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Stirling (Scotland)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

4. Perth, Forfar, Dundee, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/4
Scope and Contents This volume, the fourth of Adam White’s set of eight scrapbook albums, contains 230 items mounted on 160 pages.The volume’s geographical coverage encompasses the historical Scottish counties of Perthshire (taking in part of the present-day Stirling council district), Kinross-shire, Clackmannanshire, and Angus. This coverage includes illustrations of the topography and architecture of the cities of Perth and Dundee and prospects of towns such as Dunblane, Brechin and Montrose.The...
Dates: circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

6. Stirling, Lanark (Glasgow), Renfrew, Dunbarton, circa 1850 (spine-dated 1849)

Identifier: Coll-10/6
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)

Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881

Identifier: Coll-74/8/4
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...
Dates: 1881