Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 39

2 Common-place books with medical receipts and prescriptions, and with gardening hints

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1555
Scope and Contents The common-place books are written in the same hand, largely, and are described as: 1 x common-place book, small 4to, with 174pp numbered, dating from 1817-1837, though a later style of handwriting on last unnumbered 4 pp feature the date 1849. Original lightly diced Russia, lacking spine. Manuscript medical receipts, prescriptions. Entries feature named Scottish doctors or Scottish periodicals. An extensive...
Dates: 1810-1860

Clinical cases of Dr. Rutherford and Dr. Gregory, November 1793

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1326
Scope and Contents An index at the beginning of this substantial volume of clinical case notes lists 28 women and 31 men with their symptoms and treatment recorded in manuscript notes over more than 600 pages. The manuscript offers much information on the methods of these two leading 18th century Scottish physicians.
Dates: 1793

Collection of Admiral Henry Craven St John

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1872
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of effects that belonged to Henry Craven St John, a young Lieutenant (later Commander, then Admiral) who brilliantly fought against pirates in the Chinese Seas in the 1860s. It includes: a presentation scroll to Commander Henry Craven St John, conveying thanks for his fighting piracy at Laksui (1866); a covering letter from the Admiralty (1866); a mahogany and brass-fitted medicine box (1860s); and an album of c. 300 watercolours executed by Henry Craven St John,...
Dates: 1850s-1870s

Collection of Library slips relating to Edinburgh University theses, 1844

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1288
Scope and Contents The 5 x slips (fragments) were discovered by cataloguing staff inside earlier Edinburgh University theses. They are handwritten in ink. The fragments are: - a note of page references with some remarks relating to a medical text - a list of theses sent either by or to Prof. Christison, Edinburgh College, 26 July 1844 - with the names Vass, Anderson, Chepmell, Etherington, Fleming, Jones ...
Dates: 1844

Collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh" in three volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2030
Content Description This is a collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh". It is divided in three volumes: 1957-1965 (vol. I), 1966-1969 (vol. II), and 1970-1976 (vol. III). The foreword explains that "as an appreciation of the outstanding contribution to Surgical Science and Immunology made by Sir Michael Woodruff during his occupation of the Chair of Surgery (formerly Surgical Science), his colleagues have compiled a collection of most...
Dates: 1957-1976

Correspondence relating to the Scottish Anti-Vaccination League

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-723
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of correspondence relating to the Scottish Anti-Vaccination League, Kirkcaldy, 1896-1897.
Dates: 1896-1897

Diaries of Dr. I. M. MacIntosh - Antarctica 1956-1957, 1961-1962

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1285
Scope and Contents E2010.32 consists of typescript copies of the Diary of Dr. MacIntosh. Antarctica 1956-1957 and Dr. MacIntosh's Diary 1961-1962. South on 'Venturer'. Ashore at Leith Harbour. Home by 'Harvester''. There are also photocopies of the diaries. The diaries were discovered in 2007 through a bookshop by George R. Cummings - Chairman of the Salvesen's Ex-Whalers Club, and a whaler on the 'Southern Venturer', 1961-62, and mess-boy on...
Dates: 1956-1962

Diaries of Dr. S. W. Carruthers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1134
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes and news cuttings at Dc.2.76/17, a dissertation at Gen. 1931, and three manuscript diaries at E2008.14. The material at Dc.2.76/17 consists of a notebook (circa 17 pages) with notes accompanying several newspaper cuttings on various University activities. The front cover is noted 'Edinburgh University / Various Student Activities / 1887-1888'. It contains clippings relating to: the Rectorial Elections 1887 and 1888 and from theScottish Leader28...
Dates: 1885-1888

Diary of Isabel Jane Thorne

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-842
Identifier: Coll-1175
Scope and Contents The diary is 43pp. long (foolscap). It is a copy of typescript with corrections. It begins with her birth and family circumstances as she grew up, and includes her life as a governess, her marriage and journey to China, the birth of her children, the Taiping Rebellion, medical training in London and studies in Edinburgh, and her return to London. The diary ends in 1886-1887 and with brief description of personal celebrations around the Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
Dates: 1887

Lectures notes taken down by Nicholas Willett Chavasse

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1282
Scope and Contents The bound manuscript volume of Dr. Saunders's Clinical Lectures is dated 25 January 1784, and is noted with the names: Nicholas Willett Chavasse; C.H. Chavasse, June 1805; and Thomas Chavasse, 20 August 1817. Section headings contained in it include: Observations on a cutaneous infection; Observations on a case of chronic Rheumatism; Case of Thoracic inflammation; Observations on a case of Rheumatism; case of Rheumatic Gout; and, Observations on a case of...
Dates: 1784

