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Playfair, Sir Lyon, 1818-1898 (1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1818-1898

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Chemistry Class Registration Book (Sir Lyon Playfair and Alexander Crum Brown), 1858-1873

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C2/5
Scope and Contents List of students attending chemistry classes of Sir Lyon Playfair, then Alexander Crum Brown, including marks for 'knowledge'. Students include Sophia Jex Blake and James Geikie.
Dates: 1858-1873

Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art Syllabus of Lectures, 1867-1868

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Identifier: Coll-74/8/1
Scope and Contents Syllabus for a series of lectures given by 5 scientists at the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art during 1867-1868. They were: Sir Lyon Playfair (Chemistry), George James Allman (Natural History), Sir Archibald Geikie (Geology), Edward Sang (Natural Philosophy), and John Hutton Balfour (Botany).
Dates: 1867-1868

Examination Book (Sir Lyon Playfair and Alexander Crum Brown), 1866-1873

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/C2/12
Scope and Contents Register of students attending chemistry classes of Sir Lyon Playfair, then Alexander Crum Brown, including examination results and awards obtained. Students include Sophia Jex Blake and Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour.
Dates: 1866-1873

Letter: 1861 Oct. 30, Edinburgh, to David Laing / Lyon Playfair., 1861

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Identifier: La.IV.18 fol. 460
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.
Dates: 1861

Letter: 1867 June 8, 14 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, to David Laing / Lyon Playfair., 1867

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Identifier: La.IV.18 fols. 461-462
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.
Dates: 1867

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay, 27 May 1861

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/3/49
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay with editorial comments about the inclusion of sensitive material concerning the School of Mines, the Museum of Economic Geology and the Geological Survey of Great Britain in his 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'.
Dates: 27 May 1861

Minutes of the Science Degrees Committee and Faculty of Science, 1865-1972

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACA/SCI/1
Scope and Contents Minutes of the Science Degrees Committee and Faculty of Science Series consists of details of: letters lists of candidates for exams exam questions details of reports by examiners changes in chairs the move to departments being created around these chairs the relationships with the Faculty of Arts and the...
Dates: 1865-1972