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Bound collection of Regency ms designs of borders friezes and dresses - the pattern book of Charlotte Elizabeth Inglis

 Fonds — Box: CLX-D-33, Volume: Coll-1787 / SC-Acc-2016-0167, n/a: data_value_missing_eb9ec0472293b6007724dd40c861fe08
Identifier: Coll-1787
Content Description Large folio, calf-backed boards, morocco label - Pattern Book - on the upper cover. Whatman paper watermarked 1805... ff.28 used.Charlotte Elizabeth's designs occupy the full folio page and are drawn in ink. She got her collection from a number of aristocratic ladies, and she has noted some of their names, occasionally identifying and dating the design. Among the ladies noted are: Lady Montague, Lady Haddington, Lady Hope, Lady Queensberry, Miss Graham, Elizabeth Moore of Shenstone House,...
Dates: 1806-1817

Brief account of Mr Bowers escape from the Inquisition

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Identifier: Coll-1478
Scope and Contents This 12pp manuscript (in contemporary marbled wrappers) of a copy of Bower's escape appears to date from after 1763, and could have been the work of a young person copying out the text as an advanced form of exercise. It does not include a final short paragraph found in other copies of this manuscript, but it is the only one containing verses at the end of the document. Written on the inside front wrapper is the name: F. or T. Coole, or Hoole. The manuscript is headed: 'A BRIEF...
Dates: 1762-1770

Business accounts of Hamish A. N. McKenzie, M.A., C.A. Edinburgh

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Identifier: Coll-1480
Scope and Contents The papers are composed of 11 business accounts books of McKenzie and Co. and are those starting: February 1976 April 1979 August 1980 May 1982 March 1984 August 1985 May 1988 May 1991 May 1993 December 1995 March 1999 ...
Dates: 1976-2000

Calligraphy and illustrations for Spencer

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Identifier: Coll-1413
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....
Dates: 1946

Certificate of the Right of Burial in the Cemetery at Warriston, Edinburgh, in favour of Colonel George Ranken

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Identifier: Coll-1719
Content Description The 'Certificate of the Right of Burial in the Edinburgh Cemetery of Warriston' is a single sheet 510mm x 370mm in italic type, part-printed with ms insertions, and with a large etched vignette of the cemetery with paths and funeral monuments drawn by James Ruthven.The 'Right of Burial' is in favour of Colonel George Ranken 'residing at Cargilfield, Trinity', and 'his heirs or assignees', and is dated 3 March 1866. The 'Right' is with respect to 'that piece of ground [...] containing three...
Dates: 1866

Certificates, Diplomas etc of Principal William Robertson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-71
Scope and Contents 1. King's College and University, Aberdeen. Award of the degree of Doctor of Divinity to W.R. 3 July 1764. Signed by the following professors: John Chalmers, John Lumsden, John Gregory, Alexander Burnet, Thomas Gordon, Thomas Reid, John Leslie, George Gordon. Vellum, approx. 60 cms x 68 cms, with small wax seal in metal box attached. 2. Edinburgh, Town Council. Commission of W.R. as Principal of the University of Edinburgh. 11 November 1762. Signed by George Drummond,...
Dates: 1743-1783

[Church history. MS on paper]

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Identifier: Coll-1140
Scope and Contents The inventory includes mention of John Kennedy of Blairquhan and his chapel at St. Ninian's (1508). There is also the will of the jeweller and philanthropist, George Heriot (1563-1624), who left funds to Edinburgh's ministers to found the hospital which bore his name (now a school). In addition there are letters from Lord Salisbury, Fentoun (Alexander Erskine, Viscount Fentoun), and others, and including Scottish government letters of condolence on the death of Henry, Prince of Wales,...
Dates: 1670

Church of Scotland China (Manchuria) Collection

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Identifier: CSWC 40
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: some early material relating to the mission in Manchuria including letters from John Ross (1870) and a memoir by Ethel Omelvena (1957); Moukden Medical College annual statements (1911-1948); material relating to the mission after the Second World War including extracts from minutes and reports and circular letters from missionaries (1946-1968); reports on visits to China (1980s); photographs of Manchuria, the mission and church (c 1910-1940s); maps and plans; Chinese...
Dates: 1870-[ca. 1986]

Church of Scotland (General, Malaysia, Southern Africa and Jerusalem) Collection

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Identifier: CSWC 42
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) General material: volume of accounts for stations in India, China, Africa, Saudi Arabia and Jamaica and showing other miscellaneous expenses (1944-1947); and letter registers recording letters received from missionaries in various stations (1950s-1960s). (2) Malaysia: draft history and notes on the Presbyterian Church in Perak between 1928 and 1963. (3) Southern Africa: papers and notes on the Church and sanctions (1986); press cuttings, papers and a letter from...
Dates: 1917-1988

Church of Scotland India and Nepal Collection

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Identifier: CSWC 41
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) volume giving details of the missionaries and mission council in Rajputana, north-west India (1868-1976); (2) papers, reports and correspondence relating to the work in Calcutta in particular to the Scottish Churches Mission and educational work (1880-1930); (3) minutes of the Santal (Santhal) missionaries' committee (1950-1976); (4) minutes of the meetings of the Madras Christian College governing board in Edinburgh (1909-1949); (5) material relating to the...
Dates: 1868-1985

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Cowan House (student hall of residence) 3
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Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 3
Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 3
Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816 (historian, philosopher) 3
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Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 3
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Laing, David, 1793-1878 (antiquarian, bookseller, and librarian of the Signet Library) 3
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 3
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Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 2
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Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
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Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 2
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) 2
Ringsleben, Mary R. E., Dr., fl. 1954-1968 (Edinburgh University graduate; signatory of the Committee of 100) 2
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 2
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Saunders, William, 1743-1817 (physician) 2
Scott, Walter, 1729-1799 (Writer to the Signet, Father of the Scottish Writer) 2
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Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 2
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 2
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 2
University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Architecture. Liverpool School of Architecture (1895-:) 2
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Waddington, Conrad Hal, 1905-1975 (embryologist and professor of animal genetics, University of Edinburgh) 2
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