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

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chilliwack, B[ritish] C[olumbia], [Canada], Kittens, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2527
Scope and Contents Photograph of two kittens 'playing' checkers or draughts in Chilliwack, B[ritish] C[olumbia], [Canada] in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Collection relating to Eric Henry Liddell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-218
Scope and Contents Small collection of items, from multiple sources, relating to Eric Liddell.
Annual sports programmes of Edinburgh University Athletic Club, 1923-1925, showing Liddell's times in the races entered, and an annotated Scottish Inter-Universities programme, 1923; two photographs of a memorial stone in China; Wedding invitation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 20th century

Household and family items, c1920-c1960

Identifier: BAI 13
Scope and Contents Household and family items consists of:
  1. Account/bank books
  2. Cuttings of intimations
  3. Christmas cards (& list)
  4. Items relating to moving from New York to Canada
  5. Party games
  6. Recipes
Dates: c1920-c1960

Note about gille guirmean, 1877

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/35
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Gille guirmean = Falt ball got at Clachan Cilldonnan' [Clachan Cill Donnain/Clachan Kildonan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist].
Dates: 1877

Notes on Archibald Campbell, Lismore, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/34
Scope and Contents Notes, probably collected from Christina Campbell née Macintyre, Lios Mòr/Lismore Earra, Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about Archibald Campbell, minister of Lismore, who lived at Cloichlea and then Clachan in Lismore [Lios Mòr]. The notes state that he got young boys who were playing shinty on Sundays to come to church and also that his wife hanged herself on a Sunday morning as he was setting off to preach in Appin [An Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal] and that he went and preached anyway. Campbell had Eilean...
Dates: August 1883

Two athletic medals of J.D. Le Mesurier, won at the Scottish Inter-University Games, 1871-1872

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-309
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0046
Scope and Contents Two athletic medals for 'throwing cricket ball', dated 1871 (distance of the throw: 100 yards and 2 inches) and 1872 (distance of the throw: 108 yards and 10 inches). They were awarded to Joseph Dobrée Le Mesurier, an Edinburgh University medical student from Québec who won them at the first ever Scottish Inter-University Games in March 1871, and again in 1872. The Scottish Inter-University Sports was a sportive competition that took place in 1871, 1872 and 1873 between Edinburgh, Glasgow, and...
Dates: 1871-1872

Vocabulary note entitled 'Liu', 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/46
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note entitled 'Liu' written by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, describing it as a word of 'extensive meaning' and giving several examples including the card game called 'Liu' and a British fish of the same name also known as 'Iasg Bantighearn' or 'Lady Fish' on account of its 'deliciousness'. He states 'Evidently it [liu] means to sweep away, to cancel to banish to displace'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1894