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Papers and other material relating to C. Wyville Thomson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1327
Scope and Contents The material in the collection consists of: - at E94.90: a letter from Charles Wyville Thomson written on 2 June 1850 at the home of the Reverend Ainslie and addressed to 'My Dear Sir' - it refers to how he had met with a kind reception from Mr. and Mrs. Ainslie who 'pressed him to dine with them and to take a bed at their home', and how the following day they were to take him to Sir David Brewster's - the...

Papers of Ailsa Giles Maxwell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-892
Scope and Contents The collection is composed partly of notes from the following lecture courses taken by Macdonald: Political Economy II, 1945-1946; Political Economy, 1946-1947; Political Economy, Honours, 1946-1947; undated Economics, Honours; undated European Economic History; and, undated Political Economy (Dr. Rankin). Another part of the collection is composed of Maxwell's lecture notes, being: English Literature, First Ordinary, and Scottish History, 1938-1939; British History, Honours,...

Papers of Alexander Falconer Giles, Lecturer in Classical History at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1828
Content Description This collection consists of approx. 50 notebooks and bound volumes of notes taken by Giles as a student at Balliol College, and as a lecturer in Classical History at the University of Edinburgh. Also includes a typescript entitled 'On Land, Sea and Ice. An Autobiography' by J. Burn Wood, 1947.
It also includes one photograph album and eight individual photographs acquired later, all related to Alexander F. Giles and his family.

Papers of Andrew Nisbet Bogle

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1004
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following:in Box 1/9: - box containing Moderator's laces - offprints, being copies of: the Churches Conference, held at the Library Hall, New College, Edinburgh, and its 'Draft of Unity Act' 10 February 1927; Committee to Confer with the United Free Church of Scotland; Scottish Church Society and its 'Notes on the Basis and Plan of Union'; and, Principal...

Papers of Charles Mackie

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-423
Scope and Contents Volumes: Index Funereus 29 Annorum, June 1727 - June 1756 (Dc.1.47) Commonplace books containing chiefly notes and extracts on Roman and general history, 2 vols [also containing a list in vol. 2 of Mackie's students in History and Roman Antiquities] (Dc.5.24) Annotationes in ontologiam Gerrardi de Vries, 1703 (Dc.7.79) Commonplace book containing various...

Papers of David Preston (History of the Colonial Mission of the Church of Scotland)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD6
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twelve notebooks containing the unpublished manuscript version of the History of the Colonial Mission of the Church of Scotland.

Papers of Douglas Scott Falconer

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1478, Box: data_value_missing_aafc294cfdfa5580419db00749082c5e, Box: data_value_missing_0e2060f7541f4374d10caf673aa162e8
Identifier: Coll-1690
Scope and Contents Contains: a file of correspondence; inserts removed from various editions of Falconer's 'Introduction to Quantitative Genetics'; photographs of Falconer and colleagues at the Institute of Animal Genetics; cassette tapes of contributors to 'Genetical Research' 73:3 (1999) reading out their contributions.

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

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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...

Papers of Dr. John Walker

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents [to be completed]

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...

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Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Church of Scotland 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
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
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
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 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
Cronstedt, Axel Fredrik, 1722-1765 (Swedish chemist) 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
Dufresne, Louis, 1752-1832, French Taxidermist, Natural Historian 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician | Professor at University of Edinburgh) 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 Artis 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
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, 1733-1817 (professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Muir, William, Sir, 1819-1905 (Scottish Orientalist) 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
Owens College (Manchester) 1
Pankhurst, Estelle Sylvia, 1882-1960 1
Pattison, Andrew Seth Pringle-, 1856-1931 (Scottish philosopher) 1
Robertson, William, 1721-1793 (historian, principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
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