Filtered By

  • Repository: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections X
  • Subject: Medicine X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Medicine 23
Medicine | History | 10
Medical students 6
Student lecture notes 5
University of Edinburgh -- students 5
∨ more
Anatomy 4
Physicians 4
Medicine | Research | 3
Students 3
Commonplace-books 2
Diaries 2
Medals 2
Midwifery 2
Sketchbooks & albums 2
Student notes 2
Surgeons 2
Surgery 2
University of Edinburgh -- Medals 2
Women in medicine 2
Women students 2
Agriculture 1
Albums 1
Animal embryology 1
Calorimeters 1
Calorimetry 1
Carbon Dioxide 1
Case Notes 1
Chemistry 1
China 1
China -- Hong Kong 1
Cloning 1
Correspondence 1
Crimean War, 1853-1856 | 1
Diplomas 1
Diseases 1
Dissertations, Academic 1
Drugs 1
Embryos 1
Examination Papers 1
Family papers 1
Forensic medicine 1
Gardening 1
Genetics 1
Greece 1
Hockey 1
Horticulture 1
Italy 1
Japan 1
Law (Scotland) 1
Lectures and Lecturing 1
Malta 1
Materia medica 1
Medical instruments and apparatus 1
Medical students | Scotland | 1
Medicine (Pharmacy) 1
Medicine | Edinburgh (Scotland) | Study and teaching | 1
Medicine | Research | Scotland | Edinburgh | 1
Medicine, Military | 1
Medicine, Naval 1
Metaphysics 1
Midwifery | Scotland | Edinburgh | 1
Midwives 1
Natural History 1
Neurosurgery 1
Note-taking | 1
Offprints 1
Order of St. John 1
Pathology 1
Pharmacopoeias | 1
Photograph albums 1
Physicians (General practice) 1
Physiology 1
Piracy 1
Public Health 1
Regenerative Medicine 1
Seahouses (England) 1
Ships 1
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 1
Stem cells 1
Surgery | Edinburgh (Scotland) | 1
Surgery, Military | 1
Surgery, Naval | 1
Syphilis 1
Temperature Measurements 1
Therapeutics 1
Thermodynamics 1
Transgenic animals 1
University of Edinburgh -- Group photograph 1
Vaccination 1
Vaccines 1
Veterinary Medicine 1
Veterinary students | 1
Voyages and Travel 1
War | Medical aspects | 1
Watercolor painting 1
Whaling 1
certificate 1
medicine bottles 1
medicine chests 1
medicines (material) 1
∧ less
 
Language
English 26
English 12
Latin 2
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 9
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 2
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Saunders, William, 1743-1817 (physician) 2
Abraham, Robert, fl 1823-1825 (Physician, journalist and lawyer; University of Edinburgh alumnus) 1
∨ more
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Anderson, Charles A., fl. 1888-1934 (surgeon) 1
Anderson, John William Johnsten, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Ballingall, George, Sir, 1780-1855 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burditt, William Fotherby, 1849-1931, New Brunswick businessman 1
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Carruthers, Dr., Samuel William, 1866-1962 (Doctor; Anaesthetist) 1
Chavasse, Nicholas Willett, fl. 1763-1784 (surgeon) 1
Chepmell, Edward Charles, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 1
Cooter, Roger, 1948- 1
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 1
Cunningham, Daniel John, 1850-1909 (professor of anatomy, Trinity College Dublin) 1
Dott, Norman McOmish, 1897-1973 (Neurosurgeon) 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician | Professor at University of Edinburgh) 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1773-1832 (the younger | British physician) 1
Fleming, Alexander, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Fordyce, George, 1736-1802 (physician) 1
Fotherby, Henry Isaac, 1822-1905, Doctor 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Graves, William H. Y., 1799-1853, Doctor 1
Gregory, James, d. 1731 (Professor of Medicine, King's College, Aberdeen) 1
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 1
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
John, Henry Craven St, 1837-1909 (Royal Navy Officer) 1
Jones, Frederick Denbigh, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Jones, Thomas Cumpston, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 1
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794 (French chemist) 1
MacIntosh, Ian M., Dr., fl. 1952-1962 (medical doctor at whaling station, South Georgia) 1
Macaskie, James Griffith, Dr, 1856-1945 (general practitioner) 1
McMillen, Frederick Hugh, fl 1938-1943 (Veterinary student) 1
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 1
NHS Education for Scotland 1
Nimmo, John, d 1827, Doctor 1
Norbert Dentressangle 1
Orr, Robert Low, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Orr, William J, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Philip, Dr., Grant E. (Doctor, Crime fiction writer) 1
Robertson, John C., fl. 1897 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Robson, James Scott, Professor, 1921-2010 (professor of medicine, Edinburgh University) 1
Roslin Institute 1
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 1
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 1
Royal Medical Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) 1
Rutherford, Daniel, 1749-1819 (physician and botanist) 1
Rutherford, John, 1695-1779 (Professor of Medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Schofield, Anne Dollar, 1921-2015 (née Davies | Physician) 1
Thomson, Alexander, fl 1880s (doctor, Edinburgh University medical student) 1
Thomson, Emily Charlotte, 1864-1955 (doctor; medical officer to Dundee Women's Hospital) 1
Thorne, Isabel Jane, 1834-1910 (campaigner for medical education for women) 1
University of Edinburgh MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (stem cell research centre) 1
University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library 1
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 1
Vass, James, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Wardell, John Richard, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Watson, James Kenneth, fl.1885-1896 (surgeon) 1
Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer) 1
Whytt, Robert, 1714-1766 (professor of theory of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Wilmut, Ian, Sir, 1944-: (professor of reproductive science, University of Edinburgh) 1
Woodruff, Sir Michael Francis Addison, 1911-2001 (Knight | Surgeon) 1
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 1
∧ less