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Postcards from India

Mostly Benares [North India] as well as Rangoon [1] and Penang [1]. From the tour of India and the Far East. [28]

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Five books

Each containing 16 post cards with views of India, mostly Agra and Delhi. From the tour of India.

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Transparencies depicting archeaological sites and places of interest in the Middle East

Miscellaneous transparencies depicting archeaological sites and places of interest in the Middle East including: Acre, Afikim, Afulie, Beisan, Bet Shearim, Canan, Capernaum, Carmel, Debureyeh, Dead Sea, Esdraelon, Haifa, Jaffa, Jenin, Jericho, Jezreel, Lake Galilee, Megiddo, Mount of Precipitation, Mount Tabor, Nablus, Nain, Nazareth, Negev, Quamran, River Kishon, Sachne, Sebastia, Sodim, Tabeetha, Tel Aviv, Tel el Husn, Vale of Elah, Wady Farah and Wady Kelt. The commercial transparencies were produced by City Lord, * Hi Fi Colour Slides, Israel Colour Slides, Israel Colour Slide Co., Israel in Colour and Matson Photo Service. Individual photographers include Sister Annie [?], Dr [Peter] Green, [?] Lunen, [?] Medrow, [Dr Alec] McQueen, Rev. [?] Rutter, Sister Augusta Steller. Dated photographs are between 1950 and 1973, others are undated. [169]

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Transparencies showing historical remains and modern developments in Israel

A set of transparencies dated between 1955 and 1968 showing historical remains and modern developments in Israel including pictures of Akaba, Arad, Artas, Beersheba, Dead Sea, Eilat, Ein Gedi, Etsada, Ezion-Geber, Jerusalem, Maktesh Ramon, Masada, Mitzpeh Ramon, Negev, Quamran, Red Sea, River Arnon, Sodom and Usdum. Identified individuals include Ben Guiron, Miss [?] Montogomery and Mrs Gladys Torrance. Some are commercially produced slides by Barak, Executive, * Hi Fi Colour Slides, Holyland in Colour, Israel Colour Slides, Israel in Colour, Israel Film Slides, Lunen, Matson Photo Service, Matson Production. Others are by Dr. H.W. Torrance, Leon, [Dr Alec] McQueen, Mrs M.H. Schulwitz and Sister Augusta Steller. [175]

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Photographs connected with the establishment and early years of Tiberias hospital

Views are of Acre, Alexandria, Beit abu Shamnel abu Hannah, Bethsaida, Cairo, Gennesaret, Horns of Hattin, Lake Galilee, Nazareth, Plain of Gennesaret, Safed, Sammach and Tiberias taken between 1880 and 1920. Photographers include Bonfils R. Grossman and Co. Tiberias, Heinrich Friedman, Cairo, Lago and Citt226 (Terra Sa) and possibly Dr David Watt Torrance. Identified individuals include Mr Colman, Miss Johnstone, Mr Lunn, Mr Miller, Rev Taylor, Master Taylor, Dr David W. Torrance. [40].

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Photographs taken during the First World War

Some by Dr H.W. Torrance during his service in France and Serbia. 1916-1918. Identified individuals include Sergeant Alexander, Major Anderson, Private Sturdy, Dr Herbert Watt Torrance, Mr Tom and Mrs Maggie Torrance and Major Williams. Many photographs have detailed notes on the reverse. [13].

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Photographs taken in Palestine

Showing Caesaria, Ein Gib, [Haifa], Jerusalem, Kfar Bizam and Tiberias. Most pictures were taken by Dr H.W. Torrance, some by Gliksmann and others by Karat. Views include the Wailing Wall, Tiberias hospital, staff and snow. Identified people are Ruth Graser, Dr [Fritz] Sacki, Sister Zareefeh Saluba, Dr Herbert Watt Torrance. [29].

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Photographs relating to the opening of Torrance square, Tiberias

Identified individuals include Dr Buchman, Rev. Dr Archibald Craig and his wife, Dr Herbert W. Torrance and his wife, Gladys. [13]. "Torrance Square" opening ceremony, Tiberias. "The mayor (in the centre) making his speech. Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Rev Dr. Craig and his wife are on the mayor's right hand side", Dr. and Mrs W. H. Torrance on the left hand side, the British consul is near the left of the group. Gift presented. (Gladys and Herbert Torrance). Dr. Herbert Torrance making his speech at the opening ceremony. The Torrance Square celebration. "Dr. Buchman, the doyen of the medical profession at Tiberias is on Mrs Torrance's left". Dr. W. H. Torrance on her right. "The opening of the Torrance Square garden. The mayor pinning a gold badge on Dr. W. H. Torrance giving him the freedom of the city of Tiberias". White marble plaque embedded in black basalt at entrance to garden reads, "Dr. David and Herbert Torrance Square 1962". View of the Torrance Square garden. (Building in the background is the Grossman Hotel). The Hospital, Tiberias. [The Hospital], Tiberias. "Looking up the hill from Tiberias to show new buildings". Tiberias showing on the right the edge of Grossman's Hotel, in the centre the new post office, and on the left new shops. Maimonides Tomb, Tiberias.

