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Correspondence, papers, photographs of William Charles Chapman-Mortimer, which include letters to his wife, illustrated stories and poems

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1789
Content Description The collection is composed of letters between Mortimer and his first wife Frances, dating from 1940 to 1945. These are often illustrated with pen and ink illustrations. Among the letters from Mortimer are a few manuscript poems and stories including a hand-sewn typescript booklet, The Poet and the Hippopotamus. And Other Works. There are also letters to R. M. Rice, 1960s.There are 4 x bound manuscripts, news-clippings extracted from an accompanying volume...
Dates: 1940-1945

Drennan, Alexander Murray

 Fonds
Identifier: GD9
Scope and Contents Medical correspondence and papers, 1906-1967; personal correspondence and papers 1861-1969; financial papers 1882-1954; photographs c1870-1945
Dates: 1861-1969

Letter Book of Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch

 Collection — Volume: Gen.721
Identifier: Coll-1676
Scope and Contents Volume containing summaries of outgoing correspondence from Lord Lynedoch for 1830. A typed sheet inside the front cover lists recipients as: Beford (Duke of), Beresford (Lord), Cathcart (Earl of), Dacre (Lord), Dacre (Lady), Farquhar (Sir T.), Fleming (Admiral), Gardiner (Sir R.), Graham (Robert), Haddington (Earl of), Hare (Colonel), Harrington (Lord), Hill (Lord), Hill (Sir Rowland), Hope (Sir A.), Hope (Sir J.A.), Keith (Lady), Macdonald (General), MacGrigor (Sir J.), ...
Dates: 01 Feb 1830 - 20 Sep 1830

Letters from Walter de la Mare

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-352
Identifier: Coll-1836
Scope and Contents This collection includes a total of 23 Walter De la Mare letters dating from 1926 to 1953 including: 14 letters to Mrs. Verity (7 autograph letters signed and 7 typed letters signed); 3 autograph letters signed to Marie Lamigeon; 6 typed letters signed to various other people. More perspective on Walter De la Mare's thinking can be understood regarding this important and accomplished English poet and novelist.
Dates: 1926-1953

Material relating to Sorley MacLean

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1271
Scope and Contents At E2010.23 there is an autograph letter signed as 'S. MacLean' to Mr Stephen (probably Meic Stephens), placed and dated Plockton, 5 August 1969. The brief letter is about the Taliesin Congress and how Maclean will 'accept your invitation to attend the Taliesin Congress'. Meic Stephens (born 1938) was then Literature Director of the Welsh Arts Council.Three later additions: 1) autograph letter signed to David Morrison (poet and and editor) referring to a previously unpublished translation...
Dates: 1969-1987

Papers of Dr. Asta Winifred Russell Moller

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-327
Identifier: Coll-1832
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Dr. Asta Moller, B Litt and D Phil (University of Oxford), MA (University of Edinburgh), who made a substantial contribution to knowledge by her researches into the history of the coal industry. The collection contains: Examination papers in Arts and Science - Danish 1 and 2, March 1916 Honours' class examination paper in Political Economy,...
Dates: 1916-1981

Papers of Norman Macleod

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-426
Scope and Contents The material consists of the papers and correspondence of Norman MacLeod, including an unpublished book on the Admiralty and correspondence on this, material on shipwrights in Naval dockyards, material on Holbrook Naval School and Greenwich Hospital, lectures on the historical development of the Admiralty, articles and notes on Royal dockyards, and reports on Royal dockyards in Singapore, Palestine and Malta.
Dates: 20th century

Papers of Professor William T. Baxter

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1160
Scope and Contents Professor Kenneth E. Boulding had kept in touch with Professor William T. Baxter throughout his career, and the collection of Baxter papers here at Edinburgh is composed largely of American-style circular letters distributed to friends at Christmas and describing family life, visits, events during the year past, and ambitions for the coming year. There are letters from: 1967; 1968; 1969; 1971; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1984; 1985; 1986; and 1990. The collection is also composed of:...
Dates: 1963-1993

