Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 11 - 20 of 23

Papers of James Richardson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-544
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of notes mainly on Egyptian hieroglyphics, including studies for a dictionary of hieroglyphics. In addition to the volumes and boxed notebooks there are a number of folded documents and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 19th century

Papers of Joseph H. Oldham (1874-1969) and Betty D. Gibson (1889-1973)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 2
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence and reports relating to the difficulties faced by German and German speaking missionaries after the war (1914-c 1923); reports on the history and activities of German missions, in particular the Basel Mission (1912-1951); correspondence between Oldham and Gibson about Gibson's visit to Africa and Oldham's IMC work (1933); and papers and correspondence collected by Gibson on missions and churches (including some German missions) in Congo, Rwanda,...
Dates: 1912-1975

Papers of Mark Glasswell (1938-1995)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 30
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of: personal items relating to Glasswell's career (1964-1992); correspondence with students and colleagues in Africa (1966-1985); papers, articles and sermons on theology and on religion in Africa (c 1967-1984); and material on the North German Mission to West Africa, with correspondence with Rudolph Bultmann (c 1920-1969).

Dates: [ca. 1920]-1992

Papers of Neil Bernard (1909-1991)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 46
Scope and Contents The material consists of papers, reports, correspondence, articles and press cuttings relating to: (1) South Africa: includes some early records such as on Lovedale (1884-1950s), material on the Paris Evangelical Society (1917-1960s), and material on the reaction of the churches to events in South Africa (1960s-1970s). (2) Zimbabwe: with material on Christian reaction to events (1951-1979). (3) Zambia: includes correspondence about the Livingstonia Mission (Rhodesia) Provident Fund...
Dates: 1884-[ca. 1989]

Papers of Professor Eric Gray Forbes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-132
Scope and Contents

The Forbes papers consist of unsorted material under the headings of: astronomers, conferences, faculty and departmental papers, journals, lectures and lecture notes, Medical Archive Centre, observatories, publications and publishing, research projects and funding, reviews, societies and institutions, and Newcastle Polytechnic and the University of Glasgow.

Dates: 20th century

Papers of Professor Isodor Traube

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-807
Scope and Contents

The material is composed of circa 177 letters with some replies, both manuscript and typescript, and circa 13 postcards, as well as his Lebenserinnerungen.

Dates: 1884-1933

Papers of Professor Max Born

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-309
Content Description

3 items


  1. Original manuscript in German of The restless universe, c1930 [Dk.7.50]
  2. DVD (content not yet identified) [E.2006.32]
  3. Chinar wooden box presented to Born by students and admirers on 14 March 1936 [E.2007.09]
Dates: Majority of material found in c1930-1936

Papers of Professor Otto Schlapp

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-231
Scope and Contents Gen.2187 - The papers of Professor Otto Schlapp include: class certificates, session 1880-81, for Rhetoric and English Literature, and Sanskrit and Comparative Philology; a medal, session 1880-81, for Sanskrit; LL.D diploma dated 1930; letters, tributes and a decorated formal address on retirement, 11 July 1929; a copy of Schlapp's thesis; a copy of his letter of application to the Chair along with testimonials and other documents; an address on the place of modern languages in examinations...
Dates: 1880-[193-]

Papers of Professor Robert Bertram Serjeant

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1062
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 11 unsorted boxes of papers which contain research notes (linguistics, ethonology and anthropology in South Arabia), bibliography notes, newspapers related to events in South Arabia, photocopies of Arabic manuscripts, typed notes on the political and military situation in Yemen during the 1960s (North Yemen Civil War). Papers relating to academic research, containing...
Dates: 1940-1980

Papers of Rev. Professor Oliver Shaw Rankin (1885-1954)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD12
Scope and Contents The material in the collection is composed of: lecture and sermon notes in manuscript and typescript, including Rankin's Jewish religious polemic: a study of documents here rendered in English which was published posthumously in 1956; diary of a visit to Sicily and Crete, 1908; circa 33 exercise books of lecture notes while at Berlin University, 1909-1910; notes on the festival of Hannukah; notes and material on the Pentateuch, Samuel, Judges, and preparatory to...
Dates: 1908-1956

Filtered By

  • Language: German X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections 16
New College Library Special Collections 6
Lothian Health Services Archive 1
 
Subject
Missionaries 3
Missions 3
Africa 2
Biblical scholars 2
Germany 2
∨ more  
Language
English 18
French 7
Arabic 2
English 1
Egyptian (Ancient) 1
∨ more  
Names
Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (missionary and ecumenist) 2
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 2
Armstrong College (University of Durham). Durham College of Science (1871 -) 1
Born, Max, 1882-1970 (physicist) 1
Church of Scotland 1