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Bound lecture notes of Ethelwyn Lemon

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1933
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 15 volumes of bound lecture notes that belonged to Ethelwyn Lemon. These notes were taken by Ethelwyn Lemon herself, or by other fellow female students, in the late 19th-early 20th century at the University of Edinburgh. Notes of lectures on British history given by Sir Richard Lodge, taken down by Barbara M Craw. Edinburgh University, 1904. (4 vols) Notes of lectures on...
Dates: 1892-1931

Bound volume containing French currency, letters, and a poem

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1932
Scope and Contents Gathering of loose French currency (assignats), letters, offprints, and a manuscript poem bound in a volume. The reasons behind the gathering of these items are unclear.- Assignats are a short-lived type of French 'fiat money' used during the time of the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars, which resemble bank notes. There are four assignats in this volume, each of different...
Dates: 1792-1862

Certificates, Diplomas etc of Principal William Robertson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-71
Scope and Contents 1. King's College and University, Aberdeen. Award of the degree of Doctor of Divinity to W.R. 3 July 1764. Signed by the following professors: John Chalmers, John Lumsden, John Gregory, Alexander Burnet, Thomas Gordon, Thomas Reid, John Leslie, George Gordon. Vellum, approx. 60 cms x 68 cms, with small wax seal in metal box attached. 2. Edinburgh, Town Council. Commission of W.R. as Principal of the University of Edinburgh. 11 November 1762. Signed by George Drummond,...
Dates: 1743-1783

[Church history. MS on paper]

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1140
Scope and Contents The inventory includes mention of John Kennedy of Blairquhan and his chapel at St. Ninian's (1508). There is also the will of the jeweller and philanthropist, George Heriot (1563-1624), who left funds to Edinburgh's ministers to found the hospital which bore his name (now a school). In addition there are letters from Lord Salisbury, Fentoun (Alexander Erskine, Viscount Fentoun), and others, and including Scottish government letters of condolence on the death of Henry, Prince of Wales,...
Dates: 1670

Collectanea Scotica

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1130
Scope and Contents This bound volume contains copies of letters, these being: - copy of letter by Sir George McKenzie to the Lord Balcarres, 1684 - copy letter from Sir George Mackenzie to the Earls of Moray and Middleton - copy letter John, Duke of Lauderdale, 1680 - copy letter Elizabeth, Countess of Dysart, after Duchess of Lauderdale - copy letters Field...
Dates: 1820-1829

Collection of 65 Scottish charters and other documents, from 1402 to 1699, in Latin and Scots, some with seals

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1242
Scope and Contents The collection of 65 Scottish charters and documents, on vellum and paper, is composed of the following: Charter between Alexander, Abbot of Scone, entirely in Early Scots, on vellum, dated 21 August 1402, 270mm. by 160mm., with the suspended complete wax seal of Katherine Paxton. Charter of Robert Logy, burgess of Perth, to Andrew Charters, of lands in Perth, in Latin, on vellum, dated 4 June...
Dates: 1402-1699

Collection of Ian R. Grant, antiquarian bookseller

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1383
Scope and Contents The material represents Ian R. Grant's seller's stock. The widely varied content of the collection includes legal documents on vellum, oaths of burgesses, inventories, correspondence and letter books, printed material such as adverts, magazines and religious pamphlets, songs and poems, family history documents, etc. It also includes a collection of c. 30 Burmese palm leaf manuscripts dating from the 19th century.Because there was no discernible original order, the material was arranged by...
Dates: 1544-1986

Collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh" in three volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2030
Content Description This is a collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh". It is divided in three volumes: 1957-1965 (vol. I), 1966-1969 (vol. II), and 1970-1976 (vol. III). The foreword explains that "as an appreciation of the outstanding contribution to Surgical Science and Immunology made by Sir Michael Woodruff during his occupation of the Chair of Surgery (formerly Surgical Science), his colleagues have compiled a collection of most...
Dates: 1957-1976

