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Collection of Photographs of Persia (Iran), 1874

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-797
Scope and Contents The photographs held in a decorated binder, include those of: Venus passing the sun over Iran, December 1874; the interior of the observatory at Isfahan (Ispahan); the astronomical station Baugh-i-Zerecht; bridge at Sende-Roud; a city gate; the Maidan of Isfahan; the Mosquee Royale, Tomb of Ali, and other mosques; views in Qum; and views in other Iranian cities.
Dates: 1874

Collection of Photographs relating to Rex v. Ruxton 1935

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-704
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of circa 43 black and white photographs, many of them duplicated, of severed limbs and bones, bodies in decomposition, skull and cranial features, foot casts, shoes and other personal effects. There are tracing paper sketches of skull dimensions, feet, and bone cross-sections.
Dates: 1935-1936

Collection of the Rt. Rev. Stanley Booth-Clibborn

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1063
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 box of circa 20 glass plate negatives of the All Africa Youth Conference, 1960s, village elders, and the Limuru Conference Centre, Kenya 1 file of circa 60 letters relating to the Nigeria / Biafra war, 1969-1970 1 file of correspondence and printed matter relating to the National Council of Churches of Kenya, and NCCK Partners election...
Dates: 1957-1996

Collection of Thomas Jaffrey McNair

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1269
Scope and Contents The collection is composed largely of black and white photographs reflecting Thomas Jaffrey McNair's study and leisure-time activities while at Edinburgh University. There are photographs of: group photo Union women's dinner 1949 group photo Union men's dinner 1949 group photo Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Mr Walter Mercer's Clinique, Winter 1947 group photo...
Dates: 1946-1963

Collection relating to Eric Henry Liddell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-218
Scope and Contents Small collection of items, from multiple sources, relating to Eric Liddell.
Annual sports programmes of Edinburgh University Athletic Club, 1923-1925, showing Liddell's times in the races entered, and an annotated Scottish Inter-Universities programme, 1923; two photographs of a memorial stone in China; Wedding invitation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 20th century

Correspondence relating to Copper Mining in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), 1960-1962

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-688
Scope and Contents This material is incoming correspondence relating to Coleman's research into Northern Rhodesian (Zambian) copper mining. There are also 4 photographs, three of which are copies of an image of Nchanga incline shaft in 1927, and one of Nchanga football team.
Dates: 1960-1962

Diaries of Frederick Thomas Morrison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-443
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of diaries kept during Morrison's service as an engineer with the Africa Lakes Company, 1882-1887, as well as engravings and photographs of subjects around the lakes and rivers.
Dates: 1882-1887

Eric Olof Lundholm

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1055
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of black and white photographs taken in the 1940s, largely of archaeological sites in the Greece and the Middle East (Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Libya, Israel, Lebanon) but also of camps of the Royal Engineers in oil and water operations during the Second World War, and a selection of guide-books to the areas visited. The guide-books are these: Iraq: for issue to Officers down to...
Dates: 1938-1946

Handmade magazine The Cavalier, double Xmas no 1916 Vol. IV, together with a photograph album of the Smythe family

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1880
Scope and Contents One handmade 'magazine' constructed by Scottish ladies forming a group called 'The Cavalier Club', composed of Barbara E. Smythe (editor), Susy F. Lumsden (treasurer), Jean Drummond, Victoria A. Drummond, Frances A. Drummond, Doreen Arbuthnot, and Susan Newdegate. The magazine is entitled The Calavier and was to be borrowed by a select group of recipients, to help raise funds for the war effort. This is the Double Xmas no. 1916, vol IV. It includes short...
Dates: 1916-1930

Helen Lewise Dougal Archive relating to Patrick Geddes and Scots College, Montpellier

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1534
Identifier: Coll-2045
Content Description This fonds consists of material of Helen Lewise Dougal relating to Patrick Geddes and the Scots College in Montpellier. Includes photos (originals and copies), booklets, letters, and a CD containing photos. Postcards of Sète and Montpellier, 1929. Article entitled Patrick Geddes in his Montpellier setting by A.D. Peacock, ca 1927. Print of...
Dates: 1927-1934

