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2 glass negatives & prints featuring Dr Clerk Ranken

 Fonds — Folder: EUA GD51
Identifier: EUA GD51
Content Description

Two glass negatives showing Clerk Ranken in a Chemistry laboratory, c1903, and in a group of students, c1905. Along with the negatives are two later prints of the same.

Dates: 1903-1905

A collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication of Whither Scotland?, edited by Duncan Glen

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1594
Identifier: Coll-2027
Content Description A collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Whither Scotland?, edited by Duncan Glen, from the archives of its publisher Victor Gollancz. A small quantity of typed and holograph contracts, correspondence and associated materials, between and concerning Duncan Glen, his publisher, and other interested parties. Includes 23 ALS and Typed Letters Signed (TLS) from Duncan Glen, and TLS from Tony Benn, Jo Grimond and...
Dates: 1970-1977

A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1956
Scope and Contents

A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches. Watermark 1814. Bookplate of J. A. Jamieson.

Dates: 1814

Album of playbills, Theatre Royal, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2115
Scope and Contents This is a press-cutting album containing a large number of Theatre Royal playbills, covering the years 1825 to 1848. Each of the 35 (thirty-five) itemised playbills bears the printed heading Theatre Royal Edinburgh.List of publication numbers as they appear on the top right of each sheet, and dates where given:N.84 (23/02/1825) N.71 (04/02/1837) N.72 (06/02/1837) N.73 (07/02/1837) N.74 (08/02/1837) N.75 (09/02/1837) N.77...
Dates: Publication: 1808, 1825-1848

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 Katharine Murray 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

Archive of illustrators Alison Douglas Tod and Richard Tod

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2029
Scope and Contents This is an extensive archive of material relating to the children's stories and illustrations produced by this Newport-on-Tay father and daughter duo: Richard, who was active between 1901 and 1917 and who worked both under his own name and as "Uncle Jack", and Alison, who appears to have been busy in the 1940s. The collection comprises draft manuscripts and typescripts, final typescript versions, preliminary sketches on paper and on tracing paper, finished artwork, and a small amount of...
Dates: c 1900-1940s

Archive of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2055
Content Description This fonds consists of autograph sheet music, printed music sheets, notebooks, and diaries of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall, "one of the first women composers" who studied under the famous Parisian composer and music teacher Nadia Boulanger. Most items are related to Kendall's music and her music- and theatre-related social activities in Munich and in London, but there are also three diaries describing her trip to India in 1912-1913. ...
Dates: 1902-1933

Artwork by former Edinburgh College of Art student Sonia Ali

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1985
Content Description This collection comprises an artist's journal, a set of handmade CDs, and an artwork produced by Sonia Ali during her studies at the Edinburgh College of Art in 2013/14 (MA Art Space Nature). Artist's research journal/book: this research journal documents the artist's thinking and making process for a series of works in collaboration with University of Edinburgh – Evolutionary Biology Dept where she has...
Dates: 2013-2014

Autobiography and paper on Pygmies of Zaire by Herbert Jenkinson

 Fonds — Box: CSWC Small Collections Box 1
Identifier: CSWC 70
Scope and Contents

This is my Story and The Pygmies of Zaire (Congo) Forest, by Herbert Jenkinson, presented by David Truby 1982.

Dates: 1982

Banner, medals and badge relating to the 1986 Commonwealth Games at Edinburgh

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2009
Content Description This collection includes objects relating to the Commonwealth Games held in Edinburgh in 1986, that belonged to Colin Cruickshank. One banner celebrating the University's Quatercentenary in 1983 that had been hanged on the wall of the Sports Hall during the 1986 Commonwealth Games. The Sports Hall had been turned into the Air Weapons Range for the occasion. Two Commonwealth Games...
Dates: 1983-1986

