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Edinburgh (Scotland)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 830 Collections and/or Records:

University of Edinburgh Works and Buildings Committee: Sub-committee and Working Party Papers, 1984-1985

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/A/2.4
Scope and Contents Assorted papers relating to one sub-committees and two working parties of the University of Edinburgh Works and Buildings Committee. These are: the Grounds Maintenance Sub-Committee, Upgrading of Old College Working Party and Working Party Considering Access to the Old College from West College Street

University of Edinburgh Works and Buildings Committee: subcommittee papers, 1972-1974

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Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/A/2.3
Scope and Contents Contents of a personal file containing incomplete sets of University of Edinburgh Works and Buildings Committee Sub-committee papers and related correspondence. The sub-committees represented are the Parking Sub-committee and the Grounds Maintenance Sub-committee. The file was closed in December 1974

Untitled lecture given to members of staff of the University of Edinburgh, 1950

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Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/3/7
Scope and Contents The lecture comprises of Thomson's advice to new and inexperienced lecturers, and covers topics such as the audibility and clarity of the lecturer; the importance of the lecturer believing in what they are saying; the importance of engaging with the audience; effective use of blackboards, notes, diagrams, examples and models; and the use of humour. Thomson's humour is clear throughout. The advice he offers is actually very unusual for this time – Lawn et all describe it as ...

Varied Motions, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/14
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the geometry of motion, on materials science, and on astronomy; some jotted diagrams and tables attend.

Verse about 'An Dreathan donn' [the wren], 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/122
Scope and Contents Verse about the bird 'An Dreathan donn' [the wren] collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] which reads 'An Dreathan donn [cuir] gunair S e bhean a giulan fudair' and which is one of twelve true and twelve false verses. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Vocabulary note for noises, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/139
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note for noises collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann which reads 'Chomhag = ghlagach = Rattling. Whirlwind noise in air a rush.'

Vocabulary note for tadpole, dragonfly and some plants, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/133
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note for dragonfly and some plants collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann. The note includes 'Ceanna-Phollan', 'C[eanna] Simid' [both meaning tadpole] and gives 'Tarbh-Narach' as a term for dragonfly and describes its size. It gives 'Cluas an Fheidh' as possibly 'Harts tongue', 'Caol Phail' as a plant of three feet high or more and 'Meac-an-mor' as being 'Like Leeks'.

Vocabulary note for types of fish, 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/128
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note for types of fish collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] including that the donnag [ling] is like the 'mùgach' and that they are 'Claoidheag = Wriggles like eels' [cloitheag or shrimp].

Vocabulary note which reads 'Said of fools - Ialtag - Luach[rach] Peewit - An Tasg = Tamhas', 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/137
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note which reads 'Said of fools - Ialtag - Luach[rach] Peewit - An Tasg = Tamhas' collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Year Old Large White Gilts, Gogar Mains [Edinburgh, Scotland], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/487
Scope and Contents Photograph of three year old Large White gilts in a pen at Gogar Mains, [Edinburgh, Scotland] in 1937.