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Photographs 65
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University of Edinburgh -- staff 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
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Missions 4
Students 4
University of Edinburgh -- Alumni and alumnae 4
Christianity -- China 3
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Lectures and Lecturing 3
Medical students 3
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Sports 3
Surgeons 3
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University of Edinburgh -- Photographs 3
University of Edinburgh -- students 3
Albums 2
Amateur Theatre 2
Archaeological sites 2
Autonomy and independence movements 2
Carte de visite photographs 2
Charters 2
China -- Shandong 2
China -- Shanghai 2
Christmas Cards 2
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Decolonization 2
Edinburgh -- Scotland 2
Engraving 2
Family papers 2
Female circumcision | Kenya | 2
India 2
Kenya 2
Manchuria (China) 2
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Physicians 2
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Scotland 2
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Africa, East 1
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Arak (Iran) | 1
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Austria -- Vienna 1
Authors and Publishers 1
Awards 1
Baghdad (Iraq) | 1
Botanical illustration 1
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Caen, Battle of, 1944 | 1
Calotype 1
Cattle 1
Celtic Revival 1
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Charters | Collections | 1
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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 7
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 2
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 2
Abraham, Sir Edward Penley, 1913-1999 (English biochemist) 1
Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848 (Photographer and Engineer) 1
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Arbuthnot, Doreen, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Arthur, John William, 1881-1952, Medical Missionary in Kenya 1
Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
Bradley, O. Charnock (Principal, Roayl (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh) 1
Brash, James Couper, 1886-1958 (Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University) 1
Brennan, A. D. J. (Veterinarian) 1
Browne, Margaret (Megan), 1911-1991 (Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Acting Head of the School of Social Study, University of Edinburgh) 1
Campbell, Daisy Helen Burnley-, 1891-1973 (later Warrand) 1
Campbell, John Frederick, 1790-1860 (1st Earl Cawdor) 1
Carvalho, Caroline-Marie, 1827-1895 (French opera singer) 1
Chrystal, George, 1851-1911 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 1
Church Missionary Society 1
Cialdini, Enrico, 1811-1892 (Italian soldier, politician and diplomat) 1
Coleman, Francis L., fl. 1971-1993, Economist, Economic Historian 1
Cowan House (student hall of residence) 1
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658 (English military and political leader) 1
Currie, Sir Alastair Robert, 1921-1994 (Professor of Pathology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Czarnecki, Louisa Agnes, fl 1861 (Scottish poet) 1
Darling, Sir Frank Fraser, 1903-1979 (human ecologist and senior lecturer in ecology and conservation, University of Edinburgh) 1
Davie, George Elder, 1912-2007 (philosopher) 1
Davies, Reginald, 1887-1971 (Colonial Administrator) 1
Dickson, William Kirk, 1860-1949, Librarian and Historian 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Dougal, Helen Lewise, 1906-1976 (Scottish teacher) 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
Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group (1954-) 1
Edinburgh University Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 1
Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 1
Ellis, Peter Berresford, b 1943 (British historian and author) 1
Elmslie, James S. K., fl. 1930-1970 (Veterinarian) 1
Fletcher, Charles Montague, 1911-1995 (physician and epidemiologist) 1
Fraser, John R, d 1961 (Glaciologist, Imperial College, and Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Fraser, Sir John, 1885-1947 (Principal of Edinburgh University and surgeon) 1
Freshwater, Nancy (Annie), 1874-1959 (Married to missionary Will Freshwater) 1
Freshwater, Will, 1872-1936 (Missionary) 1
Garibaldi, Guiseppe, 1807 - June 1882 (Italian General, Patriot, Revolutionary and Republican) 1
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 1
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Giles, Alexander Falconer, 1881-1963 (Lecturer in Classical History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Glaister, John, 1892-1971 (Professor of Forensic Medicine at Glasgow University) 1
Grieve, Andrew Graham (brother of Hugh MacDiarmid) 1
Heatley, Norman George, 1911-2004 (English biochemist) 1
Henry VIII, 1491-1547 (King of England) 1
Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870 (Painter and Photographer) 1
Hills, Joseph W. (Senior President, Students' Representative Council, E.U., 1952-1953) 1
Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 1
Horn, William, fl 1872-1890 1
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 (French writer and political activist) 1
Hunter, Margaret Jane Campbell, 1857-1938 (Gaelic culture advocate and suffragist) 1
Inglis, Alexander Adam, c 1840-1913 (photographer) 1
Jennings, Margaret Augusta, 1904-1994 (British scientist) 1
John Dover, Wilson, Professor, 1881-1969 (Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature, Edinburgh University) 1
John Paul II, 1920-2005 (Pope) 1
Jones, Kenneth, fl 1990s (early penicillin patient) 1
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 1
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 1
Kennedy, Marjorie Jean Oswald, c1916-2003 (Edinburgh University Library member of staff) 1
Kenyan African National Union (founded 1960) 1
Kenyatta, Jomo, c 1897-1978 (Kenyan anti-colonial activist and politician) 1
Kilburn, Benjamin West, 1827-1909 (American photographer; stereoscopic view publisher) 1
Liddell, Eric Henry, 1902-1945 (Olympic Athlete and Missionary) 1
London Missionary Society 1
Lumsden, Susy F, fl 1910s (treasurer of 'The Cavalier club') 1
Lundholm, Dr., Eric Olof, b. 1915 (Physician, Psychotherapist) 1
Lyell, Lady Mary, 1808-1873 (nee Horner) 1
Lyell, Leonard, 1st Baron Lyell, 1850-1926 1
Mac a' Ghobhainn, Seumas, 1930-1987 (Scottish author and political campaigner) 1
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 1
MacWilliam, Iain Coutts, 1926-2013, brewing scientist 1
Macphail, Earle Monteith, 1861-1937 (Principal of Madras Christian College) 1
Masson Hall (1897-) 1
Mathieson, Anne (Padi) (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
McBeath, Norman, fl 1990s-2010s (photographer) 1
McNair, Thomas Jaffrey, 1927-1994 (surgeon and surgeon to the Queen in Scotland) 1
Morrison, Frederick Thomas, fl. 1885, Engineer 1
Murison, Cecil Charles, 1874-1942 (Colonel, Indian Medical Service) 1
NHS Education for Scotland 1
Nares, Sir George Strong, 1831-1915 1
Nyerere, Julius Kambarage, 1922-1999 (President of Tanzania) 1
Ogilvie, Alan Grant, 1887-1954 (Scottish geographer) 1
Orr, John, 1885-1966 (Professor of French) 1
Pilcher, Percy, 1866-1899 (British aviation pioneer) 1
Potter (née Ross), Elizabeth Mackay, Dr., 1924-1979 (physician) 1
Potter, Jacobus Louw, Dr. (physician, scientist) 1
Rae, Oswald, 1892-1967 (magician) 1
Roach, William, fl 1969-1970 (Scottish historian) 1
Ryan, Edward, 1793-1875 (English lawyer and judge) 1
Scroggie, Ian McGregor Reith (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Smith, John Shaw, 1811-1873 (Irish traveller, Photographer) 1
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