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Diary of geologist James Nicol when he was an Edinburgh University student

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Identifier: Coll-1914
Scope and Contents This is the manuscript diary of James nicol (1810-1879), an Edinburgh University student in medicine and natural history, who would later become a geologist and Professor of Natural history at the University of Aberdeen. The journal was written between the 10th of October 1840, to the 21st of March 1841, when he attended the Winter Session at Berlin University. Enclosed in the volume are typed notes, giving a rather detailed index of the diary's contents. In his journal, James Nicol describes...
Dates: 10 October 1840-21 March 1841

Diary of Harriet Rutherford

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1930
Scope and Contents Diary of Harriet Rutherford, nee Mitchelson, wife of Daniel Rutherford (professor of botany at the University of Edinburgh), covering starting on the 17 May 1802 and ending on the 7 December 1808.
Dates: 17 May 1802-7 December 1808

Diary of Helena Marshall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1952
Scope and Contents Diary of Helena Marshall when she was a student at the 'College of Arts', Edinburgh (NB - not Edinburgh College of Arts, which was founded in 1907, but probably the Faculty of Arts of the University of Edinburgh) and (later) a governess in Russia (Petersburg) and Switzerland. Also journal consisting mainly of notes from lectures at the College of Arts on botany, geology, zoology, electricity, Italian art, etc., 1869.
Dates: 1869-1874

Edinburgh Sketches by Sir Daniel Wilson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-63
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 83 separate original drawings and watercolour sketches of Edinburgh used in hisMemorials of Edinburgh in the olden timepublished in 1848. The illustrations include buildings and streets in Edinburgh's old town as well as in the port of Leith, for example: the Council House of Mary of Lorraine when Queen Regent, Coal Hill, Leith; Roofs of houses, Grassmarket; John Knox's House; the Sanctuary, St. Anne's Yard, Holyrood; St. Giles'; a plan of old Edinburgh; and, many...
Dates: before 1847

Elizabeth Todd Logan papers

 Fonds — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: EUA Acc.1996/008
Identifier: EUA GD50
Content Description Original and copied material relating to Elizabeth Todd Logan (graduated MB ChB, 1922).
Includes: class / diplomas / degree certificates, photographs etc. & unpublished articles on Logan by Jo Currie.
Dates: 20th century

Engineering drawings of John McKay Campbell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2011
Content Description This fonds consists of 25 technical drawings produced by John McKay Campbell for his engineering degree, which he started in 1934 at the University of Edinburgh, and completed in June 1939 after the war. Titles of drawings include: "D.C. Machine", "Light Country Bridge", "Proposed road", "Grouped flange-place splice", "Survey of pasture fields", "Survey of drill fields", and "Non-concurrent coplanar forces".
Dates: 1934

English translation of Abu'l-Fadl Bayhaqī's work by H. Comyn Maitland

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1916
Scope and Contents Tentative English translation by H. Comyn Maitland of parts of the Tārīkh-i Masʿūdī (تاریخ مسعودی, Mas'udi's History) by Abu'l-Fadl Bayhaqī, 450-451 A.H. (ca 1058-1060 AD).
Dates: First half of 20th century

Entomology book by William E. Sharp: 'Collecting Days, No.3'

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1907
Scope and Contents Book on entomology entitled 'Collecting days, no 3', by William E Sharp, created between 1909 and 1918.
Dates: 1909-1918

Firth of Forth Defences in the 20th Century

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Identifier: Coll-61
Scope and Contents The collection includes Public Record Office references, 1879-1956; correspondence of B.A. Stenhouse and Major D. Rollo (Retired), H.Q. Royal Artillery, Woolwich, 1979-1987, relating to research on coastal defence, in addition to miscellaneous correspondence 1976-1990; material relating to batteries and forts, including Forth Artillery Defences 1880-1980; papers relating to the defence of islands; newspaper cuttings; material on attacks and disasters; aerial photographs, and camp and group...
Dates: 1879-1987

Five signed letters from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson relating to a planned Oxford History of English Literature

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-373
Identifier: Coll-1873
Scope and Contents Three autograph and two typed letters signed, nine pages in total, written in Leeds from 25 December 1937 to 14 May 1939. Sent from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson, suggesting a commission for a collaboration with Edmund Blunden to produce a volume on the late 18th century for a planned Oxford History of English Literature and subsequently discussing aspects of its progress.
Dates: 25 December 1937-14 May 1939

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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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