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Papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-78
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson within Gen. 1627-1645 consist of general and individual correspondence and correspondence with institutions and publishers. There is material and notes on churches, about crofters, emigration, genealogy, and the Northern Isles. There are lectures and notes; personal and family papers; photographs; and, press cuttings. There is manuscript material, typescript material, and proofs. These all cover the period 1935-1993.The collection also...
Dates: 1549-1993

Papers of Professor Roger Davidson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1497
Scope and Contents

The collection of Papers of Professor Roger Davidson is composed of his material used in the preparation of two of his books: The Sexual State: sexuality and Scottish governance 1950-80 (Edinburgh: EUP, 2012), and Illicit and Unnatural Practices: The Law, Sex and Society in Scotland since 1900 (Edinburgh: EUP, 2019). See the box lists for more details.

Dates: 2000s-2010s (creation of notes and research material themselves); 1880s-1980s (date of source material)

Papers of Professor Sir Thomas Broun Smith

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1250
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of (in many cases simply copies of) cases, reports, drafts, memoranda, off-prints, articles, notes, correspondence, lectures and addresses, news-clippings and other material relating to: Defective consent Illegality of obligations / Illegality and morailty / Illegal contracts Contract code / Contract code - Minors Unjustified...
Dates: 1960-1985

Papers of Professor Walter Ledermann

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-667
Identifier: Coll-1064
Scope and Contents

The collection largely consists of letters from Godfrey Thomson to Ledermann. Many are highly mathematical in content, containing formulae and mathematical notation, though they also regard social events and contain enquiries from Thomson with regards to the safety of Ledermann's family throughout the war.

Dates: 1937-1954

Papers of Richard Alan Beatty

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1364
Scope and Contents Contains: Coll-1364/1: papers relating to scientific research (1949-1982); Coll-1364/2: papers relating to grants from the Ford Foundation (1960-1983); Coll-1364/3: papers relating to lectures given by R.A Beatty (1948-1978); Coll-1364/4: papers relating to conferences and other events (1955-1982); Coll-1364/5: papers relating to reports...
Dates: 1937-1993

Papers of Rosalind Mary Mitchison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1066
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a variety of material in manuscript and typescript form, and the content includes off-prints and other published matter. The collection is of academic material, letters from publishers and societies, and some personal letters, cards and reprographics. More particularly, there is: Margaret Wrong's literacy work and the Remaking of Woman in Africa, 1929-48, by Ruth...
Dates: 1877-2001

Papers of Sir Archibald Geikie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-74
Scope and Contents The papers Sir Archibald Geikie consist of: personal, organisational and scientific correspondence geological notebooks with field sketches and water-colours reprints of his work miscellaneous lecture notes student's lecture notes lecture notes and printed maps relating to a visit to Boston proofs for...
Dates: 1851-1921

Papers of Sir Charles Lyell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-203
Scope and Contents
  1. 10 boxes of correspondence
  2. 2 boxes of miscellaneous papers and lecture notes
  3. 24 boxes of offprints of papers
  4. 294 notebooks
Dates: 1820-1874

Papers of Sir William Turner and family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1937
Scope and Contents

This fonds consists mostly of certificates, diplomas, letters, and official documents related to Sir William Turner (1832-1916), to his son William Aldren Turner (1864-1945), and his grandson John William Aldren Turner (1911-1980). It also includes documents related to John Aymers MacDougall (1844-1928), and a significant number of family photographs which seemingly belonged to Arthur Patrick Logan Turner (fl 1940s-1970s).

Dates: 1850s-1970s

Papers of the Anderson, Urquhart and Graham Families

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1835
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, inventories, student notes, sermons, and business accounts relating to the members of the Anderson, Urquhart, and Graham families (all related). The material covers the 18th and 19th centuries and relates to subjects as varied as ironmongery, sea travel, study of humanities in the 1820s, preaching and sermons, school teaching, etc. This collection provides an excellent insight into the daily life in Edinburgh in the late 1700s and in the 1800s.

