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Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Archaeological note on Tarasaigh/Taransay sites exposed by coastal erosion describing how faces of the bank are left exposed by the sea and how layers of shells and darker sand with the ends of buildings can be seen and how 'By the side of some old and beautifully built expose[d] wall is the root of the gallan at least 4f[ee]t down fr[om the] sun.'
Dates: 8 July 1870
Scope and Contents Archaeological notes on Carnach Mhor Dremsdale and Coilleag Dhonul Ghuirm [Càrnach Mhòr, Dreumasdal/Drimsdale and Coilleag Dhòmhnaill Ghuirm, both Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] including that cists, large bones, skulls, a house support and a stone pillar were found on Càrnach Mhòr under sixty feet of sand, and that Coilleag Dhòmhnaill Ghuirm was open.
Scope and Contents Archaeological notes on ruins at Croice near Bornish [Cròic a Deas, Bornais, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] describing Carmichael's visit there, how he was looking at and for the ruins as well as a description of what he found including that the scattered remains of a building could be found within half a foot at low water on the spring tide, that in digging down a few inches he found remains of a plant and peat moss with sand and gravel and the hard buttresses 'like broken pieces of old ruins...
Dates: 19 March 1874
Scope and Contents Photograph of the central offices and pavilion at the Highland and Agricultural Show showyard in Glasgow on 4-7 July 1905. In the image, several men and boys stand with their ponies in front of the buildings.
Scope and Contents Correspondence chiefly concerns the building, furnishing and equipping of the Protozoan Genetics Unit at the King's Buildings site in the south of Edinburgh.
Scope and Contents Description and sketch of an airi [àiridh] about five miles south of Ness [Nis, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]. The shape and composition of the àiridh is noted along with the measurements of the walls. Carmichael also records his reaction to the building, ' My first fe[e]l[in]g on enter[in]g this airi was that of being scared - face to face with things 1000 y[ea]rs ago - The up end of house so unlike aught I had seen before.' He describes another 'both' [bothan or bothy] as having a 'raised...
Dates: 17 October 1873
Scope and Contents Photographs of London County Council Comprehensive development Area no 2: Stepney / Poplar: east end 1940s, (1940s) east end after reconstruction, (c1955-1961) aerial views, (1937-1951) basic house layouts, (1956) London County Council Housing Department visit, (c1958) historic map of the area, (1950s) ...