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5 x documents: notarial instruments relating to lands in Nether Carlowrie, west of Edinburgh, and in Invertiel, 1528-1566. Marks of 16th century Scottish notaries

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1556
Identifier: Coll-1747
Scope and Contents

5 x documents - notarial instruments - being: Invertiel, 13 November 1528; Nether Carlowrie, 23 January 1529; Nether Carlowrie, 22 June 1535; Nether Carlowrie, 23 February 1540; Nether Carlowrie, 19 April 1566.


At the foot, each document bears a fine penned mark of a 16th century Scottish notary. Old folds, contemporary endorsements.

Dates: 1528-1566

17th century notebook (Heylin / Van Helmont / Gregory)

 Fonds — Folder: Coll-1968 (Dk.3.32)
Identifier: Coll-1968
Scope and Contents

Notebook in multiple hands , including "Observations out off Heylin's Cosmographie", "Religio Medici Van Helmont", "Catlogus Lib. Math consulente Gregario". Also, list of seeds, 1690.

Dates: 17th century

Antiphonal of Benedictine use, in Latin

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1316
Scope and Contents

This is a manuscript volume, written on paper, and has 106 leaves, measuring 155mm by 90mm, with rubrics and staves in red. It is bound in original leather over pasteboards.

Dates: 1700-1799

Bohemian Protest

 Fonds — Box: Coll-1698
Identifier: Coll-1698
Scope and Contents Vellum document surrounded by the seals of the Bohemian nobility in protest at Hus’ treatment at the hands of the Council of Constance.Seals as follows:Left-hand side: Zigismundus De Mileszoniz Wenczeslaus De Ostro Bonslaus De Kozle Johannes De Onssow Theodoricus De Studeny Johannes De Studeny Alsico De Martimez Mladota De Debrawoda Milota De Bohdancze Mickziko De Hnorka Wikerz De...
Dates: 1415

Bound volume containing French currency, letters, and a poem

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1932
Scope and Contents Gathering of loose French currency (assignats), letters, offprints, and a manuscript poem bound in a volume. The reasons behind the gathering of these items are unclear.- Assignats are a short-lived type of French 'fiat money' used during the time of the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars, which resemble bank notes. There are four assignats in this volume, each of...
Dates: 1792-1862

Charter document with seal. A sale of land, between William Ker, Earl of Roxburgh, and Lord Newbottle, 1663

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1744
Content Description

Charter document with seal. A sale of land, between William Ker, Earl of Roxburgh, and Lord Newbottle, 1663.

Dates: 1663

Commentary on 'De Sphaera'

 Fonds — Volume: Dk.7.29
Identifier: Coll-1947
Scope and Contents

Volume entitled Buchananus De Sphaera: George Buchanan, with commentary by Adam King, covering key aspects of mathematical, natural philosophical, and astronomical knowledge from antiquity to the early modern period, from the Christian West and the Islamicate and pre-Islamic East, and from Copernicus to Galileo and Kepler. Bound with this is a second manuscript containing poetry by King.

Dates: c1616

"De Microcosmi signatura doctor" by Ioannes Martinus Hispanus Salmanticensis

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2021
Content Description This is an anthology of manuscript texts relating to astrology and divination, entitled "De microcosmi signatura doctor ioannes martinus hispanus salmanticensis" and dating from 1630. The author could be "doctore ioanne martino hispano salamanticense" as many writings bear the name. This is possibly Juan Martínez Silíceo (1486-1557), who taught at the University of Salamanca, although he is not the scribe of the present volume, which dates from several decades after his death.The...
Dates: 1630

Degree and Graduation portraits of Margaret Robertson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1088
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: a black and white photograph - studio portrait - of Margaret Robertson wearing academic dress during the period of her graduation in 1919; copy of a studio portrait, seated pose, during the period of graduation; and, degree certificate or parchment of Margaret Robertson, interesting for the hand-corrected script indicating 1919 rather than 1909 (and indicative of the shortage of parchment paper in the wake of the 1914-1918 war).

Dates: 1919

Dictates of Andrew Suttie by James Ross

 Fonds — Volume: MS.2666, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_a6c7aeb4a5dcd1e328234396a39827bb
Identifier: Coll-1649
Scope and Contents

Vellum-covered volume of notes taken by student James Ross of lectures in Philosophy given by Andrew Suttie, Regent.

Dates: 1651

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