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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Bronze plaque for First Prize in Beginners Lantern Slides awarded to John P. Ritchie by the Paisley Philosophical Institution., 1930 - 1930

Identifier: Acc.13663/3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two albums of and relating to John P. Ritchie largely concerning ornithology especially of Saint Kilda. With a bronze plaque for 1st Prize in Beginners Lantern Slides, 1930, awarded to John P Ritchie by the Paisley Philosophical Institution and his inscribed copy of John Morrell McWilliam`s `The Birds of Bute`, 1927.

Dates: 1930 - 1930

Certificates for awards for photography to Don MacCaskill., 1963-1994.

Identifier: Acc.13709/39
Scope and Contents

Certificates for photography to Don MacCaskill from the Wallace Heaton Amateur Photography Competition, 1963-1964 and 1966, the Ballantine’s International Photography Award, 1983 and The Hawk and Owl Trust’s Silver Jubilee Photographic Competition, 1994.

Dates: 1963-1994.

Journal of Robert Mylne, recording a visit to Paris.

Identifier: Acc.13689
Scope and Contents Journal of Robert Mylne, recording a visit to Paris with James Watt, 1839. Robert William Mylne (1816-1890), engineer and geologist, visited Paris between April and May 1839 with James Watt (1769-1848), engineer and manufacturer. The main focus of the visit as recorded in the journal is the regular negotiation with Francois Arago, leading to the publication of Arago’s ‘Eloge’ to James Watt, the elder, later that year. Also recorded are Mylne’s own investigations and proposals...
Dates: 1839

Letters, including copies and a photograph, of and to, chiefly David Livingstone., 1849-1873.

Identifier: MS.20314
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: (i) Letters, 1849-1865, of David Livingstone to among others Arthur Tidman, Alexander Macmillan and Horace Waller (folio 10); (ii) Copies (in various forms) of letters, 1843-1872, of Livingstone and of letters, 1861-1875, to him and to his daughter Agnes (folio 22); (iii) Photograph of a letter, 1873, of Jacob Wainwright and letter, 1930, of Matthew Wellington (folio 73).

Dates: 1849-1873.

Letters of, to and concerning David Octavius Hill.

Identifier: MS.23636
Scope and Contents Among the subjects covered are Hill`s role in the Royal Scottish Academy, developments in photography, and his role in producing `The Land of Burns`.Also included is the Diploma admitting Hill as ordinary fellow to the Royal Scottish Society of the Arts.Includes letters between Ian H Macdonald and Katherine Michaelson relating to the use of the letters for an exhibition, and an inventory of all items contained in the file.Five Letters of Ian H Macdonald to...
Dates: 1828-1899.

Oral history recordings made by Franki Raffles as part of her project "Lot's Wife".

Identifier: UNLS031
Scope and Contents

The recordings were captured between 1992 and 1994. The interviews focus on immigrant Jewish women from the former Soviet Union who resettled in Israel.

Dates: 1992-1994.

Photograph of a painting by J Mérigot of Roaring River Estate, Jamaica.

Identifier: MS.50277 folio 128
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a painting of Roaring River estate, Jamaica.

Dates: 1742-1841

Photographs of James Johnston with parents and friends., Circa.1955-1959

Identifier: Acc.13818/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Major-General James Johnston was born in Edinburgh in August 1939. He was educated at George’s Watson’s College, Welbeck College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from which he was commissioned in July 1959 into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He underwent postgraduate training at the Royal Military Academy of science and REME Officers School. His training was completed by 1965 and he served several appointments as commanding officer within Germany and the United...
Dates: Circa.1955-1959

Scrapbook and photographs relating to the Saltire Society Art in Architecture Award., 1982-1983.

Identifier: Acc.9393/35
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Records of the Saltire Society including minutes, reports and correspondence. The Society's aims are the strengthening and preservation of Scottish culture and tradition, and its archives reflect its numerous activities in these fields.

Dates: 1982-1983.