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Birrell, Jill

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1.60
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to Thomas Clouston Clinic; audiotapes of interviews with Royal Edinburgh Hospital staff; slides, prints and negatives; lecture notes 1993
Dates: c1990

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

[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 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

Collector's box and teaching cabinet of Catherine Mary Stirling

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1893
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one Victorian wooden box, used for collecting and teaching, that belonged to Catherine Mary of Stirling, from Kippenross House, near Dunblane. It is still complete and fitted with 5 removable trays containing specimens of: Animal & Vegetable Substances (such as nut galls, Portuguese cork, a piece of tortoise shell, timber specimens, pearls, etc.) ...
Dates: 1847

Coltness Papers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-17
Scope and Contents The collection of Coltness Papers contains letters, family documents, commonplace books, accounts, historical and bioraphical manuscripts, and certificates dating mainly from the 17th-19th centuries, and relating to the Steuart family. See the box list fore more details.
Dates: 1623-1994

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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
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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
Christison, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (toxicologist and physician) 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
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
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
Roach, William, fl 1969-1970 (Scottish historian) 1
Rosehaugh, Sir George Mackenzie of, c 1636-1691 (lawyer, Lord Advocate, essayist and legal writer) 1
Sharp, James, 1613-1679 (Archbishop of St. Andrews) 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
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
Woodruff, Sir Michael Francis Addison, 1911-2001 (Knight | Surgeon) 1
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 1
van Bosen, J. Frederick, fl. 1688 (historian) 1
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