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Papers of Frederick Couper and family

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-372
Identifier: Coll-1870
Scope and Contents Correspondence Frederick Couper's testimonials Notes and documents relating to genealogy and family history Legal documents Photographs of Frederick Couper Bookkeeping notebook A substantial archive of original manuscript correspondence, documents, photographs and printed material relating to...
Dates: 1530-1935

Papers of George Low

 Fonds
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 Professor Gordon Donaldson

 Fonds
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

Papers of the Anderson, Urquhart and Graham Families

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1835
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, diaries, legal documents, inventories, student notes, sermons, and business accounts relating to the members of the Anderson, Urquhart, and Graham families (all related). The material covers the 18th and 19th centuries and relates to subjects as varied as ironmongery, sea travel, study of humanities in the 1820s, preaching and sermons, school teaching, etc. This collection provides an excellent insight into the daily life in Edinburgh in the late 1700s and in the 1800s.

Dates: 1761-1979
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Papers of the Christison Family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1817
Content Description This fonds contains the papers of: Professor Alexander Christison FRSE (1751-1820), Professor of Humanity at the University of Edinburgh from 1806 to his death in 1820, father of Sir Robert Christison. Sir Robert Christison, 1st Baronet, FRSE FRCSE FRCPE (1797-1882), toxicologist and physician, father of Sir Alexander Christison (1828-1918). John Christison (1789-1862),...
Dates: 1785-1904; 1979

Papers of the Cochrane Family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1837
Content Description Collection of six ornately decorated 18th-century manuscript documents relating to the Cochrane family of Scotland, including two marriage documents and four burgess tickets: Two documents relating to the marriage of William Cochrane and Agnes Carse, both dated 19 July 1706, Edinburgh: a marriage contract, listing over 400 points on which they pledged agreement, measuring 30 cm x 274 cm ; and a marriage...
Dates: 1706-1789

Papers of The Very Rev Prof James Whyte (1920-2005)

 Fonds
Identifier: AA5
Scope and Contents Sermons and addresses, 1948-1996; lectures, 1949-1982; class notes and lecture notes, 1949-1982; correspondence, 1988-1989 and 1964-1970; newspaper cuttings, 1988-1989 and 1964-1969; publications and articles, 1902-1970; church magazines, 1929-1993; conference papers, 1978; moderatorial papers, 1988-1989; University Christian Consultative Group papers, 1970-1972; Church of Scotland and the Congregational Union of Scotland papers, 1959-1967; personal papers, 1848-1983; photographs 1911 and...
Dates: 1848-1993

Papers relating to Robert Baillie (1599-1662)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD52
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a conference by letters with a Canterburian Minister anent the Arminian tenet of the Saint's apostasie; Duorum studiosorum de geniculatione ... collatio; A peaceable consideration of a paper against kneeling; Commentariolus de praecipius Pontificorum armoribus; Tractatus de forma et causa justificationis; Oratio in Academia Glasguensis comitiis habita a R.B. anno 1627; Oratio in laudem linguae Hebraeae in Academia comitiis ... 1629; and, My brothers books ....
Dates: 1627-1710

Papers relating to Scottish Staple and Campvere

 Fonds
Identifier: MS CAMP3
Scope and Contents

Compsite volume of papers relating to Scottish Staple and Campvere with newspaper clippings from 1894 and 1967 pasted in front cover.

Dates: 1674-1799; Publication: 1894-1967

Records of the Wernerian Natural History Society

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-206
Scope and Contents

The records of the Wernerian Natural History Society consist of:


  1. 2 volumes of Minute Books (January 1808-April 1858)
Dates: 1808-1858

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Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 2
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 2
Agriculture Society of Edinburgh 1
Anderson (Edinburgh) 1
Annandale, Thomas, 1838-1907 (surgeon) 1
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Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 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
Carse, Agnes, fl 1706 (wife of William Cochrane, Edinburgh) 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
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 1
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 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
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Drummond, William, 1585-1649 (Poet) 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
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
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
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 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
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
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 1
Kinloch, G E, fl 1820-1829 1
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Linnaeus, Carl, 1707-1778 (Swedish taxonomist) 1
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 1
Louise, fl. 1831 ('pauvres petites filles de France') 1
Low, George, 1746-1795, Naturalist 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
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
Pattison, Andrew Seth Pringle-, 1856-1931 (Scottish philosopher) 1
Reid, David, 1796-1882 (farmer) 1
Reid, David, 1820-1884 (Farmer) 1
Reid, David, 1865-1933 (Farmer) 1
Roach, William, fl 1969-1970 (Scottish historian) 1
Robertson, William, 1721-1793 (historian, principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Rosehaugh, Sir George Mackenzie of, c 1636-1691 (lawyer, Lord Advocate, essayist and legal writer) 1
Sanders, William Rutherford, 1828-1881 (Scottish physician) 1
Sharp, James, 1613-1679 (Archbishop of St. Andrews) 1
Simpson, Sir Alexander Russell, 1835-1916 (professor of midwifery, University of Edinburgh) 1
Steuart, Baronets (of Coltness) 1
Steuart, Sir James, 1608-1681 (Lord Provost of Edinburgh) 1
Steuart, Sir James, 1635-1713 (Lord Advocate of Scotland) 1
Steuart, Sir James, 1681-1727 (Solicitor-General of Scotland) 1
Stevenson, Isabella Watt, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Stirling, Catherine Mary, 1819-1879 (Collector) 1
Turner, Sir William, 1832-1916 (anatomist, professor of anatomy and principal, University of Edinburgh) 1
University of Edinburgh, Natural History Collection. Natural History Collection (1697-1812) 1
University of Pennsylvania (1791-:) (university) 1
Urquhart (Perth) 1
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1
Walker, John, 1731-1803 (professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh and clergyman) 1
Werner, Abraham Gottlob, 1750-1817 (German geologist, inspector and teacher, Freiberg Mining Academy) 1
Wernerian Natural History Society (1808-1858) 1
Wodrow, Robert, 1679-1734 (Church of Scotland minister, historian and antiquarian) 1
Woodruff, Sir Michael Francis Addison, 1911-2001 (Knight | Surgeon) 1
Young, Thomas, 1725-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 1
van Bosen, J. Frederick, fl. 1688 (historian) 1
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