Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The album contains photographs of Thomson, Lady Thomson, and Hector in various locations in Cornwall including Lands' End, Trevaunance Cove, and Newquay.
Scope and Contents Photograph of Mr. G. Mitchell, a well-known Cornish rider, winning his 300th first prize on "Tit", a mare which he purchased from the Army authorities, at the Tregney Horse Show near Truro in 1919.
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.
Scope and Contents Letter, 31 January 1942, Cornwall, D. G. A. Fox to Hubert Foss. Covering note for a letter from Tovey and discussion of the fact that Foss has left the Oxford University Press. Holograph signed.
Dates: 31 January 1942
Scope and Contents Note about Mount's Bay, Cornwall that it has 'sunk much' and that Carmichael 'saw this when visiting St Michael's Mount'. He adds a reminder to 'See Johnson's remarks about Coll' [Cola, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Note entitled 'Bardac na Feinne' [Bàrdachd na Fèinne or Fenian Poetry] containing a short description of the material Carmichael is going to transcribe, when he collected it and when he is transcribing it. He writes, 'Toisicheam mata air an fheasgar so fhein - feasgar Di-sathuirne, mios deireannach an Fhoghraidh an 22mh 1864,' [I will begin this very afternoon, Saturday, October 22nd 1864].
Dates: 22 October 1864
Scope and Contents Note of place, date and cost of purchase of notebook which reads 'Bought at St Columb, Cornwall, 30 Nov[ember] 1864 pr[ice] 2/3 A[lexander] A[rchibald] Carmichael.'
Dates: 30 November 1864
Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...