Papers of Richard Bright and James Franck Bright

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-344
Scope and Contents The papers are composed of an accumulation of manuscript letters to both Richard Bright and his son James Franck Bright and letters between other correspondents. The letters collected by the daughters of the Bright family include those from Roget, Lord Salisbury, Oscar Wilde, Sir Henry Rider Haggard, Elizabeth Fry, and Robert Browning and many other nineteenth century notables. The collection includes a manuscript fragment - or leaf - from the Origin of the...
Dates: 19th century - 20th century

Papers of Sir William Kennedy Reid

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-327
Identifier: Coll-1826
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of William Kennedy Reid's student records when he was studying Classics at the University of Edinburgh: correspondence, certificates, graduation booklets and leaflets, matriculation cards, two photographs, and three medals in their cases. Pass certificates and matriculation cards from the University of Edinburgh in Classics: Ancient History, Greek, Latin, Classical Archaeology,...
Dates: 1947-1994

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Baxter, Professor, William T., 1906-2006 (Emeritus Professor of Accounting) 1
Beresford, William Carr, 1st Viscount Beresford of Beresford 1
Boulding, Professor, Kenneth E., 1910-1993 (Economist, Philosopher, Poet, Nobel nominee) 1
Brand, Barberina, Lady Dacre (née Ogle, poet, playwright, and translator) 1
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Brand, Thomas, 20th Lord Dacre 1
Bright, James Franck, 1832-1920 (Master of University College, Oxford) 1
Bright, Richard, 1789-1858 (Physician) 1
Cathcart, William Schaw, 1755-1843 (1st Earl of Cathcart) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Elphinstone-Fleeming, Charles, Admiral (naval officer and Member of Parliament) 1
Erskine, James St Clair-, 1762-1837 (2nd Earl of Rosslyn) 1
Farquhar, Thomas Harvie, 2nd Baronet, Sir 1
Fry, Elizabeth, 1780-1845 (English prison reformer and social reformer ) 1
Gardiner, Robert, Sir, British Army officer 1
Graham, Robert, 8th of Balgowan (advocate and politician) 1
Graham, Thomas, 1748-1843 (1st Baron Lynedoch) 1
Hamilton, Thomas, 1780-1858 (9th Earl of Haddington) 1
Hare, John, Colonel, CB, Sir (British Army officer) 1
Hill, Rowland, General, 1st Viscount Hill 1
Hill, Rowland, Sir (English teacher, inventor) 1
Hope, Archibald, 12th Baronet of Craighall, Sir 1
MacLean, Sorley, 1911-1996 (poet) 1
Macleod, Norman, 1927-2017 (academic engineer, University of Edinburgh) 1
Macleod, Norman, fl 1920s-1950s (Admiralty worker) 1
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 1
Moller, Asta Winifred Russell, fl 1920-1981 (coal industry historian) 1
Mortimer, William Charles Chapman-, 1907-1988 (novelist; pen-name Chapman Mortimer) 1
Planta, Joseph, Sir (diplomat and politician) 1
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 1
Ponsonby, Sir Frederick Cavendish, 1783-1837 1
Radetsky, Josef Graf, von Radetsk, Count 1
Reid, William Kennedy, KCB, Sir, 1931- (Scottish civil servant) 1
Russell, John, 6th Duke of Bedford 1
Russell, William, Lord (politician) 1
Simpson, Sir James Young, 1811-1870 (Professor of Midwifery, University of Edinburgh) 1
Stanhope, Charles, Major-General, 1780-1851 (4th Earl of Harrington) 1
Trevor, Henry Otway, General, 21st Baron Dacre (British Army officer) 1
Wellesley, Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington 1
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 (Playwright, Novelist, Poet) 1
World AIDS Day Organising Committee (Lothian) 1
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