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Papers of Dr. John Walker

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents

[to be completed]

Dates: 1731-1803

Papers of E. M. T. Epelle (d. 1973)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 22
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: correspondence (with Andrew Walls), papers and reports relating to Epelle's research (1966-1973); church histories (written by church history committees or Epelle) of Anglican churches in the Niger Delta Diocese (1966), unorthodox and Seventh Day Adventist churches in Aba and Opobo (1966, 1971), Methodist churches in Ikot Ekpene (1971), and Qua Iboe churches in East Central and South East states (1972); and some completed questionnaires on African tribal and...
Dates: 1965-1973

Papers of George Firth relating to his published work on Donald Tovey

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1471
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a typed draft, other drafts, a spiral bound copy of Donald Francis Tovey a portrait of a great man and a loose-leaf copy. There is also correspondence, transcriptions and copies of correspondence, scripts, notes, talks, programmes, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1880-1980

Papers of George Low

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Identifier: Coll-251
Scope and Contents The material consists of Low's Orkney manuscripts dating from circa 1773 in 3 volumes, from History of Orkney parts 1-8, History of Orkney parts 9-19, to Description and chronology parts 20-25, at Dc.6.102/1-3. There is also a typed transcript of the same. At Dc.6.103 there is work on Orkney flora and fauna, and at Dc.6.104 a course of microscopical observations from 1771-1772. There is a...
Dates: 1766-1773

Papers of Joseph Black and family

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Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799

Papers of Louis Dufresne

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-198
Scope and Contents

The papers are composed of correspondence about the acquisition of Dufresne's natural history collection by the University of Edinburgh, 1818-1821. Some are undated.

Dates: 1818-1821

Papers of Major Gordon Cochrane Home

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-818
Scope and Contents

This largely unsorted collection is composed of: 2 boxes of circa 100 letters from publishers and others, newspaper clippings and other printed matter much of which is about Cyprus, notes, and accounts from the Westminster Bank; and, some 14 bundles of general and private correspondence, and a bundle of 14 diaries up to 1960.

Dates: 1900-1965

Papers of Martin Rivers Pollock

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1586
Scope and Contents Section A, Biographical, is very slight. It includes an obituary and a copy of Pollock's curriculum vitae. Of particular note are correspondence and papers relating to Pollock's difficulties in obtaining a visa to visit the USA in 1967 and 1970.Section B, Medical Research Council, documents Pollock's time at the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Mill Hill, London, from 1948 to 1964, shortly before his departure for Edinburgh....
Dates: ca 1934-2000

Papers of Norman McOmish Dott

 Fonds — Container: Gen.2085 (28 boxes )
Identifier: Coll-32
Scope and Contents The papers fully document all of Dott’s principal activities. In addition, there are Dott's careful lecture notes which illustrate the development of the teaching of neurosurgery at Edinburgh, while the correspondence with Cushing, Jefferson and others traces the leading organisations and leading personalities in the field, especially in the second quarter of the century. There is also an extensive record of many aspects of public health in Scotland, relating chiefly to the care of the...
Dates: c 1922-1973

Papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson

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Identifier: Coll-78
Scope and Contents The papers of Professor Gordon Donaldson within Gen. 1627-1645 consist of general and individual correspondence and correspondence with institutions and publishers. There is material and notes on churches, about crofters, emigration, genealogy, and the Northern Isles. There are lectures and notes; personal and family papers; photographs; and, press cuttings. There is manuscript material, typescript material, and proofs. These all cover the period 1935-1993.The collection also...
Dates: 1549-1993

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 4
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 2
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Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 2
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Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Anderson (Edinburgh) 1
Ashworth, James Hartley, 1874-1936 (professor of zoology and later of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
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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