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Letters, notes, testimonials relating to Professor John Thomson

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Identifier: Coll-1524
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1833-1841 - mixed documents connected with Professor John Thomson 1836-1847 - series of letters between Thomas Chalmers and the Rev. Dr. Muirhead 1838 - testimonials in favour of John Thomson and in relation to the Reid Professorship 1840 - series of letters from William Chambers (Music publisher) to John Thomson ...
Dates: 1836-1847

Letters of Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Lord Roberts of Kandahar

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Identifier: Coll-1170
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of, at shelfmark E2009.12, an autograph letter signed 'Roberts' to 'Dear Sir', and marked 'Private'. It is a 3-page letter, headed (embossed) Royal Hospital, Dublin, and dated 18 February 1896. In it, he declines to stand as the Liberal Unionist candidate for the Lord Rectorship of Edinburgh University. He states that, 'The conclusion I have come to, and in which I have reason to believe that the military authorities concur, is that it would be undesirable for an...
Dates: 1896

Letters of John Donaldson, Professor of Music

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Identifier: Coll-1237
Scope and Contents This undated letter from John Donaldson to H. H. Dibdin, and written from Marchfield, discusses the adjustment and tuning of an organ, and denies that Sir George Clerk had advocated 'the absurd perfect third system' stating, 'Until the valves were equally opened it was quite impossible to know, precisely, what kind of temperament Mr. Hill had adopted for the Music Hall organ. When I tried it with Sir G. Clerk we found one stop in tolerable tune - I say tolerable, but even in that stop many of...
Dates: 1850-1865

Manuscript account book of Scottish statistician, Major Patrick George Craigie

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Identifier: Coll-1456
Scope and Contents The account notebook contains detailed and precise notes for his time at Edinburgh University, starting October 1859 with expenditure for session 1859-1860. The first page shows detail from 31 October to 24 November 1859 including ten shillings (10/-) for his train fare (from Perth), his one shilling and sixpence (1/6) cab fare from the railway station to Melville Street, and his bill of two pounds eleven shilings and twopence (£1/11/2) for lodgings and food for one week and three days. On 29...
Dates: 1859-1865

Material around the Edinburgh University student history of Alan Owen MA., Dip.Ed., B.Ed

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1182
Identifier: Coll-1439
Scope and Contents The collection of material relating to life at University for Alan Owen and Anne Hyslop Gemmell is composed of: Cowan House, Hall of Residence for Men - Owen admitted 1939 - documents relating to Cowan House residency Inclusive Fee Regulation cards, General Council registration, and class cards for varied subjects between 1939-1948 - documents relating to both Owen and Anne Hyslop Gemmell ...
Dates: 1939-1948

Material collected by Elsie G. Taylor

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Identifier: Coll-1446
Scope and Contents Taylor's University of Edinburgh, B.Ed. degree graduation hood, 1948; First Class Certificate of Merit awarded to Elsie G. Taylor for her performance in Advanced Theory and History of Education, signed by Professor Godfrey Thomson, 1948; Sketch diagram of Room 70 showing positioning of staff and desks (collected by Professor Ian Deary during the Economic...
Dates: 1947-2007

Material collected by Marian Cooke

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Identifier: Coll-1445
Scope and Contents Twelfth International Congress of Pyschology programme, 1948; Twelfth International Confress of Psychology notes and provisional timetable of papers, 1948; Proceedings and papers of the Twelfth International Congress of Psychology, 1948; Short Letter to Cooke from Thomson regarding a diagram he asked her to duplicate, with the accompanying diagrams/graphs drawn by...
Dates: 1918-1955

Material collected by Robert E. Bell

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Identifier: Coll-1444
Scope and Contents The material is composed of:
  1. Publications, 1903-1980;
  2. University of Edinburgh examination papers, 1919-1920
  3. Thesis titles, 1949-1958;
  4. Correspondence, 1961-1969;
  5. Unpublished material, 1961-1964;
  6. List of Bachelors of Education, 1966-1976.
Dates: 1903-1976

Material relating to Agnes Waugh, and student outings in the 1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1525
Scope and Contents Ring-binder with notes describing the hike taken by Agnes Waugh, Winifred N. Turner, Katharine M. Martin, Minty Johnstone, Mary Craig, Grace M. Thomson, and Marion Wilson, between Thursday 22 June and Saturday 1 July [1933]. The description of the hike from Edinburgh into Kirriemuir, Angus, and Glen Clova, and then on to Ballater, Braemar, Inverernan, Tomintoul, Aviemore, Inverness, Loch-an-Eilean, and the Lairig Ghru, also contains some black and white photographs. Note-book with...
Dates: 1933-1936

Material relating to Albert E. G. Pilliner

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Identifier: Coll-1443
Scope and Contents Letters relating to Pilliner's appointment, April 1949; Ph.D. thesis, University of Edinburgh, 1965; Publications authored by Pilliner, 1958-1978; Publications collected by Pilliner, 1968-2003; Report to UNESCO, 1961 Reports to the British Council, 1964-1983; Material regarding the Godfrey Thomson unit,...
Dates: 1961-1983

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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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Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 3
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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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