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Subject Source: Other Source
Scope Note: Facts or pieces of data obtained from a study of a large quantity of numerical data. Source: 'Concise Oxford English dictionary', 11th edition (Oxford, 2004).

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Miscellaneous letters and papers, letters of Gregor Farquharson, Captain (H.P.), 84th Foot, and letters relating to the Poor Law, 1834, the Scots Poor Law Commission, 1843, and Scots Poor Law Bill, 1845., 1782-1850.

Identifier: MS.642
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Miscellaneous letters and papers, 1782-1850. The writers and subjects dealt with include Ebenezer McCulloh, on ash-burning for bleaching salts, etc., 1782, 1784; memorial of the fishermen of Holy Island complaining of oppression, 1790; state of the population of Edinburgh, 1791, made for Sir John Sinclair’s ‘Statistical Account’; necessity for a free importation of coal into the Western Isles and coasts of Scotland, 1792; observations for...
Dates: 1782-1850.

Papers of James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, on population., 1774-1796, undated.

Identifier: MS.24534
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Essays on population in ancient and modern times, 1779, 1787, undated. (Folio 1.) Includes Monboddo numbers 276, 197. (ii) Notes and excerpts from printed works, 1774-1796, undated. (Folio 50.) Includes Monboddo number 198. (iii) Statistics of baptisms in Kincardineshire parishes for 1686 to 1778, with other miscellaneous papers, 1778-1780, undated. (Folio 59.) Monboddo numbers 177, 216.

Dates: 1774-1796, undated.

Reports and surveys of the Central Research Unit of the Scottish Executive relating to gender equality issues., 2000-2002.

Identifier: Acc.13806/46
Scope and Contents The file contains 'Women and Men in the Professions in Scotland' (2000); 'Preventing Violence Against Women: A Scottish Office Action Plan' (1998); 'Domestic Violence in Scotland: Summary of Key Conclusions and Recommendations of Recent Reports', Scottish Office (1998); Esther Breitenbach, 'Research on Women's Issues in Scotland: An Overview', (1999); Fiona Myers, 'Women in Decision-Making in Scotland: A Review of Research' (1999); statistical leaflets entitled 'Equality in Scotland', on...
Dates: 2000-2002.