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Volume 1 (1851-54) - Table of Contents

Preliminaries - vol i part i
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Preliminaries - vol i part ii
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Preliminaries - vol i part iii
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Anniversary Address. (pp 1-8)
Wilson, Daniel
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The Dunvegan Cup (exhibited by Daniel Wilson). (pp 8-11)
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Sculptured Monument in Aberbrothoc Abbey (pp 13-5)
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'Why is the Mainland of Orkney called Pomona?' (pp 15-8)
Munch, Professor P A
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Primitive Scottish Bells - Notes on the Buidhean or Bell of Strowan, and other primitive Ecclesiastical Bells of Scotland. (pp 18-23)
Wilson, Daniel
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Inscribed Runic Ring (pp 23-5)
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Bronze Vessels discovered in the Loch of Leys. (pp 26-7)
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Roman Antiquities found at Newstead, Roxburghshire. (pp 28-33)
Smith, John Alex
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Notices of Various Roman Coins found in the Red Abbeystead and adjoining fields to the East of the Village of Newstead, Roxburghshire. (pp 33-8)
Smith, John Alexander
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Iron Keys deposited in the foundation of Glasgow Bridge. (communication by John Buchanan) (pp 38)
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Monumental Brass of the Regent Moray. (exhibited and presented by George Seton) (pp 38-9)
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Bronze Matrix with Hebrew Inscription. (pp 39-41)
Wilson, Daniel
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Discovery of Bronze Vessels, &c., at Cockburnspath, Berwickshire. (pp 43-4)
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Discovery of Ancient Canoes on the Clyde. (pp 44-5)
Buchanan, John
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Ancient Stone Mould. (exhibited by Thomas Brown) (pp 45)
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Leven Medal and Jewel (exhibited by W Leslie Melville) (pp 45-6)
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Scottish Ogham Inscriptions. (pp 46)
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On some ancient Greek Medical Vases for containing Lykion; &c., and on the modern use of the same drug in India. (pp 47-54)
Simpson, Prof. J Y
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Primitive Hand-Bells. (pp 54-7)
Bell, John
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Alter-Plate of the Collegiate Church, Haddington. (pp 57-8)
Newton, W W Hay
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Roman Camp at Harburn (pp 58-9)
Wilson, Daniel
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Roman Antiquities, Fifeshire. (pp 60-6)
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The Style of Ornament which prevailed from the Fourth to the Twelfth Century. (pp 67-9)
Christie, Alexander
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Tailors' Candlesticks (presented by James T Gibson Craig) (pp 69)
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Roman Bronze Patella (exhibited by Dr John Alex. Smith) (pp 69-70)
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St Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh Castle (pp 70)
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Unpublished Counter-Seal of Kilwinning. (communication by W H Scott) (pp 70-1)
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Iron Dagger, East Langton. (pp 73-4)
Wilson, Daniel
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Report on a large hoard of Anglo-Saxon Pennies, in Silver, found in the Island of Islay; (pp 74-81)
Scott, W H
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Ancient Gaelic Inscriptions in Scotland. (communication by W F Skene) (pp 81-3)
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Antique Silver Filagree-Case and Scissors. (communication by Dr John Alexander Smith) (pp 83-4)
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Notices of the History and Architectural Features of the ancient Church of St Cuthbert at Coldingham. (pp 84-6)
Wilson, Daniel
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Shetland Ballad (pp 86-9)
Thomas, F W L
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The Leahber Dearg, or Red Book of Clanranald. (pp 89-91)
Skene, W F
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Remarks on the occurrence of ornamentation of a byzantine character on weapons and wooden implements, made by the natives of an African Tribe, on the Coast of the Red Sea. (pp 91)
Christie, Alexander
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On various monuments in India, corresponding to the Cromlechs and Standing Stones of the North of Europe. (pp 91-5)
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Woven Tunics found in Shetland. (pp 95)
Smith, J A
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Anniversary Address (pp 97-101)
Murray, The Hon Lord, Senior Vice-President
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On the state of the Abbey Church of Holyrood subsequently to the devastations committed by the English Forces in the years 1544 and 1547. (pp 101-15)
Laing, David
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On the class of stone vessels known in Scotland as Druidical Paterae. (pp 115-8)
Wilson, Daniel
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Notice of the Devastations effected by Scottish Raids into Northumberland, in the 14th Century. (pp 118-21)
Fenwick, John
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Discovery of an iron instrument lately found imbedded in a natural seam of coal in the neighbourhood of Glasgow. (pp 121-6)
Buchanan, John
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Notes relating to 'A.Z.,' The Anonymous correspondent of the Society, by whom the collection of Books and Mss. relating to the Orkney and Shetland Islands, were presented to the Library (see Archaeologia Scotica, vol. iii., p.267.) (pp 126-7)
Fotheringham, W H
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On ancient terraces of cultivation, commonly called Daisses. (pp 127-33)
Chambers, Robert
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Notices of the Oriental Coins in the Society's Collections. (pp 134-9)
Scott, W H
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Description of an ancient tomb discovered near Stonehaven. (pp 139-40)
Stuart, John
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Notices of various Stone Circles in the Parishes of Cairney, Monymusk, and Tough, Aberdeenshire; And of Inverkeithny, Banffshire. (pp 141-2)
Stuart, John
