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Oban. Europe - United Kingdom - Scotland - Argyll and Bute. Inhabited place. Longitude: -5.4667. Latitude: 56.4167.

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous album of a visit to Scotland entitled `Oban, 1919`.

Identifier: Acc.13169
Scope and Contents

This album records a visit to Scotland by three women, Winnifred, Joan and Mona in August 1919. The friends visited Oban, Dunollie, Dunstaffnage, Staffa, Glencoe and Edinburgh. The album consists of photographs and postcards with observations on their experiences.

Dates: 1919.

Illustrated typescript journal of `A Camping Holiday in Scotland` by Allan George Nicholson.

Identifier: Acc.13040
Scope and Contents Allan George Nicholson, his wife Peggie, and their son Michael, travelled by road from Cresham in Buckinghamshire to London where they took the Car Sleeper train to Perth. From there they toured Scotland for over weeks covering covering more than a thousand miles in a circular route to Scourie in the north, returning via the Great Glen and Oban. Places visited include Balmoral Castle, Portsoy, Culloden, Inverness, Lairg, Scourie, Lochinver, Oban, Fingal`s Cave, Iona and Glencoe. ...
Dates: 1959.

Journal of `A Month in Scotland by M`, Rev. J.J. Twist, Rector of Holy Innocents Church, Manchester.

Identifier: Acc.13571
Scope and Contents John James Twist and his travelling companion, C.P. Purton, travelled by rail from Wolverhampton for a month`s holiday in Scotland. In Scotland they took the coach and and steamer, but lalso walked, visiting Lanark, Edinburgh, Burntisland, Loch Leven, Perth, Oban, Inverary, Tarbet, Loch Lomond, Dunkeld, Aberfeldy, Loch Tay, Killin, Glencoe, Loch Katrine, Callendar, Stirling and Alloa.John James Twist comments, often humorously, on places visited, their lodgings and people they...
Dates: 1858

Journal of a tour in Scotland of Elizabeth Susannah Graham

Identifier: Acc.13509
Scope and Contents

The journal describes a visit to Scotland in the autumn of 1819 made by Elizabeth Susannah Graham and her daughter Eliza Maria Graham. The tour includes lively descriptions of visits to New Lanark, Glasgow, a steam boat trip on Loch Lomond, Loch Katrine, the Caledonian Canal, Inverary, Staffa and Oban. The tour ends with a visit to Edinburgh and the journal includes descriptions of pictures viewed at the premises of Alexander Nasmyith and Henry Raeburn.

Dates: 1819

Magazine in manuscript, 'The Gael', created by Marjory Bonar.

Identifier: Acc.14198
Scope and Contents 17 issues of 'The Gael: A magazine for mutual improvement' compiled between 1874 and 1887 by Marjorie Bonar of Glasgow from contributions from family members. The magazine (later bound together in a volume) contains articles, poems and illustrations. It includes descriptions of their excursions in Scotland, including a holiday in Oban, an account of ascending Ben Cruachan and an excursion to Iona and Staffa, and even some comic sketches about a journey to America in 1881. There was a...
Dates: 1874-1887.

Notebook containing a tour of Scotland by an unidentified tourist.

Identifier: Acc.14071
Scope and Contents

Tour of the highlands including a visit to Mull and Staffa. Contains pen sketches including a Roman bridge near Glasgow, a druidical circle near Kenmore, rock strata at Oban, and a map showing the location of a lake at Aviemore where nuphar minima water lillies can be found.

Dates: [?1835.]

Scrapbook, photograph album and typescript magazines of and relating to Isobel Wylie Hutchison and her siblings.

Identifier: Acc.13412
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook, photograph album and typescript magazines, ca.1894 – 1900, of and relating to Isobel Wylie Hutchison and her siblings, the children of Thomas Hutchison, Merchant, Edinburgh [b.1841]. The typescript magazines and many of the photographs relate to the Hutchison children’s childhood at Carlowrie.

Dates: ca.1894-1900