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Diaries

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

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Diary of geologist James Nicol when he was an Edinburgh University student

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1914
Scope and Contents This is the manuscript diary of James nicol (1810-1879), an Edinburgh University student in medicine and natural history, who would later become a geologist and Professor of Natural history at the University of Aberdeen. The journal was written between the 10th of October 1840, to the 21st of March 1841, when he attended the Winter Session at Berlin University. Enclosed in the volume are typed notes, giving a rather detailed index of the diary's contents. In his journal, James Nicol describes...

Diary of Harriet Rutherford

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1930
Scope and Contents Diary of Harriet Rutherford, nee Mitchelson, wife of Daniel Rutherford (professor of botany at the University of Edinburgh), covering starting on the 17 May 1802 and ending on the 7 December 1808.

Diary of Helena Marshall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1952
Scope and Contents Diary of Helena Marshall when she was a student at the 'College of Arts', Edinburgh (NB - not Edinburgh College of Arts, which was founded in 1907, but probably the Faculty of Arts of the University of Edinburgh) and (later) a governess in Russia (Petersburg) and Switzerland. Also journal consisting mainly of notes from lectures at the College of Arts on botany, geology, zoology, electricity, Italian art, etc., 1869.

Diary of Isabel Jane Thorne

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-842
Identifier: Coll-1175
Scope and Contents The diary is 43pp. long (foolscap). It is a copy of typescript with corrections. It begins with her birth and family circumstances as she grew up, and includes her life as a governess, her marriage and journey to China, the birth of her children, the Taiping Rebellion, medical training in London and studies in Edinburgh, and her return to London. The diary ends in 1886-1887 and with brief description of personal celebrations around the Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist [to Edinburgh], 6 January 1872 to 10 January 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/93
Scope and Contents Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist towards Edinburgh. In it, Carmichael is pining for his pregnant wife Mary, who is in Edinburgh and is anxious about her health. It is clear that there has been a lack of correspondence between them causing each of them distress 'No letter no watch. God grant that she is well. Oh Mary Mary if you knew my suffer[in]g you would not thus treat me...God grant y[ou]r safe arriv[al] home my darling wife -...

International Centre for Regional Planning and Development (ICRPD): mixed papers (3), 1957

 File
Identifier: PJM/ICRPD/4
Scope and Contents Papers, minutes and correspondence for the International Centre for Regional Planning and Development (ICRPD) Provisional Committee. The file also contains papers relating to the ICRPD British Group (also called Association for Regional Planning) including minutes for their Management Sub-committee and Preparatory Committee. There is also a copy of an interim report on the International Conference on Regional Planning and Development which was held at Bedford College, London, in 1955....

Journal note about a visit to Cill-eibhinn, 10 August 1894

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/120
Scope and Contents Journal note about a visit to Cill-eibhinn, Crarae, Cumlodden [Cille Eibhinn/Killevin, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which states 'Rev Duncan Campbell and his wife Mary & self visited this and took there rubbings in the dark.'

Journal note about hens in Uist, 1894

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/169
Scope and Contents Journal note about hens which reads 'Crossing from hill to sea. Brood in 6 Sep[tember] 1890 newly hatched 7 chicks at Milton Nest 12 eggs on 15 April Benbecula.' [Àirigh Mhuilinn, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist and Beinn na Faoghla] The text has been written in red ink.

Journal of European tour, 1889-1890, undertaken by Harry Lindsay Somerled MacDonald and Lilian Margaret Coke

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1417
Scope and Contents The journal is in the form of a folio notebook, 69pp with additional blank pages. Original marbled wrappers. It is a diary covering two journeys abroad. The first journey began in December 1889 and took Harry Lindsay Somerled MacDonald and Lilian Margaret Coke on a trip from London to Paris, Marseilles, Corsica, Algiers, Cannes, Nice, Genoa, Rome, Naples, Palermo, again Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, over the Allps, Zurich, heidelberg, Brussels, and back to London on 2 July 1890. The second...

Manuscript diary, 1875

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1843/1
Scope and Contents Manuscript Diary of Katie Halley in Pawsey's Pocket Diary And Almanack For 1875. London: Suttaby And Co et al.,[1875]. A diminutive and predominately complete diary of some 10,000 words from 1875 of a young Scots woman "abroad" as it were, living in London and clearly wanting to maintain her Scottish roots. She describes a full everyday life in London, attending musical night, a lecture at the Royal Institution, a wedding taking place at Stonehouse, visits to friends and family, hears the...