Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 51 - 60 of 1018

Bound ms volume, 'Compendium of the Hebrew Grammar'

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1555, Volume: Coll-1783 / SC-Acc-2016-0163, n/a: data_value_missing_ceffbae080e9d5066c85a37b84ce44cd
Identifier: Coll-1783
Scope and Contents An original ms work drawing from the Compendium of Hebrew Grammar (1705), by Robert Clavering (1676-1747), English bishop and Hebraist. Quarto. 18th century vellum boards. Ink on paper. 51ff written on rectos only, ending 'Finis', and with additional blank leaves at end.
Clear, legible hand with several tables of Hebrew characters.
Inscription to paste-down reads, 'Willm Henry Haggard, June 1st 1774-Aug 4'

Bound volume containing bookplate designs (ex David Laing)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1961
Scope and Contents Book containing twenty-one original designs for bookplates, dating from 1665 to the beginning of the 20th century, of which sixteen came from the collection of David Laing. Also contains the bookplates of the two owners of the book in the late 19th and early 20th century, Euphemia Davidson and William H. Booth. Bookplate of Euphemia Davidson, who owned the book before it was sold in 1899: 'Ex-Libris Euphemia...

Bound volume containing French currency, letters, and a poem

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1932
Scope and Contents Gathering of loose French currency (assignats), letters, offprints, and a manuscript poem bound in a volume. The reasons behind the gathering of these items are unclear.- Assignats are a short-lived type of French 'fiat money' used during the time of the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars, which resemble bank notes. There are four assignats in this volume, each of different...

Brief account of Mr Bowers escape from the Inquisition

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1478
Scope and Contents This 12pp manuscript (in contemporary marbled wrappers) of a copy of Bower's escape appears to date from after 1763, and could have been the work of a young person copying out the text as an advanced form of exercise. It does not include a final short paragraph found in other copies of this manuscript, but it is the only one containing verses at the end of the document. Written on the inside front wrapper is the name: F. or T. Coole, or Hoole. The manuscript is headed: 'A BRIEF...

Burmese illuminated manuscript

 Fonds — Box: SC-Acc-2016-0124, Box: data_value_missing_53ac6bdf2731a4eca0dfb03511d446b6, Box: data_value_missing_a67e360658a514959f8281bcd3e28dea
Identifier: Coll-1768
Scope and Contents Showing hunting scenes and domesticated animals.

Business accounts of Hamish A. N. McKenzie, M.A., C.A. Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1480
Scope and Contents The papers are composed of 11 business accounts books of McKenzie and Co. and are those starting: February 1976 April 1979 August 1980 May 1982 March 1984 August 1985 May 1988 May 1991 May 1993 December 1995 March 1999 ...

Calligraphy and illustrations for Spencer

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1413
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....

Catalogue presenting 198 different mounted fabric silk samples, Kyoto, Japan

 Fonds — Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0118, Box: data_value_missing_cbcd34721d87faa21876ab0aff8dd03e, Box: data_value_missing_f34949f74c48e874d293899098ed80c3
Identifier: Coll-1762
Scope and Contents Album/Catalogue with board covers in purple soft fabric with Japanese script which may once have been gilded. The album contains 198 mounted and different silk samples in various colours or shades.

Certificate of the Right of Burial in the Cemetery at Warriston, Edinburgh, in favour of Colonel George Ranken

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1719
Content Description The 'Certificate of the Right of Burial in the Edinburgh Cemetery of Warriston' is a single sheet 510mm x 370mm in italic type, part-printed with ms insertions, and with a large etched vignette of the cemetery with paths and funeral monuments drawn by James Ruthven.The 'Right of Burial' is in favour of Colonel George Ranken 'residing at Cargilfield, Trinity', and 'his heirs or assignees', and is dated 3 March 1866. The 'Right' is with respect to 'that piece of ground [...] containing three...

Certificates, Diplomas etc of Principal William Robertson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-71
Scope and Contents 1. King's College and University, Aberdeen. Award of the degree of Doctor of Divinity to W.R. 3 July 1764. Signed by the following professors: John Chalmers, John Lumsden, John Gregory, Alexander Burnet, Thomas Gordon, Thomas Reid, John Leslie, George Gordon. Vellum, approx. 60 cms x 68 cms, with small wax seal in metal box attached. 2. Edinburgh, Town Council. Commission of W.R. as Principal of the University of Edinburgh. 11 November 1762. Signed by George Drummond,...

