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Bound volume of manuscript materials by and about Scottish poet Thomas Brown

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-1986
Content Description Ths is a bound volume of manuscript material, correspondence and verse, by and about Thomas Brown, Scottish poet and Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh from 1810 until the end of his life in 1820. The collection was almost certainly put together by his friend and colleague William Erskine, to whom the vast majority of the manuscripts are addressed.Contents: Twenty-seven autograph...
Dates: 1797-1835

Cartes de visite portraits of medics

 Fonds — Folder: Phot.Ill.90
Identifier: Coll-1980
Dates: mid-late 19th century

Class cards etc. relating to John Baillie Miller

 Fonds — Box: EUA-A-10
Identifier: EUA GD67
Scope and Contents 2 matriculation cards (1862 and 1864); class cards - Greek (1862), Law of Scotland (1862/3), Scots law (1862/3), Criminal law (Summer session, 1863).
Dates: 1861-1863

Colin Cameron papers relating to Nyasaland / Malawi

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-70
Scope and Contents Contained in the Colin Cameron Collection are personal letters of congratulation on his election and his appointment as Minister; various personal documents including his letter of appointment as Minister; personal and private correspondence; business, correspondence, and questions and answers of the Legislative assembly, 1963-64; material for speeches; ministerial material; and, constituency material. The Collection also includes material on housing rentals policy; passenger transport; main...
Dates: 1952-1969

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 Admiral Henry Craven St John

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1872
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of effects that belonged to Henry Craven St John, a young Lieutenant (later Commander, then Admiral) who brilliantly fought against pirates in the Chinese Seas in the 1860s. It includes: a presentation scroll to Commander Henry Craven St John, conveying thanks for his fighting piracy at Laksui (1866); a covering letter from the Admiralty (1866); a mahogany and brass-fitted medicine box (1860s); and an album of c. 300 watercolours executed by Henry Craven St John,...
Dates: 1850s-1870s

Collection of correspondence from and relating to Hugh MacDiarmid and the publication of Stony Limits

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1594
Identifier: Coll-2005
Content Description This collection consists of correspondence between Hugh MacDiarmid, his publisher Victor Gollancz, and other interested parties concerning the publication of his poetry volume Stony Limits (1934). The correspondence largely concerns Gollancz’s fears that certain poems might expose the publisher to prosecution under libel, blasphemy, and obscenity legislation. Although he rigorously defended his verse, MacDiarmid was eventually persuaded to substitute the...
Dates: 1934-1986

Collection of documents relating to student theatre in Edinburgh gathered together by Grahame Bulfield

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1892
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 67 physical items, mainly theatre programmes, hand-outs, and newspaper cuttings relating to student theatre in Edinburgh in the late 1960s. Also includes an inventory, and a list of known student performances in Edinburgh from autumn 1964 to summer 1972. Most items are originals, but a few are copies.Click ...
Dates: late 1960s

Collection of James O. Halliwell-Phillipps

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-103
Scope and Contents The Halliwell-Phillipps Collection includes 16th-century works by Italian, French and Spanish authors. Its strength lies in English books however, especially English drama of the 17th and 18th centuries. The Collection also includes more than 600 plays including works by Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher, George Chapman, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, John Dryden, Philip Massinger, and William Wycherley. Several are playhouse copies with contemporary stage directions added in manuscript. There...
Dates: 16th century-19th century

Collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh" in three volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2030
Content Description This is a collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh". It is divided in three volumes: 1957-1965 (vol. I), 1966-1969 (vol. II), and 1970-1976 (vol. III). The foreword explains that "as an appreciation of the outstanding contribution to Surgical Science and Immunology made by Sir Michael Woodruff during his occupation of the Chair of Surgery (formerly Surgical Science), his colleagues have compiled a collection of most...
Dates: 1957-1976

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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 11
Victor Gollancz Ltd 5
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 4
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
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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 2
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 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
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
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 2
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 2
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 2
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Naismith, Robert James, 1916-2004 (Scottish architect) 2
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 2
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 2
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (playwright) 2
Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828 (Scottish philosopher and mathematician) 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
Arbuthnot, Doreen, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Associated Societies (University of Edinburgh) 1
Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
Bacon, J T, fl 1880s 1
Baldock, Richard, 1954- (computational biologist) 1
Ballantyne, Robert Michael, 1825-1894 (Scottish writer) 1
Ballingall, George, Sir, 1780-1855 1
Banda, Hastings Kamuzu, c1902-1997 1
Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856 (Artist) 1
Bayhaqī, Abu'l-Fadl, c 996-1077 (Persian historian and author) 1
Beaton, Janet, 1922-2018 (teacher and writer) 1
Bell, George Joseph, 1770-1843 (advocate, Professor of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Benn, Tony, 1925-2014 (British politician, writer and diarist) 1
Bennet, E W, fl 1820s (Edinburgh University chemistry student) 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 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
Brash, James Couper, 1886-1958, Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University 1
British South Africa Company 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
Bulfield, Grahame, 1941-: (geneticist, formerly director and chief executive, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh and vice-principal, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burginon, Gustave, fl 1877-1878 (French translator of Joseph Lister's work) 1
Burke, Bernard, fl 1860s 1
Burns, Margaret, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Burns, Tom, 1913-2001 (Professor of Sociology) 1
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Caird, Francis Mitchell, 1853-1926 (Scottish surgeon, Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Cameron, Colin, 1933- 1
Campbell (of Barcaldine) 1
Campbell, John McKay, 1916-1986 (engineering student, teacher) 1
Carse, Agnes, fl 1706 (wife of William Cochrane, Edinburgh) 1
Chatterji, Sachi Kumar (medic; University of Edinburgh alumnus) 1
Chiene, John, 1843-1923 (Scottish surgeon, Professor of Surgery at the University of Edinburgh ) 1
Chisolm, George Goudie, 1850-1930 (geographer) 1
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 1
Clark, Arthur Melville 1
Cochrane, James, fl 1700-1799 (Edinburgh printer) 1
Cochrane, William, d before 1718 (Edinburgh writer ) 1
Cohen, Kenneth, fl 1960s-1970s (Commander, acquaintance of Arthur Koestler) 1
Cooter, Roger, 1948- 1
Couper, Frederick, fl 1870s-1920s (Scottish marine engineer) 1
Court of the Lord Lyon (heraldic court (Scotland)) 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Crawford, Louisa Matilda Jane, c 1791-1857 (professional songwriter) 1
Creer, Kenneth Midworth, 1925-2020 (Professor of Geophysics at University of Edinburgh) 1
Cripps, Richard Stafford, Sir, 1889-1952 1
Crombie, Alexander, 1762-1840 (Presbyterian minister, schoolmaster and philosopher) 1
Cronshaw, Andrew, fl 1980s-2010s (Biochemist, University of Edinburgh) 1
Croom, John Halliday, Professor Sir, 1847-1923 (physician) 1
Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842 (Scottish writer and poet) 1
Currie, Sir Alastair Robert, 1921-1994 (Professor of Pathology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Dalrymple, Sir John, 1726-1810 (4th Baronet | Scottish lawman, chemist and author) 1
Dalyell, John Graham, 1775-1851 (Antiquary and Naturalist) 1
Dalzel, Andrew, 1742-1806 (Professor of Greek and Honorary Librarian, University of Edinburgh) 1
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