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Notes from lectures on climate, geology and zoology given by Robert Jameson

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Identifier: Coll-1372
Scope and Contents

2 volumes of approximately 180 pages each: a careful transcription, with some diagrams, of lectures in climate, geology and zoology.

Both bear the book plate from the library of the Rev William Dansey, Rector of Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire, though there is nothing to suggest Dansey had been a student of Jameson's

Dates: early 19th century

Oral history recordings made as part of the 'Towards Dolly' project

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Identifier: EUA CA15
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Contains: Alan Archibald interview (with Grahame Bulfield); Adrian Bird interview (with Grahame Bulfield); Grahame Bulfield and William G. Hill in conversation; Grahame Bulfield interview (with Clare Button); Nick Hastie interview (with Grahame Bulfield); Peter Sharp interview (with Grahame Bulfield); Andrew Tait interview (with Grahame Bulfield); Gerald Wiener interview (with Clare Button); Ian Wilmut interview (with Grahame Bulfield).

Dates: 2 July 2014 - 20 March 2015

Papers and correspondence of Daniel John Cunningham

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Identifier: Coll-11
Scope and Contents The papers cover the years 1876 to 1910 and contains a great many autograph letters from eminent anatomists and medical men, including ten letters from Joseph Lister. There is also a substantial sequence of notebooks and working papers containing detailed notes of experiments and dissections together with drawings and drafts for lectures, and a separate sequence of manuscripts for lectures and addresses. An item of particular interest is an album of 96 photographs from Cunningham's service...
Dates: c 1876-1910

Papers and other material relating to C. Wyville Thomson

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Identifier: Coll-1327
Scope and Contents The material in the collection consists of: - at E94.90: a letter from Charles Wyville Thomson written on 2 June 1850 at the home of the Reverend Ainslie and addressed to 'My Dear Sir' - it refers to how he had met with a kind reception from Mr. and Mrs. Ainslie who 'pressed him to dine with them and to take a bed at their home', and how the following day they were to take him to Sir David Brewster's -...
Dates: 1841-1874

Papers of Ailsa Giles Maxwell

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Identifier: Coll-892
Scope and Contents The collection is composed partly of notes from the following lecture courses taken by Macdonald: Political Economy II, 1945-1946; Political Economy, 1946-1947; Political Economy, Honours, 1946-1947; undated Economics, Honours; undated European Economic History; and, undated Political Economy (Dr. Rankin). Another part of the collection is composed of Maxwell's lecture notes, being: English Literature, First Ordinary, and Scottish History, 1938-1939; British History, Honours,...
Dates: 1938-1948

Papers of Andrew Nisbet Bogle

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Identifier: Coll-1004
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following:in Box 1/9: - box containing Moderator's laces - offprints, being copies of: the Churches Conference, held at the Library Hall, New College, Edinburgh, and its 'Draft of Unity Act' 10 February 1927; Committee to Confer with the United Free Church of Scotland; Scottish Church Society and its 'Notes on the Basis and Plan of Union'; and, Principal...
Dates: 1892-1980

Papers of Arthur Ruffell Barlow

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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

Papers of Charles Mackie

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-423
Scope and Contents Volumes: Index Funereus 29 Annorum, June 1727 - June 1756 (Dc.1.47) Commonplace books containing chiefly notes and extracts on Roman and general history, 2 vols [also containing a list in vol. 2 of Mackie's students in History and Roman Antiquities] (Dc.5.24) Annotationes in ontologiam Gerrardi de Vries, 1703 (Dc.7.79) Commonplace book containing...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1703-1756

Papers of David Preston (History of the Colonial Mission of the Church of Scotland)

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Identifier: GD6
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of twelve notebooks containing the unpublished manuscript version of the History of the Colonial Mission of the Church of Scotland.

Dates: [ca. 1946]

Papers of Douglas Scott Falconer

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1478
Identifier: Coll-1690
Scope and Contents Contains: a file of correspondence; inserts removed from various editions of Falconer's 'Introduction to Quantitative Genetics'; photographs of Falconer and colleagues at the Institute of Animal Genetics; cassette tapes of contributors to 'Genetical Research' 73:3 (1999) reading out their contributions.Also includes at SC-Acc-2023-0103: five folders entitled "Institute of Animal Genetics History"; "Reviews and comments on DSF's 'An Introduction to Quantitative Genetics'"; "Notes...
Dates: 1939-2004

