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Diary of Isabel Jane Thorne

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-842
Identifier: Coll-1175
Scope and Contents The diary is 43pp. long (foolscap). It is a copy of typescript with corrections. It begins with her birth and family circumstances as she grew up, and includes her life as a governess, her marriage and journey to China, the birth of her children, the Taiping Rebellion, medical training in London and studies in Edinburgh, and her return to London. The diary ends in 1886-1887 and with brief description of personal celebrations around the Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Document dated 27 July 1816 Document certifying that Mrs. Sarah Boreland from Dumfries had been regularly instructed by James Hamilton MD, Professor of Midwifery, University of Edinburgh,

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Identifier: Coll-1302
Scope and Contents The certificate - which is in a fragile state - is on board with an engraved drawing of the General Lying-in Hospital (presumably). It is dated, 'University of Edinburgh. July 27th 1816'. It is signed 'Jas. Hamilton MD, Professor of Midwifery'. The certificate states: 'These do certify that Mrs. Sarah Boreland from Dumfries / has been regularly instructed by me in the knowledge of the practice of midwifery, / that during the time of her study she attended the Edinburgh General Lying-in /...

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by James Johnson

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Identifier: Coll-1254
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Lectures - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. It is dated July 1775. The introductory page notes the content as Lectures on Midwifery by Thos. Young. Professor of Midwifery in Edinburgh. The inside front board has bookplate noted as: James Johnson / Student at Edinburgh. Another notes in ink that the item was: Presented to the Library by Christopher Johnson....

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1253
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Midwifery - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. There is no identifiable date. The introductory page notes the content as Lectures on Midwifery by Thos. Young M.D. Professor of Midwifery in the University of Edinburgh There are two volumes, with Volume 1 containing 403 pp. numbered and a contents list, and Volume 2 containing 409 pp. numbered. There...

Lecture notes on Midwifery (Professor Thomas Young, 1726-1783), taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1252
Scope and Contents The material consists of Young's Midwifery - spine title - being lectures on Midwifery given by Professor Thomas Young. There is no identifiable date. The introductory page notes the content as Dr. Young's Theory and Practice of Midwifery

There are 338 pp. relating to the subject, and a contents list at rear.

There is no indication of the name of the note-taking student.

Notes of lectures by Sir John Halliday Croom, taken down by P. J. F. Garvey

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Identifier: Coll-1898
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures on midwifery given by John Holliday Croom in 1899 and 1905-1906, taken down by P. J. F. Garvey.

Notes of lectures given by Sir Alexander Russell Simpson and Sir Thomas Grainger Stewart, taken down by Kenneth R. Brown

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Identifier: Coll-1949
Scope and Contents Notebooks containing lecture notes taken down by Kenneth R. Brown in 1885-1887, bearing his bookplate. Notes on lectures given by Sir Thomas Grainger Stewart. 'Lectures on the Practice of Physic'. Edinburgh University, 1885-1886, 2 vols. Notes on lectures given by Sir Alexander Russell Simpson. Lectures on midwifery, and lectures on gynaecology. Edinburgh University, 1886-1887. ...

Notes of medical lectures by Andrew Duncan Senior and Thomas Young, taken down by person unknown

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1920
Scope and Contents Two volumes containing notes of lectures on midwifery by Thomas Young given in 1763-1764, and notes of lectures on 'the practice of physic' given by Andrew Duncan Snr in 1778.

Notes of midwifery lectures given by Sir James Young Simpson, taken down by George Dickson

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Identifier: Coll-1955
Scope and Contents Volume containing notes of lectures in 'midwifery and diseases of women' given by Sir James Young Simpson, taken down by George Dickson at the University of Edinburgh, 1862-1863.