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Collection of illustrations showing plumage of the Leghorn Fowl

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Identifier: Coll-1165
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of various proofs forTransactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol.LIX., pp.533-562. (c.1938). Various proofs prior to the final copy include: - Plate I - colour illustrations mounted on card - illustrations 1 to 12 - Plate II - colour illustrations mounted on card - illustrations 13 to 24 - Plate III - monochrome proof - illustrations 25-31...
Dates: c.1938

Collection of inserts - letters, notes, printed items - found in titles in the library of F. A. E. Crew

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1555, Folder: Coll-1791 / SC-Acc-2016-0172
Identifier: Coll-1791
Content Description Collection of inserts - letters, notes, printed items - found in titles in the library of F. A. E. Crew, and these are (with shelfmark references to the monograph in which he item was inserted): Compliments slip, Jonathan Cape, Publisher - Crew. 39 News clippping, Daily Telegraph 23 May 1954? 'Twin chicks hatched. First in Britain' - Crew. 56 Letter, ts, 16 March 1970, from Roland Grant,...
Dates: 1950-1970

Collection of James S.K. Elmslie, Veterinary Surgeon

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Identifier: Coll-1105
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - c.100 photographic negatives showing animals and farmyard themes - undated news clipping about the death of Principal O. Charnock Bradley, head of the then Royal (Dick) Veterinary College - report of the visit to Kenya undetaken by Elmslie and Brennan in 1960 - memorandum from the Colonial Office, 1930, relating to agricultural,...
Dates: 1930-1970

Collection of John Hector (1845-1934)

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Identifier: CSWC 4
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three volumes which seem to date from after Hector's return from India but contain extracts from lectures given and hymns, songs and verses collected while he was there: (1) volume, similar to a commonplace book, with hymns, songs and verses noted by Hector, some translated by him from Bengali or French, and some other notes and newspaper articles (various dates); (2) extracts from Hector's lectures to his students in Calcutta (extracts written by Hector at a later...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Collection of Joseph Ross (1890-1969)

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Identifier: CSWC 3
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of letters from and articles about missionaries who knew Ross, who were connected with the Boy Scout Association or who were associated with Aberdeen. Much of the material was collected by Ross for use in his Sunday school classes, but some is more personal, many of the articles are cutting from Life and Work or other missionary publications, and there are some photographs. There is only a small amount on each...
Dates: 1920-1962

Collection of letters relating to Nova Scotia

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Identifier: Coll-335
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a descriptive sketch of Nova Scotia, dated 1783 on the spine of the item; and, letters relating to Nova Scotia including some from the politician Henry Dundas (1742-1811), 1st Viscount Melville, on the defence of the province in the event of war with America.
Dates: 1783-1813

Collection of Library slips relating to Edinburgh University theses, 1844

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Identifier: Coll-1288
Scope and Contents The 5 x slips (fragments) were discovered by cataloguing staff inside earlier Edinburgh University theses. They are handwritten in ink. The fragments are: - a note of page references with some remarks relating to a medical text - a list of theses sent either by or to Prof. Christison, Edinburgh College, 26 July 1844 - with the names Vass, Anderson, Chepmell, Etherington, Fleming, Jones ...
Dates: 1844

Collection of Manuscripts relating to the Society of Friends

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Identifier: Coll-499
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscripts relating to the Society of Friends and copied by J. Cruickshank.
Dates: 18th century

Collection of Material on Disturbances in Kono, Sierra Leone, 1957

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Identifier: Coll-494
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a Sierra Leone Colonial Government file on the disturbances in Kono 1957 and contains a map, cuttings and typescript material.
Dates: 1957

Collection of material relating to Christian Science

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Identifier: Coll-734
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of material gathered together by Mrs. Stella Hadden Alexander who had received the degree of CSB from the Christian Science College in Boston, 1906. She had been a student of Augusta E. Stetson (d. 1928) herself a student of Mary Baker Eddy. The material is composed of: newspaper articles on Mary Baker Eddy, Augusta E. Stetson, and on Christian Science; printed items on the church; off-prints and journals including copies ofChristian Science quarterlyfor May 1926, and...
Dates: 1900-1928

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Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 3
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Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research - Edinburgh Research Station. IAPGR (1986-1993) 3
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Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 2
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