Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = Scotland
Found in 163 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.
Scope and Contents The views are of: 6322 Oban, its harbour, and Mull, Scotland 6310 Loch Katrine Boat Landing, Highlands, Scotland 6303 Birthplace of Robert Burns, Ayr, Scotland 6297 The Bonnie Doon, Burns' Lullaby, Ayr, Scotland 6292 Melrose Abbey, Scotland 6280 Sir William Wallace's Prison, Dumbarton Castle, Scotland 6238 John...
Item — Box PC5/Top: Series Coll-1167/B
Scope and Contents A frieze created by William Gordon Burn-Murdoch showing the Succession of Scottish Kings and the Principal Figures of their Reigns, from the Time of Duncan and MacBeth, in their Proper Arms and Costumes. This frieze was displayed in the Scotland Room at the Outlook Tower. A small reproducation was shown in Geddes' "Cities and Town Planning Exhibition."
Scope and Contents One portion of the item Coll-1167/B/7/1 was carved in white marble intended for a frieze around Edinburgh Castle Esplanade's reservoir.
Scope and Contents Old facsimile of an account of the value of Scots money, showihg the value of pure silver, alloy and Scots money, under the heading "A Pound Weight of Silver Coin consisted of.." - arranged in columns and dated according to Statutes issued between 1107 and 1756.
Dates: c 1914
Scope and Contents Four photographs and an article on Andrew Carnegie from the early 20th century. One photograph shows him in his office in New York; the Castellated Mansion in northern Scotland where he lived in his later life; the city of Pittsburgh, where he accumulated his fortune; and a caracature of him by C. de Fonaro.
Scope and Contents Newspaper photographs entitled, '[A]wards Empire Service and Cheers the Sick' showing, on the left, the Earl of Stair of the Scots Guards standing with his sister shaking hands with another soldier; and on the right, Major Thomas Blackburn of the King's Own Scottish Borders showing his OBE decoration to his daughter and his wife in July 1920.
Item — Box PC6/2: Series Coll-1167/B; Series Coll-1167/B
Scope and Contents Geographical distribution of the main plant associations in the Highlands by Marcel Hardy, B.Sc. Map shows only the part of Scotland north of Stirling. Two copies extant.