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Volume 15 (1880-81) - Table of Contents

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Meeting minutes (pp 1-10)
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Notice of the Harp said to have been given to Beatrix Gardyn of Banchory by Queen Mary, and of the Harp called the 'Lamont Harp,' both formerly possessed by the family of Robertsons of Lude, and now deposited for exhibition in the Museum, along with two Ancient Highland Targets, by John Steuart, Esq. of Dalguise. (pp 10-33)
Bell, Charles D
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Notice of a Sculptured Stone, bearing on one side an Inscription in Runes, from Kilbar, Island of Barra. (pp 33-6)
Stephens, George
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Notice of Remains of the Red Deer (Cervus elaphus, Linn.) found in the Bed of an old Loch near Dundas Castle, Linlithgowshire; with Notes of Remains of Red Deer found in different Localities in the South of Scotland. (pp 37-63)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notice of the Discovery of a Massive Silver chain of Plain Double Rings or Links at Hordwell, Berwickshire. With Notes of similar Silver chains found in Scotland. (pp 64-70)
Dunglas, Lord & Smith, John Alexander
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Notice of the Discovery of an urn of Steatite in one of five Tumuli excavated at Corquoy, in the Island of Rousay, Orkney. (pp 71-3)
McCrie, George M
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Notice of Three Cup-Marked Stones, and the Discovery of an Urn, in Perthshire. (pp 82-92)
Allen, J Romilly
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Notes on a Feud between the Elliots and the Scotts, during the years 1564, 1565, and 1566. (pp 93-100)
Armstrong, Robert Bruce
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Notice of an Ancient Door-Knocker, with Armorial Bearings, from Muness Castle, Unst, Shetland. (pp 101-3)
Armstrong, William Bruce
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Notice of the Examination of a Cist, on the Banks of the River Add, at Crinan, Argyllshire. (pp 103-4)
Mapleton, Rev. R J
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Notes on the Antiquities of the Islands of Colonsay and Oransay. (pp 113-47)
Stevenson, William
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On the Use of the Spindle and Whorl by the Fishermen of the Present Day. (pp 148-51)
Macadam, W Ivison
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Notes on the Contents of Shell-Heaps recently exposed in the Island of Coll. (pp 152-3)
Ross, Donald
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On the Ancient Wooden Image, found in November last at Ballachulish Peat-Moss. (pp 158-78)
Christison, Robert
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Note on the 'Curach' and 'Ammir' in Ross-shire. (pp 179-80)
Joass, Rev. J M
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Notice of Sculpturings on the Lintel of the Entrance to the Broch of Carn Liath, near Dunrobin, Sutherlandshire. (pp 180-1)
Wise, Thomas A
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Notes of Ancient Tile Paving in Linlithgow Palace. (pp 194-8)
Kerr, Andrew
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Notice of a Sculptured Slab from the Island of Burra, Shetland. (pp 199-209)
Goudie, Gilbert
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Queen Mary at Jedburgh in 1566. (pp 210-33)
Small, John
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Notes on Cup-Marked Stones in the Neighbourhood of Inverness. (With Sketches of the Stones.) (pp 239)
Jolly, William
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Note on Cup-Marked Stones in Sutherlandshire. In a Letter to Dr Arthur Mitchell, Secretary. (pp 240-1)
Joass, Rev. J M
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On Stone Implements from Shetland (Specimens Exhibited). (pp 241-6)
Duns, Professor
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Note on a Pair of Iron Shears and a Hone Stone, found on the Site of the Crannog of Lochlea, near Kilmarnock. (pp 247-8)
Gillon, William
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Notice of Sculptured Stones at Kilbride, Kilmartin, and Dunblane. (pp 254-61)
Allen, J Romilly
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Notes on a Collection of Implements and Ornaments of Stone, Bronze, &c., from Glenluce, Wigtownshire. (pp 262-76)
Wilson, Rev. George
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Notice of Ancient Graves at Dounan, near Ballantrae, Ayrshire. (pp 277-8)
Moore, John Carrick
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Note on the Human Remains found in Ancient Graves at Dounan, near Ballantrae, Ayrshire. (pp 278-9)
Smith, John Alexander
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Further Note with reference to the Fabric Seal of Metz. (pp 280-5)
Forbes, William
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Notes on the Ornamentation of the Silver Brooches found at Skaill, Orkney, and now in the Museum. (pp 286-98)
Anderson, Joseph
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Note on a Small Brass or Bronze Vessel found in Islay, exhibited by Mrs Ramsay of Kildalton. (pp 299-303)
Mitchell, Arthur
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Notice of Buildings designed for Defence on an Island in a Loch at Hogsetter, in Whalsay, Shetland. (pp 303-15)
Mitchell, Arthur
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Notice of a Massive Bronze 'Late Celtic' Armlet and two Small Objects of Bronze (Horse-Trappings), found with a Roman Bronze Patella, at Stanhope, Peeblesshire, in 1876; with an Account of other Bronze Armlets found in Scotland. (pp 316-55)
Smith, John Alexander
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Additional Note on three Massive Bronze Armlets found near Aboyne, Aberdeenshire. (pp 355-61)
Smith, John Alexander
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Note on a Massive Bronze Armlet found in Ireland. (pp 362-3)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notice of Remains of the Raven (Corvus Corax, Linn.) found in the Clay Bed of an Old Loch near Dundas Castle, Linlithgowshire. (pp 364-5)
Smith, John Alexander
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Index (pp 367-382)
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