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Notice of the discovery of some ancient Arms and Armour, near Glenfruin, on the Estate of Sir James Colquhoun of Luss, Baronet. (pp 142-5)
Stewart, Hope J
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Report of a recent examination of the Roman Camp at Cleghorn, Lanarkshire, styled 'Agricola's Camp;' with Notices of General Roy and his Family. (pp 145-9)
Rankin, D R
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Attempt to explain the legend on a bronze Hebrew Seal, figured in the Society's Proceedings, ante, p.39; with remarks on the use of imagery among the Jews, both in ancient and modern times. (pp 150-3)
Porter, J Scott
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Notes and Drawings of some ancient monuments of Asia, compared with those of Europe. (pp 154-7)
Wise, T A
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Petition from the inhabitants of South Leith, addressed to General Monk, praying him to restore to them the use of the Parish Chruch, Circa 1655; Illustrated with a series of Extracts from the Kirk-Session Records of that Parish. (pp 158-68)
Laing, David
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Notice of the discovery of a beautiful enamelled gold ring, believed to have belonged to King James V., found in the ruins of Tantallan Castle. (pp 168-9)
James, Henry
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Notice of an ancient Celtic Brooch, the property of William Rose Campbell. (pp 170)
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Notice of recent discoveries of Roman Remains at Cadder, on the Antonine Wall. (pp 170-80)
Buchanan, John
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'On some suggestive examples of Abortive Discovery in Ancient Art;' (pp 175-80)
Wilson, Daniel
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Notice respecting the original brass of the Regent Earl of Murray, removed from St Giles' Church in 1829. (pp 181)
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Notice of the recent discovery of several fine bronze swords, and other bronze relics, in Forfarshire. (pp 181)
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Notice of discoveries of 'Celtic Pipes' in the vicinity of Edinburgh; with some remarks on the period to which they belong. (pp 182)
Wilson, Daniel
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An attempt to define how far the cymric encroached upon the Gaelic Branch of the early Celtic population of North Britain. (pp 182-90)
Rhind, A Henry
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Notice of the discovery of a curious bronze cross and chain, in a stone cist, at Kingoldrum, Forfarshire. (pp 191)
Chalmers, Patrick
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Notices of the Funeral of James, Second Earl of Murray. (pp 191-6)
Laing, David
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Account of the examination of the contents of an ancient hermetically-sealed glass vessel. (pp 197-204)
Wilson, George
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Notes of the discovery of stone cists at Lesmurdie, Banffshire, containing primitive urns, &c., along with human remains. (pp 205-11)
Robertson, Alexander
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Notice of the discovery of an ancient boat, of singular construction, on the banks of the Clyde. (pp 211-3)
Buchanan, John
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Notice of the remains of an ancient stone building, discovered near the Village of Newstead, Roxburghshire. (pp 213-7)
Smith, John Alexander
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Report on the coins presented to the Society from the Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury. (pp 226-8)
Scott, W H
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Notice of an incised Sepulchral slab found some years ago near Newstead, Roxburghshire. (pp 229-30)
Smith, John Alexander
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Report on the Donations of Coins now added to the Society's Collection. (pp 231-4)
Scott, W H
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On the Ancient Sculptured Monument discovered at St Andrews, in 1833. (pp 234-7)
Buist, George
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On the Scythian Bows, and Bows of the Ancients, compared with those of India. (pp 237-9)
Buist, George
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A Genealogical Account of the Royal House of Bruce. (pp 239-40)
Surenne, Gabriel
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On the Coinage of Ceylon during the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries. (pp 241-3)
Scott, W H
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On the Ancient and Modern Ethnography of Scotland. (pp 243-57)
Beddoe, John
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On the Earlier Antiquities of the District of Cromar, in Aberdeenshire; including a Notice of an 'Eirde House,' or underground chamber, recently discovered on the Farm of Culsh, in the Parish of Tarland, and of another at Drumnahoy, near Castle Fraser. (pp 258-64)
Stuart, John
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An Account of an extensive collection of archaeological relics, and osteological remains, from a 'Pict's House,' at Kettleburn, Caithness. (pp 264-9)
Rhind, A Henry
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Notes on St Roque, and the Chapel dedicated to him, near Edinburgh. (pp 269-71)
Chambers, Robert
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A contemporary account of the Earl of Hertford's second expedition to Scotland, and of the Ravages committed by the English Forces in September 1545. From a Manuscrip in Trinity College Library, Dublin. (pp 271-81)
Laing, David
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Notice of remains found in an ancient tomb recently opened in the Cathedral Church of Fortrose. (pp 281-4)
Stuart, John
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Suggestions for a National Exhibition of Scottish Portraits in Edinburgh, in the year 1855; including a communication on the subject from Thomas Carlyle. (pp 284-94)
Laing, David
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A Note respecting the Sculptured Cross at St Vigeans, near Arbroath; of which casts by Mr Henry Laing, Seal Engraver, were exhibited. (pp 294-6)
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A visit to the Royal Cemetery of Barons Bruce I. II. III. IV. and VII., in the ancient Abbey of St Mary, at Giseborough, in Cleveland, now North-Riding, Yorkshire: (pp 296)
Surenne, Gabriel
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Notices of two ancient Graves recently opened in the vicinity of Dunrobin Castle, Sutherlandshire. (pp 297-9)
Ross, J J
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Communication regarding the proposed National Exhibition of Scottish Portraits. (pp 299-301)
Christie, Alexander
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Index (pp 303-12)
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