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Class list of Alexander Monro (primus)

 Fonds — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: EUA GD60
Identifier: EUA GD60
Scope and Contents Small volume containing lists of scholars (students), their masters (surgeons who they were apprenticed to) and fees paid. In addition there are some details of boarders (1722-1736). Folded inside the volume is a copy letter of 28 June 1945 from the donor, James Watt WS, to Lord Amulree, sent to Univerity Librarian, Lauriston William Sharp.
Dates: 1720-1749

Collection of drawings by James Hogarth Pringle

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Identifier: Coll-461
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 26 original drawings of skulls by James Hogarth Pringle. These are contained in an album. There is also a printed volume of reproductions of anatomical drawings by him.
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Collection of Photographs relating to Rex v. Ruxton 1935

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Identifier: Coll-704
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of circa 43 black and white photographs, many of them duplicated, of severed limbs and bones, the bodies in decomposition, skull and cranial features, foot casts, shoes and other personal effects. There are tracing paper sketches of skull dimensions, feet, and bone cross-sections.
Dates: 1935-1936

Letters and notebooks of Dr. Henry Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle

 Fonds — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: CLX-A-1582
Identifier: Coll-1820
Content Description This collection contains two sets of material:1. Letters to Dr. Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle, and addressed variously to: Cumberland Infirmary; Marine Crescent, Waterloo, Liverpool; Playhouse Yard, Thomas Street, Scarbro'; and, Teviot Row, Edinburgh. The letters show that he was assembling information with a view to overseeing a biography of his mentor, John Reid. The collection of letters contains material which would have formed the core of such a work which never came to...
Dates: 1830s-1868

Notes of lectures given by Alexander Monro (secundus), taken down by unknown person(s)

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Identifier: Coll-1325
Scope and Contents This volume of notes is based on Monro's surgical lectures at Edinburgh Medical School, 1774-1775. The manuscript lectures are sub-headed Lectures 1-13 and are in two distinct hands - the first two lectures in one, and the rest in another. The paper is watermarked with a crown and the initials GR, undated, but this L.V.Gerrevink paper commonly used throughout much of the 18th century. Both hands are clear and legible, with just a few corrections, and occasional additions written on the verso of...
Dates: 1774-1775

Notes of lectures given by Dr. E. B. Jamieson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-999
Identifier: Coll-1350
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two volumes of manuscript notes from the classes of 'Regional Anatomy', 1934-1935, and numbered Volume II and Volume III:
  1. - Volume II is concerned with the 'Thorax and brain'
  2. - Volume III is concerned with the 'Head and neck'
Dates: 1934-1935

Notes of lectures of Alexander Monro, secundus, taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1311
Scope and Contents An attractive volume of student's manuscript notes on Monro's lectures, Physiological Observations..., 1773, 58 pp. plus one page index, bound with Lectures on Comparative Anatomy ..., 1773, 72 pp. plus 3 pp. index, written in the same neat hand and each part with decorative penwork title. There are ownership signatures of William Graham, Edinburgh, 25th May 1774 and John Smith, Alnwick, 1st October 1783, to front free endpaper (detached) and small printed ex. libris bookplate of William James...
Dates: 1773

Notes on the Anatomy and Surgery lectures of Henry Cline and Astley Cooper, taken down by Robert Bickersteth

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Identifier: Coll-1824
Scope and Contents These ms notes of the lectures on Anatomy and Surgery given by Henry Cline (1750-1827) and Astley Cooper (1768-1841) were taken down by Robert Bickersteth. Cline was a surgeon at St. Thomas's Hospital, London, and Cooper was a surgeon in London too.
The notes are in ink, sometimes on both recto and verso of the leaf, but usually on the rectos only. There are occasional drawings.
Dates: 1805-1806

Papers and correspondence of Daniel John Cunningham

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Identifier: Coll-11
Scope and Contents The papers cover the years 1876 to 1910 and contains a great many autograph letters from eminent anatomists and medical men, including ten letters from Joseph Lister. There is also a substantial sequence of notebooks and working papers containing detailed notes of experiments and dissections together with drawings and drafts for lectures, and a separate sequence of manuscripts for lectures and addresses. An item of particular interest is an album of 96 photographs from Cunningham's service on...
Dates: c 1876-1910

Papers of Joseph Black and family

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Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799

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Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 3
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
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Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1