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Medals and photograph of Emily Charlotte Thomson and Alexander Thomson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-346
Identifier: Coll-1994

Content Description

This fonds consists of medals awarded to Emily Charlotte Thomson and Alexander Thomson , as well as one photograph depicting Emily Charlotte Thomson.
  1. Five medals of Alexander Thomson from the University of Edinburgh, in: chemistry (1886-87), practical physiology (1887-88), natural history (1887), Institute of Medicine (1887-88), and a blank one on the same model.
  2. Three medals of Emily Charlotte Thomson: one from Arbroath High School - English Department (1879-80); two from the School of Medicine of Edinburgh - prize medal in clinical surgery (1890-91), and prize medal in clinical medicine (1890-91).
  3. One Cross from the Knights of St John awarded to Emily Thomson for her work in establishing the Womens Hospital in Dundee in c. 1900.
  4. One framed sepia photograph of Emily Thomson, undated.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1879-1891

Language of Materials

English

Condition Description

Cases damaged, medals slightly dirty, but fair condition overall.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

9 medals

1 photograph

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in June 2019. Accession no. SC-Acc-2019-0065.

Condition Description

Cases damaged, medals slightly dirty, but fair condition overall.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in November 2020.
Title
Medals and photograph of Emily Charlotte Thomson and Alexander Thomson, 1879-1991
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Centre for Research Collections
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Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
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