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

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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

Nouveaux souvenirs d'Holyrood

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1181
Scope and Contents

The unsigned letters, mostly from Edinburgh, were all written during November or December 1831. They describe a trip from Paris to Edinburgh, and life among the French refugees there. Although the last word has been obliterated, an inscription reads: 'Quoique l'auteur ne se nomme pas, tout le monde le reconnait pour M. le Baron de [...]'. On the inside of the front cover is pasted a note reading, 'Pour mes pauvres petites filles de France', and signed Louise.

Dates: 1831

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 -...
Dates: 1789-1790

Papers and slides of Rev. George Hastie, Edinburgh University former student

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1946
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the lectures notes, photographs and slides of Rev. George Hastie, student at the University of Edinburg in the late 1960s. The lecture notes were taken by Hastie for his MA course at Edinburgh Univertsity between 1967 and 1970. The slides show photographs taken by Hastie in 1966, 1967 and 1968. Also includes a rectorial election leaflet entitled 'The Making of a Rector', printed for the Tom Hutton Campaign in 1968.1. The lecture notes include a complete set...
Dates: 1966-1970

Papers of Alan W. Greenwood

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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...
Dates: 19th century-1984

Papers of Conrad Hal Waddington

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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...
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...
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

Papers of Frederick Couper and family

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-372
Identifier: Coll-1870
Scope and Contents Correspondence Frederick Couper's testimonials Notes and documents relating to genealogy and family history Legal documents Photographs of Frederick Couper Bookkeeping notebook A substantial archive of original manuscript correspondence, documents, photographs and printed material relating to...
Dates: 1530-1935

Papers of Godfrey H. Thomson

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Identifier: Coll-1310
Scope and Contents Biographical and personal papers, c mid 19th century-1972; Publications authored and co-authored by Thomson, 1904-1954; Unpublished materials by Thomson, 1897-1954; Publications collected by Thomson regarding education, intelligence, psychology, and statistics, 1879-1971 Unpublished material collected by Thomson and authored by others, c mid 20th...
Dates: c1890s-1978

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Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
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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, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Gemmell, Alice Caroline Anne, 1879-1951 (daughter of Caroline Elizabeth Houstoun) 1
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Mathieson, Anne (Padi) (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Maybury, Edwin, fl 1947-1951 (University of Edinburgh zoology student) 1
Middlesex County Council (1888-1965) 1
Miller, Hugh, 1802-1856 (man of letters and geologist) 1
Modern Architectural Research Group 1
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 1
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 1
Murray, Louie (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Museum of Scotland 1
NHS Education for Scotland 1
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Patterson, Margaret Madeline nee Fraser, b.1927 (Cert. Social Study, Edinburgh University) 1
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Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 1
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Pugh, Derek Salman, 1930-2015 (Psychologist, business theorist, and Emeritus Professor) 1
Ramsay, Sir Andrew Crombie, 1814-1891 (Scottish geologist) 1
Ransford, Tessa, 1938-2015 (poet and Scottish Poetry Library founder) 1
Reilly | Sir | Charles Herbert, 1874-1948 (professor of architecture) 1
Robinson, Eric, fl 1944-1959 (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
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