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Three letters from Joseph Lister to his French translator, with annotated drawings of wound-dressings

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2057
Content Description Autograph letters from the pioneer of anti-septic surgery Joseph Lister to his French translator Dr Gustave Burginon, with annotated diagrams explaining the application of bandages and the design of a splint. Dates: 14th December 1877, 11th November 1878, 25th November 1878.
Dates: 14 December 1877; 11 November 1878; 25 November 1878

Three volumes of manuscript student notes on lectures presented by David Hume

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1706
Identifier: Coll-2025
Content Description Three volumes of student manuscript notes written by unidentified students in Edinburgh, ca 1815-1819, on David Hume's lectures. The volumes do not have main titles, but have section headings throughout, subjects include: feudal rights; charter; instrument of sasine; state of vassal's titles, etc.
Dates: c 1815-1819

Two photograph albums of views from Shantung and Shanghai, and from Jehol and Beijing, to Yunnan

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1879
Content Description Two albums containing black and white photographs of landscapes in a variety of locations, as well as portraits and street scenes, each with accompanying text. The first album is entitled '"China 1920-1930 - From Shantung and Shanghai to Yunan [sic]" (119 pages), and the second album is entitled "China 1920-1930 - From Jehol and Peking to Yunnan" (136 pages). Many of the photos are grouped into sets of up to ten images on a particular province or theme, such as: Futoshan/Putuoshan, near...
Dates: late 1920s- early 1930s

Two volumes of lecture notes taken down by Susan and Janet Robb

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-228
Identifier: Coll-1965
Scope and Contents Two volumes of lecture notes taken by sisters Susan and Janet Robb, originally from Woodend, Carnwath, dating from the 1890s and early 1900s.
  1. Notes taken down by Susan Robb on botany lectures given by Professor S. Elliot, 17 May 1901.
  2. Lecture notes taken down by Janet Robb on the subject of physiography, 1890s.
Dates: 1890s-1901

Typescript by James Dick: Account of his boyhood in Scotland

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1900
Scope and Contents Typescript by Colonel James Dick (1863-1926), containing an 'account of his boyhood in Scotland'.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century (before 1926)

Typescript epistolary journal by [Alice] Maud Hitchcock

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-2000
Content Description Extensive archive of letters, together forming a journal of seven years’ work for the Church Missionary Society in China. Addressed to ‘dear Friends’ of her church in Bermondsey, Hitchcock’s letters provide a detailed account of her journey to China and her mission there. Though evidently travelling frequently throughout south-east China, Hitchcock was stationed primarily on Haitan (Pingtan) island with Eleanor Jane Harrison, recording efforts to teach the Gospel to the local population and her...
Dates: 1901-1908

Typescripts and manuscripts of "Lord in Waiting" and "Price of a Princess" by Nigel Tranter

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-390
Identifier: Coll-2056
Content Description This collection consists of two typescripts of Nigel Tranter's books Lord in Waiting (first published in 1994) and Price of a Princess (first published in 1994) on 20 x 25 cm paper bound by strings; two manuscripts of the same novels on small paper cards 10 x 16 cm, and two published copies of the books.1. Nigel Tranter, Price of a Princess, c 1994, Autograph manuscript & typescript of...
Dates: c 1994

University of Edinburgh Boat Club

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EUA GD33
Scope and Contents - 4 minute books: 1898-1912, 1912-1936, 1936-53 and 1953-61.
- Log books, Vols. 2 & 3: May 1919 - June 1920 and June 1920 - May 1921.
- One folder of correspondence and reports of use of Union Canal by Men's and Women's Boat Clubs (EUBC and EUWBC), 1953-1960 (old reference: Da.65).
- Additional material donated in 1999 (EUA-Acc-1999-021): one envelope containing photographs (named), newspaper cuttings, programmes 1930s, and 1999 Edinburgh & Glasgow Boat Race programme.
Dates: 1898-1989

University of Edinburgh Reference Collection

 Collection — Box: EUA-A-9
Identifier: EUA-Ref
Scope and Contents Published and other reference material relating to the University of Edinburgh and University Archives.Edinburgh Indian Association, 1883-1983 (1983)Footman, Ray and Young, Bruce, Edinburgh University, An Illustrated Memoir (1983)Old College Quad: 1789-2011 (...
Dates: 1983-

Unpublished essay entitled 'Answer to Messrs Crombie, Priestley, and Co.', by James Gregory, Professor of Medicine

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1931
Scope and Contents Essay by James Gregory, Professor of Medicine, entitled 'Answer to Messrs Crombie, Priestley, and Co.', which is a reply to Alexander Crombie's Essay on philosophical necessity (London: 1793). Printed, but not apparently published. 512 pages, incomplete.
Dates: c 1793

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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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