Dates: 1761-1979

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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 21
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 7
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 6
Victor Gollancz Ltd 4
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 3
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Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 3
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 3
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 2
Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 2
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 2
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 2
Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
Macleod, Kenneth, 1871-1955 (Church of Scotland minister and folklorist) 2
Martin, John N T, b 1940 (University of Edinburgh alumnus) 2
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 2
Naismith, Robert James, 1916-2004 (Scottish architect) 2
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 2
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 2
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 2
Abercrombie, Sir Patrick, 1879-1957 (professor of town planning) 1
Aberdeen University Celtic Society (1853-:) 1
Agricultural Research Council, Unit of Animal Genetics. Unit of Animal Genetics (1957-1980) 1
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
Anderson (Edinburgh) 1
Armstrong College (University of Durham). Durham College of Science (1871 -) 1
Association of Building Technicians (1942-1970) 1
Baikie, Hugh Edward, 1906-1981 (Church of Scotland missionary to India) 1
Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856 (Artist) 1
Barker, Robert, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 1
Bartlett, Maurice Stevenson, 1910-2002 (statistician) 1
Beaton, Janet, 1922-2018 (teacher and writer) 1
Beatty, Richard Alan, 1915-2005 (reproductive biologist) 1
Bell, George Joseph, 1770-1843 (advocate, Professor of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Bell, George, fl 1832-1842 (of Leith, Edinburgh | acquaintance of Thomas Chalmers) 1
Benn, Tony, 1925-2014 (British politician, writer and diarist) 1
Boughton, Alice, 1866-1943 (Photographer) 1
British Association for the Advancement of Science (1831-:) 1
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, Kenneth R, fl 1880s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 1
Brunner, Hugo, b. 1935 (publisher) 1
Buckland, William, 1784-1856 (English theologian, geologist) 1
Bulfield, Grahame, 1941-: (geneticist, formerly director and chief executive, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh and vice-principal, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burns, Margaret, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 1
Burt, Cyril Lodowic, Sir, 1883-1971 (educational psychologist) 1
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde KG, KT, James, 1665-1745 (Irish statesman; Soldier) 1
Cairns, David Smith, 1862-1946 (principal of the United Free Church College, Aberdeen) 1
Cameron, Rev Alexander, 1827-1888 (Free Church Minister) 1
Carmichael, Alexander, 1832-1912 (Excise officer | folklorist and antiquarian | Edinburgh | Scotland) 1
Carnall, Geoffrey D., 1927-2015 (Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University) 1
Carse, Agnes, fl 1706 (wife of William Cochrane, Edinburgh) 1
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 1
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 1
Cochrane, James, fl 1700-1799 (Edinburgh printer) 1
Cochrane, William, d before 1718 (Edinburgh writer ) 1
Coghill, Agnes Irene Sinclair, c 1875-1904 (medical student; University of Edinburgh) 1
Coghill, John George Sinclair, 1834-1919 (Physician) 1
College of New Jersey (1746-1896) 1
Collinson, Francis Montgomery, 1895-1985 1
Colquhoun, James, Sir, 1804-1873 (28th Chief (4th Baronet)) 1
Commonwealth Human Ecology Council 1
Congres Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne. Mars Group 1
Couper, Frederick, fl 1870s-1920s (Scottish marine engineer) 1
Coventry City Council, Coventry City Architect 's Department. Coventry City Architect's Department 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Davidson Clinic (Edinburgh, Scotland) 1
Davidson, Roger, b 1942 (Professor Emeritus in Social History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1712-1780 (3rd Baronet of Goodtrees and 7th Baronet of Coltness | economist | husband of Lady Frances Steuart (1722-1789)) 1
Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1744-1839 (4th baronet of Goodtrees and 8th baronet of Coltness | British Army Officer) 1
Dickson, George, fl 1860s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Drummond, William, 1585-1649 (Poet) 1
Duff, James Fitzjames, Sir, 1898?1970 (educationist and academic administrator) 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician | Professor at University of Edinburgh) 1
Eddie, Graeme D, b 1951 (librarian) 1
Edinburgh Celtic Union (20th century) 1
Edinburgh College of Art (1907-:) 1
Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group (1954-) 1
Edinburgh Mechanics' Subscription Library 1
Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre (1907-1959) 1
Edinburgh University Boat Club 1
Edinburgh University Union (1889-1973) 1
Ellis, Peter Berresford, b 1943 (British historian and author) 1
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 1
Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Ewen, William Milne, fl1946-1951 (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, 1890-1962 (English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist) 1
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854 (Manx naturalist | Professor of Natural History, University of Edinburgh 1854) 1
Forster, John, Sir, circa 1515-1602 (English administrator, Scottish borders; deputy warden, English middle march) 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Fraser, William, Sir, 1816-1898 (solicitor, historian, palaeographer, and genealogist) 1
Gaelic Society of Inverness (1871-:) (cultural society) 1
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 1
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
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