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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 most...
Dates: 1957-1976

Collections of posters of student events at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.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 University...
Dates: 1970-1972

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 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

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

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