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James Johnson: notes from lectures on chemistry by Joseph Black

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.10.1
Identifier: Coll-1375
Scope and Contents The lectures on chemistry by Joseph Black consist of:
  1. 1 volume of lecture notes (1770-1775)
Dates: 1770-1775

Lecture Notes of John Robison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-204
Scope and Contents Lecture notes from the time when Robison was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The notes embrace the sciences of mechanics, hydrodynamics, astronomy and optics, together with electricity and magnetism.

It is assumed that these are Robison's own notes but this has not been verified.
Dates: c1779-c1801

Material relating to Donaldson's Hospital, Edinburgh, and including 4 x letters from W. H. Playfair

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1732
Scope and Contents The material gathered together by the foreman plumber working on the renovations to Donaldson's Hospital in the late-1950s and early-1960s is composed of...: 4 x letters from W. H. Playfair to John Irving, written Edinburgh, 28 November 1942, 24 May 1844, 27 May 1847, and 1 December 1848 1 x printed item, being candidacy of Ann Robertson for 'situation of 'Under Female Teacher in Donaldson's Hospital', dated Rockville [near North Berwick], May...
Dates: 1842-1853

Material relating to Tessa Ransford

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1727
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following materials: 1 x spiral bound copy of Granny's Guest 1902-1945, by Torfrida, which is an account of Ransford family life from the birth of Torfrida, her mother, in 1902, until Tessa and her family returned to Britain in the 1940s, pp.73 1 x bundle correspondence from Walter to Tessa, Duncan [Glen] to Tessa, and Eileen to Tessa, 2007-2010 1 x copy of ...
Dates: 1975-2010

Notebook on legal matters, including copy of transcript of the trial of Capt.John Porteous

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1244
Scope and Contents Much of this notebook contains a part-copy of the transcript of the trial as it was published in Edinburgh, 1818, in - Criminal Trials Illustrative Of The Tale Entitled The Heart Of Mid-Lothian: Published From The Original Record . Also in the notebook are some law notes on Cox v. Coleridge and the Rights of Allornies (or Attornies?); Rex v. Inhabitants of Middlesex; and, the Assizes at Lewes. There are also notes from Lacon, or Many...
Dates: 1818-1824

Panorama of Edinburgh from Calton Hill

 Fonds — Folder: Coll-1092 (E2006.22)
Identifier: Coll-1092
Scope and Contents This is an incomplete non-aqua-tinted version of the earliest panorama view - and a modest panorama. The panorama is composed of only four of the full collection of a six part set. The panorama shows (when the parts are laid adjacent to each other, and from right to left): - Calton Hill, and the Observatory there, looking east towards Berwick Law and the Forth estuary - Towards...
Dates: 1789-1790

Papers of Alan W. Greenwood

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1057
Scope and Contents Contains: academic certificates of Alan Greenwood and Janet Alison Vera Crockett; papers relating to the Institute of Animal Genetics, including a notebook detailing various poultry experiments, a report from the Institute (1943-1944) and various historical memoranda; papers relating to the Poultry Research Centre; reprints of journal articles and research...
Dates: 19th century-1984

Papers of Conrad Hal Waddington

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-41
Scope and Contents Contains: laboratory notebooks and bundles of research notes, including many from Waddington's early years of research in Cambridge in the 1930s; manuscripts, typescripts and related correspondence, including draft manuscripts of New Patterns in Genetics and Development and Principes of Development and Differentiation, and correspondence...
Dates: 1923-1976

Papers of Eric Lucey

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1484
Scope and Contents The material contains: two vinyl (78") records from Edinburgh University Phonetics Department, possibly containing recordings of the humorous songs composed at the Institute of Animal Genetics (1958); various photographs showing: a social event held at Eric Lucey's house, possibly with Institute of Animal Genetics staff (George Clayton is pictured); the Institute of Animal Genetics Research...
Dates: c.1955-2006

