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Monro, Alexander, primus

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Identifier: GD1-2
Scope and Contents MS volume of Alexander Monro primus' History of Anatomy 1747
Dates: 1747

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

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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

Papers and correspondence of Daniel John Cunningham

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Identifier: Coll-11
Scope and Contents The papers cover the years 1876 to 1910 and contains a great many autograph letters from eminent anatomists and medical men, including ten letters from Joseph Lister. There is also a substantial sequence of notebooks and working papers containing detailed notes of experiments and dissections together with drawings and drafts for lectures, and a separate sequence of manuscripts for lectures and addresses. An item of particular interest is an album of 96 photographs from Cunningham's service on...
Dates: c 1876-1910

Papers of Joseph Black and family

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Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799

Papers of Sir George Ballingall

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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

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