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Collection of recordings (78rpm) of a lecture given by Sir Godfrey Thomson in 1950

Identifier: Coll-1448
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of 5 (lacquer) acetate 78 rpm records containing a recording of a lecture on University teaching given by Godfrey H. Thomson in 1950.

Dates: 1950

Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women

Identifier: Coll-42
Scope and Contents The collection contains reports and calendars of the Association between 1868 and 1888 as well as class register books, 1867-1892; minutes and scroll minutes spanning 1868 to 1970 (ELEA and EAUEW); certificates in arts and register of names, addresses and subjects passed; blank certificates and diplomas; printed pamphlets on the history of the Association; photographs of the first women graduates. There is the correspondence of Mrs Mary Crudelius; and, acceptances of honorary membership of...
Dates: 1868-1974

Edinburgh Sketches by Sir Daniel Wilson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-63
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 83 separate original drawings and watercolour sketches of Edinburgh used in hisMemorials of Edinburgh in the olden timepublished in 1848. The illustrations include buildings and streets in Edinburgh's old town as well as in the port of Leith, for example: the Council House of Mary of Lorraine when Queen Regent, Coal Hill, Leith; Roofs of houses, Grassmarket; John Knox's House; the Sanctuary, St. Anne's Yard, Holyrood; St. Giles'; a plan of old Edinburgh; and, many...
Dates: before 1847

Lecture and teaching notes taken down by Diana K. Hastings while at Dunfermline College of Physical Education (1967-1970)

Identifier: Coll-1277
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of 3 files of manuscript notes taken down during the period of study, 1967-1970. There are notes from practical lectures and notes for teaching practice.

Dates: 1967-1970

Material collected by Elsie G. Taylor

Identifier: Coll-1446
Scope and Contents Taylor's University of Edinburgh, B.Ed. degree graduation hood, 1948; First Class Certificate of Merit awarded to Elsie G. Taylor for her performance in Advanced Theory and History of Education, signed by Professor Godfrey Thomson, 1948; Sketch diagram of Room 70 showing positioning of staff and desks (collected by Professor Ian Deary during the Economic...
Dates: 1947-2007

Material of David Wilson relating to Dunfermline College of Physical Education

Identifier: Coll-1972
Content Description This collection includes textbooks, booklets, memorandums, newspaper cuttings, typed documents, and audiotapes relating to Dunfermline College of Physical Education and donated by David Wilson. The textbooks cover subjects as varied as history, physical education, sword-dancing, poetry, French grammar, self-defence, geography, etc. The fonds is arranged by types of documents: File on the history of...
Dates: c 1900-c 1980

Material relating to the Needlework Development Scheme

Identifier: Coll-2053
Content Description

This fonds consists of slides, bulletins, and printed ephemera produced by the Needlework Development Scheme to support and contribute to the advancement of embroidery in Scotland and in the UK between 1934 and 1961.

The donated material also included books published by the Needlework Development Scheme, and NDS-related publications that feature their work. These have now been transferred to Rare Books collections.

Dates: mid-20th century

Material relating to the winding up of the Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women

Identifier: Coll-1419
Scope and Contents This collection of material largely relating to the winding up of the EAUEW is composed of: scrapbook of newspaper articles - mostly the Scotsman - about the Association from 1871 to 1879 copy of a booklet about the Association covering 1867-1967, by E.J.B.W copy of the Statutory Instrument, 1972 No.1185 (S.82) Education, Scotland. The David...
Dates: 1871-1973

Papers of Anne M. M. Swanson relating to the British Association for Early Childhood Education

Identifier: Coll-2087
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the papers of Anne M. M. Swanson relating to the BAECE (British Association for Early Childhood Education, formerly Nursery School Association (NSA)), dating from 1907 to 1993.The papers include:- A children's book entitled A Year of Song for a Baby in a Garden, signed and dedicated by the author Graham Robertson in 1907; - A file with typed and manuscript documents (including minutes) relating to the NSA in...
Dates: 1907-1993; Majority of material found within 1970s-1980s

Papers of Arthur Ruffell Barlow

Identifier: Coll-208
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material about the Church of Scotland mission in Kenya, about Kikuyu language and culture, and about the interests and concerns of Africans and their relation to the government. In particular it includes: Barlow's comments on and additions to theKikuyu-English Dictionaryby L.J. Beecher and G.S.B. Beecher (including volumes of the 1935 dictionary with Barlow's handwritten amendments) with correspondence (1956-1962) about the publication of a revised version;...
Dates: 1903-1965

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Hastings, Diana Kerr, fl. 1967-1970 (physical education teacher) 1
Hotelling, Harold, 1895-1973 (mathematician) 1
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Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 1
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Needlework Development Scheme (1934-1961) 1
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Silber, Käte, 1902-1979 (Senior Lecturer in German, University of Edinburgh) 1
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Swanson, Anne M M, fl 1973 (Headmistress of Hope Cottage Nursery School, Edinburgh) 1
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