Papers of Everitt Young

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1071
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters to Ivory Buchan (Margaret Ivory Ritchie Buchan) and includes: Edinburgh letters, 1931-1938, beginning on a regular basis in 1934, with comments on teacher training, and setting up a private school in Blackhall; South Africa letters, 1938-1951, going abroad for health reasons, early difficulties in South Africa, and about work in Benoni and Johannesburg.
Dates: 1931-1951

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 9
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Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 2
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Coventry City Council, Coventry City Architect 's Department. Coventry City Architect's Department 1
Duff, James Fitzjames, Sir, 1898?1970 (educationist and academic administrator) 1
Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre (1907-1959) 1
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 1
Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Fisher, Ronald Aylmer, 1890-1962 (English statistician, evolutionary biologist, geneticist, and eugenicist) 1
Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854 (Manx naturalist | Professor of Natural History, University of Edinburgh 1854) 1
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 1
Gibson, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward, 1908-1991 (architect and town planner) 1
Graham (Edinburgh) 1
Greenwood, Alan William, 1897-1981 (genetical physiologist and director of ARC Poultry Research Centre) 1
HM Government. Ministry of Town and Country Planning 1
Harrison, John, 1693-1776 (horologist) 1
Hotelling, Harold, 1895-1973 (mathematician) 1
Housing Centre Trust 1
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 1
International Centre for Regional Planning and Development (1954-1960) 1
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Irving, John (treasurer of Donaldson's Hospital) 1
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Johnson, John, fl1770-1775 (surgeon at Lancaster (England) and student of Joseph Black) 1
Johnson-Marshall, Percy, 1915-1993 (professor of urban design and regional planning, University of Edinburgh) 1
Johnson-Marshall, Stirrat, 1912-1981 (architect) 1
Kelley, Truman Lee, 1884-1961 (psychometrician, statistician) 1
Kennedy, Marjorie Jean Oswald, c1916-2003 (Edinburgh University Library member of staff) 1
Laidlaw, Stuart (Medical Officer of Health) 1
Ledermann, Walter (1911-2009) 1
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London County Council (1887-1965) 1
Lubkin, Gregory P, fl 1972-1996 (Edinburgh University alumnus, President of the American Friends of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Lucey, Eric, 1923-2010 (scientific film pioneer) 1
Lynch, Professor, Michael, b. 1946 (Former Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
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Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 1
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Ramsay, Sir Andrew Crombie, 1814-1891 (Scottish geologist) 1
Ransford, Tessa, 1938-2015 (poet and Scottish Poetry Library founder) 1
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Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Royal Society of Edinburgh (1783-:) 1
Royal Town Planning Institute (1914-:) 1
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Scottish Musical Society (1879-1900) 1
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Society for the Promotion of Urban Renewal (fl1950s) 1
Spence, Robert (foreman plumber) 1
St. George's Training College, Edinburgh 1
Tatton-Brown, William, fl1910-1986 (architect) 1
Thomson, Hector, 1917-2008 (senior lecturer of ancient and modern Greek, University of Aberdeen) 1
Thomson, Jane, Lady, fl. 1890-1971 1
Thurstone, Louis Leon, 1887-1955 (psychometrician) 1
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University of Edinburgh, Centre for Reproductive Biology (1980-:) 1
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University of Edinburgh, Institute of Animal Genetics, Research Film Unit (1950-1989) 1
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University of Liverpool, Department of Civic Design. Department of Civic Design (1909-:) 1
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Urquhart (Perth) 1
Waddington, Conrad Hal, 1905-1975 (embryologist and professor of animal genetics, University of Edinburgh) 1
Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer) 1
Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1750-1817 (German geologist, inspector and teacher, Freiberg Mining Academy) 1
Wernerian Natural History Society (1808-1858) 1
Wightman, John, fl. 1720 (Baillie, Justice of the Peace, Edinburgh) 1
Willesden Borough Council 1
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