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December 11 – McIntosh Albums

The papers of William Carmichael McIntosh document his professional career as Professor of Natural History at St Andrews and his work on marine biology. The collection also includes many personal and family papers,…

December 10 – Seals, Pribilof Islands

D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, Professor of Biology at University College, Dundee from 1884 and Professor of Natural History at St Andrews from 1917, served as Scientific Advisor to the British Delegation of the Bering Sea…

December 6 – Rock and Spindle, c.1860

The Rock and Spindle, a well-known rock formation at the eastern edge of the St Andrews bay and a feature of the local coastline, was captured by photographer Thomas Rodger in this photograph, c.1860 [ID: ALB-2-221].…

December 3- Isle of May

From the G. Allan Little Scottish Photographic Collection, an image of gulls on the Isle of May, c.1970 (ID: GAL-2-49-B). The Isle of May in the Firth of Forth is a nature reserve famous for sea-birds. Visitors can…