Subject Source: Local sources
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Scope and Contents This is the seventh volume in Adam White’s eight-volume set of scrapbooks. It contains 208 items mounted on 152 pages.The volume covers Aberdeenshire, the historical counties of Elgin, Nairn and Banffshire, and mainland Inverness-shire and Argyll. Despite the album’s title, the county of Angus (otherwise Forfarshire) is covered in the fourth volume of the Symbolae.Once again the coverage is largely by locality, beginning with the Aberdeenshire coast...
Dates: Other: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)
Scope and Contents Photograph of a field with a herd of Aberdeenshire cattle and a farm house in the background at Collynie, Aberdeenshire in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Letter from Thomas Reid to Joseph Black about mineral wells in Aberdeenshire.
Dates: 17 January 1773
Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder regarding the geology of Forfarshire, 16 March 1825
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from William Blackadder discussing various geological matters including the heights of diluvium in the Forfarshire area, the lochs in the Forfarshire area and his suspicions that land near Cortachie had once been a lake, marl deposition in the Forfarshire and Borders areas of Scotland and flints found in Aberdeenshire, 16 March 1825.
Dates: 16 March 1825
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Marrs cattle farm at Uppermill in the late 19th or early 20th century. The text on the slide reads, 'Memorable Record of the Marrs of Upperhill / The Story of How a Great Aberdeenshire Herd was Developed During Two Generations Told by Wm. Duthie / Where the work was accomplished - the farm of Uppermill held under lease from the Earl of Aberdeen of Haddo House'.
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...
Scope and Contents Photograph of the 'Steading' at Upper Mill [Aberdeenshire, Scotland?] in the early 20th century. In the foreground is a fenced-in field with cattle with farm buildings and trees in the background.
Scope and Contents Photograph of William Duthie of Collynie standing next to a brick barn in the early 20th century. Duthie founded Collynie, a famous Aberdeenshire cattle breeding establishment.