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Dr Euan W Mackie

551 376

Description Dr Euan W Mackie

Date 1961 to 1989

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 B 81586 PO Entrance and cell. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81587 PO Inner end entrance. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81588 PO General view. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 28202 PO Profile of outworks. 1987 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 36053 PO E cell door from interior 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 28211 PO Left guard cell. 1987 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 28212 PO Entrance projecting over beach with fallen lintel below. 1987 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 28213 PO Outer wallface footings N of entrance and radial wall N of pole. 1987 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81592 PO Distant view. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81593 PO Outworks. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81594 PO Guard Cell. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81595 PO Probable entrance over beach. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 28214 PO Lintelled gallery at pole. 1987 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81590 PO Approach to Infield. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81591 PO Entrance over beach. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81627 PO View of fields from site. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81628 PO Mound. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8484 CS Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81629 PO Distant view. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81630 PO Probable scarcement and later wall. 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images B 81631 PO Outworks? 1963 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8488 CS Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 8487 CS Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images A 36059 PO Outer face of outer wall, SE section showing 'bend' 1963 Item Level

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