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Dictates of Andrew Suttie by James Ross

 Fonds — Volume: MS.2666, OpenShelf: data_value_missing_a6c7aeb4a5dcd1e328234396a39827bb
Identifier: Coll-1649
Scope and Contents

Vellum-covered volume of notes taken by student James Ross of lectures in Philosophy given by Andrew Suttie, Regent.

Dates: 1651

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

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.


Click HERE to see a detailed handlist.

Dates: 1922-1972

Lecture notes of John Borthwick of Crookston

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1951
Scope and Contents Seven notebooks containing lecture notes taken down by John Borthwick of Crookston at the University of Edinburgh between 1802 and 1807. Notes on "Humanity" lectures Notes on lectures of Greek, translation from Fenelon's Télémaque and observations upon the maxims of La Rochefoucauld Notes on lectures on moral philosophy by Dugald...
Dates: 1802-1807

Lecture Notes of John Robison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents

Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.

Dates: c1779-c1801

Lectures by Dugald Stewart

 Fonds — Box: Gen.1987-1989
Identifier: Coll-1881
Scope and Contents

3 small, soft-bound volumes of notes taken at lectures on moral pholosophy given by Dugald Stewart.

Dates: 1789-1790

Letter, 27 March 1798, to James Chalmer, signed by Adam Ferguson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1708
Content Description

Autograph letter signed by Adam Ferguson to James Chalmer, solicitor, dated Hallyard, 27 March 1798.


The letter refers to a 'half yearly certificate' which Chalmer will have 'as usual'. and on which he 'will do the needfull'. Ferguson goes on to say that his 'son writes [...] that the Copper Plates are come to hand & I have desired impressions in order to know in which state they come out of Mr [?] keeping...'.

Dates: 1798
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp, who ruled the Mazandarin Province of Iran during the late 15th century, seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants.
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

 Fonds
Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Material relating to the editing of 'Crisis of the democratic intellect', by George Elder Davie

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1555, Folder: Sc-Acc-2016-0189
Identifier: Coll-1792
Content Description

The collection relates to the editing of "Crisis of the democratic intellect", and includes manuscript and typescript, photographs, and promotional material.

Dates: 1980-1986

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 4
Marischal College (1593-1858) 2
Pillans, James (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 2
Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 2
Stewart, Dugald, 1753-1828 (Scottish philosopher and mathematician) 2
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Augier, Felix, fl 1649 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Borthwick, John, fl 1800s (of Crookston | Edinburgh University student) 1
Bradley, Professor, Francis Herbert, 1846-1924 (British Idealist Philosopher) 1
Chalmers, James, fl 1815-1837 1
College of New Jersey (1746-1896) 1
Crombie, Alexander, 1762-1840 (Presbyterian minister, schoolmaster and philosopher) 1
Dalzel, Andrew, 1742-1806 (Professor of Greek and Honorary Librarian, University of Edinburgh) 1
Davie, George Elder, 1912-2007 (philosopher) 1
Descartes, Rene, 1596-1650, French Philosopher, Mathematician, Scientist, Writer 1
Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816 (historian, philosopher) 1
Flamsteed, John (first Astronomer Royal) 1
Flint, Archibald (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
George, Prince of Denmark, 1653-1708 (Prince of Denmark) 1
Glennie, George, 1768-1845 (Professor of Moral Philosophy in Marischal College, and minister of West Parish Church.) 1
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 1
Gregory, Georgina, 1811-1877 1
Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 1
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Harrison, John, 1693-1776 (horologist) 1
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 1
Hume, David, 1711-1776 (Scottish Philosopher) 1
James, William, 1842-1910, Psychologist, Philosopher 1
Jones, Peter Howard, fl 1964-1999 (Professor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Lees, George, fl 1840 (Lecturer in Natural Philosophy, Watt Institution and School of Arts) 1
MacMurray, John, 1891-1976 (chair of moral philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
McKerrow, James Clark, 1887-1965, Doctor and Philosopher 1
Millar, Thomas, fl 1840 (student, Watt Institution and School of Arts) 1
Newton, Sir Isaac, 1642-1727 (mathematician and astronomer) 1
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Ross, James (Student at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (1681-:) 1
Santayana, George, 1863-1952, Philosopher, Essayist, Poet, Novelist 1
Simpson, William, fl 1830s (student, Marischal College) 1
Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677, Dutch Philosopher 1
Sprigge, Professor, Timothy Lauro Squire, 1932-2007 (Emeritus Professor and Honorary Fellow) 1
Suttie, Andrew (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 1
Torrance, James B, 1923-2003 (theologian) 1
Torrance, Thomas Forsyth, 1913-2007 (theologian, and Professor of Christian Dogmatics at New College, Edinburgh) 1
University of Aberdeen (1495-:) 1
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 1
University of Oxford, Balliol College. Balliol College (1263-:) 1
Unknown student (University of Edinburgh) 1
Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer) 1
William, Duke of Gloucester, 1689-1700 (son of Prince George of Denmark) 1
Wilson, Alexander (student, University of Edinburgh) 1
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