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The Carmichael-Watson Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-97
Scope and Contents The Carmichael-Watson Collection consists of papers belonging to the Reverend Alexander Cameron of Arran, Alexander Carmichael, civil servant and folklorist, Alexander MacBain of Inverness, and Professor William John Watson and his son James Carmichael Watson, along with books and papers belonging to the Reverend Charles Robertson of Jura, the Reverend Angus MacDonald, the Reverend Archibald MacDonald and the Reverend Father Allan McDonald of Eriskay. These include: invocations...
Dates: 18th century - mid 20th century

The Cronshaw Archive of Early Technology

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1943
Scope and Contents Research papers of Andrew Cronshaw, who worked for the University of Edinburgh as a biochemist from c. 1982, alongside Prof. Michael Gardner, Prof. Richard Ambler, Prof. Alastair Aitken and others. It includes textbook, instrumental booklets, instrument promotion documents, correspondence, and instrument data outputs. These items were rescued from several clear outs and laboratory moves, were curated and deemed important for future generations. ...
Dates: 1960s-2017

The Percy Johnson-Marshall Collection

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PJM
Scope and Contents The Percy Johnson-Marshall Collection consists of papers, plans, books, journals and photographs collected or created by him throughout the course of his career. These reflect both his employment situation, his involvement in professional organisations and educational bodies, his involvement in World Development issues and his general interest in architecture and planning. The collection contains material relating to: ...
Dates: 1931-1993

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

Three medical notebooks, two of which relate to Alexander Woodcock fl. 1833-1845

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1483
Scope and Contents The Alexander Woodcock notebooks contain: Lectures on Anatomy and Physiology - Alexander Jardine Lizar - notebook noted 5 November 1833 Lectures on Chemistry - Doctor Hope - 11 July 1845 A third volume contains: Notes from 1 September 1843 - 20 July 1844 - Patient cases ...
Dates: 1833-1845

University medals of Christina Struthers (Mrs. Frederick Niecks)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1507
Scope and Contents The Bronze medals awarded by the University of Edinburgh to Christina Struthers are: History of Music, 1893-1894 Counterpoint and Composition,1895-1896 Musical Analysis, 1897-1898 They had been presented in small padded cases prepared by: Alexander Kirkwood and Son, Medalists, 9 St. James Square, Edinburgh. This Edinburgh firm of medalists...
Dates: 1893-1898

University memorabilia collected by Robert Dean Wilson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1530
Scope and Contents Collection of memorabilia is composed of:
  1. 2 x University of Edinburgh. Graduation of Ceremonial. McEwan Hall. Saturday 31 October 1964
  2. 1 x 'Student's Handbook' 1960-61. An SRC Publication. (Includes photographic illus. of David M. S. Steel, Senior President, SRC, on p.20)
  3. 1 x 'Student's Handbook' No. LXVII 1962-63
Dates: 1960-1964

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 spend...
Dates: 1582

Volume of lecture notes taken by John P Mackintosh at lectures in Constitutional History given by Dr. Balfour-Melville, 1947-48. With enclosures

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1323
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: - 1 x notebook of lectures in Constitutional History given by Dr. Balfour-Melville - insertions (from notebook), being Examination for Vans Dunlop Scholarship in History, 1949, Edinburgh University; three printed examination papers, Edinburgh University - British History (Ordinary) December 1946, British History (Honours) January 1948, British History (Degree of MA...
Dates: 1947-48

Western Mediaeval Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS
Scope and Contents This collection contains 275 mediaeval 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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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) 4
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 3
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 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, Thomas Henry, Sir (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
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
Aitken, Alastair, d 2014 (Professor of Protein Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Ambler, Richard Penry, 1933-: (professor of protein chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 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
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, John McKay, 1916-1986 (engineering student, teacher) 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
Court of the Lord Lyon (heraldic court (Scotland)) 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
Cronshaw, Andrew, fl 1980s-2010s (Biochemist, 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
Flamsteed, John (first Astronomer Royal) 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, John, Sir, 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
Gardner, Michael Leopold George, 1946-2013 (Biochemistry and physiology educator and researcher) 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
George, Prince of Denmark, 1653-1708 (Prince of Denmark) 1
Gibson, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward, 1908-1991 (architect and town planner) 1
Glasgow University Ossianic Society (1831-:) 1
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 1
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