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Hebrides (Scotland)

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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

8. Ross, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney, Shetland, the Hebrides, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/8
Scope and Contents The last in the set of eight scrapbook albums compiled by Adam White, this volume contains 141 items mounted on 114 pages.Geographically the volume begins with three of the historical mainland counties of the north of Scotland: Ross-shire, Sutherland, and Caithness. No doubt reflecting the material available to White, coverage here is somewhat sparse compared with the extent of his other albums, with only thirty items relating to mainland locations.The volume continues with the island...
Dates: Other: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Draft history of Argyll and the Isles [by Donald Mackinnon], Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/3/10
Scope and Contents This is a bundle of notebooks (or jotters) in which Mackinnon made notes for his volume on the History of Argyll and the Isles. Each notebook represents a section of his volume; the title of each section being on the front cover of its notebook. Some sections may have been earlier drafts, or were re-written, so more than one notebook may have the same section number,or no section number at all. The sections are listed below:I. Early inhabitantsII. (1) Pre-Dalriadic; and (2) Dalriadic...
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Journal of a Tour Through the Hebrides begun the 22d of May 1798, volume 2, 1798

Identifier: Coll-1373/4
Scope and Contents Second volume of the journal containing approximately 100 pages of Jameson's famous 1798 trip to the Hebrides.
Dates: 1798

Journal of a Tour Through the Hebrides begun the 22nd of May 1798, volume 1, 1798

Identifier: Coll-1373/3
Scope and Contents First volume of the journal of Jameson's famous 1798 trip to the Hebrides of containing approximately 120 pages .
Dates: 1798

Lecture on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles', 1884

Identifier: Coll-74/7/1
Scope and Contents Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.
Dates: 1884

Lecture on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', 1886

Identifier: Coll-74/7/2
Scope and Contents Notes for 4 lectures on the 'Volcanic History of Britain', given to the Royal Institution in 1886. Sir Archibald Geikie looked at the emergence of types of geological formations against a geological timeframe and how they have been affected by various processes, especially the action of volcanoes and materials produced by them, within the natural world. He used examples from numerous locations from different parts of the British Isles.
Dates: 1886

Material related to the book Songs of the Hebrides, early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-1393/4
Scope and Contents And original copy of the book Song of the Hebrides which contains a lot of famous musical themes' partitions. Also included is a bundle of partitions.
Dates: early 20th century

The Lords of the Isles, 1899

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/31
Scope and Contents A script for two lectures delivered by Mackinnon on 17 October 1899 and 31 October 1899.
Dates: 1899

The Norsemen in the Hebrides, Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/1/1/32
Scope and Contents Script for a lecture, delivered by Mackinnon, outlining his understanding of the history of Norse attacks, settlement, and rule in the Hebrides.
Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century