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Papers of the Christison Family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1817
Content Description This fonds contains the papers of: Professor Alexander Christison FRSE (1751-1820), Professor of Humanity at the University of Edinburgh from 1806 to his death in 1820, father of Sir Robert Christison. Sir Robert Christison, 1st Baronet, FRSE FRCSE FRCPE (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician, father of Sir Alexander Christison (1828-1918). John Christison (1789-1862),...
Dates: 1785-1904; 1979

Papers of the Cochrane Family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1837
Content Description Collection of six ornately decorated 18th-century manuscript documents relating to the Cochrane family of Scotland, including two marriage documents and four burgess tickets: Two documents relating to the marriage of William Cochrane and Agnes Carse, both dated 19 July 1706, Edinburgh: a marriage contract, listing over 400 points on which they pledged agreement, measuring 30 cm x 274 cm ; and a marriage...
Dates: 1706-1789

Papers of the Coghill family

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-360
Identifier: Coll-1858
Content Description This collection is composed of the papers of Agnes Irene Sinclair Coghill, medical student at the University of Edinburgh in the 1890s, and of a bound selection of articles published by her father John George Sinclair Coghill in The Lancet in 1859.1. The papers of Agnes Coghill include her degree certificate signed by the Vice-Chancellor, the Dean of the Faculty and the Senate's Secretary. She was awarded a Master in Surgery ("Gradum Magistri in Chirurgia") in 1897. Also included...
Dates: 1859-1904

Papers relating to the planning of the Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1097
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: Conceptual briefs, reports and drawings including reports on the various themes for the new museum; exhibition briefs; and, material directly relating to themes on Beginnings, the Church, Jacobites, Enlightenment, the Union, the Victorians and Edwardians, Land, Trade and Industry. ...
Dates: 1985-2001

Part-printed and ms receipts from Stonehaven sheriff officer and the debt collection company of Kinnear & Munro, Stonehaven

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1532
Identifier: Coll-1721
Scope and Contents 18 x part-printed and ms receipts from the Stonehaven sheriff officer and from the debt collection company of Kinnear & Munro form a small collection of Scottish local taxation and debt collection receipts, 1819-1868. Money is detailed for various Kincardineshire taxes and rents including road money, land tax, salmon fishing rents, feu duty, together with various parish tax assessments including amounts for poor relief, rogue tax, police assessment, prisons assessment, turnpike road...
Dates: 1819-1868

Philip de Grouchy's collection of theatre programmes and other ephemera

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2003
Content Description This fonds consists of theatre programmes and other ephemera relating to plays taken part in or seen by Philip de Grouchy whilst studying at the University of Edinburgh from 1959 to 1963, and after. The material is arranged in nine "volumes": Vols I and II: Programmes of plays presented by Edinburgh University Dramatic Society (hereafter E.U.D.S.or "Dramsoc") in which Philip de Grouchy took part or...
Dates: 1959-1966

Receipts and other papers of the Campbell and Arthur families of Patna, Ayrshire

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1552
Scope and Contents The papers in this small collection are from the Campbell and Arthur families of Patna, Ayrshire. They date between 1779 and 1887. They include: Receipt dated Edinburgh 29 May 1862. received from Mr. David Arthur five punds fifteen shillings being Years Rent for subjects occupied by him at Patna Village Order or Receipt, dated Dallmellington 27 November 1867, Wm. stewart to...
Dates: 1860-1870

Records of a Culross merchant, probably Robert Geddes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1924
Scope and Contents

Account book of a Culross merchant, probably Bailie Robert Geddes, covering 1736 to 1753. 55 + 33 pages (author begun at both ends). Vellum binding. Some loose fragments of accounts at end, and part of a letter to 'Baillie Robert Geddes, merchant in Culross'.

Dates: 1736-1753

Records of Brunstane Farm, Portobello, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-808
Scope and Contents The material is composed of several folders of accounts offering an insight into farming practice throughout the mid-decades of the twentieth century, an impression of the scale of self-sustaining small business in Portobello and district itself, and an idea of the cost of living from the 1930s to the 1970s especially for a small farmer. The firms include insurance companies, animal feed firms, and repair shops. There are accounts from an ironmonger and sheet metal worker in Portobello, the...
Dates: 1932-1973

Records of Campbell Campbell W.S. Solicitors

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-126
Scope and Contents

The records are composed of: private ledgers; ledger balances; exchequer business; letter books; and, correspondence on conveyancing.

Dates: 19th century-20th century

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Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 3
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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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