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Surveys. Documents.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documentation of examinations or inspections conducted in order to achieve a comprehensive view, as of a place, a group of related items, or to ascertain condition or value. For detailed lists of items on hand, or of items in a given category, use ""inventories""For sets of questions submitted to a number of persons to obtain information, use ""questionnaires"" .

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Topographical and other works.

Identifier: Adv.MS.33.3.22
Scope and Contents The contents of the manuscript are as follows:(i) `Scotia illustrata sive Theatrum Urbium, Arcium, Monasteriorum et aedium quarundam illustrium in Scotia`, circa 1692. The Latin text by Sibbald intended for John Slezer`s ‘Theatrum Scotiae’. It is very different from the published text which Slezer had had translated without Sibbald`s authority. The preface is in Slezer`s hand, and each entry is signed by both Sibbald and Slezer. (Folio 1.)(ii) Copy of William Harvey`s...
Dates: Circa 1692-1709, and undated.

Volume of topographical surveys.

Identifier: Adv.MS.16.1.13
Scope and Contents The contents of the volume (somewhat out of order) are as follows:(i) a report of a survey of Loch Broom made in July 1793 (folio 1);(ii) a report, addressed to John Rennie, of the survey of Loch Bay made in May 1793 by John Baine (folio 23) which was given in to the Highland Society; (iii) John Mackenzie`s letter, 1798, forwarding the reports (folio 53);(iv) a copy of a report by Thomas Telford to Nicholas Vansittart, then secretary of the...
Dates: 1793-1801.