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Edinburgh University memorabilia relating to James Robert Thom, 1929-1932, 1954

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1455
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 5 menu cards from the Annual Dinners of the Edinburgh University Forestry Society for the years 1929-1932 - the years covering the course followed by James Robert Thom - and for 1954. The latter was 25 years after Thom's first year at University. The cards for 1929 and 1932 are heavily autographed, and the card for 1931 notes that J. R. Thom was the Chairman which meant that he was required to propose a toast to 'the guests' during the 1931 Annual...
Dates: 1929-1954

Engineering drawings of John McKay Campbell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2011
Content Description This fonds consists of 25 technical drawings produced by John McKay Campbell for his engineering degree, which he started in 1934 at the University of Edinburgh, and completed in June 1939 after the war. Titles of drawings include: "D.C. Machine", "Light Country Bridge", "Proposed road", "Grouped flange-place splice", "Survey of pasture fields", "Survey of drill fields", and "Non-concurrent coplanar forces".
Dates: 1934

Essay written by George William Jones

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1261
Scope and Contents The essay, manuscript, pp.32, entitled What is or what ought to be the meaning of Causation in the physical world? is dated 5 March 1900, and signed George W. Jones. On the cover is note: If lost / please return to / Geo. W. Jones / 52 North Bridge / Edinburgh / Reward
Dates: 1900

Graduation and Ordination Certificates of William Kerr Smith

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1890
Scope and Contents Graduation certificate, on vellum, of William Kerr Smith, who graduated from Edinburgh University in 1771 with a Master's in Liberal Arts. A red wax seal in a metal case is appended to the certificate. It represents a castle surrounded with the words 'S.[IGILLUM] COMMUNITATIS. BURGI. DE EDENBURGH. AD. CAUSAS.', and was appended by the City of Edinburgh to confirm the authenticity of the diploma.This collection also includes William Smith's ordination certificate, as he became the Episcopal...
Dates: 1771-1772

Law lecture notes taken down by Alexander H. Main

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1143
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following notes: - notes on Civil Law, 1930-1931 - notes on Civil Law (continuation, 2 June 1931 to 10 July 1931 - notes on Jurisprudence, 15 October 1930 to 19 December 1930 - notes on Scots Law (Book I), 14 October 1931 to 22 January 1932 - notes on Scots Law (Book II, 23 January 1932 to 14 June 1932 ...
Dates: 1930-1935

Law notes and papers of Thomas. M. Aitchison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1145
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - solution to practical examinations, Conveyancing, 1952-1953, typescript - programme of work, Conveyancing, typescript copies - regulations for entrance, Faculty of Advocates,1950s, typescript - synopsis of lectures, 1952-1953, typescript - exam papers, Law, 1949-1952, typescript - guide to...
Dates: 1949-1986

Lecture notes taken down by David H. Stam

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1028
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of Lecture notes on English Literature and Divinity taken down during 1955-1956, with the English Literature notes including: - Dr. Johnson - Critical Theory, given by A. M. Clarke - The seventeenth century, also given by A. M. Clarke There are also Supplementary notes on: Wordsworth; Shelley; Matthew Arnold; and,...
Dates: 1955-1956

Letter declining to stand as University Rector

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-837, Folder: Coll-1158
Identifier: Coll-1158
Scope and Contents The letter is addressed to 'Aux Etudiants de l'Universite de Edimbourg', and begins 'Chers Messieurs, Je vous suis bien reconnaissant pour votre proposition si innatendue et si flatteuse: de poser ma candidature pour le Rectorat de votre Universite...' The letter is dated 'le 7 juin 1935', and was sent to Mr. R. N. Levitt, Edinburgh. The gist of the letter is that Trotsky was unable to accept the invitation to stand in the election. The letter is signed with a flourished...
Dates: 1935

Letters of Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Lord Roberts of Kandahar

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1170
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of, at shelfmark E2009.12, an autograph letter signed 'Roberts' to 'Dear Sir', and marked 'Private'. It is a 3-page letter, headed (embossed) Royal Hospital, Dublin, and dated 18 February 1896. In it, he declines to stand as the Liberal Unionist candidate for the Lord Rectorship of Edinburgh University. He states that, 'The conclusion I have come to, and in which I have reason to believe that the military authorities concur, is that it would be undesirable for an...
Dates: 1896

