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Degree and Graduation portraits of Margaret Robertson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1088
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a black and white photograph - studio portrait - of Margaret Robertson wearing academic dress during the period of her graduation in 1919; copy of a studio portrait, seated pose, during the period of graduation; and, degree certificate or parchment of Margaret Robertson, interesting for the hand-corrected script indicating 1919 rather than 1909 (and indicative of the shortage of parchment paper in the wake of the 1914-1918 war).
Dates: 1919

Drawings of a Collection of East Indian Plants

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-478
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drawings from Roxburgh's collection of East Indian plants. These were sent by Nathaniel Wallis (or Wallich) to Robert Wight for the Icones plantarum Indiae orientalis 1840-1853.
Dates: 19th century

Material relating to William Black of Aberdeen

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-795
Scope and Contents The material consists of the Physics courseIntroductio ad physicam specialem, in usum juventutis academicae conscripta1696, and a transcript in both Latin and English along with circa 20 copies of sketches.
Dates: 1693-1696

Papers of Andrew Crawford Hume

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Identifier: Coll-1096
Scope and Contents The collection contains:
  1. 1 x degree certificate in the name of Andrew Crawford Hume
  2. 4 x degree/certificates in the name of Thomas Hume
  3. 1 tool-bound volume containingJail hygiene in India, published in Calcutta, 1881, andVaso-motor diseases in India, 1879, which was owned by A. Hume aboard 'HMS Marathon', Bombay, Sept. 1891
Dates: 1873-1927

Papers of Catherine R. Borland

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-241
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 7 notebooks and a file of correspondence relating to Borland's work on the catalogue of western medieval manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library, 1911-1916 (catalogue available online (external link)).
Dates: 1911-1916

Papers of Dr. John Walker

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Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents [to be completed]
Dates: 1731-1803

Papers of John Bachop (1825-1855)

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Identifier: GD53
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: a notebook of Latin verses, with translations and notes, 1845-1850; a notebook of poems and other writings Casual cogitations in prose and rhyme, some dated 1845-1848, with other fragments loosely inserted, also an article by William Blair John Bachop: an early student-poet of New College, Edinburgh, 1907; and a notebook of poems and other writings Horae relaxationis, 1852.
Dates: 1845-1907

Papers of John Nimmo M.D.

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-819
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: manuscript volume of which first page is headedWestminster Infirmary for diseases of the eye; and, bundles of manuscript notes contained in two boxes, and on medical subjects.
Dates: 1804-1820

Papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson

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Identifier: Coll-78
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson within Gen. 1627-1645 consist of general and individual correspondence and correspondence with institutions and publishers. There is material and notes on churches, about crofters, emigration, genealogy, and the Northern Isles. There are lectures and notes; personal and family papers; photographs; and, press cuttings. There is manuscript material, typescript material, and proofs. These all cover the period 1935-1993. The collection also...
Dates: 1549-1993

Papers of Professor Walter Horace Bruford

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-806
Scope and Contents The material contains: manuscript summary and introduction material includingThe economic foundations of the German classical period; two loose-leaf notebooks with notes; and, a Cambridge document of 1958 in Latin.
Dates: 1958-1968

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