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Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of The Story of Scotland's Towns by Robert Naismith

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2007
Content Description This collection consists of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Robert J. Naismith’s The Story of Scotland's Towns (1989). It contains typed and holograph contracts, letters, and associated materials between Naismith, his publisher Gollancz, and other interested parties. ‘The Story of Scotland’s Towns’ was intended as a companion volume to Naismith’s Buildings of the Scottish Countryside (see...
Dates: 1985-1986

Collection of scripts, posters, flyers relating to Edinburgh University Student Dramatic Society and productions with the involvement of Derek Pugh

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1755
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x folder - Collection of programmes and promotional material of the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, Scottish Community Drama Association, and EU Dramatic Society - 'Beauty and the beast', a preliminary festival, 'The empty chair', 'The daughter of the dawn', 'Much ado about nothing', and 'King Lear', 1950-1958. 1 x folder - Printed copy of ...
Dates: 1951-1959

Collection on the Study of Government in Scotland

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1076
Scope and Contents Collection composed of: circa 200 separate copies of reports of investigation into complaints against the various Scottish local government councils, regional and district, carried out by the Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland, mainly 1970s; various planning documents, reports and news-sheets, including those on transport, community land schemes, Clyde recreation, crime, community councils, school and college councils, regional councils, housing, special housing, role of...
Dates: 1930-1980

Collections of posters of student events at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — Container: CLX-D-66
Identifier: Coll-1867
Scope and Contents Bundle of about 20 posters of events at the University around 1971, mostly relating to student activities. The events advertised include dances/balls/concerts; special lectures and symposium; Church and carol services; and Student Representative Council Elections. The posters are arranged in bundles by types of events, as follows: Poster of the Corries, and poster advertising a folk concert in...
Dates: 1970-1972

Collector's box and teaching cabinet of Catherine Mary Stirling

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1893
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Victorian wooden box, used for collecting and teaching, that belonged to Catherine Mary of Stirling, from Kippenross House, near Dunblane. It is still complete and fitted with 5 removable trays containing specimens of: Animal & Vegetable Substances (such as nut galls, Portuguese cork, a piece of tortoise shell, timber specimens, pearls, etc.) ...
Dates: 1847

Colquhoun catalogue of prints and pictures at Rossdhu, Luss

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1521
Scope and Contents The catalogue is dated 18 May 1871 and signed 'Sir J. Colquhoun'. There is a bookplate, 'Sir James Colquhoun, Bart.'. The list is headed 'Prints [...] at Rossdhu - Luss', and includes listings of items in 'Family bed room', in 'Best Bed Room No.6', in 'Best Bed Room Dressing Room No.7', a listing of 'Round miniature portraits', listing of 'Second Best Bedroom No.8', in 'Blue Room No.9', in the 'Old Nursery No.4', the paintings or 'Pictures in Small Sitting Room', listing for the 'Entrance...
Dates: 1871

Coltness Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-17
Scope and Contents

The collection of Coltness Papers contains letters, family documents, commonplace books, accounts, historical and bioraphical manuscripts, and certificates dating mainly from the 17th-19th centuries, and relating to the Steuart family. See the box list fore more details.

Dates: 1623-1994

Correspondence between Dick Leith and Hamish Henderson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1143
Identifier: Coll-1971
Content Description This contains notes, a postcard, and letters sent between Hamish Henderson and Dick Leith in the 1990s: Postcard showing Castle Tioram sent from Dick Leith to Hamish Henderson, dated 10th June [1994]; Photocopy of text by Andrew Morrison on 'The Green Man of Knowledge', undated. 'The Green Man of Knowledge' was a folktale recorded from Geordie Stewart by Hamish Henderson in August...
Dates: 1995-1999

Correspondence between George Mackay Brown and Hugo Brunner

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1294
Scope and Contents The material in the collection spans a period of 22 years from 1974 to 1996, and consists of several dozens of pages. The content tells of George Mackay Brown's annual cycle and his daily life, and particularly of visits of muses and other friends, as well as referring to publishing and contract matters. Included among the many individuals mentioned or referred to in the letters are: Ernest Marwick, Edwin Muir, Andrew Motion, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Hermann Palsson, Simon Fraser, Esther...
Dates: 1974-1996

Correspondence relating to the Scots Law Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-707
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of circa 28 letters to the Secretary of the Scots Law Society, William Lindsay, and A. Thomson Jnr.

Dates: 1842-1860

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 22
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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
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 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
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
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
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
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
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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