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Manuscript Notes from David Hume's Lectures on Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2075
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four volumes (numbered 1, 2, 5 and 6) with spine-labels reading "Hume's Lectures on the Scots Law". Topics include marriage, contracts, teinds, tack, adjudication, and succession in heritage. There are near-contemporary ownership inscriptions (Alex Orrock, Newton of Wemyss) to front pastedown of each volume.Vol. 1 and vol. 6 have numerous additional pages of later notes on agriculture and chemistry at the rear, and extracts from A. W. Kinglake's novel ...
Dates: 1790

Manuscript of "Erling the Bold" by R. M. Ballantyne

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1728
Identifier: Coll-2074
Content Description A full-length autograph manuscript (386 leaves) of R. M. Ballantyne’s Erling the Bold: A Tale of the Norse Sea-Kings, a novel of Viking life, inspired by Icelandic sagas. This is very much a working manuscript with alterations, clarifications and revisions to every aspect of the text including changes to characterisation, dialogue, narrative development and descriptive writing. From the evidence of this manuscript, this was Bannatyne’s first draft of the...
Dates: 1869

Material of David Wilson relating to Dunfermline College of Physical Education

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Identifier: Coll-1972
Content Description This collection includes textbooks, booklets, memorandums, newspaper cuttings, typed documents, and audiotapes relating to Dunfermline College of Physical Education and donated by David Wilson. The textbooks cover subjects as varied as history, physical education, sword-dancing, poetry, French grammar, self-defence, geography, etc. The fonds is arranged by types of documents: File on the history of Dunfermline...
Dates: c 1900-c 1980

Material related to Dr Brian Sissons's research

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Identifier: Coll-1875
Scope and Contents Maps, borehole records, notebooks and correspondence from Dr Brian Sissons (Reader at Edinburgh University's department of geography from 1953 until his retirement), together with slides, instruments and draft diagrams. The maps and files relate to different periods of his career, and different areas of research such as Glen Roy, the Forth Valley, Berwickshire, the Isle of Skye, the Cairngorms, and Loch Lomond. Areas of study include the Loch Lomond Advance, glacier striations, and Glen Roy...
Dates: 1945-2018

Mathematical Works by Edward Sang

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1001
Scope and Contents The works of Edward Sang include 13 volumes of logarithms and 26 miscellaneous volumes on a variety of mathematical subjects including geometry and algebra, trigonometry, the theory of variables, driving belt calculations, and load-bearing calculations for the Forth Bridge. There is also a volume on The teeth of wheels.Evidence of Sang's surveying/civil engineering is shown in the plans of the policies of Mount Melville, 1818 (estate in Cameron, Fife, owned...
Dates: before 1890

Matriculation of Arms: University of Edinburgh

 Item — Box: EUA GD4; EUA CA10
Identifier: EUA CA10
Scope and Contents Certificate awarding heraldic arms to the University of Edinburgh.
Dates: 1789

Maurice Lindsay Papers

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Identifier: Coll-56
Scope and Contents The Maurice Lindsay Papers contain poetry notebooks; drafts, manuscripts and typescripts; radio scripts; incoming correspondence and some carbon replies; articles by Lindsay; C.M. Grieve manuscripts; and, outgoing correspondence. Within the Maurice Lindsay Papers are up to three boxes containing private and personal letters (dated 1943-46) between Lindsay and his future wife and which are not available for general study until after the deaths of the writer and recipient without their express...
Dates: 1943-1977

Medals and photograph of Emily Charlotte Thomson and Alexander Thomson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-346
Identifier: Coll-1994
Content Description This fonds consists of medals awarded to Emily Charlotte Thomson and Alexander Thomson , as well as one photograph depicting Emily Charlotte Thomson. Five medals of Alexander Thomson from the University of Edinburgh, in: chemistry (1886-87), practical physiology (1887-88), natural history (1887), Institute of Medicine (1887-88), and a blank one on the same model. Three medals of Emily Charlotte...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1879-1891

Medals Awarded to Arthur Holmes

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-37, Box: Coll-545
Identifier: Coll-545
Scope and Contents 11 medals, 9 within their original presentation boxes, presented to Arthur Holmes between 1937 and 1964.
Dates: 1937-1964

Medals of Professor Kenneth M. Creer

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2016
Content Description Medals and pins awarded to Professor Kenneth M. Creer in their original boxes. John Adam Fleming Medal of the American Geophysical Union (1990) in a wooden box; American Geophysical Union cufflink in a black velvet box (1990); Freedom of the City of Grenoble medal in a blue box (1994); Royal Astronomical Society medal (Gold, Geophysics, 1996) in a red...
Dates: 1990-1996

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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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