Filtered By

  • Repository: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Students 50
Student lecture notes 38
Photographs 28
Student notes 23
Correspondence 22
∨ more
Medicine 22
Poetry 22
Edinburgh (Scotland) 21
Lectures and Lecturing 21
University of Edinburgh -- students 20
Music 19
Law (Scotland) 18
Anatomy 16
Commonplace-books 16
Diaries 16
Law 16
Philosophy 15
Poets 13
Botany 12
Chemistry 12
Geology 12
Medals 12
Medical students 12
Missionaries 12
Linguistics 11
Mathematics 11
Scottish literature | 20th century 11
Animal Genetics 10
Astronomy 10
Family papers 10
Physicians 10
Theatre 10
English literature | 9
Physics 9
Scotland 9
Sketchbooks & albums 9
Teachers, Training of 9
Women students 9
English literature | 20th century | 8
French literature 8
Geologists 8
Historians | 8
India 8
Literature 8
Midwifery 8
Surgeons 8
Agriculture 7
Architecture 7
Artists 7
Botanists | 7
Natural History 7
Scotland -- History 7
Scottish literature 7
Scottish poetry -- 20th century 7
Sermons 7
Travel writing 7
Education 6
Family History 6
Genetics 6
Latin Language 6
Lectures 6
Legal Documents 6
Letters 6
Musicians 6
Photograph albums 6
Poets, Scottish 6
Scots language 6
Student activities | Edinburgh (Scotland) 6
Travel 6
Zoology 6
certificate 6
Archaeology 5
Classical Literature 5
Examination Papers 5
Genealogy 5
Graduation Ceremonies 5
Historians 5
History 5
Illustrations 5
Materia medica 5
Missions | Africa | 5
Natural history | 5
Physical Education and Training 5
Psychology 5
Societies and Clubs 5
Songs 5
Whaling 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
Architects 4
Articles 4
Burma 4
China 4
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 4
Education research 4
Ethics 4
Family archives | 4
Family records | 4
French language 4
History, 18th century (Scotland) 4
History, 19th century (Scotland) 4
∧ less
 
Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 124
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 9
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 8
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 7
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 6
∨ more
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 6
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 6
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 6
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 5
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 5
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 5
Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 5
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 4
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 4
Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 4
Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 4
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 4
Laing, David, 1793-1878 (antiquarian, bookseller, and librarian of the Signet Library) 4
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 4
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Roslin Institute 4
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 4
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 3
Animal Breeding Research Organisation. ABRO (1945 - 1986) 3
Baillie, John, 1886-1960 (Scottish theologian and ecumenical leader) 3
Barker, Robert (Irish artist) 3
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 3
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 3
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 3
Church of Scotland 3
Crew, Francis Albert Eley, 1886-1973 (professor of animal genetics and professor of public health and social medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 3
Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 3
Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816 (historian, philosopher) 3
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 3
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 3
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 3
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 3
Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 3
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 3
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 (professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 3
Pillans, James (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 3
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 3
Tragara Pressnn 3
University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library 3
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 3
Unknown (Unknown) 3
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet) 2
Baillie, Donald Macpherson, 1887-1954 (Scottish theologian) 2
Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley, 1853-1922 (professor of botany, University of Edinburgh and regius keeper of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh) 2
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 2
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 2
Borland, Catherine Robina, d 1946 (manuscript historian) 2
Buchan, John, Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940 (Scottish novelist and historian) 2
Bulfield, Grahame, 1941-: (geneticist, formerly director and chief executive, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh and vice-principal, University of Edinburgh) 2
Campbell, Archibald Hunter, 1902-1989 (legal scholar, Professor of Public law, Dean of the Faculty of Law) 2
Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 2
Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (toxicologist and physician) 2
Combe, George, 1788-1858, Phrenologist 2
Craigie, Patrick George, Major, 1843-1930 (statistician; army major) 2
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Davidson Clinic (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2
Dickson, William Kirk, 1860-1949, Librarian Historian 2
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 2
Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre (1907-1959) 2
Edinburgh University Athletic Club 2
Edinburgh University Women's Athletics Club 2
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 2
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 2
Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 2
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 2
Hamish Henderson Archive Trust 2
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 2
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 2
Holland, Thomas Henry, Sir (geologist, Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 2
Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 2
Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research - Edinburgh Research Station. IAPGR (1986-1993) 2
James I and VI, 1566-1625 (King of England, Scotland and Ireland) 2
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 2
Kirk, Robert, 1644-1692 (Folklorist and Church minister) 2
Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 2
MacCaig, Norman Alexander (poet, teacher) 2
MacDonald, William Donald, 1827-1862 (lieutenant-colonel 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot) 2
MacMurray, John, 1891-1976 (chair of moral philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh) 2
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 2
Marischal College (1593-1858) 2
Muir, Edwin, 1887-1959 (poet, novelist and translator ) 2
Muir, Willa, 1890-1970 (novelist, essayist and translator ) 2
Muir, William, Sir, 1819-1905 (Scottish Orientalist) 2
Orr, John, 1885-1966 (Professor of French) 2
Polish School of Medicine (Medical School, Edinburgh) 2
Poultry Research Centre (1947-1986) (research institution) 2
Ringsleben, Mary R. E., Dr., fl. 1954-1968 (Edinburgh University graduate; signatory of the Committee of 100) 2
Roxburgh, William, 1751-1815 (Botanist) 2
∧ less