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2 letter-books of an unidentified Scottish law firm

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1531
Identifier: Coll-1699
Content Description

The correspondence suggests that this was an Edinburgh-based law practice, with the majority of letters emanating from city addresses.


There are 2 volumes with information on the spines showing: "Letter Book No. 3 - 18th May 1956 - 21st Aug. 1956"; and "Letter Book No. 5 - 9th Dec. 1956 - 31st Mar. 1957".


The volumes came from The Solicitors' Law Stationery Society Ltd., Hope Street, Glasgow. They hold reference numbers: No.5354 Date.1956 & 4525/57

Dates: 1956-1957

12 stereo views of Scotland, 1891, B. W. Kilburn, Littleton NH

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1554
Scope and Contents The views are of: 6322 Oban, its harbour, and Mull, Scotland 6310 Loch Katrine Boat Landing, Highlands, Scotland 6303 Birthplace of Robert Burns, Ayr, Scotland 6297 The Bonnie Doon, Burns' Lullaby, Ayr, Scotland 6292 Melrose Abbey, Scotland 6280 Sir William Wallace's Prison, Dumbarton Castle, Scotland ...
Dates: 1880-1910

18th century and 19th century legal documents some in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex-Blake

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-622
Identifier: Coll-1553
Scope and Contents The collection of legal documents is composed of: 1 x Discharge by William Pirie in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex Blake, 15 May 1890. Of a Bond and Disposition in Security of £400 over subjects in Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew Urquhart SSC Edinburgh 1 x Disposition by Thomas Fairweather Weir with consent, In favour of Sophia Jex Blake MD. 1884. Subject 6 Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew...
Dates: 1786-1890

Account of a trip to the Western Isles and St. Kilda

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1430
Scope and Contents

Manuscript account of a 'Pedestrian tour round the west coast of Scotland in 1849', in August of that year, followed by an account of a 'Trip aboard the Free Kirk Breadalbane yacht with 3 ministers to St. Kilda, Staffa, and back' in 1850.

The volume has inserted a monochromatically tinted sketch of St. Kilda

Dates: 1849-1850

Affleck, James Whigham

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-64
Scope and Contents

Papers regarding rehabilitation 1957-1988; membership of Boards 1969-1981; miscellaneous papers 1969-1988; published papers 1947-1989; slides; Royal Medico-Psychological Association material 1927

Dates: 1927-1989

Album of cuttings relating to dreams, c.1840-1870

 Fonds
Identifier: MS DRE
Scope and Contents

Album of cuttings and manuscript quotations from various periodicals, regarding dreams, visions, superstitions, and other supernatural phenomena

Dates: c.1840-1870

Alderston Convalescent Home

 Fonds
Identifier: LHB19
Scope and Contents

Admissions registers 1939-1956; wages records 1948

Dates: 1939-1956

Alison, William Pulteney

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-4
Scope and Contents

Notes by unidentified student from lectures by W. P. Alison on the Institutes of Medicine 1828 and 1830

Dates: 1828-1830

Anderson, Mary Leslie

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-16
Scope and Contents

Nursing examination papers 1932-1938; test papers 1936-1937; clinical charts 1934; lecture notes on midwifery 1939-1940; casebooks 1940

Dates: 1932-1940

Archive of productions of Varsity Vanities and various dramatic groups

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1581
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: an archive of productions of 'Varsity Vanities', 1946-48, and various dramatic groups including Edinburgh University Dramatic Society, SRC Charities Week Office, Attic Theatre Co., Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, and others.


The material is placed in two photograph albums and a "document store", which contain photographs, programmes, cuttings, posters and correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1951

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Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
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Jex-Blake, Sophia Louisa, 1840-1912 (medical practitioner, reformer and suffragette) 2
Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 2
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 2
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Association of Building Technicians (1942-1970) 1
Barker, Robert, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 1
Bartlett, Maurice Stevenson, 1910-2002 (statistician) 1
Beatty, Richard Alan, 1915-2005 (reproductive biologist) 1
British Association for the Advancement of Science (1831-:) 1
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 1
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 1
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Buckland, William, 1784-1856 (English theologian, geologist) 1
Burt, Cyril Lodowic, Sir, 1883-1971 (educational psychologist) 1
Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde KG, KT, James, 1665-1745 (Irish statesman; Soldier) 1
Cameron, Rev Alexander, 1827-1888 (Free Church Minister) 1
Candlish, Robert Smith, Rev Dr, 1806-1873 (Free Church of Scotland minister, Chair of Divinity New College Edinburgh) 1
Carmichael, Alexander, 1832-1912 (Excise officer | folklorist and antiquarian | Edinburgh | Scotland) 1
Carnall, Geoffrey D., 1927-2015 (Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University) 1
Clouston, Sir Thomas Smith, 1840-1915 1
College of New Jersey (1746-1896) 1
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Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Davidson Clinic (Edinburgh, Scotland) 1
Davidson, Roger, b 1942 (Professor Emeritus in Social History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Dott, Norman McOmish, 1897-1973 (Neurosurgeon) 1
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Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Gibson, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward, 1908-1991 (architect and town planner) 1
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Greenwood, Alan William, 1897-1981 (genetical physiologist and director of ARC Poultry Research Centre) 1
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 1
HM Government. Ministry of Town and Country Planning 1
Harrison, John, 1693-1776 (horologist) 1
Hedges, Sir, Charles, 1649-1714 (English lawyer; Politician; Judge in Admiralty Court; Secretary of State) 1
Henderson, Thomas, circa 1599 (burgess of Jedburgh) 1
Highland Home Industries Ltd (fl. 1937) 1
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Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
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Hope, Sir, John, 1605-1654 (2nd Baronet; Lord Carighall) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse, 1606?1643 (judge; politician) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir, 1573-1646 (1st baronet, of Craighall; lawyer) 1
Hotelling, Harold, 1895-1973 (mathematician) 1
Housing Centre Trust 1
International Centre for Regional Planning and Development (1954-1960) 1
International Society of City and Regional Planners (1965-:) 1
Irvine, Louis Godfrey (medical scientist) 1
Irving, John (treasurer of Donaldson's Hospital) 1
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
John Paul II, 1920-2005 (Pope) 1
Johnson, John, fl1770-1775 (surgeon at Lancaster (England) and student of Joseph Black) 1
Johnson-Marshall, Percy, 1915-1993 (professor of urban design and regional planning, University of Edinburgh) 1
Johnson-Marshall, Stirrat, 1912-1981 (architect) 1
Kelley, Truman Lee, 1884-1961 (psychometrician, statistician) 1
Kennedy, Marjorie Jean Oswald, c1916-2003 (Edinburgh University Library member of staff) 1
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