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Manuscript entitled "Recueil de Chansons Choisies en Vaudeville"

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1605
Identifier: Coll-2117
Content Description Manuscript volume entitled "Recueil de Chansons Choisies en Vaudeville Pour servir a l'histoire Anecdote depuis [blank] jusqu'a present" ("Collection of Selected Vaudeville Songs, to Serve History Anecdote [sic] from [blank] until today") containing 101 French vaudeville songs with 58 scores, dated and annotated with notes explaining the figures and events referred to in the songs. At the end, there is also an index of people named in the songs, "Tables despersonnnes denommées et Matiere...
Dates: 1690-1700

Manuscript notebook of Dr Thomas Charles Hope recording medical case histories

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2024
Content Description

Manuscript notebook of Dr Thomas Charles Hope recording medical case histories. The constellation of Dr Hope, Dr Duncan, and Dr Rutherford together with the mention of patients being admitted "into the Infirmary" lead to the ascription of this being notes from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. The Dr Duncan mentioned several times in the text is presumably Andrew Duncan (1773-1832), who founded the hospital.

Dates: ca 1796

Manuscript notes on medical lectures taken at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2119
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 18 volumes of manuscript notes taken at medical lectures at the University of Edinburgh between 1873 and 1874. At the front of each volume the subject of the lecture and the name of the lecturer is provided.The subjects covered are: Pathology (Vols. I-IV); Materia Medica (Vols. I-II); Midwifery (Vols. I-IV); Surgery (Vols I, II, and V only); Clinical Surgery (Vols. I-II); Practice of Physic...
Dates: 1873-1874

Manuscripts from the William Drummond of Hawthornden Collection

 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
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants. [Please click twice to see the full manuscript]
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

 Fonds
Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Material relating to John Lowe

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1502
Scope and Contents A bound collection of pamphlets and off-prints, mostly on botanical subjects, which contain working notes of John Lowe and some watercolours which may be his too. There is a MS table of contents which lists nearly all the items but not in the order they are bound. The MS additions include: details of dated sightings, with place, to 'Bennett Notes on Norfolk plants'; and, MS notes of commentaries on the works. There is an autograph letter, 10 December 1898, from H.E. Brown of the...
Dates: 1856-1898

Material relating to Sir Thomas Hope, of Craighall, and Sir Thomas Hope, junior, of Kerse

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1523
Scope and Contents Manuscript book. [Major Practicks]. The 'Practiques and decisiones of the Lords of sessions, with sev[er]all Collectiones out of the booke of the Majestie, Burrow Lawes, Acts of Parlia[men]t and bookes of Sederunt Collected (as is supposed) by Sir Thomas Hope elder whose the Observationes of the practiques are when he was Kings advocat putt in order and addit unto, by his sonne Sir Thomas Hope Junior of Carse'. The book bears the arms or book plate of Dundas of Arniston, front cover, and on...
Dates: 1630-1640

Material relating to the research and interests of Matthew H. Kaufman

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1564, Folder: Coll-1808 / SC-Acc-2016-0196
Identifier: Coll-1808
Content Description

The collection of largely off-print and other ts material, and photographs... is composed of:


1 x folder - photographs of mouse embryos


1 x folder - ts and off-print material on phrenology


1 x folder - off-print material on medical history


1 x folder - off-print material on the mouse embryo


1 x folder - off-print material on other science

Dates: 1990-2006

Minute books, accounts, and meetings of the Historical Association of Scotland

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1515
Scope and Contents 4 notebook volumes containing manuscript notes, being: Minute notebook. Historical Association of Scotland. Edinburgh and South East of Scotland Branch. 1911-1920 Minute notebook. Historical Association of Scotland. Edinburgh Branch. Session 1920-1921 to Annual meeting 1937 Statements of accounts. Historical Association of Scotland. Edinburgh and South East of Scotland...
Dates: 1911-1980

Ms volume of genealogies of Scottish families, drawn up by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1568, Volume: Coll-1802 / SC-Acc-2017-0034
Identifier: Coll-1802
Content Description

This genealogical manuscript volume relating to Scottish families, by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, bears the bookplate of Robert Graham, a literary patron of Robert Burns.


The title-page is noted as...: "A collection of the most remarkable accounts that relate to the families of Scotland, drawn from their own charters [...] By Sir George Mackenzie".


264 manuscript leaves, contemporary quarter calf over boards.

Dates: c 1636-1691

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 6
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 2
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 2
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Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 2
Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 (Emperor) 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
Annandale, Thomas, 1838-1907 (surgeon) 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, professor of Belles Lettres at 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
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burginon, Gustave, fl 1877-1878 (French translator of Joseph Lister's work) 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
Charles IX, 1550-1574 (King of France) 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 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 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
Drummond, William, 1585-1649 (Poet) 1
Dufresne, Louis, 1752-1832, French Taxidermist, Natural Historian 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician | Professor at University of Edinburgh) 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1773-1832 (the younger | British physician) 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
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
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 Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 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
Kenyan African National Union (founded 1960) 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
Lister, Sir Joseph, 1827-1912 (1st Baron Lister | British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery) 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
Mac a' Ghobhainn, Seumas, 1930-1987 (Scottish author and political campaigner) 1
MacEwen, Alexander Robertson, 1851-1916 (ecclesiastical historian) 1
Mackie, Charles, 1688-1770 (Professor of History, University of Edinburgh) 1
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