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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

Records of Edinburgh Chile Solidarity Committee

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1895
Content Description This fonds consists of the Records of the Edinburgh Chile Solidarity Committee (c. 1973-1978), with some material relating to the Chile Solidarity Campaign UK-wide. The records of the committee include minutes, correspondence, membership lists, publications, documents relating to the "adoption" of Chilean refugees by the committee, and various printed ephemera used to spread awareness of their campaign and advertise events organised to support the committee. There are also...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-1978

Records of the NHS Education for Scotland South East Deanery

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1436
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of correspondence, copies of committee meeting documentation, and printed matter: Box 1: Postgraduate Board, Policy and membership - 1975-1990 Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education Education (SCPMDE), Postgraduate News - 1973-1979 Minutes/Committee and Sub-committee meetings - 1979-1992 ...
Dates: 1939-1989

Records of the Scottish Musical Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1385
Scope and Contents
  1. Records of foundation and dissolution
  2. Minutes of meetings
  3. Membership records
  4. Financial records
  5. Correspondence
  6. Papers relating to the Scottish Universities Commission
  7. Newspapers relating to the society
Dates: 1879-1900

Records of the Wernerian Natural History Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-206
Scope and Contents

The records of the Wernerian Natural History Society consist of:


  1. 2 volumes of Minute Books (January 1808-April 1858)
Dates: 1808-1858

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Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 3
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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
Simpson, Sir Alexander Russell, 1835-1916 (professor of midwifery, University of Edinburgh) 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
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Anderson (Edinburgh) 1
Annandale, Thomas, 1838-1907 (surgeon) 1
Armstrong College (University of Durham). Durham College of Science (1871 -) 1
Association of Building Technicians (1942-1970) 1
Auerbach, Charlotte, 1899-1994 (professor of genetics at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Baikie, Hugh Edward, 1906-1981 (Church of Scotland missionary to India) 1
Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856 (Artist) 1
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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
Christie, Margaret, 1996 or 1997 (née Campbell | Dunfermline College of Hygiene and Physical Education alumna) 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
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 1
Eddie, Graeme D, b 1951 (librarian) 1
Edinburgh Celtic Union (20th century) 1
Edinburgh Chile Solidarity Committee 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
Falkirk Iron Company 1
Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, 1890-1962 (English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist) 1
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