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Class notes - Lectures on Agriculture and Entemology, given by Professor Wallace and Dr. Fream

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1283
Scope and Contents This volume in typescript contains careful notes on these two series of lectures at the University of Edinburgh. The first series, by Professor Robert Wallace (1853-1939), Chair of Agriculture, covers dairying, with extensive coverage of the different types of cheese and their production. The second, by Dr. William Fream, covers agricultural entomology, essentially the varieties of pests that attack crops. There are ink drawings throughout. Spine-title and title-page both indicate...
Dates: 1905-1906

Collection of copies of 'The Procession'

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-767, Volume: Coll-1103 / E.2007.1
Identifier: Coll-1103
Scope and Contents This small hybrid collection contains in a single volume - bound together - off-print copies of 'The Procession', copies of 'Monthly Papers for Students', manuscript notes, and newspaper cuttings. The printed copies of articles from 'The Procession' (or possibly complete issues of the journal) include: 1874 - The Procession - a fragmentary epic on recent events; and, 1874 - The Election. Newspaper cuttings are from The Scotsman dated Saturday 11 April 1874, and relating...
Dates: 1874-1876

Collection relating to James Stewart Fraser

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1263
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - copy of 'Gardyloo', 2 March 1940 - copy of 'Gardyloo', 29 April 1944 - copy of 'The Chalmers Watson Journal', 1935 (Rectorial election - D. Chalmers Watson) - copy of 'The Chalmers Watson Journal' (Once more a message on the eve of election) - 2 x copies of reprints of 'The Royal Medical Society', from 'The...
Dates: 1935-1944

Engineering notes of Dr. Russell A. Leather, Edinburgh University student, graduating 1952

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Identifier: Coll-1421
Scope and Contents The content of the 1st and 2nd year engineering note-books (laboratory books) of Dr. Russell A. Leather reflect the wide approach in studies which covered mechanical devices, steel structures and electrical technology. The books include graphwork, drawings, and photographs of late-1940s laboratory equipment at Kings Buildings (1948-1949). Photographs feature the 'Riehle' testing machine', the 'Adie' cement testing machine, a torsion testing machine, the 'Ambler' compression machine, the 'Olsen'...
Dates: 1948-1950

Law notes of Professor Hector MacQueen

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Identifier: Coll-1256
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of lecture notes, essays, copies of cases, copies of exam papers, off-prints and other material relating to the following courses (and course components) offered by the then Faculty of Law, Edinburgh University: History of Scots Law Scottish Legal System Scots Law I and II Conduct of Proof / Inquiry Contract ...
Dates: 1974-1979

Lecture notes of John R. Barclay, student 1946-1950

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Identifier: Coll-1401
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks which are: 1 x MS notes on Meteorology, noted on fore-pages with 'John R. Barclay' with address in Edinburgh, and '1948'. The notes were taken from the lectures of James Paton during 1947-1948. 1 x MS notes on Biblical Studies 1950-1951, noted on fore-pages with 'John R. Barclay' with address in Edinburgh. The notes were taken from the lectures of Rev. Dr. D.M.G. Stalker and from...
Dates: 1947-1951

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by James Johnson

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Identifier: Coll-1254
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Lectures - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. It is dated July 1775. The introductory page notes the content as Lectures on Midwifery by Thos. Young. Professor of Midwifery in Edinburgh. The inside front board has bookplate noted as: James Johnson / Student at Edinburgh. Another notes in ink that the item was: Presented to the Library by Christopher Johnson....
Dates: 1774-1775

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1253
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Midwifery - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. There is no identifiable date. The introductory page notes the content as Lectures on Midwifery by Thos. Young M.D. Professor of Midwifery in the University of Edinburgh There are two volumes, with Volume 1 containing 403 pp. numbered and a contents list, and Volume 2 containing 409 pp. numbered. There...
Dates: 1756-1783

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by person unknown

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1252
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Midwifery - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. There is no identifiable date. The introductory page notes the content as Dr. Young's Theory and Practice of Midwifery

There are 338 pp. relating to the subject, and a contents list at rear.

There is no indication of the name of the note-taking student.
Dates: 1756-1783

Lecture Notes, Rhetoric and English Literature, 1878-1879

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Identifier: Coll-1125
Scope and Contents On a title page of one of the two volumes the contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Historical Course, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The name of James Malloch appears there too. Similar information appears on a title page of the second volume. These contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Theoretical Course, Mondays and Tuesdays. This volume shows the name, James Malloch....
Dates: 1878-1879

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Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 3
Archer, W. 1
Barclay, John Robert, fl. 1947-1951 (student Edinburgh University; teacher; lecturer) 1
Brown, Alexander Crum, 1838-1922 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, Iain Gordon, fl 1980s-2010s (former Principal Curator of Manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland) 1
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Brown, Irene Jessie, 1919-2017 (author and codebreaker) 1
Brown, Reginald Sydney, 1919-1982 (chartered accountant, husband of Irene J. Young) 1
Burns, George, fl. 1892-1896 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Cairns, Leslie George, Lieutenant, 1920-1944 (1st Special Air Service Regiment, Army Air Corps) 1
Cowe, William Rolland Scott, 1915-1987 (surgeon and physician) 1
Donaldson, R, 1
Dundas, David John Wauchope, 1886-1938 1
Fraser, James Stewart, fl. 1935-1955 (obstetrician and gynaecologist) 1
Fream, William, Professor, 1854?1906 (professor of natural history ) 1
Haugh, Peter, fl 1903-1904 (student - Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) 1
Inkster, Samuel M, fl 1869-1873 (student - University of Edinburgh) 1
Jamieson, Edward Bald, fl 1900 (Lecturer in Anatomy, Edinburgh University) 1
Johnson, James, fl. 1774-1775 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Kennedy, Gilbert, Dr., 1916-2000 (cancer research scientist; musician) 1
Leather, Russell A., Dr., b. 1924 (electrical engineer, former Chair of Gannochy Trust) 1
MacQueen, Frances M., fl. 1975-1979 (civil servant) 1
MacQueen, Hector L., Professor, fl. 1975-1979 (professor of private law) 1
Malloch, James, fl. 1878-1879 1
Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 1
Moller, Asta Winifred Russell, fl 1920-1981 (coal industry historian) 1
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Reid, William Kennedy, KCB, Sir, 1931- (Scottish civil servant) 1
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 1
Wallace, Robert, Professor, 1853-1939 (professor of agriculture and rural economy) 1
Wilson, Robert Dean, b. 1941 (B.Sc. (Edin), M.Sc. (UMIST), consultant human resources, board director) 1
Woodcock, Alexander, fl. 1832-1846 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
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