Monro, Alexander, 1773-1859 ("Tertius", Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Item — Box: CLX-A-1596
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
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
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
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
Fonds — Box: Dk.6.24
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