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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.
  1. Edinburgh Corporation vs Edinburgh University, 1827 (4 folders, box 2)
  2. 'Ten Matriculated Lady Students Against the Senatus of Edinburgh University', 1872 (published pamphlet, box 2)
  3. Managers of the Royal Infirmary vs Students of the University of Edinburgh, 1789 (published volume with annotations, box 2)
  4. Presbytery of Edinburgh vs University of Edinburgh, 1889 (1 envelope, box 2)
  5. Dalziel vs Ballantyne, 1866-1882 (2 folders, box 2)
  6. University Court vs Professor Alexander Mair, 1911 (boxes 3 & 4)
  7. Admission of Women to Compete for Bursaries, 1913-1914 (1 folder, box 5)
  8. James Ritchie's Trust: Special Case, 1914-15 (1 folder, box 5)
  9. James Cropper & Waldie Griffiths Scholarship Funds, 1914-15 (1 folder, box 5)
  10. Medical Degrees case, 1851 (box 6)
  11. Herbert H. Ashdown vs Professor William Rutherford, 1888 (box 7)
  12. City of Edinburgh Against the College, 1825-27; bears the bookplate of Archibald Campbell Swinton; marked as having been presented by Professor William Wilson (1 volume, box 8)
  13. Edinburgh College Litigations, 1847-54; bears the bookplate of Archibald Campbell Swinton; marked as having been presented by Professor William Wilson (1 volume, box 8)
  14. Reid Fund Law Papers etc, 1847-57; bears the bookplate of Archibald Campbell Swinton; marked as having been presented by Professor William Wilson, 1937 (1 volume, box 8)
The last 3 items above may subsequently be separated to form their own collection.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1789-1915

Conditions Governing Access

Certain material may be restricted due to Data Protection and other legislative reasons.

Extent

8 boxes