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Annotated copy of 'Questions in divinity with instructions to candidates for orders and an appendix of forms'

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Identifier: MS 5010
Scope and Contents Interleaved copy of 'Questions in divinity with instructions to candidates for Orders and an appendix of forms' by Rev Jospeh Lawson Sisson, DD, bound together with 'A collection of ordination questions as given at the texamination for Holy Orders of priests and deacons with a sketch of the different denominations of Christians' printed by and for J. Hall. Manuscript answers to the questions by Rev J [Johnson] Grant, MA, are given throughout. On the first title page, the name of Rev J. L....
Dates: 1832-1837

Annotated copy of 'The Confession of Faith; The Larger and Shorter Catechisms with the Scripture-proofs at Large:' belonging to Rev Paton James Gloag (1823-1906)

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Identifier: MS 5011
Scope and Contents Annotated copy of 'The Confession of Faith; The Larger and Shorter Catechisms with the Scripture-proofs at Large: together with The Sum of Saving Knowledge, (contained in the Holy Scriptures, and held forth in the said confession and catechisms,) and practical use thereof; Covenants, National and Solemn League; acknowledgement of sins, and engagement to duties; directories for publick and family worship; form of Church government, etc. of publick authority in the Church of Scotland. With...
Dates: 1810

Annotated New Testament of Prof James Moffatt (1870-1944), biblical scholar and church historian

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Identifier: MS MOF
Scope and Contents

See External Documents (below) for details.

Dates: 1913

Antique forgery of a letter from Robert Burns to James Johnson

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Identifier: Coll-1166
Scope and Contents

Letter refers to ill-health, and to mis-spellings in 'Hyslop's bill'. It is address to Mr. Jas. Johnson, Engraver, Music Shop, Lawn Market, Edinburgh.

The collection also includes a cover, noted: 'Letter of the poet Burns received from Mr. James Stewart Merchant Burrowstounness January 1851'.

Dates: 1796

Archive of ms material relating to work on Baron Corvo by Donald Weeks

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Identifier: Coll-1580
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 23 x folders, containing the following items: 1-2: Two ts letters from Ian Fletcher to Donald Weeks - Postal stamped: 8th August 1964 & 5th August 1964 3-5: Three letters addressed to Donald Weeks - Dated: (ms) 31st Dec. 1962 from L. Green, (ts) 21st July 1966 from F. Weatherhead, and (ts) 6th Feb. 1985 from Dr. E Bruce Tovee. 6: One...
Dates: 1939-1986

Archive of productions of Varsity Vanities and various dramatic groups

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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

Archive of the Scottish Congregational College

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Identifier: GD11
Scope and Contents The archive is composed of: in Box 1, applications for admissions, miscellaneous materials and documents, and material on endowments; in Box 2, material on the William Smith Bursary, the John Wemyss Bursary, the Baxter Scholarship, the Whitelaw Scholarship, the Agnes Bowie Bursary, and legal documents concerning Inverleith Road, Edinburgh, and Lochend Road, Edinburgh; in Box 3, material relating to the John Pillans Bursary, the John Sutherland Bursary, the James Smith Prize, the Ferguson...
Dates: 1864-1993

Archives of Messrs. Christian Salvesen Ltd.

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Identifier: Coll-36
Scope and Contents The Archives of Christian Salvesen Ltd. span well over one hundred years from the 1850s to the 1960s. The deposit contains ledgers, private journals, cash books, invoice books, letter books, day books, official files, station records, stock books and accounts, correspondence and documents, order books, records of telegrams of Turnbull, Salvesen & Co., Christian Salvesen & Co., and South Georgia Co., and various subsidiary companies. There is material relating to Salvesen ships...
Dates: 1852-1969

Archives of the Regions Beyond Missionary Union

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Identifier: CSWC 33
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to the mission in general and to the work in Congo, Peru, India, Nepal, and Kalimantan and Irian Jaya and includes: (1) minutes and reports produced in the mission offices in London and in the fields; (2) correspondence with missionaries in the field, with regional and national councils, with other missions operating in the same areas, and with other evangelical agencies; (3) publications and printed material including issues of the mission's...
Dates: [ca. 1872-1991]

