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Town Council, Edinburgh

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Legal Cases, 1789-1915

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EUA/IN1/GOV/CRT/LEC
Scope and Contents Legal documents, pamphlets and similar relating to late 18th to early 20th century legal disputes, including the case of the 'Edinburgh Seven' and Sophia Jex-Blake. Edinburgh Corporation vs Edinburgh University, 1827 (4 folders, box 2) 'Ten Matriculated Lady Students Against the Senatus of Edinburgh University', 1872 (published pamphlet, box 2) Managers of the Royal Infirmary...

Minutes, 12 January 1808-16 April 1858

 Series
Identifier: Coll-206/1
Scope and Contents
  1. details of the constitution of the society
  2. minutes concerning the scientific papers read at society meetings
  3. minutes concerning membership applications and acceptances by the society
  4. minutes concerning business matters of the society

Minutes volume 1, 12 January 1808 - 01 May 1830

 Item
Identifier: Coll-206/1/1
Scope and Contents Bound volume containing 310 numbered pages. The first 23 sessions of the Wernerian Natural History Society are minuted, including: details of the formation of the society, its original members and constitution, the Charter from the Town Council of Edinburgh and details of nominations for and ratifications of membership. Details of titles and abstract content of all papers read to the society are minuted. These include: Observations on the Mineral System of...

Press Catalogue, 1695-1697

 Item — Volume: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.18
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.18
Scope and Contents 'Catalogus Bibliothecae Publicae Jacobi Regis Edinburganae'. Press catalogue made by Robert Henderson, Librarian. The books are arranged according to subject. In front of the catalogue is a list of benefactors to the Library and Latin dedications to the Lord Provost & Town Council and to Principal Rule. At the end are lists of the contents of a chest 'at Ostium Bibliothecae Orientale posita', some anatomical specimens and 'icones virorum illustrium'.

University Court, 1644-date

 Sub-subfonds
Identifier: EUA IN1/GOV/CRT
Scope and Contents papers relating to the legal basis of the University: Ordinances, Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments etc. (2 volumes) 1583-1809 minutes (draft and final), agenda papers and billets, 1859-present letterbooks (31 volumes) c1872-1919 papers relating to specific legal cases, disciplinary matters etc. University Grants Committee / Funding...

University of Edinburgh Charter

 Fonds — Box: EUA GD4; EUA CA10
Identifier: EUA GD4
Scope and Contents The document is not strictly a charter of foundation. It confirmed and extended a previous charter signed by James's mother, Mary, Queen of Scots, on 13 March 1567, which had granted the Town of Edinburgh all the lands, buildings, and revenues formerly belonging to the monastic orders abolished during the Scottish Reformation of 1560. These were to be used for the support of the city's clergy and the poor. King James's charter ratified Mary's gift but also authorised the Town Council to spend...