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Bound medical lecture notes and certificates of Victor F. Usher

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1886
Scope and Contents Seventeen volumes of lectures notes by Victor Field Usher, a medical student at the University of Edinburgh in 1902-1907, who became the first physician to introduce Arsphenamine (the first effective treatment for syphilis, developed by Prof. Paul Ehrlich) to the UK. The fonds includes: Three volumes entitled Practice of Medicine - Gibson, Philip & Bruce containing notes and...
Dates: 1903-1908

Collection of Notes of Surgical Cases arising from the Military Action of British Troops in Spain

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-500
Scope and Contents The collection consists of notes of surgical cases arising from military action of British troops in Spain, 1832-1833, and notes of cases in the general military hospital of San Telmo, San Sebastian, arising from military action of British troops, 1836-1837. There is also a volume of statistical returns of sick and wounded admitted to the military hospitals of the Legion in Spain, 1835-1837.
Dates: 1832-1837

Collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh" in three volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2030
Content Description This is a collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh". It is divided in three volumes: 1957-1965 (vol. I), 1966-1969 (vol. II), and 1970-1976 (vol. III). The foreword explains that "as an appreciation of the outstanding contribution to Surgical Science and Immunology made by Sir Michael Woodruff during his occupation of the Chair of Surgery (formerly Surgical Science), his colleagues have compiled a collection of most...
Dates: 1957-1976

John Dollar photograph and bill-head

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1153
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of an imposing photograph of John A. W. Dollar, circa 1904-1905, in his presidential robes - President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - and a bill with engraved bill-head of the Dollar veterinary practice on New Bond Street, London, with a fine engraved bill-head, a rare survival. The portrait was taken by the firm Elliott and Fry, 55 Baker Street, London W, and is numbered in pencil as No.206440D. The bill with engraved bill-head...
Dates: 1901-1905

Material relating to Charles Weighton, veterinary surgeon

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1479, Box: data_value_missing_7179d7c6a47ec6fd570e3f6c903e31a0, Box: data_value_missing_922361260ad8b6a83051dd1f305a8c3d
Identifier: Coll-1606
Content Description Papers relating to Charles Weighton's veterinary career, including a trocar and canula (instruments designed to treat bloat in cattle) and related papers and leaflets; and various documents and correspondence (1952-1977).
Dates: 1952-1977

Material relating to the veterinarian, Frederick Kidd

 File — Volume: CLX-A-1324, Object: Plan Chest.6., Object: Plan Chest.6.
Identifier: Coll-1695
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: 2 x scrolls or certificates, being: 17 December 1888 - Member of the College of Veterinary Surgery - signed by various individuals; and, 1888-1889 - Edinburgh Veterinary Medical Association - signed by the President, Thomas Wally, the Vice President, J. McFadyean, the Hon. Vice President, A? Baird, the Secretary, C. D. Watkins, and Charles Stevenson the Librarian 1 x notebook of treatments and costs for clients, 1920s to...
Dates: 1888-1932

Notes of lectures given by Alexander Monro (secundus), taken down by unknown person(s)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1325
Scope and Contents This volume of notes is based on Monro's surgical lectures at Edinburgh Medical School, 1774-1775. The manuscript lectures are sub-headed Lectures 1-13 and are in two distinct hands - the first two lectures in one, and the rest in another. The paper is watermarked with a crown and the initials GR, undated, but this L.V.Gerrevink paper commonly used throughout much of the 18th century. Both hands are clear and legible, with just a few corrections, and occasional additions written on the verso of...
Dates: 1774-1775

Notes on the Anatomy and Surgery lectures of Henry Cline and Astley Cooper, taken down by Robert Bickersteth

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1824
Scope and Contents These ms notes of the lectures on Anatomy and Surgery given by Henry Cline (1750-1827) and Astley Cooper (1768-1841) were taken down by Robert Bickersteth. Cline was a surgeon at St. Thomas's Hospital, London, and Cooper was a surgeon in London too.
The notes are in ink, sometimes on both recto and verso of the leaf, but usually on the rectos only. There are occasional drawings.
Dates: 1805-1806

Papers of Sir George Ballingall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-53
Scope and Contents The Sir George Ballingall material is composed of correspondence and papers, 1801-1855. In March 1995, when researching in Edinburgh University Library, Dr. Roger Cooter of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, in Manchester, dictated the papers onto tape and produced transcripts of about 70 per cent of the documents, following the order in which they had been placed in the original boxes. The transcripts, produced in haste, and which may not be accurate in detail, have been placed in...
Dates: 1801-1855

Papers of Thomas Aitken Dollar

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-726
Scope and Contents The papers are composed of: an Edinburgh Veterinary College document, being a 'Statement on behalf of ... petitioners for a Veterinary College for Scotland', dated November 1867; a copy of the Pharmacy Act (1868) Amendment; miscellaneous letters to Aitken from 1866 to 1889; newspaper cutting; and, photograph.
Dates: 1866-1889

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Dollar, Thomas Aitken, 1833-1909 (Veterinary scientist) 2
Alcock, Sir Rutherford, 1809-1897 (Knight Surgeon and Diplomat) 1
Ballingall, George, Sir, 1780-1855 1
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 1
Caird, Francis Mitchell, 1853-1926 (Scottish surgeon, Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh) 1