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Material relating to the University studies of James K. Watson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1321
Scope and Contents The scrapbook or album (commonplace book) contains class cards, class certificates, notes and other printed matter relating to the study period of James Kenneth Watson at Edinburgh University - covering 1888-91, and subjects such as Chemistry, Practical Chemistry, Anatomy, Practical Anatomy, Anatomical demonstrations, Botany, Natural History, Institutes of Medicine, Practical Physiology, Practical Pathology, Practical Materia Medica, including Pharmacy, Materia Medica, General Pathology,...
Dates: 1885-1896

Papers of Margaret Christie (née Campbell)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2113
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of papers and photographs of Margaret Christie née Campbell, covering the period from her service in the WAAF to the 1970s, possibly to the 1990s. There also is a brooch of the Dunfermline College of Hygiene and Physical Education. Photograph album covering Margaret's adult life, from her war service in the WAAF, her service in the Middle East (including in Luxor, Egypt), her wedding...
Dates: 1917-c 1990s

Papers of Sir John Jackson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1490
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the papers of Sir John Jackson, including: Photograph albums. Albums of newspaper clippings relating to Sir John Jackson's work, and to his and his family's personal life. Personal and business correspondence. Material relating to Sir John Jackson's candidacy as MP for Devonport in 1904, 1906, and 1910. ...
Dates: 1838-2002

Papers of the Harman family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1906
Scope and Contents

Sketchbooks and papers relating to the Harman family and their travel around Europe, including Ireland and Italy.

Dates: 1890s-1935

Pen and ink sketches of William Stewart Watson, whilst on tour in Rome in 1840

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1432
Scope and Contents Folio album of original pen and ink sketches compiled by the artist while on a tour of Rome in 1840. The album contains over 250 mounted drawings executed on tracing paper and these vary in size from a few inches square to full and half-page preparatory sketches for paintings. Contemporary half vellum, marbled boards. Signed Stewart Wilson, Rome 1840, on inner cover, above which is mounted the main section of the title page for the sale catalogue, March 1887, of the 'Collection...
Dates: 1840

Photograph album of Sheena Tennant Kendall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2054
Content Description This is a photograph album of Sheena Lillian Grant Tennant Kendall (1883-1974), composer and daughter of wealthy Scottish industrialist James Tennant. Kendall is well identified in the album, which documents a period of residence in Japan (1919-24), as well as travels in Egypt, Burma, Ceylon, Malaysia and Shanghai, and their life at Scottish and English country estates. It also includes 19 photos of Hakone, Japan in the aftermath of the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923; images of horse racing...
Dates: 1919-1925

Photograph album related to the Gotch-Robinson High School (or Shoushan Middle School)

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1998
Content Description This is an album containing approxmately 147 photographs with captions, showing staff, students, premises and scenes from the Gotch-Robinson High School (also known as Shoushan Middle School) in the 1920s. The school was a British Baptist school located in Tsingchowfu, Shantung, in North China. It was founded in 1917 by the English Baptist Missionary Society, and was dissolved in 1929 amid the changes in the education system after the Nationalists took over Shandong province.The...
Dates: 1926-1929

Photograph album showing Fez, Morocco

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2015
Content Description

This is a photo album containing 37 photographs of Fez, Morocco. The photographs mostly show everyday life in the streets and houses of Fez. Four photos show general views of the city. On the reverse there is the stamp of Joseph Bouhsira, one of the first Moroccan photographers who opened his studio in the Jewish quarter of Fez in the early 1910s.

Dates: early 20th century

Poetry album of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-480
Identifier: Coll-2090
Content Description This is an album dated 1861 belonging to Scottish poet Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, who was married to Arthur Antoine Czarnecki, a Polish exile residing in Scotland. The album primarily focuses on politically engaged poetry that vehemently protests against "Russian atrocities" while celebrating the triumph of Garibaldi in Italy.The volume comprises a variety of interesting elements, including original manuscript poetry written by Czarnecki herself. These poems are accompanied by...
Dates: 1861

Scrapbook album compiled by Violet de la Mare, including two manuscript poems by Walter de la Mare

 Item — Box: CLX-A-354
Identifier: Coll-1834
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook album compiled by Violet de la Mare, sister-in-law of poet Walter de la Mare. It contains numerous newspaper clippings, some relating to de la Mare's fiction and articles by him; and two unpublished poems by Walter to his nephew James Roy Delamare.