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 116
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 8
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 8
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 6
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 6
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Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 6
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 5
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 5
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 5
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 5
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 5
Roslin Institute 5
Church of Scotland 4
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 4
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 4
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 4
Poultry Research Centre (1947-1986) (research institution) 4
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 4
Animal Breeding Research Organisation. ABRO (1945 - 1986) 3
Baillie, Donald Macpherson, 1887-1954 (Scottish theologian) 3
Baillie, John, 1886-1960 (Scottish theologian and ecumenical leader) 3
Barker, Robert, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 3
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 3
Cowan House (student hall of residence) 3
Crew, Francis Albert Eley, 1886-1973 (professor of animal genetics and professor of public health and social medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 3
Dott, Norman McOmish, 1897-1973 (Neurosurgeon) 3
Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 3
Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816 (historian, philosopher) 3
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 3
Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 3
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 3
Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research - Edinburgh Research Station. IAPGR (1986-1993) 3
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Laing, David, 1793-1878 (antiquarian, bookseller, and librarian of the Signet Library) 3
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 3
Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (missionary and ecumenist) 3
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 3
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 3
Smith, Sydney Alfred, Sir, 1883-1969 (Professor of Forensic Medicine and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Tragara Pressnn 3
University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library 3
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 3
Young, Thomas, 1725-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 3
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 2
Anderson, John, 1668-1721 (Minister of Dumbarton) 2
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 2
Bolton, Frederic James, 1908-1993 (Poet, Chemist) 2
Borland, Catherine Robina, d 1946 (manuscript historian) 2
Brewster, David, 1781-1868 (natural philosopher and vice-chancellor, University of Edinburgh) 2
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 2
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 2
Buchan, John, Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940 (Scottish novelist and historian) 2
Campbell, Archibald Hunter, 1902-1989 (legal scholar, Professor of Public law, Dean of the Faculty of Law) 2
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 2
Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 2
Church Missionary Society 2
Combe, George, 1788-1858, Phrenologist 2
Craigie, Patrick George, Major, 1843-1930 (statistician; army major) 2
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Davidson Clinic (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2
Dickson, William Kirk, 1860-1949, Librarian and Historian 2
Dollar, Thomas Aitken, 1833-1909 (Veterinary scientist) 2
Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre (1907-1959) 2
Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 2
Edinburgh University Women's Athletics Club 2
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 2
Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 2
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 2
Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 2
Greenwood, Alan William, 1897-1981 (genetical physiologist and director of ARC Poultry Research Centre) 2
Hamish Henderson Archive Trust 2
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 2
Holland, Sir Thomas Henry, 1868-1947 (geologist, Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 2
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 2
Jex-Blake, Sophia Louisa, 1840-1912 (medical practitioner, reformer and suffragette) 2
Kirk, Robert, 1644-1692 (Folklorist and Church minister) 2
Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 2
MacCaig, Norman Alexander, 1910-1996 (poet, teacher) 2
MacDonald, William Donald, 1827-1862 (lieutenant-colonel 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot) 2
MacMurray, John, 1891-1976 (chair of moral philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 2
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) 2
Newman, Sidney Thomas Mayow, 1906-1971 (Reid Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 2
Nyerere, Julius Kambarage, 1922-1999 (President of Tanzania) 2
Ringsleben, Mary R. E., Dr., fl. 1954-1968 (Edinburgh University graduate; signatory of the Committee of 100) 2
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (Edinburgh) 2
Royal Society of Edinburgh (1783-:) 2
Sarolea, Charles, 1870-1953 (Professor of French and Romance Philology, University of Edinburgh) 2
Saunders, William, 1743-1817 (physician) 2
Scott, Walter, 1729-1799 (Writer to the Signet, Father of the Scottish Writer) 2
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (playwright) 2
Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 2
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 2
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