Subject Source: Local sources
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Scope and Contents This volume of Adam White’s set of eight scrapbook albums contains 231 items mounted on 179 pages.Geographically the album covers west central Scotland. Beginning with the burgh of Stirling, its Castle and other antiquities, and the upper Forth valley, the itinerary moves on to the city of Glasgow, with depictions of its commercial and public buildings and its cathedral. The Clyde valley is represented in antiquities such as Bothwell Castle and beauty spots such as Cory Linn.Coverage...
Dates: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)
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.
Item — Volume MS 2919.1: Series Coll-43/1
Scope and Contents Volume containing minutes of ordinary meetings and details of the Society's business. This includes the nomination and election of members such as Henry Briggs in 1908. It also details excursions taken by the society, including one lead by Benjamin Neeve Peach to Lanarkshire. Papers read at meetings and publications in Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society are also covered. There is also an obituary to Charles Lapworth. Presidents during this...
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Shorthorn bull, "Star of Morning" (58189) standing in a field in the early 20th century. The bull was bred by William Duthie of Collynie, NB and bought by A M Gordon of Newton, NB.