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Travel writing

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

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Diary of Chisholm’s travels in Germany and Italy; notes and extracts from publications on Scotland, the historical geography of Europe; extracts from McCrindle’s translations of Greek writers on India, [c 1899-1912]

Identifier: Coll-68/63
Scope and Contents Diary of Chisholm’s travels in Germany (?1899) and Italy (1900); notes and extracts from publications on Scotland, the historical geography of Europe, including extended extracts from Philippson’s Europa, Vidal de la Blache, etc; extracts from McCrindle’s translations of Greek writers on India; [c1899-1912]; ms, 1 bound notebook.
Reference according to Chisholm's alpha-numerical system: i7
Dates: [c 1899-1912]

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

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...
Dates: 10 October 1840-21 March 1841

Extracts from Nansen’s account of his polar voyage, [c 1897]

Identifier: Coll-68/127
Scope and Contents Extracts from Nansen’s account of his polar voyage; [c1897]; ms, 11 cards in envelope.
Dates: [c 1897]

Journal of a tour round the world taken by Sir John Fraser (1885-1947)

Identifier: Coll-1296
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of three bound volumes being Sir John Fraser's journal of a tour made around the world in 1935. Each volume contains many pages of black and white photographs along with pages of typescript text describing the journey. The first entry in the journal is dated Tuesday 22 January 1935 and describes the Langholm Hotel and the start of the journey to Southampton to catch the ship (RMS 'Aquitania') bound for New York. A journey across the USA by train followed,...
Dates: 1935

Notebook and some loose notes chiefly relating to Ewart's travels in Mexico, 1905

Identifier: Coll-14/8/7
Scope and Contents Notebook written in from both ends. Notes contains observations on horses sighted as well as travel experiences.
Dates: 1905

Notebook on 'The Baths of La Battaglia' by James Dennistoun

Identifier: Coll-1913
Scope and Contents Notebooks containing manuscript notes by James Dennistoun, on 'The Baths of La Battaglia & Neighbourhood', that is to say the saline springs of Battaglia Terme, in the region of Padua, Italy. It also contains a loose note entitled 'Note as to Petrarch's cat mummy at Arqua'.Contents of the notebooks, as described in a typed note at the beginning:- Description of the Baths, pp. 1-31- Description of places in neighbourhood, pp. 31-85- Ingredient & Efficacy of Springs,...
Dates: 1839

Notes on a trip to London, c 1864

Identifier: Coll-97/CW439
Scope and Contents Alexander Carmichael's account of a visit to London.
Dates: c 1864

Notes on Cornwall, c early 1860s

Identifier: Coll-97/CW463
Scope and Contents Notes on Cornwall.
Dates: c early 1860s

Papers of Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882), 1822-1887

 Sub-Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1817/2
Scope and Contents This sub-fonds consists of the papers of Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (1838/40 and 1846/48) and President of the British Medical Association (1875). Manuscript notebooks for autobiography (4 notebooks) Notes of highland expeditions and holidays, etc. 1854-1881 (Skye with Dr Sharpey, 1854; Braemar with...
Dates: 1822-1887

Papers of the Balfour-Melville family

Identifier: Coll-1934
Scope and Contents Papers of four members of the Balfour-Melville family: Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville, James Balfour-Melville of Strathkinness, John Whyte-Melville of Strathkinness, and Mary Louisa Dundas, later Mrs J. H. Balfour-Melville. 15 notebooks containing mainly lecture notes, essays, etc., that belonged to Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville, ca 1910-1962. Diary of James Balfour-Melville of...
Dates: 1817-1867; c 1910-1962