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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

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

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

Lecture notes and student memorabilia of Magnus Grimond

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1891
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous undergraduate materials from 1978-82 belonging to Magnus Grimond, relating to his studies in law and history. Grimond studied at Edinburgh University between 1978 and 1982, although 1980/81 was spent at the University of Pennsylvania. Scots Law 1, 1978-79: course summary, reading and lecture notes and essays. Scottish Legal System, 1978-79, &...
Dates: 1978-1982

Manuscript entitled "An Enquiry into the Elements of General Therapeutics, with Special Illustrations, to which is prefixed an Essay on the Nature Value and Utility of Theory" by Robert Abraham

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1592
Identifier: Coll-1981
Content Description This is a manuscript on medicine and drugs written by Robert Abraham in 1825 in Carlisle and London.This manuscript comprises three sections, each including an index: Part First. "An Essay on the Nature, Value, and Utility of Theory", starting a few pages before p. 1; Part Second. "An Enquiry &c.' into the nature of narcotics, hypnotics, sleep, coma, mania, & idiocy",...
Dates: c 1825

Notebooks of lectures at the University of Edinburgh, taken down by Robert Low Orr and William J. Orr

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1919
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 20 notebooks containing notes on legal and medical lectures given at the University of Edinburgh, taken down by Robert Low Orr and William J. Orr. Also includes some class cards, exam papers, and ephemera of Robert Low Orr. Robert Low Orr: Lectures on Metaphysics (Fraser) Robert Low Orr: Law lectures (Muirhead, Macpherson) Robert Low Orr: Scots law...
Dates: 1873-1886

Notes of medical lectures by Andrew Duncan Senior and Thomas Young, taken down by person unknown

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1920
Scope and Contents Two volumes containing notes of lectures on midwifery by Thomas Young given in 1763-1764, and notes of lectures on 'the practice of physic' given by Andrew Duncan Snr in 1778.
Dates: 1763-1778

Papers and Correspondence of Arthur Berriedale Keith

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-34
Scope and Contents The Papers and Correspondence of Arthur Berriedale Keith contain Colonial Office correspondence between 1901 and 1914; correspondence about constitutional matters from 1908 to 1939; correspondence, literary and general, with political figures such as R. Stafford Cripps and Herbert Samuel; material relating to the Government of India Bill, 1931-35, and to the Peace Treaty, 1919; news cuttings on Crown matters involving the abdication and coronation, 1936-37; material on Malta between 1924 and...
Dates: 1899-1966

Papers of Dr. E. W. M. Balfour-Melville

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-88
Scope and Contents The papers of Evan Whyte Melville Balfour-Melville reflect his academic, public, and private interests. There are many bundles of notes both in manuscript and typescript; notebooks; and, correspondence. There are Edinburgh University examination papers; Heriot-Watt Minutes from the 1960s; and, Edinburgh Corporation Education Committee Minutes from the 1960s. The papers also include census material; records of persons placed on probation; material relating to the Historical Association of...
Dates: circa 1910-1962

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 the...
Dates: 1530-1935

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 2
Abraham, Robert, fl 1823-1825 (Physician, journalist and lawyer; University of Edinburgh alumnus) 1
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 1
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
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 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
Cripps, Richard Stafford, Sir, 1889-1952 1
Dalyell, John Graham, 1775-1851 (Antiquary and Naturalist) 1
Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician | Professor at University of Edinburgh) 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 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
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 1
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 1
James I, 1394-1437 (King of Scotland) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 1
Keith, Arthur Berriedale, 1879-1944 1
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 1
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Orr, Robert Low, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Orr, William J, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Pankhurst, Estelle Sylvia, 1882-1960 1
Pattison, Andrew Seth Pringle-, 1856-1931 (Scottish philosopher) 1
Rutherford, John, 1695-1779 (Professor of Medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Sharp, James, 1613-1679 (Archbishop of St. Andrews) 1
Stevenson, Isabella Watt, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Stirling, Catherine Mary, 1819-1879 (Collector) 1
The Scottish History Society (1886-) 1
University of Pennsylvania (1791-:) (university) 1
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 1
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