Manuscript account book of Scottish statistician, Major Patrick George Craigie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1456
Scope and Contents The account notebook contains detailed and precise notes for his time at Edinburgh University, starting October 1859 with expenditure for session 1859-1860. The first page shows detail from 31 October to 24 November 1859 including ten shillings (10/-) for his train fare (from Perth), his one shilling and sixpence (1/6) cab fare from the railway station to Melville Street, and his bill of two pounds eleven shilings and twopence (£1/11/2) for lodgings and food for one week and three days. On 29...
Dates: 1859-1865

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Cowan House (student hall of residence) 2
Craigie, Patrick George, Major, 1843-1930 (statistician; army major) 2
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 2
Aitchison, Thomas Milne, fl. 1949-1953 1
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Binnie, Susan Anderson, 1898-1975, Medical practitioner (Mrs. Susan Anderson Moodie) 1
Brownlie, Thomas Archibald Campbell, 1914-2010 (civil engineer) 1
Campbell, John McKay, 1916-1986 (engineering student, teacher) 1
Carruthers, Dr., Samuel William, 1866-1962 (Doctor; Anaesthetist) 1
Dickson, Emily Winifred, Dr., 1866-1944 (first female Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)) 1
Dickson, Jane Potter Deas, 1917-2002 (Teacher) 1
Edinburgh University Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 1
Edinburgh University Forestry Society 1
Fraser, James Stewart, fl. 1935-1955 (obstetrician and gynaecologist) 1
Gemmell, Anne Hyslop, b. 1923 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 1
Haugh, Peter, fl 1903-1904 (student - Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) 1
Hills, Joseph W. (Senior President, Students' Representative Council, E.U., 1952-1953) 1
Inkster, Samuel M, fl 1869-1873 (student - University of Edinburgh) 1
Jones, George William, fl. 1903-1907 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Kerr, Helen C. D., b.1910 1
Knott, Cargill Gilston, 1856-1922 (physicist, mathematician and secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh) 1
Knowles, William Andrew, 1868-1942 (minister) 1
Macphail, Earle Monteith, 1861-1937 (Principal of Madras Christian College) 1
Main, Alexander Herbert, fl. 1930-1935 1
Martin, Margaret Melville Rae, Dr., 1941-2005 (obstetrician, gynaecologist) 1
Marwick, Hugh, Dr, 1881-1965 (antiquarian) 1
Matheson, James G., Rt. Rev., fl. 1975 (Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland) 1
McIntyre, Peter, d. 1982 (Clerk to the University Senate, and Academic Secretary) 1
McNair, Thomas Jaffrey, 1927-1994 (surgeon and surgeon to the Queen in Scotland) 1
Miller, John Baillie, 1841-1926 (solicitor) 1
Moller, Asta Winifred Russell, fl 1920-1981 (coal industry historian) 1
Muir, Sir William, 1819-1905 (Scottish Orientalist and Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Owen, Alan, fl. 1939-1948 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
Potter (née Ross), Elizabeth Mackay, Dr., 1924-1979 (physician) 1
Potter, Jacobus Louw, Dr. (physician, scientist) 1
Roberts, Frederick Sleigh, 1832-1914 (1st Earl Roberts | Field-Marshal) 1
Robertson, John, b. 1930 (student Edinburgh University, Law Faculty, 1951-1954) 1
Robertson, Margaret, 1895-1987, Teacher 1
Robson, James Scott, Professor, 1921-2010 (professor of medicine, Edinburgh University) 1
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 1
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 1
Royal Medical Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) 1
Small, R. Leonard, Rt. Rev., fl. 1966 (Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland) 1
Stam, Dr., David H., b. 1935 (University Librarian Emeritus) 1
Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 1
Struthers, Christina, d. 1944 (Mus.Bac. 1899 | wife of Frederick Niecks) 1
Taylor, Elsie Gwenllian, 1922- (B.Ed. graduate, University of Edinburgh) 1
Thom, James Robert, b. 1910 (graduate B.Sc. (Forestry) 1932) 1
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 1
Torrance, James B, 1923-2003 (theologian) 1
Torrance, Thomas Forsyth, 1913-2007 (theologian, and Professor of Christian Dogmatics at New College, Edinburgh) 1
Trotsky, Leon (Bolshevik revolutionary; Marxist theorist) 1
Wallace, Forbes T., fl. 1895-1897 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Watson, James Kenneth, fl.1885-1896 (surgeon) 1
Waugh, Agnes, b. 1914 (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Wilson, Robert Dean, b. 1941 (B.Sc. (Edin), M.Sc. (UMIST), consultant human resources, board director) 1
Wintersgill, Donald, fl. 1975-2009 1
Wishart, Marion Donaldson, b 1903 (University of Edinburgh student) 1
Woodcock, Alexander, fl. 1832-1846 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
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