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Box CLX-A-355


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Autograph letter signed from Walter de la Mare to Mr Wood, 20 September 1920

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0236
Scope and Contents Autograph Letter Signed to Mr Wood, thanking him for his letter and saying he is "sorry you will be obliged to omit some of the poems you selected, but of course there's no help for it. May one of the others be substituted for Bunches of Grapes which has already been over-used? Have you written to Longman's? I'm afraid they will want a fee - but please tell them you have made arrangements with me. The poems from Peacock Pie I have Complete Control - as far as anthologies etc are concerned...
Dates: 20 September 1920

Autograph letter signed from Thomas Murray to John Ramsay McCulloch, 12 March 1834

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0237
Scope and Contents An interesting letter giving an insight into the relationship between Murray and the political economist John Ramsay McCulloch (1789'-1864), who imbued him with 'a taste for political economy' (ODNB). In his letter Murray explains that his friends had recently presented him with a piece of plate in thanks for a course of lectures at Edinburgh on history and political economy ('the science of which you are the ornament'). Murray is sure that McCulloch 'would have been delighted to learn that...
Dates: 12 March 1834

Autograph Letter Signed from David Oliphant to David Covingrie of Newark, 27 June 1748

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0241
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from David Oliphant to David Covingtrie of Newark (Orkney), from Charles Town (nowadays Charleston, South Carolina), dated June 27th 1748.This relic of colonial America links two Scottish Jacobites across the ocean. David Oliphant, a medical man, made some impact on South Caroline society, and was tutor to Charles Pinckney - 37th Governor of South Carolina. The addressee was a member of a family of lairds and merchants in Orkney, who, in their opposition...
Dates: 27 June 1748

Visitor book from the Original Department of Surgery, University of Edinburgh, October 1933-early 1940s

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0017
Scope and Contents Visitor book containing about 200 autographs, principally of eminent pre-war surgeons from all over the world reflecting the status of the University's famous medical school. For example, Clovis Vincent, the French Neurosurgeon, who operated on Ravel, regrettably without success, signs in July 1938.The first signature in the book is of distinguished Edinburgh University Alumnus, J. M. Barrie, author of "Peter Pan" and University Chancellor from 1930 until his death in...
Dates: October 1933-early 1940s

Photograph of the Dowden Memorial, designed by Sir Robert Lorimer, c 1910

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1847/17-0218
Scope and Contents

One photograph of the Dowden Memorial, modelled by Louis R. Deuchars and designed by Sir Robert Lorimer. It is now in St Mary's Cathedral.

Dates: c 1910

Volume of manuscript student notes entitled 'Conveyancing notes - heritable rights', c 1850s-1870s

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0010
Scope and Contents

Manuscript volume containing notes on law, with annotations in pencil in a different hand. This is the volume 2, starting on p. 293. Volume 1 is missing.

The volume is signed by 'William Thomson', in the same hand as the pencil annotations. The volume is likely to have belonged to him at one point.

Dates: c 1850s-1870s

Two-volume set of the lecture notes of an unnamed student, taken at Professor Fraser’s lectures on the Materia Medica, 13 October 1896-19 March 1897

 Sub-Fonds — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0252
Scope and Contents

Two volumes containing student lecture notes from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies entitled 'Materia Medica - Fraser - vol. I' and 'vol. II'. The lectures were given by Prof. Fraser on 'Materia Medica'; there is no information on the identity of the student. The first lecture is dated 13 October 1896 and the last one, 19 March 1897. Some loose notes are enclosed in the second volume.

Dates: 13 October 1896-19 March 1897

Two issues of The Centaur magazine, 1954-1955

 File — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0038
Scope and Contents

Two issues of 'The Centaur', the 'Magazine of The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies University of Edinburgh' (December 1954 and March 1955). it contains advertisements and articles relating to student activities and veterinary practice.

Dates: 1954-1955

Photograph with the caption 'Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, 1935', 1935

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0035
Scope and Contents

Black-and-white photograph with no provenance information representing the Arc in Prospect PArk, New York, and a car.

Dates: 1935

Copy of the work entitled 'Judgement of the Court of Session of Scotland...' edited with an introduction by John Donaldson, translated in German, 1853 (date of the original)

 Item — Box: CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0029
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a compiled work entitled Gutachten des hochsten Gericht[s]hofes Schottlands nebst anderen Documenten, welche sich auf die Errichtung der Professur der Musik bei der Universitat von Edinburgh beziehen (Edinburgh, 1853), edited and with an introduction by John Donaldson, Reid Professor of the Theory of Music at the University of Edinburgh. The English title is 'Judgement of the court session of Scotland with other documents relating to the...
Dates: 1853 (date of the original)