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Dr Euan W Mackie

551 376

Description Dr Euan W Mackie

Collection Dr Euan W Mackie

Catalogue Number 551 376

Category All Other

Scope and Content The collection comprises field notes, photographs, drawings, research and publication material collected and created in the course of excavation and survey by Dr Mackie. Subjects include investigations of threatened sites, including the East Wemyss Caves and the Greenland, Auchentorlie prehistoric rock sculptures. Much of the collection derives from Mackie's excavation and survey of brochs and duns, notably Dun Mor Vaul, Tiree (1962-4), Dun Lagaidh and Dun an Ruigh Ruadh, Lochbroom, 1967-8). The collection includes files compiled in the course of Mackie's research for 'The roundhouses, brochs and wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c. 700BC - AD500', and a large collection of offprints of academic articles.

Archive History The collection was donated to RCAHMS over a period of years, on completion of individual research projects.

System of Arrangement The collection is arranged by project.

Access Conditions There are no restrictions upon access to this collection.

Administrative History Euan William MacKie, born in 1936, is a British archaeologist and anthropologist. He attended Whitgift School, Croydon (1946 – 1954) and graduated with a degree in Archaeology and Anthropology from St. John’s College, the University of Cambridge in 1959. He later obtained a PhD from the University of Glasgow. As a member of the Cambridge Expedition team, he spent six months in British Honduras excavating Mayan archaeological sites between 1959 and 1960. On his return he was employed by the British Museum in the Ethnography department, before becoming curator and keeper of Archaeology and Anthropology at the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow. Whilst at the Hunterian he was appointed deputy director in 1985, and senior curator between 1995 and 1998. Dr MacKie has published books, journals and reports on an extensive range of subjects, including past changes in the natural environment, the Iron Age brochs, the practise of astronomy and traditional 18th century Highland dwellings. He has held various roles in academic societies, as fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; member of the Prehistoric Society and President of Glasgow Archaeological Society. He became an Honorary Research Fellow of the Hunterian Museum and from 2007 became an Honorary Research Fellow at the National Museums of Scotland.

Accruals No further accruals are expected.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1180450

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 376) Dr Euan W Mackie

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 36064 PO Doorway 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 36065 PO Scarcement and door with void above and gallery behind 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8858 PO General view from North West. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8859 PO View of entrance and cell door. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8860 PO Scarcement and cell door. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8861 PO View through main entrance. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8862 PO Masonry and outer part of main entrance. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8863 PO Secondary wall. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8864 PO Stair gallery. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8865 PO Mural cell. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8866 PO view from broch. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 40266 PO View across loch to broch 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8442 CS General view 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13030 PO General view from shore. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13031 PO General view from shore. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13032 PO View along South arc of wall. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13033 PO View along South arc of wall. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13034 PO View across interior and across broch. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13035 PO Upper gallery and lintel on North side. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13036 PO General view of stair door and guard cell. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13037 PO Causeway from shore. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13038 PO Outer face on South side and outer wall. 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13039 PO View of broch from loch side (N). 1985 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 13040 PO From West. 1985 Item Level

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