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Calligraphy and illustrations for Spencer

Identifier: Coll-1413
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....
Dates: 1946

Common-place book of Harriet Holmes, 1818

Identifier: Coll-1415
Scope and Contents No place of origin recorded. 1818-1820 4to., 98 pages (approx. 14,000 words) pen and ink drawings, entirely Holograph neat sloping hand, in contemp. red straight grain morocco, marbled paper sides, light wear. This Commonplace Book commenced at the very end of 1818 and continued only for a few months gives an interesting indication of the interests of a young woman in her early twenties. The subjects are mostly copied and mostly on topical subjects. They include articles on a...
Dates: 1818-1820

Copy of Memorial for the Reformation of England, Father Robert Persons

Identifier: Coll-1312
Scope and Contents

This item - Memorial for the Reformation of England - is a 17th century English manuscript and is a copy of recusant tract pleading the English to return to Catholicism. The original was the work of Father Robert Persons in 1596.

It measures 185mm by 150mm., has 80 leaves, and is in modern marbled boards with red cloth spine.

It was formerly part of Bergendal Collection (MS.82) which had been owned by Joseph Pope (1921-2010).

Dates: 1600-1699

Fragment of notes relating to content of 'The third volume of Chronicles [?] first compiled by Raphaell Holinshed, and by him extended to the yeare 1577'

Identifier: Coll-1289
Scope and Contents This fragment of notes relates to pp.1419-1574 of The third volume of Chronicles beginning at duke William the Norman, commonlie called the Conqueror […] first compiled by Raphaell Holinshed, and by him extended to the yeare 1577 and to the content and omissions in these pages. The Holinshed copy in question was previously in the library of the Earl of Macclesfield and was acquired by Edinburgh University Library through dispersal auction sales of recent...
Dates: 19th century

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

Manuscripts from the William Drummond of Hawthornden Collection

Identifier: De
Scope and Contents

This collection is some of the manuscripts that William Drummond of Hawthornden collected and is the proportion donated to the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 1482 to early 17th century

Material relating to Dr. James Griffiths Macaskie

Identifier: Coll-1248
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a set of surgical instruments (incomplete) in a presentation case with inscription: Edinburgh School of Medicine / Surgery 1877-78 / John Chiene, Lecturer / J. Griffith Macaskie a Bronze Medal, School of Medicine, Edinburgh, awarded to James G. Macaskie 1874-75, Second Prize, Institutes of Medicine or Physiology, Dr. J. Bell Pettigrew, Lecturer ...
Dates: 1874-1888

Notes of lectures on 'Physiology for Ladies' given by Edward Henry Sieveking at Stamford Hill

Identifier: Coll-1918
Scope and Contents

Notes of lectures on 'Physiology for Ladies' given by Edward Henry Sieveking at Stamford Hill, taken by an unknown person in 1848.

Dates: 1848

Panorama of London from the roof of the Albion Flour Mills

Identifier: Coll-2092
Content Description

This is a small panorama in six panels showing a 360 degree view of London, centred on St. Paul's, seen from across the Thames. Aquatint engraving by Frederick Birnie, based on drawings by Henry Aston Barker, which were used to create the full-size panorama shown in Robert Barker's public panorama in 1792.

Dates: 1792

Papers of Godfrey H. Thomson

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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