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North of Scotland Archaeological Services (NOSAS)

551 163

Description North of Scotland Archaeological Services (NOSAS)

Collection North of Scotland Archaeological Services (NOSAS)

Catalogue Number 551 163

Category All Other

Scope and Content The collection comprises excavation and publication drawings, photographs and negatives, colour slides, notebooks, correspondence, registers and miscellaneous items from all NOSAS projects, including: Isbister chambered cairn; Liddel burnt mound; and Bu broch. The collection includes material from some later work by John Hedges.

Archive History The archive was presented by J Hedges.

System of Arrangement The archive is arranged by project.

Related Material North of Scotland Archaeological Services (NOSAS) is not to be confused with the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS).

Access Conditions There are no restrictions upon access.

Administrative History Founded by John Hedges in 1976-7, with funding from Historic Buildings and Monuments/Scottish Development Department, NOSAS was created to undertake long-term rescue excavations, to promote archaeological fieldwork and research, and to deal with any archaeological emergency in the north of Scotland, Orkney and Shetland. NOSAS was disbanded in 1982.

Accruals No further accruals are expected.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1176462

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 163) North of Scotland Archaeological Services (NOSAS)

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Manuscripts MS 522/1 Correspondence, sketch plans and B & W photographs showing erosion of site. 1978 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 87856 PO Cist opened. Plate 1 (never used) of PSAS report on excavation in volume 110. 1981 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images D 2026 Publication plate negative from PSAS 119 - Illus 8 p114 - Pottery. Not Printed 1989 Item Level
All Other 551 163/34 Archive relating to Strathconon, Ross-shire Group Level
All Other 551 163/1 Archive from excavations at Isbister chambered cairn 1977 Group Level
All Other 551 163/2 Archive from excavations at Liddel burnt mound 1972 Group Level
All Other 551 163/3 Archive from excavations at Bu broch 1987 Group Level
All Other 551 163/4 Archive from excavations at Mavis Grind 1979 Group Level
All Other 551 163/5 Archive from excavations at Beaquoy 1974 Group Level
All Other 551 163/6 Archive from excavations at Grutness 1982 Group Level
All Other 551 163/7 Archive relating to excavations at Aikerness Group Level
All Other 551 163/8 Archive relating to excavations at Tougs and the West Burra survey 1977 Group Level
All Other 551 163/9 Archive relating to excavation of a cist at South Aittit Group Level
All Other 551 163/10 Archive relating to excavations at Saevar Howe 1977 Group Level
All Other 551 163/11 Archive relating to excavations of a cist at Graemsay, Sandside 1977 Group Level
All Other 551 163/12 Archive from excavations at Holland 1979 Group Level
All Other 551 163/19 Photography of storm damage at Skara Brae 9/1978 Group Level
All Other 551 163/20 Archive relating to excavations of cists at Werne 1981 Group Level
All Other 551 163/21 Archive relating to discovery of a souterrain at Holland 1982 Group Level
All Other 551 163/22 Archive relating to excavation of a feature at Horraldshay 1978 Group Level
All Other 551 163/23 Archive relating to excavation of a cist at Sandyhall 1978 Group Level
All Other 551 163/24 Archive relating to excavations at Loch of Stenness 1978 Group Level
All Other 551 163/25 Archive relating to excavation of a cist at Cleat 1978 Group Level
All Other 551 163/26 Photographs of miscellaneous buildings 1987 Group Level

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