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Article entitled ‘Our Psalms and Hymns’

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Identifier: MS BOX 19.4
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Dates: nd

Arts Ephemera collected by Joanna Marie Drew

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-774
Identifier: Coll-1121
Scope and Contents The ephemera - largely printed and graphic - includes art subjects from all ages, and artists ranging in stature and in their international reknown: Francis Bacon, David Bomberg, Braque, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Cezanne, Otto Dix, Robert Doisneau, Maggi Hambling, Katarzyna Kobro, El Lissitzky, Berthold Lubetkin and Tecton, Magritte, Andrea Mantegna, Matisse, Andre Breton Matta, Miro, Monet, Henry Moore, Picasso, Bridget Riley, and Richard Wentworth. It covers painting, sculpture, architecture,...
Dates: 1960-1990

Artwork of Marianne (Marian) Mahler

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Identifier: Coll-730
Scope and Contents

The material is composed of artwork done for Penguin Books in the 1940s: Balloons, British shells, and Fashions.

Dates: 1940-1945

Association of Master Printers of Scotland

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Identifier: GD7
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Examinations and applications 1930-1973; administration 1930-1973

Dates: 1927-1973

Astley Ainslie Hospital

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Identifier: LHB35
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Management and administration 1876-1974; patients (bound records) 1931-1975

Dates: 1876-1975

Astronomy notes circa 1804

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Identifier: Coll-1543
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The bound manuscript volume contains notes on 'Astronomy' and 'Spherical Trigon[ometry]'. There are a number of sketches within the notes.

Dates: 1800-1806

Autograph book of Janet Murray

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Identifier: MS MUR
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Dates: c.1887-1900

Autograph letter from George Gleig, Scottish cleric, writer and editor, to Messrs Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1532
Identifier: Coll-1718
Scope and Contents

The autograph letter is dated, Stirling, Scotland, 16th March 1800.


Addressing his letter to Messrs Bell & Bradfute, Booksellers, Edinburgh, Gleig asks that, with respect to the Anti Jacobin Review the: "Gentlemen [...] give to John Macfarquhar esq. the first four volumes of that work [...] and state them against the proprietor...".

Dates: 1800

Autograph letter signed, Adam Ferguson, to John Home, West Lauriston, 9 October 1780

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Identifier: Coll-1682
Scope and Contents This is a letter from Ferguson to Home discussing the attempt by their mutual friend George Johnstone to find a seat in the general election of September 1780. Ferguson mentions a letter addressed to Home that had arrived at Edinburgh in Home's absence, and writes of a meeting on Saturday, 'most of the Day', with the letter's author, 'Our Friend', a political figure aspiring to office who had been overlooked. 'Our Friend' may be George Johnstone, who is mentioned by name later. Ferguson...
Dates: 1780

Autograph letters signed by John Stuart Blackie

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Identifier: Coll-1514
Scope and Contents The first letter on University of Edinburgh embossed notepaper, dated 3 February 1865, begins 'My Dear Sir' and sends his 'sincere thanks for the present' of a book. Blackie is sorry that he is 'too much occupied at present to allow [...] the p[leasure of reading it; but the subject is so interesting and important' that hw ill make time soon. The second letter on notepaper headed 24 Hill Street, Edinburgh, is dated 25 November [no year], and begins 'My Dear Moir'. It is a letter...
Dates: 1864-1866

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