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Letters of Anders Naessil, including five from Arthur Koestler

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1141
Identifier: Coll-1936
Content Description This fonds includes seven letters of Anders Naessil: five from Arthur Koestler to A. Naessil, one from A. Naessil to Newsweek magazine, and one from Marie Whiteside, Editor of Newsweek to A. Naessil. Letter from Koestler to Naessil replying to a previous letter, mentioning Naessil's book on Hemingway, Sartre, and a Nobel banquet that Koestler attended. Dated 21 June 1980. Letter from Koestler...

Letters of Samuel Smiles

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-373
Identifier: Coll-1877
Content Description Collection of 17 autograph letters signed (ALS), from Samuel Smiles (Scottish author and government reformer) to various correspondents, discussing literary and publishing matters, his works and lectures, and various business and financial matters. 29 November 1852: letter to Thomas Nunneley, one page, 4to., relating to 'the amount of compensation which was to be offered to representatives...

Levin, Ernst

 Fonds
Identifier: GD8
Scope and Contents Clinical and medical correspondence, papers and case notes 1907-1970s; German correspondence and case notes 1920s-1971; general correspondence and papers 1904-1980

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later additions: 1) autograph letter signed to David Morrison (poet and and editor) referring to a previously unpublished translation...

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,...

Papers of Louisa Matilda Crawford, nee Montagu

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-336
Identifier: Coll-1839
Scope and Contents The papers consist of loose leaf songs and poems, letters, notes, 10 stitched booklets and a manuscript notebook all relating to, or produced by, Louisa Matilda Jane Crawford (1789-1857) a songwriter. There is both professional correspondence relating to the publication of her work and personal love letters between herself and her husband. Most of the records date from the latter half of Louisa’s life, when she was married, living in London and earning an income through her songwriting. Notes...

Papers of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1036
Scope and Contents The content of the Papers at shelfmark Gen. 273-286 include a manuscript volume of Gaelic songs, manuscripts and proofs of The songs of the Hebrides, papers relating to The Seal Woman, proofs of Life of Song, and newspaper cuttings. Correspondence at shelfmark Gen. 519-520 includes letters from various members of the Kennedy family in Italy to the family at home, 1879-1880, letters to Marjory...

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.

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:...

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...

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 2
Agnew, Andrew, 7th Baronet, 1793-1849 (Scottish politician) 1
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet) 1
Bacon, J T, fl 1880s 1
Baxter, Professor, William T., 1906-2006 (Emeritus Professor of Accounting) 1
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Beresford, William Carr, 1st Viscount Beresford of Beresford 1
Blunden, Edmund Charles, 1896-1974 (English poet, author and critic) 1
Boulding, Professor, Kenneth E., 1910-1993 (Economist, Philosopher, Poet, Nobel nominee) 1
Brand, Barberina, Lady Dacre (née Ogle, poet, playwright, and translator) 1
Brand, Thomas, 20th Lord Dacre 1
Bright, James Franck, 1832-1920 (Master of University College, Oxford) 1
Bright, Richard, 1789-1858 (Physician) 1
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 1
Burke, Bernard, fl 1860s 1
Burnes, James, 1801-1862 (surgeon, physician-general of Bombay) 1
Cathcart, William Schaw, 1755-1843 (1st Earl of Cathcart) 1
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 1
Crawford, Louisa Matilda Jane, c 1791-1857 (professional songwriter) 1
Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842 (Scottish writer and poet) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Dobrée, Bonamy, 1891-1974 (Professor of English Literature, University of Leeds) 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
Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 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
Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 1
Hamilton, Thomas, 1780-1858 (9th Earl of Haddington) 1
Hare, John, Colonel, CB, Sir (British Army officer) 1
Hayes, Thomas, fl 1870s 1
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 1
Hill, Rowland, General, 1st Viscount Hill 1
Hill, Rowland, Sir (English teacher, inventor) 1
Hope, Archibald, 12th Baronet of Craighall, Sir 1
Irving, Edward, 1792-1834 (Scottish clergyman) 1
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 1
Leith, Dick, d 2011 (linguist) 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
Masefield, John, 1878-1967 (poet) 1
Mason, Perry, fl 1880s 1
Millman, Lawrence, b 1948 (American writer, ethnographer, mycologist) 1
Moller, Asta Winifred Russell, fl 1920-1981 (coal industry historian) 1
Mortimer, William Charles Chapman-, 1907-1988 (novelist; pen-name Chapman Mortimer) 1
Naessil, Anders, fl 1980s-2010s (writer; acquaintance of Arthur Koestler) 1
Newsweek (1933-) (weekly news magazine) 1
Nunneley, Thomas, fl 1850s 1
Nye, Robert, 1939-2016 (poet, writer, critic) 1
Partington, Earnest E, fl 1880s 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
Rice, Elizabeth Rousoudana Talbot, 1931-2017 1
Russell, John, 6th Duke of Bedford 1
Russell, William, Lord (politician) 1
Sendamore, T J, fl 1860s 1
Sharpe, Charles, fl 1870s 1
Sillard, R M (fl 1890s) 1
Simpson, Sir James Young, 1811-1870 (Professor of Midwifery, University of Edinburgh) 1
Smiles, Samuel, 1812-1904 (Scottish author and government reformer) 1
Stanhope, Charles, Major-General, 1780-1851 (4th Earl of Harrington) 1
Trevor, Henry Otway, General, 21st Baron Dacre (British Army officer) 1
Turner, Fred A, fl 1890s 1
Watson, R S, fl 1880s 1
Wellesley, Arthur, 1st Duke of Wellington 1
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 (Playwright, Novelist, Poet) 1
World AIDS Day Organising Committee (Lothian) 1
Zimmern, Helen, 1846-1934 (writer) 1
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