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Notebooks

Containing notes dated from 1929-1941 covering the parables, sermons, miscellaneous comments on manners, customs, animals, plants and birds.

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Notebook mainly on snakes and scorpions.

Cuttings related to snake and insect bites; extract from ITV Times, 26 April 1970, on snakes; letter, 21 August 1967, from Dr H. Alistair Reid, University of Liverpool, to Dr H.W. Torrance on snake bite; memorandum by [Dr H.A. Reid], January 1967, on snakebite.

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Notebooks on locusts and birds

Notebooks on locusts including the swarms of 1930 and 1947, and birds including a handlist of the birds of Palestine. 1946.

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Miscellaneous loose notebooks and papers.

Notebook: Rules regulating the attitude of a nurse towards the patient; notebook: 'Essay on Mohammedanism' by H.W. Torrance, July 1914; printed leaflet; Manual for Stewards - Judaica; copy of article about the cholera epidemic in Tiberias in 1902, October 1970; printed leaflet: Bamidgeh, Bulletin of Fish Culture in Israel, December 1966; letter, 23 July 1969, to Dr and Mrs Torrance from David Ben-Mann, postcard: mosaic floor showing loaves and fishes, Tabgha, n.d.; print of [Tiberias on Lake Galilee] n.d.; Printed booklet: Flowers of the Holyland; [13] photographs of sycamore tree near Tiberias and [3] negatives, 19 November 1951; cutting: Scottish Daily Mail, 21 September 1962, 'The Seventy Good Years' on Dr H.W. Torrance and his work in Tiberias [2 copies]; cutting: The Jerusalem Post, 4 September 1962, 'Scots Doctors served in Galilee'.

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Transparencies mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a Swan Tour

Collection of transparencies mostly taken by Dr H.W. Torrance on a Swan Tour in 1967, many explanatory notes written on the majority of slide covers. Places photographed include: Athens, Bergama, Corfu, Delos, Ephesus, Isfahan, Istanbul, Lindos, Olympia, Pergamum, Philippi, Rhodes and Soumon. Some slides are dated 1964 to 1967, others are undated. [165] Numbers in [ ] refer to numbered slots in the slide box.

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Papers relating to life in Palestine

Typescripts of (15) articles possibly written by Dr H. W. Torrance on a variety of subjects relating to life in Palestine, including flora, fauna, the bible and local culture. [No date]

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Photographs taken in or near Palestine [Israel] (NUMBERS 1-31 NOT USED)

Photographs taken in or near Carmel, Jebel Jernack, Lake Galilee, Lake Huleh, Meiron, Mount Hermon, Nazardine, Nazareth, Tiberias (including the hospital) and Til Hum. Identified individuals include Dr [Ernest] Muir and Dr Herbert W. Torrance. Local people and typical local scenes are illustrated. [30].

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Pictures of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews, fishing, shepherds and customs

Undated photographs of Amman, Bethlehem, Bradu, Busra eski Sham, Capernaum, Dadg el Hamam, Ein Gev, Galiliee, Haiman, Jebel-el-Druze, Jehnoh, Kifh Kenna, Lake Merom, Metulla, Nazareth, Rabi Mair, Rutenberg. Identified individual of Rev. William Christie. Also includes photograph of anatomy department, University of Glasgow and x-ray photograph of snake. [136]. MS 38/1/7(329a - r). Various views [18] of [old Jenhoh and Amman, Jerash, unidentified classical sites, mosaics and general scenes].

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Transparencies which illustrate customs and skills of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews as well as domestic animals.

Miscellaneous transparencies, some dated between 1953 and 1972, others undated, which illustrate customs and skills of Arabs, Bedouins, Druze and Jews as well as domestic animals. Photographs of an Arab refugee camp and the destruction of an Arab village are included. Commercial photographs are by Barak, Hi Fi Colour B.L. Services & Supplies, Holyland in Colour, Matson, Matson Production, Matson Photo Service and Rex Photo Studios. Individual photographers include Dr Baker, Charles [McLean], Rev [?] Gray, Dr [Peter] Green, [?] Lunen, Dr [Alec] McQueen, G.F. Radford, Rev [?] Snoek and Sister Augusta Steller. [224].

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