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Dictates of James Pillans by Adam Blackadder

 Fonds — Volume: Gen.2028
Identifier: Coll-1752
Scope and Contents

Single volume of lecture notes taken down by Adam Blackadder at lectures given by James Pillans.

Dates: 1672-1673

Dictates of James Pillans by Alexander Wilson

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.6.6, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_c90d5d9dc88c227041fe91bcc1e5f797
Identifier: Coll-1751
Scope and Contents

Single volume of lecture notes taken down by Alexander Wilson at lectures given by James Pillans.

Dates: 1662

Dictates of James Pillans by Archibald Flint: 'Philosophia Peripatetica'

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1750
Scope and Contents Labelled 'II' and 'III', the location of any other volumes from this series is unknown. Each volume bears a number of illuatrations, largely, though not exclusively, around a theme of motion/impact, which may reflect the nature of the subject of the notes themselves. Flint uses these to decorate title pages and introductory sections, some mimicking as decorated initials within illuminated manuscripts.'Philosophia Peripatetica' is also known as Aristotlean philosophy, referring...
Dates: 1672-1673

Drawings of a Collection of East Indian Plants

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-478
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of drawings from Roxburgh's collection of East Indian plants. These were sent by Nathaniel Wallis (or Wallich) to Robert Wight for the Icones plantarum Indiae orientalis 1840-1853.

Dates: 19th century

Lectures by David Gregory

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.6.12
Identifier: Coll-1608
Scope and Contents Volume consists of teaching material originally produced by David Gregory, here transcribed with numerous drawings by Francis Pringle in Oxford in 1694-1695 and George Wood in St Andrews 1705. The volume's index is in Gregory's hand. The lectures, all by Gregory, are the Institutiones Astronomiae, the Oxford address on professional education he called De Ratione Studii Mathematici Consilium, the Lectiones Opticae, Trigonometria Planorum Angulorum, Geometria Practica, Geometriae de Motu, and...
Dates: c1694-c1705

Manuscripts from the William Drummond of Hawthornden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: De
Scope and Contents

This collection is some of the manuscripts that William Drummond of Hawthornden collected and is the proportion donated to the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 1482 to early 17th century

Manuscripts relating to Vadstena Monastery, Sweden

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-417
Scope and Contents

The manuscripts are:Regula S. Patris nostri Aurelii Augustini ...with its Capitullum 1-24;Additiones ad regulum Sancti Salvatoris et R. P. Petri ...with its Caput 1-55;Sequuntur revelations quas R. P. Petrus;Capitulu generale Watstenensewith its Articulus 1-52; and,Consuetu dines antiquae Watstenenseswith its Consuetudo 1-64.

Dates: 15th century

Material relating to William Black of Aberdeen

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-795
Scope and Contents

The material consists of the Physics courseIntroductio ad physicam specialem, in usum juventutis academicae conscripta1696, and a transcript in both Latin and English along with circa 20 copies of sketches.

Dates: 1693-1696

Miniature prayerbook in Latin

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1314
Scope and Contents

The item has 263 leaves, and measures 115mm by 75mm. It is in a fine calligraphic bookhand, rubrics and headings in red, black morocco over pasteboards.

Dates: 1600-1699

MS precept of seisin signed by George Durie commendator of Dunfermline Abbey 1544

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1595
Scope and Contents This Latin manuscript in ink - a 'precept of seisin' - on a single sheet of vellum is signed by George Durie and twenty-one monks, being: John Baxter, James Murcheston, Thomas Burne, James Re[?], William Burne, James Thomson, Alexander Hunman, John Spendluff, James Crethorne, John Boswell, Patrick Masoun, James Dundass, Thomas Jamesson, John Tresam, David Dundas, John Murray, Robert Hogh, Andrew Brown, Alexander Mow, Alexander Alkyn, and Thomas Lytilione There is an early...
Dates: 1544

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