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Monro, Alexander, 1773-1859 ("Tertius", Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

p. 41
p. 41

Burke and Hare scrapbook, c1829

 Item — Box EUA Acc.2015/005 (grey box)
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A2/21/1
Scope and Contents

This volume contains ballads, news reports and posters, all connected with the trial of Burke and Hare for the West Port murders in 1828. Much of the material is unique and includes a letter written in Burke’s own blood taken from his head after his execution, said to have been written by Professor Alexander Monro. This complements his actual skeleton in the University of Edinburgh Anatomy Museum.

Dates: c1829

Degree certificate from the University of Edinburgh, 16 September 1809

 Item — Box CLX-A-1596
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0049
Scope and Contents

This is a degree certificate from the University of Edinburgh awarded to Robert Anderson, a minister of Edinburgh, for his Doctorate of Divinity, on the 16th of September 1809. On vellum. Signed by Principal of the University George Husband Baird, as well as other prominent professors at the time, including Alexander Munro Senior (Secundus) and Tertius, Thomas Charles Hope, Andrew Duncan, James Gregory, John Playfair, John Leslie, et al.

Dates: 16 September 1809

Letter from David Campbell to Joseph Black, 7 March 1783

Identifier: Coll-16/II/113-114
Scope and Contents

Letter from David Campbell, Maidstone, Kent to Joseph Black, dated 7 March 1783. The letter forwards a letter to Black for Professor Alexander Monro in which Campbell remarks "although I know the professors at Edinburgh do not choose to give letters after having given their diploma."

Dates: 7 March 1783

Letter from Joseph Black to his nephew, George Black, 7 May 1798

Identifier: Coll-16/V/95-96
Scope and Contents

Letter from Joseph Black, Edinburgh to his nephew, George Black, dated 7 May 1798. The letter is about Professor Alexander Monro tertius' advice about an injury to George's knee.

Dates: 7 May 1798

Letter from Professor Alexander Monro, tertius to Joseph Black, 24 April 1799

Identifier: Coll-16/IV/47-48
Scope and Contents

Letter from Professor Alexander Monro, tertius, London to Joseph Black, dated 24 April 1799. The letter is about James Heath who wishes to engrave Black's portrait from the [Henry] Raeburn painting.

Dates: 24 April 1799

Papers of Professor James Couper Brash

 Fonds — Box Dk.6.24
Identifier: Coll-94
Scope and Contents

The papers of Professor Brash consist of material on the history of anatomy and on the three Monros (Alexander Monro, primus; Alexander Monro, secundus; Alexander Monro, tertius), miscellaneous papers and photographs. There are notes, notebooks, and printed material.

Dates: circa 1930-1950

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