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Collection of recordings (78rpm) of a lecture given by Sir Godfrey Thomson in 1950

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1448
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of 5 (lacquer) acetate 78 rpm records containing a recording of a lecture on University teaching given by Godfrey H. Thomson in 1950.

Dates: 1950

Edinburgh University notes on historical topics

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1498
Scope and Contents Manuscript notes in three separate notebooks. One notebook has 'Costain and Watson. Vol.II from 1865' written in ink at the top of the front cover. The first page has notes entitled 'Exchequer and Audit Depts Act of 1865', and the next notes are entitled 'Ballot Act 1872'. Another notebook has 'Newcastle's Electioneering' written in ink at the top of the front cover, with the first page having notes entitled 'Essay on Cromwell's Principles of Gov' followed by lists of names - probably local...
Dates: 1910-1960

Engineering notes of Dr. Russell A. Leather, Edinburgh University student, graduating 1952

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1421
Scope and Contents The content of the 1st and 2nd year engineering note-books (laboratory books) of Dr. Russell A. Leather reflect the wide approach in studies which covered mechanical devices, steel structures and electrical technology. The books include graphwork, drawings, and photographs of late-1940s laboratory equipment at Kings Buildings (1948-1949). Photographs feature the 'Riehle' testing machine', the 'Adie' cement testing machine, a torsion testing machine, the 'Ambler' compression machine, the...
Dates: 1948-1950

John Macmurray Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-35
Scope and Contents

The Papers of John Macmurray contain manuscripts and typescripts of works; transcripts and offprints; lectures and lecture notes, sermons and addresses; exercise books, note books, and loose pages; material in binders and folders.


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Dates: 1922-1972

Lecture notes of Robert Sutherland

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1102
Scope and Contents The collection at E2006.44 contains lecture notes taken while Sutherland attended Edinburgh University in the late-1940s and early-1950s. The material includes: - Minute Book of the Dining Club - Lecture notes on Evidence and Pleading - Lecture notes on Political Science - Lecture notes on Conveyancing, International Private Law -...
Dates: 1947-1951

Lecture Notes, Rhetoric and English Literature, 1878-1879

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1125
Scope and Contents On a title page of one of the two volumes the contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Historical Course, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The name of James Malloch appears there too. Similar information appears on a title page of the second volume. These contents are stated as being notes of Edinburgh University, Rhetoric and English Literature 1878-1879, Theoretical Course, Mondays and Tuesdays. This volume shows the name, James...
Dates: 1878-1879

Lecture on George Mackay Brown by Geoffrey Elborn

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1564, Folder: Coll-1794 / SC-Acc-2017-0005
Identifier: Coll-1794
Content Description

This typescript lecture by Geoffrey Elborn on George Mackay Brown has many manuscript corrections. Elborn refers to "a new novel Time in a red coat is to be published next month by the Hogarth Press". This dates the lecture to 1984 when the GMB title came out.


The incomplete typescript consisting of 10pp is numbered pages 1-9, then page 11.

Dates: 1984

Letters and notebooks of Dr. Henry Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle

 Fonds — Container: CLX-A-1582
Identifier: Coll-1820
Content Description This collection contains two sets of material:1. Letters to Dr. Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle, and addressed variously to: Cumberland Infirmary; Marine Crescent, Waterloo, Liverpool; Playhouse Yard, Thomas Street, Scarbro'; and, Teviot Row, Edinburgh. The letters show that he was assembling information with a view to overseeing a biography of his mentor, John Reid. The collection of letters contains material which would have formed the core of such a work which never came to...
Dates: 1830s-1868

Manuscript Notes from David Hume's Lectures on Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2075
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four volumes (numbered 1, 2, 5 and 6) with spine-labels reading "Hume's Lectures on the Scots Law". Topics include marriage, contracts, teinds, tack, adjudication, and succession in heritage. There are near-contemporary ownership inscriptions (Alex Orrock, Newton of Wemyss) to front pastedown of each volume.Vol. 1 and vol. 6 have numerous additional pages of later notes on agriculture and chemistry at the rear, and extracts from A. W. Kinglake's novel...
Dates: 1790

Manuscript volume containing notes of lectures by Hugh Blair

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2064
Content Description This is a manuscript volume containing notes of lectures by Hugh Blair, Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the University of Edinburgh, taken down by an unknown student. It is dated 1770, and comprises 39 complete lectures.Hugh Blair published his lectures in 1783, but very few manuscripts of his teachings survive nowadays. He did not want any "bastardised" versions to survive, as he called them in his publications, and insisted in his will that all his personal papers...
Dates: 1770

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 8
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 2
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Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 2
Aristotle, 384-322 BC (Greek philosopher) 1
Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley, 1853-1922 (professor of botany, University of Edinburgh and regius keeper of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh) 1
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 1
Bogle, Very Reverend, Andrew Nisbet, 1868-1957 (Minister; Ex-Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland) 1
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 1
Carnall, Geoffrey D., 1927-2015 (Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University) 1
Church of Scotland 1
Cooke, Marian, fl. 1946-1970 (secretary, Moray House College of Education) 1
Craufurd, Thomas, fl 1626-1662 (Regent of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cunningham, Daniel John, 1850-1909 (professor of anatomy, Trinity College Dublin) 1
Currie, Sir Alastair Robert, 1921-1994 (Professor of Pathology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Dalgliesh, George, fl 1660-1662 (University of Edinburgh student) 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Edinburgh University Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 1
Elborn, Geoffrey, 1950-2022 (biographer) 1
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 1
Hume, David, 1711-1776 (Scottish Philosopher) 1
James I, 1394-1437 (King of Scotland) 1
Jones, Peter Howard, fl 1964-1999 (Professor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Leather, Russell A., Dr., b. 1924 (electrical engineer, former Chair of Gannochy Trust) 1
Lonsdale, Henry, 1816-1876 (Edinburgh University alumnus; physician) 1
MacMurray, John, 1891-1976 (chair of moral philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank, Allan, 1748-1816 (Scottish judge) 1
Macphail, Earle Monteith, 1861-1937 (Principal of Madras Christian College) 1
Malloch, James, fl. 1878-1879 1
Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 1
McFarland, Henry Stewart Noel, 1924-1973 (educationist) 1
Melville, James Balfour, of Strathkinness, 1815-1897 1
Melville, John Whyte, of Bennochie and Strathkinness, c 1797-1883 1
Melville, Mary Louisa Balfour-, d 1930 (née Dundas) 1
Orrock, Alex (former owner of student lecture notes dated 1790) 1
Orrock, W W (former owner of student lecture notes dated 1790) 1
Peat, George, fl 1790 (Law student) 1
Pollock, Martin Rivers, 1914-1999 (professor of biology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Rice, David Talbot, 1903-1972 (art historian) 1
Sieveking, Edward Henry, 1816-1904 (English physician) 1
Sutherland, Robert, b. 1926 (Writer to the Signet, Notary Public) 1
The Scottish History Society (1886-) 1
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 1
University of Edinburgh, Department of Molecular Biology (1968-1990) (university department) 1
University of Edinburgh. Department of Pathology (1831-) 1
Wallace, Sir David James, b 1945 (British physicist; former Master of Churchill College) 1
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