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Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Bogle, Very Reverend, Andrew Nisbet, 1868-1957 (Minister; Ex-Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland) 1
Bolton, Richard, Sir, 1570-1648 (Solicitor-General for Ireland, Chief Baron of the Irish Exchequer ) 1
Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde KG, KT, James, 1665-1745 (Irish statesman; Soldier) 1
Castehill United Free Church (Forres, Scotland) 1
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 1
Charles IX, 1550-1574 (King of France) 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Cunningham, Daniel John, 1850-1909 (professor of anatomy, Trinity College Dublin) 1
Dansey, William, Rev., 1792?1856 (clergyman | Rector of Donhead St Andrew, Wiltshire) 1
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 1
Deacon, Margaret, fl 1969 (oceanography historian) 1
Dobbie, Rev., William, 1881-1946 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Dott, Norman McOmish, 1897-1973 (Neurosurgeon) 1
Dufresne, Louis, 1752-1832, French Taxidermist, Natural Historian 1
Falconer, Douglas Scott (professor of genetics, University of Edinburgh and director of the Agricultural Research Council, Unit of Animal Genetics) 1
Farnese, Alessandro, 1520-1589 (Cardinal and diplomat) 1
Firth, George, 1901-1983 (scientist, professional singer, teacher, choral and orchestral conductor, lecturer, administrator and author) 1
Forster, John, Sir, circa 1515-1602 (English administrator, Scottish borders; deputy warden, English middle march) 1
Fraser, William, Sir, 1816-1898 (solicitor, historian, palaeographer, and genealogist) 1
Garrard & Co. Ltd., Albemarle St., London 1
Graham (Edinburgh) 1
Hamilton Bruce, C. A., fl. 1920-1960 1
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 1
Heatley, D. P., fl.1924 (president of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch, Historical Association of Scotland) 1
Hedges, Sir, Charles, 1649-1714 (English lawyer; Politician; Judge in Admiralty Court; Secretary of State) 1
Henderson, Thomas, circa 1599 (burgess of Jedburgh) 1
Highland Society of Scotland 1
Historical Association of Scotland (Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch) 1
Holinshed, Raphael, d. 1580? (chronicler) 1
Home, Gordon Cochrane, 1878-1969 (Author and Artist) 1
Home, Henry, Lord Kames, 1696-1782 (judge and philosopher) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir Thomas Hope of Kerse, 1606?1643 (judge; politician) 1
Hope, Thomas, Sir, 1573-1646 (1st baronet, of Craighall; lawyer) 1
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 1
James I and VI, 1566-1625 (King of England, Scotland and Ireland) 1
Jardine, William, 1800-1874, Sir (7th Baronet Naturalist) 1
Jenks ?, J., fl. 1902 (schoolmaster at Kilmore by Oban) 1
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 1
Kenyan African National Union (founded 1960) 1
Kinloch, G E, fl 1820-1829 1
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794 (French chemist) 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 1
Low, George, 1746-1795, Naturalist 1
Lowe, John, Dr., 1830-1902 (physician; natural historian and botanist) 1
MacEwen, Alexander Robertson, 1851-1916 (ecclesiastical historian) 1
Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Mackintosh, John Pitcairn (Professor of Politics and Member of Parliament) 1
Malkiewicz, Andrew J A, fl 2013 (Lecturer in history; University of Edinburgh) 1
Maxwell, Ailsa Giles, fl. 1945-1948 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Maxwell, Stuart, fl. 1938-1947, Edinburgh University graduate 1
Moncreiff, Robert Scott, 1793-1869 (advocate, illustrator and caricaturist) 1
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 (Emperor) 1
Natural History Society of Edinburgh 1
Owens College (Manchester) 1
Philip II, 1527-1598 (King of Spain) 1
Poincaré, Raymond Nicolas Landry, 1860-1934 (President of France) 1
Pollock, Martin Rivers, 1914-1999 (professor of biology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Reid, David, 1796-1882 (farmer) 1
Reid, David, 1820-1884 (Farmer) 1
Reid, David, 1865-1933 (Farmer) 1
Robertson, John C., fl. 1897 1
Robertson, William, 1721-1793 (historian, principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Rosehaugh, Sir George Mackenzie of, c 1636-1691 (lawyer, Lord Advocate, essayist and legal writer) 1
Ross, W. C. A., fl. 1929-33 (president of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch of the Historical Association of Scotland) 1
Sedgefield, W., fl. 1901 (visitor to St. Petersburg) 1
Serjeant, Marion, d 2013 (Edinburgh-based doctor, wife of Robert Serjeant) 1
Serjeant, Robert Bertram, 1915-1993 (Professor of Arabic, Cambridge) 1
Smout, T. C. (T. Christopher), 1933- (Professor of Scottish History, Historiographer Royal) 1
Thomson, Charles Wyville, 1830-1882 (naturalist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
University of Edinburgh, Department of Molecular Biology (1968-1990) (university department) 1
University of Edinburgh, Natural History Collection. Natural History Collection (1697-1812) 1
University of Edinburgh, Science Studies Unit (1966-:) 1
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 1
Urquhart (Perth) 1
Wakefield, Daniel, 1798-1856 1
Wakefield, Edward Gibbon, 1796-1862 (Colonialist) 1
Walker, John, 1731-1803 (professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman) 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
Whytt, Robert, 1714-1766 (professor of theory of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Williams, Arthur Frederic Basil, Professor, 1867-1950 (historian) 1
van Bosen, J. Frederick, fl. 1688 (historian) 1
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