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Collection of Thomas Jaffrey McNair

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Identifier: Coll-1269
Scope and Contents The collection is composed largely of black and white photographs reflecting Thomas Jaffrey McNair's study and leisure-time activities while at Edinburgh University. There are photographs of: group photo Union women's dinner 1949 group photo Union men's dinner 1949 group photo Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Mr Walter Mercer's Clinique, Winter 1947 group photo...
Dates: 1946-1963

Collection relating to James Stewart Fraser

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Identifier: Coll-1263
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - copy of 'Gardyloo', 2 March 1940 - copy of 'Gardyloo', 29 April 1944 - copy of 'The Chalmers Watson Journal', 1935 (Rectorial election - D. Chalmers Watson) - copy of 'The Chalmers Watson Journal' (Once more a message on the eve of election) - 2 x copies of reprints of 'The Royal Medical Society', from 'The...
Dates: 1935-1944

Collection relating to James Tait Black Memorial Prize

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Identifier: Coll-1270
Scope and Contents At E2010.22 is an archive of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize retained by its first judge, Herbert Grierson, Professor of English Literature at Edinburgh University, comprising letters from prizewinners including D.H. Lawrence, Arnold Bennett, Lytton Strachey and Robert Graves. While most of the letters in the collection are solicitor's typed carbon letters (letters to the administrating solicitor Robert Welsh of Ayr), five are original letters to Herbert Grierson from winners: Henry Festing...
Dates: 1920-1935

Copy of letter of Application and Testimonials in favour of Norman Kemp Smith

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Identifier: Coll-1526
Scope and Contents This small group of material consists of:
  1. Printed item: University of Edinburgh. Chair of Logic and Metaphysics. Letter of Application and Testimonials in favaour of Norman Kemp Smith
  2. Printed item: University of Edinburgh. Chair of Logic and Metaphysics. Additional Testimonials in favaour of Norman Kemp Smith
Dates: 1918-1919

Correspondence and Memorabilia relating to Edinburgh University Rectorial Elections

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Identifier: Coll-1083
Scope and Contents In one folder of the collection (E2006.03) there are letters mentioning events and reminiscences concerning Rectorial elections, candidate nominations, and pre-election speeches. There is memorabilia in the form of pamphlets and promotional leaflets feature the following candidates: Harold Macmillan; Alistair Sim; Sir Alexander Fleming; Aga Khan; Sir Andrew Murray; Jimmy Logan; John Cameron; Stephen Potter, Douglas Young, and Sir Robert Watson-Watt. There is also a copy of Edinburgh...
Dates: 2003-2006

Degree and Diploma of Jane Potter Deas Dickson (nee Stuart)

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Identifier: Coll-1161
Scope and Contents The collection includes: - school leaving certificate, Higher Education, Beath Secondary School, Fife, dated 1934, and noting subjects of English (Higher), Mathematics (Lower), Latin (Higher), French (Higher), and Art (Lower), and noting that Dickson continued at school for a further year till 1935. - pass certificate, English, University of Edinburgh, June 1936 - pass...
Dates: 1934-1942

Degree and Graduation portraits of Margaret Robertson

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Identifier: Coll-1088
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a black and white photograph - studio portrait - of Margaret Robertson wearing academic dress during the period of her graduation in 1919; copy of a studio portrait, seated pose, during the period of graduation; and, degree certificate or parchment of Margaret Robertson, interesting for the hand-corrected script indicating 1919 rather than 1909 (and indicative of the shortage of parchment paper in the wake of the 1914-1918 war).
Dates: 1919

Diaries of Dr. S. W. Carruthers

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Identifier: Coll-1134
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes and news cuttings at Dc.2.76/17, a dissertation at Gen. 1931, and three manuscript diaries at E2008.14. The material at Dc.2.76/17 consists of a notebook (circa 17 pages) with notes accompanying several newspaper cuttings on various University activities. The front cover is noted 'Edinburgh University / Various Student Activities / 1887-1888'. It contains clippings relating to: the Rectorial Elections 1887 and 1888 and from theScottish Leader28...
Dates: 1885-1888

Document dated 27 July 1816 Document certifying that Mrs. Sarah Boreland from Dumfries had been regularly instructed by James Hamilton MD, Professor of Midwifery, University of Edinburgh,

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Identifier: Coll-1302
Scope and Contents The certificate - which is in a fragile state - is on board with an engraved drawing of the General Lying-in Hospital (presumably). It is dated, 'University of Edinburgh. July 27th 1816'. It is signed 'Jas. Hamilton MD, Professor of Midwifery'. The certificate states: 'These do certify that Mrs. Sarah Boreland from Dumfries / has been regularly instructed by me in the knowledge of the practice of midwifery, / that during the time of her study she attended the Edinburgh General Lying-in /...
Dates: 1816

Edinburgh University memorabilia relating to James Robert Thom, 1929-1932, 1954

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Identifier: Coll-1455
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 5 menu cards from the Annual Dinners of the Edinburgh University Forestry Society for the years 1929-1932 - the years covering the course followed by James Robert Thom - and for 1954. The latter was 25 years after Thom's first year at University. The cards for 1929 and 1932 are heavily autographed, and the card for 1931 notes that J. R. Thom was the Chairman which meant that he was required to propose a toast to 'the guests' during the 1931 Annual...
Dates: 1929-1954

