box CLX-A-371
Scope and Contents Manuscript diary from October 1843 to June 1844, kept by Eugenia Campbell, wife of Robert Campbell, 10th laird of Skipness. Written in a sometimes difficult hand, the 146 pages open with news of a fire at a neighbour's house which left three garrets and the roof charred but most of the entries are concerned with more pedestrian news of family and friends.
Dates: October 1843-June 1844
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Each-drai Chlann Uisne' [Eachdraidh Chlann Uisne] collected from Iain MacNeil [John MacNeil], aged 83 years, cottar, Buaile nam bodach [Buail nam Bodach/Bolnabodach, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. Carmichael describes him as 'aois 83 co-aois a Chorneil mhic Neil. He appears about 60 years'. The story tells how Seven folios of text have been written over transversely in blue ink, the first text being written in black ink. The blue ink text is a continuation of the story or as...
Dates: 16 March 1867
Fonds — Box CLX-A-1624
Content Description This fonds is composed of The Seaforth Highlanders’ diary, which is in fact a collection of typescripts and manuscripts by Duncan W. P. Strang written during the First World War. They mainly contain a typescript draft of an unifinished book on the Seaforth Highlanders during the war, as well as abstracts of diaries and accounts of battles and tactical operations, and reflection on war and military strategy.The first text is the most structured and the most...
Identifier: BAI 2/4/11
Scope and Contents Diary kept by Jewel Baillie of the trip she and John Baillie took in 1948, referring to locations in Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, United States and Canada.
Identifier: Coll-1490 outsize
Scope and Contents Typescript diary relating a trip Sir John Jackson took from July to November 1911, and during which he visited Paris, London, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Cherbourg, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Arica, Panama, Colon, New Orleans, St. Louis, Denver, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seatle, Victoria B.C., Vancouver, Revelstoke, Glacier, Calary, Winnipeg, Port Arthur, Montreal, St John, Ottawa, Toronto, Chatsworth, Niagara, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Washington, New York, and Liverpool.
Dates: July-November 1911