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Class list of Alexander Monro (primus)

 Fonds — Volume: EUA GD60
Identifier: EUA GD60

Scope and Contents

Small volume containing lists of scholars (students), their masters (surgeons who they were apprenticed to) and fees paid. In addition there are some details of boarders (1722-1736). Folded inside the volume is a copy letter of 28 June 1945 from the donor, James Watt WS, to Lord Amulree, sent to Univerity Librarian, Lauriston William Sharp.


  • Creation: 1720-1749


Language of Materials



1 volume

Other Finding Aids

A-Z sheaf index of names available for consultation.

Custodial History

Discovered in the cistern room of Craiglockhart House c1924 by then owner James Watt.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by James Watt, WS, 1924

Existence and Location of Copies

One copy is known to have been made by James Watt and sent to Lord Amulree on 28 June 1945, the intention then being to send a further copy to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Related Materials

Further Anatomy class lists are held in the Class List Collection and as part of the records of the Anatomy department.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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