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Album of playbills, Theatre Royal, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2115
Scope and Contents This is a press-cutting album containing a large number of Theatre Royal playbills, covering the years 1825 to 1848. Each of the 35 (thirty-five) itemised playbills bears the printed heading Theatre Royal Edinburgh.List of publication numbers as they appear on the top right of each sheet, and dates where given:N.84 (23/02/1825) N.71 (04/02/1837) N.72 (06/02/1837) N.73 (07/02/1837) N.74 (08/02/1837) N.75 (09/02/1837) N.77...
Dates: Publication: 1808, 1825-1848

Astley Ainslie SMART Centre

 Fonds
Identifier: LHB71
Scope and Contents

Adminstrative papers, correspondence, reports, photographs, publications, and research and development documents. To date, this collection has been partially catalogued. For more information, please contact the LHSA Archivist: lhsa@ed.ac.uk.

Dates: c1960-2009

Collection of 19th-century photographs of Scotland and Geneva, Switzerland

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1984
Content Description

This collection comprises twenty-one black-and-white photographs mounted on board showing various locations in Scotland (including Edinburgh, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Loch Katrine), Geneva, and an unidentified location (probably also Geneva).

Dates: late 19th century

Collection of documents relating to student theatre in Edinburgh gathered together by Grahame Bulfield

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1892
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 67 physical items, mainly theatre programmes, hand-outs, and newspaper cuttings relating to student theatre in Edinburgh in the late 1960s. Also includes an inventory, and a list of known student performances in Edinburgh from autumn 1964 to summer 1972. Most items are originals, but a few are copies.Click ...
Dates: late 1960s

Collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh" in three volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2030
Content Description This is a collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh". It is divided in three volumes: 1957-1965 (vol. I), 1966-1969 (vol. II), and 1970-1976 (vol. III). The foreword explains that "as an appreciation of the outstanding contribution to Surgical Science and Immunology made by Sir Michael Woodruff during his occupation of the Chair of Surgery (formerly Surgical Science), his colleagues have compiled a collection of...
Dates: 1957-1976

Collections of posters of student events at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — Container: CLX-D-66
Identifier: Coll-1867
Scope and Contents Bundle of about 20 posters of events at the University around 1971, mostly relating to student activities. The events advertised include dances/balls/concerts; special lectures and symposium; Church and carol services; and Student Representative Council Elections. The posters are arranged in bundles by types of events, as follows: Poster of the Corries, and poster advertising a folk concert in...
Dates: 1970-1972

Diaries of Edwin Maybury, zoology student at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1605
Identifier: Coll-2112
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of five diaries written by Edwin Maybury of Nuneaton, Warwickshire covering the time period 1947-1951, when he was a student at the University of Edinburgh reading zoology. In his diaries, Edwin writes introspectively about himself, talks about his daily life as a student in Edinburgh, and records his experience of different lectures and practical courses. For example, in his 1947 diary he mentions on p. 291 a lecture he attended given by "Dr Auerbach", that is to say Dr...
Dates: 1947-1951

Edenhall Hospital

 Fonds
Identifier: LHB52
Scope and Contents

Patient, administrative, and staff records. Please note that records are not exhaustive, and mostly only cover 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1915-1965

Houstoun Family Album

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1595
Identifier: Coll-2013
Content Description This is an album used as a sketchbook and a common-place book from the mid-19th century to the 1930s, created and compiled by two Scottish women of the same family. The first contributor is Caroline Elizabeth Houstoun (1840-1926), who filled the volume with well-spaced studies of landscapes and buildings in coloured pencil, pastel, and some watercolour. Some noteworthy sites include Inverness from the Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Euston Station in London, and Saint-Germain in Paris. The...
Dates: 1850s-1930s

Lecture notes and student memorabilia of Magnus Grimond

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1891
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous undergraduate materials from 1978-82 belonging to Magnus Grimond, relating to his studies in law and history. Grimond studied at Edinburgh University between 1978 and 1982, although 1980/81 was spent at the University of Pennsylvania. Scots Law 1, 1978-79: course summary, reading and lecture notes and essays. Scottish Legal System, 1978-79, &...
Dates: 1978-1982

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Bulfield, Grahame, 1941-: (geneticist, formerly director and chief executive, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh and vice-principal, University of Edinburgh) 1
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 1