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Early Theses

 Collection — Box: EUA CA3
Identifier: EUA CA3
Scope and Contents Portfolio of printed sheets listing students submitting theses per class. The name of the relevant Regent in charge is recorded on each sheet.
Dates: 1641-1694

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

 Fonds
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

Engineering drawings of John McKay Campbell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2011
Content Description This fonds consists of 25 technical drawings produced by John McKay Campbell for his engineering degree, which he started in 1934 at the University of Edinburgh, and completed in June 1939 after the war. Titles of drawings include: "D.C. Machine", "Light Country Bridge", "Proposed road", "Grouped flange-place splice", "Survey of pasture fields", "Survey of drill fields", and "Non-concurrent coplanar forces".
Dates: 1934

Engineering notes of Dr. Russell A. Leather, Edinburgh University student, graduating 1952

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1421
Scope and Contents The content of the 1st and 2nd year engineering note-books (laboratory books) of Dr. Russell A. Leather reflect the wide approach in studies which covered mechanical devices, steel structures and electrical technology. The books include graphwork, drawings, and photographs of late-1940s laboratory equipment at Kings Buildings (1948-1949). Photographs feature the 'Riehle' testing machine', the 'Adie' cement testing machine, a torsion testing machine, the 'Ambler' compression machine, the 'Olsen'...
Dates: 1948-1950

Essay written by George William Jones

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1261
Scope and Contents The essay, manuscript, pp.32, entitled What is or what ought to be the meaning of Causation in the physical world? is dated 5 March 1900, and signed George W. Jones. On the cover is note: If lost / please return to / Geo. W. Jones / 52 North Bridge / Edinburgh / Reward
Dates: 1900

Graduation and Ordination Certificates of William Kerr Smith

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1890
Scope and Contents Graduation certificate, on vellum, of William Kerr Smith, who graduated from Edinburgh University in 1771 with a Master's in Liberal Arts. A red wax seal in a metal case is appended to the certificate. It represents a castle surrounded with the words 'S.[IGILLUM] COMMUNITATIS. BURGI. DE EDENBURGH. AD. CAUSAS.', and was appended by the City of Edinburgh to confirm the authenticity of the diploma.This collection also includes William Smith's ordination certificate, as he became the Episcopal...
Dates: 1771-1772

Inglis photographs of University of Edinburgh campus

 Fonds
Identifier: EUA GD63
Scope and Contents Groups of photographs, mounted on presentation boards, showing views of the University campus in the early 20th century.
Dates: early 20th century

James Johnson: notes from lectures on chemistry by Joseph Black

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.10.1
Identifier: Coll-1375
Scope and Contents The lectures on chemistry by Joseph Black consist of:
  1. 1 volume of lecture notes (1770-1775)
Dates: 1770-1775

Journal of a tour round the world taken by Sir John Fraser (1885-1947)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1296
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of three bound volumes being Sir John Fraser's journal of a tour made around the world in 1935. Each volume contains many pages of black and white photographs along with pages of typescript text describing the journey. The first entry in the journal is dated Tuesday 22 January 1935 and describes the Langholm Hotel and the start of the journey to Southampton to catch the ship (RMS 'Aquitania') bound for New York. A journey across the USA by train followed,...
Dates: 1935

Lantern slides representing sporting events

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1996
Content Description This is a collection of thirty lantern slides (8.5 cm sq.) which cover a number of training style poses and sporting/athletic events such as running, shot put throw, high jump, rope pulling, and hurdles. There is no accompanying description, but they appear to be connected with the University of Edinburgh. The Scottish athlete Eric Liddell, who studied at the University in 1920-1924, appears in some of them.
Dates: 1920s

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certificate 2
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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
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
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 Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 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, 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
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
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