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Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold), mid 19th century
Scope and Contents The Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold) consists of:
- correspondence, alphabetically arranged
- geological drawings
Dates: mid 19th century
Song entitled 'Gleann' and accompanying notes, 11 July 1870
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Gleann' collected from Christy MacLeod, aged 47, Obe, Harris, originally from St Kilda [Obbe, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris and Hiorta/St Kilda] beginning 'Himbo cha ruig mi ort, Be mise gun ite in Hearra'. The accompanying notes state how she has collected seven stones of feathers because of her dog's bird-hunting abilities, that dogs are numerous in St Kilda with every family having three or four for the birds and that 'The St Kilda people in Australia were saying in their Gaelic...
Dates: 11 July 1870
Story, 21 August 1909
Scope and Contents Story collected from [-] MacLean about a man in Lochs [Na Lochan, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] who emigrated to Australia to seek his fortune and was to send for his wife and family when he was able. His wife did not hear from him for three years and so she went to a woman to ask for help. She went into a trance and on wakening up told the wife that her husband was safe and well and that although he hadn't written to her he would do so without delay. Three months later she received a letter...
Dates: 21 August 1909
Strathdoon Stag-Hounds with a Dingo in Sight, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man holding six Strathdoon Stag-hounds on leads in a field with a kennel boy standing to one side in the early 20th century [Australia?]. Writing on the slide notes that the dogs have a dingo in their sights. Each of the dogs' names are written under the dog: [?] Lec, Strathdoon Rapid Rova, Bogunda, Strathdoon Rapid Bran, Wonga, and Strathdoon Laird.
Summary of Gold Raised in Australasia, 1851 - 1903, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Table summarizing the ounces of gold raised in Australasia between 1851 to 1903.
Table. Monthly Imports, Frozen Meat, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Table of information showing the quantities of frozen beef, lamb and mutton imported monthly into the United Kingdom in 1908 from the River Plate, Australia and New Zealand.
Table Showing Ports in the United Kingdom Receiving Meat Imports, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Table from Weddel's Circular showing the various ports in the United Kingdom that received imported meat from Australia, New Zealand and South America in 1908.
Table Showing the Total Number of Carcasses of Frozen Mutton and Lamb and Quarters of Beef, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Table showing the total number of carcasses of frozen mutton and lamb and quarters of beef imported monthly into the United Kingdom during 1908 from Australia, New Zealand and South America.
Taken from "The Pastoralists' Review", Australia, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a man standing in a room with multiple animal carcasses in the early 20th century.
The Peril to White Australia, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Illustration of a map of Australia and text describing that there are six proposed state capitals and one Federal capital and how they are all located in the Southern part of Australia noting that the North and central parts are unfit for 'white man' and 'only suitable for brown or black settlement'.