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Albums containing autograph letters to Sir Charles Lyell and family, and portraits of the writers, compiled by Leonard Lyell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1997
Content Description This collection consists of two albums compiled by Leonard Lyell, nephew of Charles Lyell and son of Katherine Mary Lyell. The volumes contain letters sent by many leading scientists and scholars of the 19th century to Sir Charles Lyell and others in his family, such as his wife Mary, the elder Charles Lyell, Mary’s father Leonard Horner, and his brother Francis Horner. In both albums, most of the letters are accompanied by a facing photograph or portrait print of the letter’s...
Dates: 1805-1899

Cartes de visite portraits of medics

 Fonds — Folder: Phot.Ill.90
Identifier: Coll-1980
Scope and Contents

Cartes de visite portraits of medics.

Dates: mid-late 19th century

Collection of 19th-century photographs of Scotland and Geneva, Switzerland

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1984
Content Description

This collection comprises twenty-one black-and-white photographs mounted on board showing various locations in Scotland (including Edinburgh, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Loch Katrine), Geneva, and an unidentified location (probably also Geneva).

Dates: late 19th century

Collection of letters sent by various individuals to members of the Lyell and Horner families

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1705
Identifier: Coll-1989
Scope and Contents This is a collection of 108 autograph letters sent from various scientists, politicians, economists, artists etc. to members of the Lyell and Horner families. Also includes 41 portraits (photographs, etchings, and engravings). Byrne, Fanny Horner (1789-1876), sister of Leonard Horner; Horner, Anna Susanna (1786-1862), married to Leornard Horner; Horner, Frances Joanna...
Dates: 1791-1903

Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a’Ghobhainn

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2008
Content Description This collection consists of typed and holograph correspondence and associated materials concerning the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a'Ghobhainn (Gollancz, 1970). Berresford Ellis offered the book to Giles Gordon, Editorial Director at Gollancz, in March 1969. With the 150th anniversary of the insurrection approaching, the project was swiftly accepted, and the manuscript (already well...
Dates: 1969-1986

Handmade magazine The Cavalier, double Xmas no 1916 Vol. IV, together with a photograph album of the Smythe family

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1880
Scope and Contents One handmade 'magazine' constructed by Scottish ladies forming a group called 'The Cavalier Club', composed of Barbara E. Smythe (editor), Susy F. Lumsden (treasurer), Jean Drummond, Victoria A. Drummond, Frances A. Drummond, Doreen Arbuthnot, and Susan Newdegate. The magazine is entitled The Calavier and was to be borrowed by a select group of recipients, to help raise funds for the war effort. This is the Double Xmas no. 1916, vol IV. It includes short...
Dates: 1916-1930

Helen Lewise Dougal Archive relating to Patrick Geddes and Scots College, Montpellier

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1534
Identifier: Coll-2045
Content Description This fonds consists of material of Helen Lewise Dougal relating to Patrick Geddes and the Scots College in Montpellier. Includes photos (originals and copies), booklets, letters, and a CD containing photos. Postcards of Sète and Montpellier, 1929. Article entitled Patrick Geddes in his Montpellier setting by A.D. Peacock, ca 1927. Print...
Dates: 1927-1934

Hill and Adamson Calotypes

 Collection — Container: Hill and Adamson
Identifier: Coll-1073
Scope and Contents

Photographs of local characters and famous figures of the era, as well as landscape and urban scenes.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1840s

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

Munition Work Record of the Falkirk Iron Coy, Ltd.

 Item
Identifier: Coll-2118
Scope and Contents This is a photograph album recording the First World War work of the Falkirk Iron Company, a cast iron goods manufacturer that switched to the production of munitions in 1915. The photographer is not named. As a "Government Controlled Establishment", the Falkirk Iron Company produced 10,000 tons of munitions, many of these delivered by women, who feature prominently in the photographs. A printed note to the front paste down of the album gives a detailed breakdown of the munitions produced,...
Dates: 1915-1918

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Dunfermline College of Physical Education 2
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 2
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 2
Abraham, Sir Edward Penley, 1913-1999 (English biochemist) 1
Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848 (Photographer and Engineer) 1
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Arbuthnot, Doreen, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
Browne, Margaret (Megan), 1911-1991 (Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Acting Head of the School of Social Study, University of Edinburgh) 1
Campbell, Daisy Helen Burnley-, 1891-1973 (later Warrand) 1
Carvalho, Caroline-Marie, 1827-1895 (French opera singer) 1
Christie, Margaret, 1996 or 1997 (née Campbell | Dunfermline College of Hygiene and Physical Education alumna) 1
Cialdini, Enrico, 1811-1892 (Italian soldier, politician and diplomat) 1
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658 (English military and political leader) 1
Currie, Sir Alastair Robert, 1921-1994 (Professor of Pathology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Czarnecki, Louisa Agnes, fl 1861 (Scottish poet) 1
Darling, Sir Frank Fraser, 1903-1979 (human ecologist and senior lecturer in ecology and conservation, University of Edinburgh) 1
Dougal, Helen Lewise, 1906-1976 (Scottish teacher) 1
Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1
Drummond, Frances A, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Drummond, Jean, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Drummond, Victoria A, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Edinburgh University Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 1
Ellis, Peter Berresford, b 1943 (British historian and author) 1
Falkirk Iron Company 1
Fletcher, Charles Montague, 1911-1995 (physician and epidemiologist) 1
Fraser, John R, d 1961 (Glaciologist, Imperial College, and Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Garibaldi, Guiseppe, 1807 - June 1882 (Italian General, Patriot, Revolutionary and Republican) 1
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 1
Harris, Johanna, fl 1928-1963 (Dunfermline College of Hygiene and Physical Training student) 1
Heatley, Norman George, 1911-2004 (English biochemist) 1
Henry VIII, 1491-1547 (King of England) 1
Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870 (Painter and Photographer) 1
Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 1
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 (French writer and political activist) 1
Hunter, Margaret Jane Campbell, 1857-1938 (Gaelic culture advocate and suffragist) 1
Inglis, Alexander Adam, c 1840-1913 (photographer) 1
Jennings, Margaret Augusta, 1904-1994 (British scientist) 1
Jones, Kenneth, fl 1990s (early penicillin patient) 1
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 1
Lumsden, Susy F, fl 1910s (treasurer of 'The Cavalier club') 1
Lyell, Lady Mary, 1808-1873 (nee Horner) 1
Lyell, Leonard, 1st Baron Lyell, 1850-1926 1
Mac a' Ghobhainn, Seumas, 1930-1987 (Scottish author and political campaigner) 1
Macphail, Earle Monteith, 1861-1937 (Principal of Madras Christian College) 1
Masson Hall (1897-) 1
McBeath, Norman, fl 1990s-2010s (photographer) 1
Murison, Cecil Charles, 1874-1942 (Colonel, Indian Medical Service) 1
Ogilvie, Alan Grant, 1887-1954 (Scottish geographer) 1
Pilcher, Percy, 1866-1899 (British aviation pioneer) 1
Roach, William, fl 1969-1970 (Scottish historian) 1
Smythe, Barbara E, b 1899 (editor of The Cavalier) 1
Stewart, William Burton-, 1872-1936 (Scottish solider and politician) 1
Stott, James Robert, c 1881-1954 (physician and World War I veteran) 1
The Royal National Mòd (1892-) 1
University of Edinburgh. Department of Pathology (1831-) 1
University of Edinburgh. Department of Social Work 1
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1
Victoria, 1819-1901 (Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland | Empress of India) 1
Women's Auxiliary Air Force (1939-1949) (WAAF) 1
Women's Legion (British charitable organisation) 1
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