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Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by James Johnson

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Identifier: Coll-1254
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Lectures - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. It is dated July 1775. The introductory page notes the content as Lectures on Midwifery by Thos. Young. Professor of Midwifery in Edinburgh. The inside front board has bookplate noted as: James Johnson / Student at Edinburgh. Another notes in ink that the item was: Presented to the Library by Christopher Johnson....
Dates: 1774-1775

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1253
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Midwifery - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. There is no identifiable date. The introductory page notes the content as Lectures on Midwifery by Thos. Young M.D. Professor of Midwifery in the University of Edinburgh There are two volumes, with Volume 1 containing 403 pp. numbered and a contents list, and Volume 2 containing 409 pp. numbered. There...
Dates: 1756-1783

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1252
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Midwifery - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. There is no identifiable date. The introductory page notes the content as Dr. Young's Theory and Practice of Midwifery

There are 338 pp. relating to the subject, and a contents list at rear.

There is no indication of the name of the note-taking student.
Dates: 1756-1783

Lecture Notes, Rhetoric and English Literature, 1878-1879

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Identifier: Coll-1125
Scope and Contents On a title page of one of the two volumes the contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Historical Course, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The name of James Malloch appears there too. Similar information appears on a title page of the second volume. These contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Theoretical Course, Mondays and Tuesdays. This volume shows the name, James Malloch....
Dates: 1878-1879

Lecture notes taken down by David H. Stam

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1028
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of Lecture notes on English Literature and Divinity taken down during 1955-1956, with the English Literature notes including: - Dr. Johnson - Critical Theory, given by A. M. Clarke - The seventeenth century, also given by A. M. Clarke There are also Supplementary notes on: Wordsworth; Shelley; Matthew Arnold; and,...
Dates: 1955-1956

Lectures - New approach to Middle English dialectology / On planning a dialect survey of Scotland

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Identifier: Coll-1108
Scope and Contents E2007.06 - This item in the collection is a printed copy ofA new approach to Middle English dialectology. This is a revised version of a lecture delivered in the University of Edinburgh to the staff of the English Language Department and a few invited colleagues, Wednesday, 18 November 1959.

E2009.39 - This item is an earlier lecture delivered at the Summer School of Linguistics, Ann Arbor, July 1949, and entitledOn planning a dialect survey of Scotland.
Dates: 1959

Letter declining to stand as University Rector

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-837, Folder: Coll-1158
Identifier: Coll-1158
Scope and Contents The letter is addressed to 'Aux Etudiants de l'Universite de Edimbourg', and begins 'Chers Messieurs, Je vous suis bien reconnaissant pour votre proposition si innatendue et si flatteuse: de poser ma candidature pour le Rectorat de votre Universite...' The letter is dated 'le 7 juin 1935', and was sent to Mr. R. N. Levitt, Edinburgh. The gist of the letter is that Trotsky was unable to accept the invitation to stand in the election. The letter is signed with a flourished...
Dates: 1935

Letter from Sir David Brewster to the Editor, the 'Scotsman', 5 November 1867

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Identifier: Coll-1454
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed to the Editor of the Scotsman newspaper, 3 pages 8vo, written at Allerly, Melrose, on writing paper of Edinburgh University, and dated 5 November 1867. The letter, which is either an autograph draft or an edited version prepared for publication, condemns the forgery by Denis Vrain-Lucas (1818-1880) of letters of Isaac Newton (1642-1727) and Blaise Pascal (1623-1662). Denis Vrain-Lucas was one of the most notorious forgers of the...
Dates: 1867

Letter from Sir Robert Christison (1797-1882) to David Cousin of the City Chambers, Edinburgh

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Identifier: Coll-1379
Scope and Contents The letter from Christison, 40 Moray Place [ Edinburgh], Monday 4 August [1862], to David Cousin of the City Chambers, refers to a 'long report' read by Dr. Bennett, on the Buildings Committee of the University. The report referred to how 'a careful survey' found the buildings were 'in a condition of great disrepair'. With regard to this, Christison had found, as 'Convenor of Finance', that he had 'a sum of £300' available in the general accounts, and explained that since Dr. Bennett and the...
Dates: 1862

Letter to Francis Jeffrey

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Identifier: Coll-1176
Scope and Contents Items relating to the poet, Thomas Campbell, include:
  1. - letter, 22 February 1834, to Francis Jeffrey, the Lord Advocate, writing that he is thinking about competing for the position of chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres at Edinburgh University, at shelfmark E2009.18
  2. - letter, undated fragment, at shelfmark Dc.3.99/13, f.7
Dates: 1834

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