Collection of pamphlets on the Earldom of Mar

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1973
Scope and Contents Scrapbook entitled 'A Collection of pamphlets etc. on the Earldom of Mar' containing pamphlets, letters, reports, transcripts, and newspaper cuttings related to the controversy regarding the Earl of Mar title that took place during the years 1875-1885, opposing Walter Henry Erskine, Earl of Kellie, and John Francis Goodeve-Erskine, Earl of Mar. The texts collected in this scrapbook clearly defend the latter.The dispute spanned over 10 years, and was between Walter Henry Erskine, Earl of...
Dates: 1875-1885

Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a’Ghobhainn

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2008
Content Description This collection consists of typed and holograph correspondence and associated materials concerning the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a'Ghobhainn (Gollancz, 1970). Berresford Ellis offered the book to Giles Gordon, Editorial Director at Gollancz, in March 1969. With the 150th anniversary of the insurrection approaching, the project was swiftly accepted, and the manuscript (already well advanced)...
Dates: 1969-1986

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 5
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 2
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 2
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Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 2
Abraham, Robert, fl 1823-1825 (Physician, journalist and lawyer; University of Edinburgh alumnus) 1
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
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
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet) 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
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burnes, James, 1801-1862 (surgeon, physician-general of Bombay) 1
Burns, Margaret, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde KG, KT, James, 1665-1745 (Irish statesman; Soldier) 1
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Carse, Agnes, fl 1706 (wife of William Cochrane, Edinburgh) 1
Castehill United Free Church (Forres, Scotland) 1
Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (toxicologist and physician) 1
Church of Scotland 1
Cochrane, James, fl 1700-1799 (Edinburgh printer) 1
Cochrane, William, d before 1718 (Edinburgh writer ) 1
Couper, Frederick, fl 1870s-1920s (Scottish marine engineer) 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Cripps, Richard Stafford, Sir, 1889-1952 1
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Cunningham, Daniel John, 1850-1909 (professor of anatomy, Trinity College Dublin) 1
Dalyell, John Graham, 1775-1851 (Antiquary and Naturalist) 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
Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1712-1780 (3rd Baronet of Goodtrees and 7th Baronet of Coltness | economist | husband of Lady Frances Steuart (1722-1789)) 1
Denham, Sir James Steuart, 1744-1839 (4th baronet of Goodtrees and 8th baronet of Coltness | British Army Officer) 1
Dobbie, Rev., William, 1881-1946 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 1
Dott, Norman McOmish, 1897-1973 (Neurosurgeon) 1
Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1
Dufresne, Louis, 1752-1832, French Taxidermist, Natural Historian 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician | Professor at University of Edinburgh) 1
Ellis, Peter Berresford, b 1943 (British historian and author) 1
Falconer, Douglas Scott (professor of genetics, University of Edinburgh and director of the Agricultural Research Council, Unit of Animal Genetics) 1
Firth, George, 1901-1983 (scientist, professional singer, teacher, choral and orchestral conductor, lecturer, administrator and author) 1
Focus, Georges, 1644-1708 (French artist) 1
Forster, John, Sir, circa 1515-1602 (English administrator, Scottish borders; deputy warden, English middle march) 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Fraser, William, Sir, 1816-1898 (solicitor, historian, palaeographer, and genealogist) 1
Garrard & Co. Ltd., Albemarle St., London 1
Giles, Alexander Falconer, 1881-1963 (Lecturer in Classical History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 1
Graham (Edinburgh) 1
Grant, Ian Robertson, fl 1910-1974 (antiquarian bookseller) 1
Grimond, Magnus, fl 1970s-2010s (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 1
Halley, Katie, fl 1866-1881 1
Hamilton Bruce, C. A., fl. 1920-1960 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
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 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
James I, 1394-1437 (King of Scotland) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 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
Keith, Arthur Berriedale, 1879-1944 1
Kinloch, G. E., fl. 1820-1829 1
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794 (French chemist) 1
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Louise, fl. 1831 ('pauvres petites filles de France') 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
Mac’a Ghobhainn, Seumas, 1930-1987 (Scottish author and political campaigner) 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
Muir, Sir William, 1819-1905 (Scottish Orientalist and Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 (Emperor) 1
Natural History Society of Edinburgh 1
Orr, Robert Low, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Orr, William J, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
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