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Papers of Catherine R. Borland

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-241
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 7 notebooks and a file of correspondence relating to Borland's work on the catalogue of western medieval manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library, 1911-1916 (catalogue available online (external link)).
Dates: 1911-1916

Papers of Charles Mackie

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-423
Scope and Contents Volumes: Index Funereus 29 Annorum, June 1727 - June 1756 (Dc.1.47) Commonplace books containing chiefly notes and extracts on Roman and general history, 2 vols [also containing a list in vol. 2 of Mackie's students in History and Roman Antiquities] (Dc.5.24) Annotationes in ontologiam Gerrardi de Vries, 1703 (Dc.7.79) Commonplace book containing various...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1703-1756

Papers of Dr. John Walker

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents [to be completed]
Dates: 1731-1803

Papers of John Nimmo M.D.

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-819
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: manuscript volume of which first page is headedWestminster Infirmary for diseases of the eye; and, bundles of manuscript notes contained in two boxes, and on medical subjects.
Dates: 1804-1820

Papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-78
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson within Gen. 1627-1645 consist of general and individual correspondence and correspondence with institutions and publishers. There is material and notes on churches, about crofters, emigration, genealogy, and the Northern Isles. There are lectures and notes; personal and family papers; photographs; and, press cuttings. There is manuscript material, typescript material, and proofs. These all cover the period 1935-1993. The collection also...
Dates: 1549-1993

Papers of Professor Walter Horace Bruford

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-806
Scope and Contents The material contains: manuscript summary and introduction material includingThe economic foundations of the German classical period; two loose-leaf notebooks with notes; and, a Cambridge document of 1958 in Latin.
Dates: 1958-1968

Papers of Robert Kirk

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-394
Scope and Contents These might be referred to loosely as commonplace books. Extracts of texts by others predominate alongside original notes by Kirk.
Dates: 1660-1674

Papers of the Ferretti Family of Ancona

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1014
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of some 121 unpublished manuscript documents - in Latin and Italian - relating to the Papal States and the House of Ferretti. The collection also contains many supporting photocopied items (articles etc), and some colour photographs of Palazzo Ferretti in Ancona. There is a large envelope containing city plans of Ancona.This material offers a detailed account of the private lives of the minor nobles in the Papal States after the Sack of Rome in 1527 and...
Dates: 1574-1746

Papers relating to Robert Rollock

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.4.68
Identifier: Coll-475
Scope and Contents The material bound together consists of: 'Commentarius in primam beati Apostoli Petri Epistolam, a D. Roberto Rolloco ... inchoatus, et ab henrico Charterisio ... absolutus, 1627; and 'Latin epitaphs on Rollock by various friends and colleagues', circa 1627.
Dates: 17th century

Portolano Charts

 Fonds — Folder: Dc.1.40
Identifier: Coll-398
Scope and Contents This particular small collection is composed of charts drawn by Franciscus Oliva, one of a well-known family of Italian map-makers, in Marseille in 1650. The charts are of the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and the coasts of Western Europe and North-western Africa.
Dates: 1650

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Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 2
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Augier, Felix, fl 1649 1
Black, William, fl 1693-1696, Professor 1
Blackadder, Adam (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Borland, Catherine Robina, d 1946 (manuscript historian) 1
Bruford, Walter Horace, 1894-1988, Professor of German 1
Buchanan, George, 1506-1582 (Scottish expatriate, historian and scholar, anti-absolutist and satyrist of clerical vice) 1
Council of Constance (ecumenical body) 1
Craufurd, Thomas, fl 1626-1662 (Regent of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 1
Dalgliesh, George, fl 1660-1662 (University of Edinburgh student) 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 1
Durie, George, c 1496-1577 (commendator of Dunfermline) 1
Flint, Archibald (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 1
Guild, William (theologian) 1
Helmont, Jean Baptiste van, 1577-1644 1
Heylyn, Peter, 1600-1662 1
Highland Society of Scotland 1
Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Hume, Andrew Crawford, d. 1970 (Veterinary Surgeon) 1
Hume, Thomas, (1852-1890) (Surgeon) 1
Hus, Jan (Czech priest, philosopher, early Christian reformer) 1
James I and VI, 1566-1625 (King of England, Scotland and Ireland) 1
King, Adam, c1560-c1625 (Scottish polymath) 1
King, William, fl17th century (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 1
Kirk, Robert, 1644-1692 (Folklorist and Church minister) 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Martínez Silíceo, Juan, 1486-1557 1
Natural History Society of Edinburgh 1
Nimmo, John, d 1827, Doctor 1
Olivia, Franciscus (Italian map maker) 1
Pringle, Francis, fl1705 (physician and professor of Greek, University of St Andrews) 1
Robertson, Margaret, 1895-1987, Teacher 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Rollock, Robert, c1555-1599 (Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Ross, James (Student at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Roxburgh, William, 1751-1815 (Botanist) 1
Scott, Francis, fl. 1661-1662 (student?) 1
Suttie, Andrew (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 1
Town Council, Edinburgh 1
University of Edinburgh, Natural History Collection. Natural History Collection (1697-1812) 1
Walker, John, 1731-1803 (professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman) 1
Wilson, Alexander (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Wood, George, fl1705 1
Young, Robert Burns, b. 1874, Scientist 1
Young, Thomas (Baillie, Edinburgh) 1
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