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Curle Diaries

Alexander Curle was the RCAHMS secretary between 1908 and 1913. Little did Alexander Curle realise as he penned the words 'Having started on my course of inspection of the ancient monuments of Scotland I have deemed it advisable to keep a journal wherein I may record my various experiences and adventures as such may from time to time befall me', that his 'Private journal of a wandering Antiquary' would be treasured today as one of the initial items in the RCAHMS collections.

Name Description
Curle Diary 01

The 1st diary outlines Curle's observations from August 1st to November 7th, 1908.

Curle Diary 02

The 2nd diary outlines Curle's observations from May 16th to July 30th, 1909.

Curle Diary 03

The 3rd diary outlines Curle's observations from August 2nd to October 6th, 1909.

Curle Diary 04

The 4th diary outlines Curle's observations from May 23rd to July 7th, 1910.

Curle Diary 05

The 5th diary outlines Curle's observations from July 7th to August 9th, 1910.

Curle Diary 06

The 6th diary outlines Curle's observations from August 11th to September 22nd, 1910.

Curle Diary 07

The 7th diary outlines Curle's observations from May 7th to June 25th, 1911.

Curle Diary 08

The 8th diary outlines Curle's observations from June 24th to August 7th, 1911.

Curle Diary 09

The 9th diary outlines Curle's observations from August 18th, 1911, to May 16th, 1912.

Curle Diary 10

The 10th diary outlines Curle's observations from May 17th to May 27th, 1912.

Curle Diary 11

The 11th diary outlines Curle's observations from May 28th to July 9th, 1912.

Curle Diary 12

The 12th diary outlines Curle's observations from July 10th to September 17th, 1912.

Curle Diary 13

The 13th diary outlines Curle's observations from September 18th to May 9th, 1913.

Curle Diary 14

The 14th diary outlines Curle's observations from May 5th, 1913 to August 24th, 1953.