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'Craig Phadrig III of III', folder containing bibliographic index cards, notes, newspaper clippings and correspondence with M B Cottam, Sheldon Fay and others relating to excavations at Craig Phadrig.

MS 7264

Description 'Craig Phadrig III of III', folder containing bibliographic index cards, notes, newspaper clippings and correspondence with M B Cottam, Sheldon Fay and others relating to excavations at Craig Phadrig.

Date 1971 to 1972

Collection Alan Small

Catalogue Number MS 7264

Category Manuscripts

Scope and Content - Bibliographic index cards and associated notes (28) - Acknowledgements page offprint of Craig Phadrig 1971 Interim Report - Newspaper clipping- Inverness Courier p7 1971 - Correspondence- letter detailing Williams letters - Photocopy of news article from Inverness Courier Tuesday 12 October 1971 ‘Craig Phadrig Fort’s Age- Charcoal Sample Over 1,150 Years Old’ - Handwritten Correspondence 2/7/1971 Barry Cottam to Alan Small. Update on excavation including discovery of spindle whorl and escutcheon mould, with sketches. - Handwritten correspondence 31/6/1971 Barry Cottam to Alan Small. Regarding excavation and contractors- two workmen employed and two girls assisting in excavation; charcoal from timbers found within wall; discussion of wall reveting with sketch; and backfilling. - Correspondence 4/7/1971 Barry Cottam to Alan Small. Update of excavations, discussion on inner rampart section, outer rampart section (with sketch); Cullykhan discussion. - Summary report by Alan Small on the first season of excavation at Craig Phadrig (1971) including section on ‘Non Archaeological Problems’ - Handwritten notes, including sketch of escutcheon bowl mould (five sheets) - Radiocarbon Age Determination (Sample no. GX2441) 1/10/1971 Krueger Enterprises Inc. Geochron Laboratories Division. - Copies of ‘Sample for Radio-Carbon Dating’ Form (10) - Correspondence 13/7/1971 Alan Small to Sheldon Fay, Update on plans for 1972 excavation - Correspondence 13/7/1971 Barry Cottam to Alan Small, summarising end of 1971 excavation - Rough handwritten note of radiocarbon dates - Photocopy of Alex Maccregor 1876 ‘Craig Phadruig, and other vitrified forts in the north of Scotland, with Geological Remarks’, The Celtic Magazine No.VII - Two pages of rough notes on bags (stratified/ contiguous) - University of Dundee exam booklet with notes on retaining wall, and typed copy (2) - Two pages of handwritten notes on Craig Phadrig ‘points to develop’ - Correspondence, letters to Alan Small from Brydon (North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board) and responses 15/6/1972-19/10/1972 regarding specimen of vitrifaction - high voltage (76,000 volts) melting rock at Corrieyairack Pass - Correspondence between R B Davenport (British Waterways Board) and Alan Small, October 1972 (4 letters) regarding Telford’s plan and section and the possibility of any related surviving documents.

Accession Number 2000/225

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