Scrapbook of John Francis Campbell, containing material relating to his interests and activities. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.50.5.5
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 1877-1878. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    ii + 204 (several blank) folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents of the volume are as follows:

    (i) Watercolour and pencil sketches made on a sailing trip round the west coast of Scotland in 1877, accompanied by notes of a mainly geological nature (folios 1-39).

    (ii) Watercolour sketches, photographs and notes recording his visit to Egypt and Syria from January to April 1878 (folios 47-142).

    (iii) Press cuttings and notes on the Argyllshire Election of 1878 in which Lord Colin Campbell participated (folios 149-158 verso).

    (iv) Notes and press cuttings concerning the Glasgow Islay Association of which John Francis Camphell was Chairman, 1878 (folios 163-171).

    Several weather charts have been pasted at the end of the volume.

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