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Archive of productions of Varsity Vanities and various dramatic groups

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1581
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: an archive of productions of 'Varsity Vanities', 1946-48, and various dramatic groups including Edinburgh University Dramatic Society, SRC Charities Week Office, Attic Theatre Co., Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, and others.


The material is placed in two photograph albums and a "document store", which contain photographs, programmes, cuttings, posters and correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1951

Collection of Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes gathered together by Anne (Padi) Mathieson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1581
Identifier: Coll-1798
Content Description This collection of programmes of the Edinburgh University Dramatic Society and Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group includes those for the years...:1948-1954 1 x programme for 'What say they?', performed at Little Theatre by Edinburgh University Dramatic Society (EUDS), 10 November 1948. 2 x programmes for 'Varsity Vanities '49', performed at Little Theatre by Charities Revue, 29 April 1949. 1 x programme for 'Oedipus Rex', performed at Little...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-2010

Collection of Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes gathered together by Eric Robinson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1566, Folder: Coll-1797 / SC-Acc-2017-0023
Identifier: Coll-1797
Content Description This collection of Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes includes the following...: 1 x programme for 'What about it?', performed at McEwan Hall by Charities Revue, with first night 24 April 1944 1 x programme for 'Roundabout', performed at Usher Hall by Charities Revue, with first night 28 April 1945 1 x programme for 'A midsummer night's dream', performed at...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1959

Collection of Edinburgh University Settlement Week, and Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes, and other material gathered together by Mae Wapienkowa

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1567
Identifier: Coll-1800
Content Description Collection of Edinburgh University Settlement Week, and Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes, and other material gathered together by Mae Wapienkowa. It includes...: Photographs x 76... Varsity Vanities 1946, 1947, 1948, and Charities Day; 'Programmes x 8, being: 'Roundabout', Charities show, Little Theatre, April-May [1945]; 'Varsity Vanities 1946', Little Theatre, April-May 1946, with cast signatures; 'Varsity Vanities 1947', Little Theatre, April 1947, two copies;...
Dates: 1946-1950

Collection of Edinburgh University Settlement Week, and Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes (Varsity Vanities), and other material, gathered together by Bill Ewen

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1566
Identifier: Coll-1799
Content Description This collection of Edinburgh University Settlement Week, Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes (largely relating to Varsity Vanities), and other material, has been gathered together into an album.The album contains: - News-cuttings showing sporting achievement; - Photographs of various sketches, dances and performances; - Poster, and Programme, 'Varsity Vanities', Little Theatre, April-May 1946; - Programme, 'Jonah and the whale', Edinburgh...
Dates: 1946-1951

Collection of scripts, posters, flyers relating to Edinburgh University Student Dramatic Society and productions with the involvement of Derek Pugh

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1755
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x folder - Collection of programmes and promotional material of the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, Scottish Community Drama Association, and EU Dramatic Society - 'Beauty and the beast', a preliminary festival, 'The empty chair', 'The daughter of the dawn', 'Much ado about nothing', and 'King Lear', 1950-1958. 1 x folder - Printed copy of ...
Dates: 1951-1959

James Johnson: notes from lectures on chemistry by Joseph Black

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.10.1
Identifier: Coll-1375
Scope and Contents

The lectures on chemistry by Joseph Black consist of:


  1. 1 volume of lecture notes (1770-1775)
Dates: 1770-1775

Lecture Notes of John Robison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents

Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.

Dates: c1779-c1801

Material relating to Charles Thelander MB ChB (Edin) FRACS

 Collection — Container: CLX-A-1558
Identifier: Coll-1758
Scope and Contents The material is largely photographic but may be added to in the future. There are board-mounted group photographs by A. Swan Watson, Bruntisfield, Edinburgh: Photograph of Theatrical group, with signatures including Charles A. Thelander, dressed as 'nun' SRC, Students' Representative Council, Executive Committee, including Charles A. Thelander, 1903-1904 E.U. Winter...
Dates: 1903-1909

Material relating to Donaldson's Hospital, Edinburgh, and including 4 x letters from W. H. Playfair

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1532
Identifier: Coll-1732
Scope and Contents The material gathered together by the foreman plumber working on the renovations to Donaldson's Hospital in the late-1950s and early-1960s is composed of...: 4 x letters from W. H. Playfair to John Irving, written Edinburgh, 28 November 1942, 24 May 1844, 27 May 1847, and 1 December 1848 1 x printed item, being candidacy of Ann Robertson for 'situation of 'Under Female Teacher in...
Dates: 1842-1853

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