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Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 7
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 5
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 4
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 4
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 4
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Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 3
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 3
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 2
Cowan House (student hall of residence) 2
Craigie, Patrick George, Major, 1843-1930 (statistician; army major) 2
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre (1907-1959) 2
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 2
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 2
Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 2
Holland, Sir Thomas Henry (geologist, Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 2
Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Royal Society of Edinburgh (1783-:) 2
Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 2
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 2
Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer) 2
Abercrombie, Sir Patrick, 1879-1957 (professor of town planning) 1
Aberdeen University Celtic Society (1853-:) 1
Agricultural Research Council, Unit of Animal Genetics. Unit of Animal Genetics (1957-1980) 1
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
Aitchison, Thomas Milne, fl. 1949-1953 1
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Anderson, Charles A., fl. 1888-1934 (surgeon) 1
Anderson, John William Johnsten, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Anderson, Michael, b. 1942 (Professor Emeritus in History, and Senior Vice-Principal of the University) 1
Archer, W. 1
Armstrong College (University of Durham). Durham College of Science (1871 -) 1
Association of Building Technicians (1942-1970) 1
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Barclay, John Robert, fl. 1947-1951 (student Edinburgh University; teacher; lecturer) 1
Bartlett, Maurice Stevenson, 1910-2002 (statistician) 1
Beale, Geoffrey Herbert, 1913-2009 (founder of malaria genetics, Royal Society professor) 1
Beatty, Richard Alan, 1915-2005 (reproductive biologist) 1
Bell, Robert E, fl. 1960-1976 (lecturer, University of Edinburgh) 1
Binnie, Susan Anderson, 1898-1975, Medical practitioner (Mrs. Susan Anderson Moodie) 1
Boreland, Sarah, fl. 1816 1
Brewster, David, 1781-1868 (natural philosopher and vice-chancellor, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, Alexander Crum, 1838-1922 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, Iain Gordon, fl 1980s-2010s (former Principal Curator of Manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland) 1
Brown, Irene Jessie, 1919-2017 (author and codebreaker) 1
Brown, Reginald Sydney, 1919-1982 (chartered accountant, husband of Irene J. Young) 1
Brownlie, Thomas Archibald Campbell, 1914-2010 (civil engineer) 1
Burns, George, fl. 1892-1896 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Burt, Cyril Lodowic, Sir, 1883-1971 (educational psychologist) 1
Cairns, Leslie George, Lieutenant, 1920-1944 (1st Special Air Service Regiment, Army Air Corps) 1
Cameron, Lord, John, 1900-1996 (Judge) 1
Cameron, Rev Alexander, 1827-1888 (Free Church Minister) 1
Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844 (Scottish poet) 1
Carmichael, Alexander, 1832-1912 (Excise officer | folklorist and antiquarian | Edinburgh | Scotland) 1
Carruthers, Dr., Samuel William, 1866-1962 (Doctor; Anaesthetist) 1
Chepmell, Edward Charles, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (toxicologist and physician) 1
College of New Jersey (1746-1896) 1
Commonwealth Human Ecology Council 1
Congres Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne. Mars Group 1
Cooke, Marian, fl. 1946-1970 (secretary, Moray House College of Education) 1
Cousin, David (architect, and Superintendent of Works, Edinburgh) 1
Coventry City Council, Coventry City Architect 's Department. Coventry City Architect's Department 1
Cowe, William Rolland Scott, 1915-1987 (surgeon and physician) 1
Crew, Francis Albert Eley, 1886-1973 (professor of animal genetics and professor of public health and social medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Davidson, Roger, b 1942 (Professor Emeritus in Social History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Dickson, Emily Winifred, Dr., 1866-1944 (first female Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)) 1
Dickson, Jane Potter Deas, 1917-2002 (Teacher) 1
Donaldson, John, 1789-1865 (Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 1
Donaldson, R, 1
Duff, James Fitzjames, Sir, 1898?1970 (educationist and academic administrator) 1
Dundas, David John Wauchope, 1886-1938 1
Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 1
Edinburgh Celtic Union (20th century) 1
Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments 1
Edinburgh University Forestry Society 1
Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, 1890-1962 (English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist) 1
Fleming, Alexander, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854 (Manx naturalist | Professor of Natural History, University of Edinburgh 1854) 1
Fraser, James Stewart, fl. 1935-1955 (obstetrician and gynaecologist) 1
Fraser, Sir John, 1885-1947 (Principal of Edinburgh University and surgeon) 1
Fream, William, Professor, 1854?1906 (professor of natural history ) 1
Free Church of Scotland (1843-:) 1
Gaelic Society of Inverness (1871-:) (cultural society) 1
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Gemmell, Anne Hyslop, b. 1923 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 1
Gibson, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward, 1908-1991 (architect and town planner) 1
Glasgow University Ossianic Society (1831-:) 1
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 1
HM Government. Ministry of Town and Country Planning 1
Hamilton, James, 1767-1839 (Professor of Midwifery) 1
Hamilton, James, fl. 1816 1
Harrison, John, 1693-1776 (horologist) 1
Haugh, Peter, fl 1903-1904 (student - Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) 1
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