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Diaries of Dr. S. W. Carruthers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1134
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes and news cuttings at Dc.2.76/17, a dissertation at Gen. 1931, and three manuscript diaries at E2008.14.The material at Dc.2.76/17 consists of a notebook (circa 17 pages) with notes accompanying several newspaper cuttings on various University activities. The front cover is noted 'Edinburgh University / Various Student Activities / 1887-1888'. It contains clippings relating to: the Rectorial Elections 1887 and 1888 and from the ...
Dates: 1885-1888

Diaries of Edwin Maybury, zoology student at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1605
Identifier: Coll-2112
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of five diaries written by Edwin Maybury of Nuneaton, Warwickshire covering the time period 1947-1951, when he was a student at the University of Edinburgh reading zoology. In his diaries, Edwin writes introspectively about himself, talks about his daily life as a student in Edinburgh, and records his experience of different lectures and practical courses. For example, in his 1947 diary he mentions on p. 291 a lecture he attended given by "Dr Auerbach", that is to say Dr...
Dates: 1947-1951

Diary of geologist James Nicol when he was an Edinburgh University student

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Identifier: Coll-1914
Scope and Contents This is the manuscript diary of James nicol (1810-1879), an Edinburgh University student in medicine and natural history, who would later become a geologist and Professor of Natural history at the University of Aberdeen. The journal was written between the 10th of October 1840, to the 21st of March 1841, when he attended the Winter Session at Berlin University. Enclosed in the volume are typed notes, giving a rather detailed index of the diary's contents. In his journal, James Nicol...
Dates: 10 October 1840-21 March 1841

Diary of Helena Marshall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1952
Scope and Contents

Diary of Helena Marshall when she was a student at the 'College of Arts', Edinburgh (NB - not Edinburgh College of Arts, which was founded in 1907, but probably the Faculty of Arts of the University of Edinburgh) and (later) a governess in Russia (Petersburg) and Switzerland. Also journal consisting mainly of notes from lectures at the College of Arts on botany, geology, zoology, electricity, Italian art, etc., 1869.

Dates: 1869-1874

Early Theses

 Collection — Box: EUA CA3
Identifier: EUA CA3
Scope and Contents

Portfolio of printed sheets listing students submitting theses per class. The name of the relevant Regent in charge is recorded on each sheet.

Dates: 1641-1694

Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-42
Scope and Contents The collection contains reports and calendars of the Association between 1868 and 1888 as well as class register books, 1867-1892; minutes and scroll minutes spanning 1868 to 1970 (ELEA and EAUEW); certificates in arts and register of names, addresses and subjects passed; blank certificates and diplomas; printed pamphlets on the history of the Association; photographs of the first women graduates. There is the correspondence of Mrs Mary Crudelius; and, acceptances of honorary membership of...
Dates: 1868-1974
Menu for Thursday 5th June, with illustrations by Hilary McElderry - cover
Menu for Thursday 5th June, with illustrat...

Edinburgh College of Art Typography Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ECA/TYP
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of works produced by Edinburgh College of Art students as part as their typography course during the 1930s-1970s. Many of these are illustrated booklets which contain extracts from well-known texts such Tam O’ Shanter and Homer’s Odyssey, as well as religious texts. The students also produced calendars, book covers and title pages, Christmas cards, and invitations and menus for Edinburgh College of Art events including Revels. Most of the time, although not...
Dates: 1928-2012; Majority of material found within 1928-1974

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

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Aristotle, 384-322 BC (Greek philosopher) 1
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Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley, 1853-1922 (professor of botany, University of Edinburgh and regius keeper of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh) 1
Binnie, Susan Anderson, 1898-1975, Medical practitioner (Mrs. Susan Anderson Moodie) 1
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, John, fl. 1824-1834, General Practioner 1
Brown, Kenneth R, fl 1880s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Brown, Thomas, 1778-1820 (Scottish poet and Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brownlie, Thomas Archibald Campbell, 1914-2010 (civil engineer) 1
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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
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Caird, Francis Mitchell, 1853-1926 (Scottish surgeon, Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Campbell, John McKay, 1916-1986 (engineering student, teacher) 1
Carruthers, Dr., Samuel William, 1866-1962 (Doctor; Anaesthetist) 1
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 1
Chiene, John, 1843-1923 (Scottish surgeon, Professor of Surgery at the University of Edinburgh ) 1
Clark, William B., fl. 1820s, Minister 1
Coghill, Agnes Irene Sinclair, c 1875-1904 (medical student; University of Edinburgh) 1
Coghill, John George Sinclair, 1834-1919 (Physician) 1
Craufurd, Thomas, fl 1626-1662 (Regent of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Croom, John Halliday, Professor Sir, 1847-1923 (physician) 1
Crudelius, Mary, 1839-1877 (campaigner for women's education) 1
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Dougal, Helen Lewise, 1906-1976 (Scottish teacher) 1
Duncan, John V Stuart, d 1943 (British soldier) 1
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 1
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Elliot, S, fl 1890s-1901 (Professor of Botany) 1
Erskine, William, 1773-1852 (Scottish historian and orientalist) 1
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (American statesman diplomat, scientist and philosopher) 1
Fraser, James Stewart, fl. 1935-1955 (obstetrician and gynaecologist) 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Garvey, P J F, fl 1890s-1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Gemmell, Anne Hyslop, b. 1923 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 1
Goodsir, John, Professor, 1814-1867 (professor of anatomy Edinburgh University | Edinburgh) 1
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Grouchy, Philip de, b 1940 (Edinburgh University alumnus; teacher) 1
Hamilton, Sir William, 1788-1856 (metaphysician ) 1
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 1
Hastings, Diana Kerr, fl. 1967-1970 (physical education teacher) 1
Haugh, Peter, fl 1903-1904 (student - Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) 1
Haultain, Francis William Nicol, 1861-1921 (Gynaecologist and obstetrician) 1
Hills, Joseph W. (Senior President, Students' Representative Council, E.U., 1952-1953) 1
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 1
Inkster, Samuel M, fl 1869-1873 (student - University of Edinburgh) 1
Irvine, Louis Godfrey (medical scientist) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 1
John Paul II, 1920-2005 (Pope) 1
Jones, George William, fl. 1903-1907 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Kennedy, Marjorie Jean Oswald, c1916-2003 (Edinburgh University Library member of staff) 1
Kennish, T L, fl 1880s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 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
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Lewis, D., fl. 1859 (copier of letter from Franklin to Rush, and Potts) 1
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 1
Lubkin, Gregory P, fl 1972-1996 (Edinburgh University alumnus, President of the American Friends of the University of Edinburgh) 1
MacArthur, Katherine Cameron, 1906-1987 (Headmistress at St. Columba's School, Kilmacolm) 1
Mackay, George, 1861-1949 (British ophthalmic surgeon) 1
Mackenzie, Basil William Sholto, 2nd Baron Amulree, 1900-1983 (physician) 1
Maclaren, D, fl 1840s (Edinburgh University student) 1
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