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Student notes on natural philosophy taken by George Dalgliesh

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1677
Identifier: Coll-2012
Content Description

This notebook contains lectures on the works of Aristotle, dictated by Thomas Craufurd, Regent of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh, and taken down by student George Dalgliesh. The lectures cover the third and fourth years of Dalgliesh’s degree, and, besides logic and metaphysics, deal with scientific subjects such as physics, astronomy, and anatomy. The notes are embellished with humorous doodles.

Dates: 1660-1662

The Young Medals

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-540
Scope and Contents

The medals are the Edinburgh University class medals: geology and mineralogy, 1899-1900; practical geology and mineralogy, 1900-1901; practical botany, 1901 (Edinburgh School of Medicine); practical zoology, 1901-1902; and petrology, 1902. The collection also includes the British Association Medal, 1923, for scientific research in South Africa, and the Draper Medal of the Geological Society of South Africa, 1935.

Dates: 1899-1935

Thomas Charles Hope: Notes from lectures given by John Robison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1371
Scope and Contents

5 volumes of notes taken at the lectures given by John Robison.

Dates: c1780s

Tracts [belonging to] Herbert Kennedy

 Fonds
Identifier: MS KEN2
Scope and Contents

See External Documents (below) for details.

Dates: 1684

University of Edinburgh Charter

 Fonds — Box: EUA GD4; EUA CA10
Identifier: EUA GD4
Scope and Contents The document is not strictly a charter of foundation. It confirmed and extended a previous charter signed by James's mother, Mary, Queen of Scots, on 13 March 1567, which had granted the Town of Edinburgh all the lands, buildings, and revenues formerly belonging to the monastic orders abolished during the Scottish Reformation of 1560. These were to be used for the support of the city's clergy and the poor. King James's charter ratified Mary's gift but also authorised the Town Council to...
Dates: 1582

Volume of hand-painted illustrations 'Fruits, Plants etc of Malacca' belonging to Robert Munro Binning (1814-1891)

 Collection
Identifier: MS 5020
Scope and Contents Volume of hand-painted watercolour illustrations 'Fruits, Plants etc of Malacca' belonging to Robert Munro Binning (1814-1891) presented by him to New College Library. Annotation on the inside front cover reads 'Malacca, Fruits, Plants +c, Presented by R.M. Binning, I.C.S., donor of many valuable Oriental vols + MSS.' The name of the painter is not given. Each plant or flower is named in ink and some illustrations have had their Latin names added in pencil. Contains 44 illustrations, one...
Dates: c.1840-1891

Volume of philosophical tracts, in Latin

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-978
Identifier: Coll-1315
Scope and Contents

This is a manuscript volume, written on paper, and has 231 leaves, measuring 240mm by 170mm. It is bound in contemporary vellum over pasteboards.

Dates: 1649
ff. 2v-3r
ff. 2v-3r

Western Medieval Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS
Scope and Contents This collection contains 275 medieval manuscript books and c. 45 fragments which have been donated to, and purchased by the University in the course of its history. These are all books and fragments written by hand, from the early 11th to the 16th centuries. Many are finely illuminated and decorated. The collection is mainly composed of bibles and liturgical texts, books of hours, treatises of theology and philosophy, legal and medical works, examples of pre-Reformation Scottish music,...
Dates: early 11th-16th centuries

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 5
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Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 2
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
Aristotle, 384-322 BC (Greek philosopher) 1
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Augier, Felix, fl 1649 1
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet, professor of Belles Lettres at University of Edinburgh) 1
Baron, Robert (Scottish Theologian and 'Aberdeen Doctor') 1
Black, William, fl 1693-1696, Professor 1
Blackadder, Adam (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Borland, Catherine Robina, d 1946 (manuscript historian) 1
Bruford, Walter Horace, 1894-1988, Professor of German 1
Buchanan, George, 1506-1582 (Scottish expatriate, historian and scholar, anti-absolutist and satyrist of clerical vice) 1
Burnes, James, 1801-1862 (surgeon, physician-general of Bombay) 1
Council of Constance (ecumenical body) 1
Craufurd, Thomas, fl 1626-1662 (Regent of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 1
Dalgliesh, George, fl 1660-1662 (University of Edinburgh student) 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Drummond, William, 1585-1649 (Poet) 1
Durie, George, c 1496-1577 (commendator of Dunfermline) 1
Flint, Archibald (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 1
Guild, William, 1586-1657 (theologian) 1
Helmont, Jean Baptiste van, 1577-1644 1
Heylyn, Peter, 1600-1662 1
Highland Society of Scotland 1
Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Hume, Andrew Crawford, d. 1970 (Veterinary Surgeon) 1
Hume, Thomas, (1852-1890) (Surgeon) 1
Hus, Jan, c 1369-1415 (Czech priest, philosopher, early Christian reformer) 1
James I and VI, 1566-1625 (King of England, Scotland and Ireland) 1
King, Adam, c1560-c1625 (Scottish polymath) 1
King, William, fl17th century (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 1
Kirk, Robert, 1644-1692 (Folklorist and Church minister) 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Martínez Silíceo, Juan, 1486-1557 1
Natural History Society of Edinburgh 1
Nimmo, John, d 1827, Doctor 1
Olivia, Franciscus (Italian map maker) 1
Pringle, Francis, fl1705 (physician and professor of Greek, University of St Andrews) 1
Robertson, Margaret, 1895-1987, Teacher 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Rollock, Robert, c1555-1599 (Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Ross, James (Student at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Roxburgh, William, 1751-1815 (Botanist) 1
Rutherford (also Rutherfurd or Rutherfoord), Samuel, c.1600-1661 (Church of Scotland minister, theologian, Principal of St Mary's College, St Andrew's University) 1
Scott, Francis, fl. 1661-1662 (student?) 1
Suttie, Andrew (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 1
Town Council, Edinburgh 1
University of Edinburgh, Natural History Collection. Natural History Collection (1697-1812) 1
Walker, John, 1731-1803 (professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman) 1
Wilson, Alexander (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Wodrow, Robert, 1679-1734 (Church of Scotland minister, historian and antiquarian) 1
Wood, George, fl1705 1
Young, Robert Burns, b. 1874, Scientist 1
Young, Thomas (Baillie, Edinburgh) 1
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