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Collection of pamphlets on the Earldom of Mar

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1973
Scope and Contents Scrapbook entitled 'A Collection of pamphlets etc. on the Earldom of Mar' containing pamphlets, letters, reports, transcripts, and newspaper cuttings related to the controversy regarding the Earl of Mar title that took place during the years 1875-1885, opposing Walter Henry Erskine, Earl of Kellie, and John Francis Goodeve-Erskine, Earl of Mar. The texts collected in this scrapbook clearly defend the latter.The dispute spanned over 10 years, and was between Walter Henry Erskine, Earl of...
Dates: 1875-1885

Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Buildings of the Scottish Countryside by Robert Naismith

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2006
Content Description This collection consists of typed and holograph contracts, correspondence, and associated materials concerning the publication of Robert J. Naismith’s Buildings of the Scottish Countryside (Gollancz, 1985). This publication was developed from 1982 onwards by David Burnett of Gollancz and Jan Magnus Fladmark of the Countryside Commission for Scotland. In 1982, the CCS commissioned a report on vernacular architecture in rural Scotland, which was written by the...
Dates: 1982-1996

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 advanced)...
Dates: 1969-1986

Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of The Story of Scotland's Towns by Robert Naismith

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2007
Content Description This collection consists of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Robert J. Naismith’s The Story of Scotland's Towns (1989). It contains typed and holograph contracts, letters, and associated materials between Naismith, his publisher Gollancz, and other interested parties. ‘The Story of Scotland’s Towns’ was intended as a companion volume to Naismith’s Buildings of the Scottish Countryside (see related...
Dates: 1985-1986

Collection of poems by William Hamilton of Bangour, together with related material

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2023
Content Description Collection of loose-leaf manuscript verses by Jacobite poet and army officer William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-1754), together with related material. The collection appears to have emanated from a member of the Pringle family, who were related to Hamilton by marriage.The majority of the poems in this collection can be found either in the contemporary editions of Hamilton's poems, or in the later 1850 edition (see Bibliography). However, most of the present manuscript poems differ by...
Dates: ca 1730-1750

Collections of posters of student events at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: CLX-D-66
Identifier: Coll-1867
Scope and Contents Bundle of about 20 posters of events at the University around 1971, mostly relating to student activities. The events advertised include dances/balls/concerts; special lectures and symposium; Church and carol services; and Student Representative Council Elections. The posters are arranged in bundles by types of events, as follows: Poster of the Corries, and poster advertising a folk concert in University...
Dates: 1970-1972

Collector's box and teaching cabinet of Catherine Mary Stirling

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1893
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Victorian wooden box, used for collecting and teaching, that belonged to Catherine Mary of Stirling, from Kippenross House, near Dunblane. It is still complete and fitted with 5 removable trays containing specimens of: Animal & Vegetable Substances (such as nut galls, Portuguese cork, a piece of tortoise shell, timber specimens, pearls, etc.) ...
Dates: 1847

Commonplace book of William H. Peyton

 Item — Box: CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2058
Content Description Commonplace book of William H. Peyton, indexed, c. 80,000 words. Copious notebook kept some of the time when the writer was visiting France and Switzerland, with references to Darwin and Huxley, and an autobiography at p. 181. Dated 1893-1898.
Also includes enclosures (mainly newspaper clippings), gathered in one folder.
Dates: 1893-1898

Correspondence between Dick Leith and Hamish Henderson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1143
Identifier: Coll-1971
Content Description This contains notes, a postcards, letters sent between Hamish Henderson and Dick Leith in the 1990s: Postcard showing Castle Tioram sent from Dick Leith to Hamish Henderson, dated 10th June [1994]; Photocopy of text by Andrew Morrison on 'The Green Man of Knowledge', undated. 'The Green Man of Knowledge' was a folktale recorded from Geordie Stewart by Hamish Henderson in August 1924. ...
Dates: 1995-1999

Diaries of Janet Beaton

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2049
Content Description This collection consists of the diaries written by Janet Beaton between 1934 and 1949, and from 1962 until her death in 2018. The early diaries relate to her experience of wartime (for example, her 1939 diary includes her eye-witness account of a "Humbie Heinkel" over East Lothian. This was the first German aircraft to be brought down over mainland Britain during the Second World War.), and to her days at the University of Edinburgh. Subsequent diaries relate to her family, her many travels...
Dates: 1934-2018

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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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