Arran Buteshire Scotland
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 532-533
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Carruthers relating to a notice on Arran ash-trees published by Mr Wunsch which he says is enclosed. He tells Lyell that Wunsch has promised a lengthened account to accompany Carruthers' account of the plants. Carruthers has, with British Association money, published a large series of accounts. He sends 3 of these to Lyell, 11 April 1870.
Dates: 11 April 1870
Scope and Contents Letter, 10 September 1898, Arran, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. Requesting that Miss. Weisse send a manuscript to Tovey. Typescript copy.
Dates: 10 September 1898
Scope and Contents Letter, 22 September 1898, Arran, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. Description of Tovey's time in Arran and thanking Miss. Weisse for shirts and money. Typescript copy.
Dates: 22 September 1898
Scope and Contents Letter, , Arran, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. Details of Tovey's variations at the end of a piano quartet and notes on his composition. Holograph signed.
Scope and Contents Letter, 4 September 1893, Biggar, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. Thanking Miss Weisse for sending Tovey a treatise on Music by Dannreuther. Holograph signed, with stamped envelope.
Dates: 04 September 1893
Item — Volume MS 2917.2: Series Coll-43/1
Scope and Contents Notebook containing minutes of meetings. These include: details of membership including those which attended each meeting and the financial affairs of the Society. Annual reports for 1840 and 1841 are included and summarise the society's activities and finances for the year. Lists of names and addresses of all members are included. Geological questions discussed and conclusions reached are minuted. 4 meetings were spent discussing "Is the glacier theory of Agassiz applicable to the...
Dates: 27 August 1840 - 04 June 1842
Scope and Contents The Notebooks on the geology of Arran and Skye series consists of:
- Diary of time spent on Arran (1851)
- Account of the 'Liasic district of Skye' (1853)
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Alastair Arranach agus Alastair Auinn' which tells how Uistean Mor Mag Onail and MacLeod were travelling together and they met a woman in Arran with whom they both slept. She had twins but did not know who was the father of them so it was decided that the first son had been fathered by Uistean Mor who had slept with her first and the second by MacLeod. They boys were raised separately but the first time they met was when one was trying to push a boat into the water and the other...
Dates: 5 August 1870