Dates: 1884-1950

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City of London (England) 1
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Civil engineers 1
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Simon?s Town Cape of Good Hope South Africa 1
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English 13
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Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 3
Allinson, Thomas Richard, 1858-1918 (physician, businessman and journalist) 1
Arbuthnot, Doreen, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
Ballantyne, Robert Michael, 1825-1894 (Scottish writer) 1
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Boott, Mary, fl 1824-1857 (née Hardcastle | artist) 1
Bouhsira, Joseph, 1890-1943 (photographer) 1
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 1
Carrick, William, 1827-1878 (artist and photographer) 1
Carvalho, Caroline-Marie, 1827-1895 (French opera singer) 1
Christie, Margaret, d 1996 or 1997 (née Campbell | Dunfermline College of Hygiene and Physical Education alumna) 1
Cialdini, Enrico, 1811-1892 (Italian soldier, politician and diplomat) 1
Colquhoun, E. M. G., fl 1837-1838 (advocate) 1
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658 (English military and political leader) 1
Czarnecki, Louisa Agnes, fl 1861 (Scottish poet) 1
Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1
Drummond, Frances A, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Drummond, Jean, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Drummond, Victoria A, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 1
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 1
Garibaldi, Guiseppe, 1807 - June 1882 (Italian General, Patriot, Revolutionary and Republican) 1
Gemmell, Alice Caroline Anne, 1879-1951 (daughter of Caroline Elizabeth Houstoun) 1
Harman, Nathaniel Bishop-, fl 1890-1935 (physician) 1
Henry VIII, 1491-1547 (King of England) 1
Hjort, Johan, 1869-1948 (fisheries scientist, marine zoologist, oceanographer) 1
Houstoun, Caroline Elizabeth , 1840-1926 (granddaughter of General Sir Robert Houstoun KCB) 1
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 (French writer and political activist) 1
Jackson, Ellen Julia, fl 1876-1919 (wife of Sir John Jackson) 1
Jackson, John, Sir, 1851-1919 (civil engineer; engineering contractor) 1
John, Henry Craven St, 1837-1909 (Royal Navy Officer) 1
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 1
Lumsden, Susy F, fl 1910s (treasurer of 'The Cavalier club') 1
Lyell, Leonard, 1st Baron Lyell, 1850-1926 1
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 1
Mare, Violet de la, 1874-1962 (sister-in-law of Walter de la Mare) 1
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 1
Mortimer, William Charles Chapman-, 1907-1988 (novelist; pen-name Chapman Mortimer) 1
Pender, Iain McAllister Moffatt-, 1896-1961 (Scottish writer and Gaelic revivalist) 1
Pugh, Derek Salman, 1930-2015 (Psychologist, business theorist, and Emeritus Professor) 1
Skene, James, 1775-1864 (lawyer and artist) 1
Smythe, Barbara E, b 1899 (editor of The Cavalier) 1
Tait, Peter Guthrie, 1831-1901 (mathematician and physicist) 1
The Royal National Mòd (1892-) 1
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 1
Victoria, 1819-1901 (Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland | Empress of India) 1
Watson, James Kenneth, fl.1885-1896 (surgeon) 1
Watson, William Stewart, 1800-1870 (Scottish painter and artist) 1
White, Adam, 1817-1879 1
Williamson, John, fl. 1888-1894 (novelist, playwright and poet) 1
Women's Auxiliary Air Force (1939-1949) (WAAF) 1
Zaharoff, Basil, 1849-1936 (arms-dealer, industrialist) 1
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