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Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet, professor of Belles Lettres at University of Edinburgh) 2
Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley, 1853-1922 (professor of botany, University of Edinburgh and regius keeper of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh) 2
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 2
Cairns, David Smith, 1862-1946 (principal of the United Free Church College, Aberdeen) 2
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 2
Duncan, Andrew, 1773-1832 (the younger | British physician) 2
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 2
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 2
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 2
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 2
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 2
Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 2
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Jamieson, Morley (author and bookshop owner) 2
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 2
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 2
Laws, Robert, 1851-1934 (Scottish missionary) 2
Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988 (Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 2
London Missionary Society 2
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 2
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 (New Zealand writer and critic) 2
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 2
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Muir, Edwin, 1887-1959 (poet, novelist and translator) 2
Muir, Willa, 1890-1970 (novelist, essayist and translator) 2
Naismith, Robert James, 1916-2004 (Scottish architect) 2
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 2
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (playwright) 2
Simpson, Sir Alexander Russell, 1835-1916 (professor of midwifery, University of Edinburgh) 2
Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828 (Scottish philosopher and mathematician) 2
Torrance, Thomas Forsyth, 1913-2007 (theologian, and Professor of Christian Dogmatics at New College, Edinburgh) 2
Abercrombie, David, 1909-1992 (phonetician) 1
Abraham, Robert, fl 1823-1825 (Physician, journalist and lawyer; University of Edinburgh alumnus) 1
Abraham, Sir Edward Penley, 1913-1999 (English biochemist) 1
Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848 (Photographer and Engineer) 1
Agnew, Andrew, 7th Baronet, 1793-1849 (Scottish politician) 1
Aitken, Alastair, d 2014 (Professor of Protein Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Alexander, Edwin John, 1870-1926 (painter of animals) 1
Ali, Sonia, fl 2010s (artist; Edinburgh College of Art alumna) 1
Allinson, Thomas Richard, 1858-1918 (physician, businessman and journalist) 1
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Ambler, Richard Penry, 1933-: (professor of protein chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Anderson, Tempest, 1846-1913 (opthalmic surgeon, photographer and volcanologist) 1
Animal Breeding Research Organisation. ABRO (1945 - 1986) 1
Annandale, Thomas, 1838-1907 (surgeon) 1
Appleton, Sir Edward Victor, 1892-1965 (physicist and principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Arbuthnot, Doreen, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Asquith, Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn, 1887-1960 (English writer and socialite) 1
Associated Societies (University of Edinburgh) 1
Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
Bacon, J T, fl 1880s 1
Baikie, Hugh Edward, 1906-1981 (Church of Scotland missionary to India) 1
Baldock, Richard, 1954- (computational biologist) 1
Ballantyne, Robert Michael, 1825-1894 (Scottish writer) 1
Ballingall, Sir George, 1780-1855 (Knight | Regius Professor of Military Surgery at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Banda, Hastings Kamuzu, c 1898-1997 (First President of Malawi) 1
Barbour, Dorothy Dickinson, 1893-1970 (American Christian missionary and educator) 1
Barbour, George Brown, 1890–1977 (Scottish geologist and educator) 1
Bayhaqī, Abu'l-Fadl, c 996-1077 (Persian historian and author) 1
Beaton, Janet, 1922-2018 (teacher and writer) 1
Bell, Charles Davidson, 1813–1882 (Surveyor-General in the Cape Colony | Artist, Heraldist) 1
Bell, George Joseph, 1770-1843 (advocate, Professor of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Bell, George, fl 1832-1842 (of Leith, Edinburgh | acquaintance of Thomas Chalmers) 1
Benn, Tony, 1925-2014 (British politician, writer and diarist) 1
Bennet, E W, fl 1820s (Edinburgh University chemistry student) 1
Birnie, Frederick, fl 1792 (engraver) 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 1
Blaikie, William Garden, 1820-1899 (Minister of Pilrig and Temperance Reformer) 1
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 1
Blunden, Edmund Charles, 1896-1974 (English poet, author and critic) 1
Bonar, Horatius, Rev, 1808-1889 (Free Church of Scotland minister | hymn writer ) 1
Borthwick, John, fl 1800s (of Crookston | Edinburgh University student) 1
Boughton, Alice, 1866-1943 (Photographer) 1
Boulanger, Juliette Nadia, 1887-1979 (French composer and music teacher) 1
Braide, Garrick Sokari, 1882-1918 (African preacher, founder of the Christ Army Church of Nigeria) 1
Brash, James Couper, 1886-1958 (Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University) 1
British Association for Early Childhood Education (1973-) 1
British South Africa Company 1
Brown, Francis John, Captain, 1841–1909 (Master mariner, Surveyor, Anglican missionary) 1
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 1
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, J C, fl 1844 (clergyman) 1
Brown, Kenneth R, fl 1880s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, Thomas, 1778-1820 (Scottish poet and Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Browne, Margaret (Megan), 1911-1991 (Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Acting Head of the School of Social Study, University of Edinburgh) 1
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 1
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