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Archive of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall

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Identifier: Coll-2055
Content Description This fonds consists of autograph sheet music, printed music sheets, notebooks, and diaries of Sheena Lillian Tennant Kendall, "one of the first women composers" who studied under the famous Parisian composer and music teacher Nadia Boulanger. Most items are related to Kendall's music and her music- and theatre-related social activities in Munich and in London, but there are also three diaries describing her trip to India in 1912-1913. ...
Dates: 1902-1933

Archives of the Regions Beyond Missionary Union

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Identifier: CSWC 33
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to the mission in general and to the work in Congo, Peru, India, Nepal, and Kalimantan and Irian Jaya and includes: (1) minutes and reports produced in the mission offices in London and in the fields; (2) correspondence with missionaries in the field, with regional and national councils, with other missions operating in the same areas, and with other evangelical agencies; (3) publications and printed material including issues of the mission's journal...
Dates: [ca. 1872-1991]

Church of Scotland India and Nepal Collection

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Identifier: CSWC 41
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) volume giving details of the missionaries and mission council in Rajputana, north-west India (1868-1976); (2) papers, reports and correspondence relating to the work in Calcutta in particular to the Scottish Churches Mission and educational work (1880-1930); (3) minutes of the Santal (Santhal) missionaries' committee (1950-1976); (4) minutes of the meetings of the Madras Christian College governing board in Edinburgh (1909-1949); (5) material relating to the...
Dates: 1868-1985

Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection

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Identifier: CSWC 47
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: (1) Lantern slides and glass plate negatives of: China (Charles Somerville collection, Dugald Christie); Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria); India; and Jamaica. Most sets come with indexes and commentaries and date from late 19th century to early-mid twentieth century. (2) Slides (35 mm) of: Africa (Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan and Egypt); Far East (including Taiwan and Hong Kong); Holy Land; Middle East; India (including Western...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Collection of John Hector (1845-1934)

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Identifier: CSWC 4
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three volumes which seem to date from after Hector's return from India but contain extracts from lectures given and hymns, songs and verses collected while he was there: (1) volume, similar to a commonplace book, with hymns, songs and verses noted by Hector, some translated by him from Bengali or French, and some other notes and newspaper articles (various dates); (2) extracts from Hector's lectures to his students in Calcutta (extracts written by Hector at a later...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Collection of Joseph Ross (1890-1969)

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Identifier: CSWC 3
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of letters from and articles about missionaries who knew Ross, who were connected with the Boy Scout Association or who were associated with Aberdeen. Much of the material was collected by Ross for use in his Sunday school classes, but some is more personal, many of the articles are cutting from Life and Work or other missionary publications, and there are some photographs. There is only a small amount on each...
Dates: 1920-1962

Drawings and prints collected by Hugh Cleghorn

 Fonds — Box: Coll-1619, Box: Coll-1619 / E2015.23
Identifier: Coll-1619
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of lithographs, engravings, and woodcuts, notes and news-clippings, drawings, sketches, tracings and water-colours, and photographs of drawings. These feature trees, flowers and leaves, figures, animals and places in the Himalayas and across India... Indian life, forests and gardens.
Dates: 17th-19th century

Drawings of a Collection of East Indian Plants

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Identifier: Coll-478
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drawings from Roxburgh's collection of East Indian plants. These were sent by Nathaniel Wallis (or Wallich) to Robert Wight for the Icones plantarum Indiae orientalis 1840-1853.
Dates: 19th century

Grammar and dictionary of the Oriya language of India

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Identifier: Coll-1402
Scope and Contents The manuscript volume of Oriya grammar and vocabulary has around 200pp. Some pages contain English translations with accompanying Oriya vocabulary. The translations are of tales and background to Orissa, while others are Biblical passages, and the Oriya vocabulary relates to these.
Dates: 1940-1950

Interserve Scotland

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Identifier: CSWC 50
Scope and Contents The collection comprises the archives of Interserve Scotland. Minute books of the Indian Female Normal Schools and Instruction Society, Edinburgh Auxiliary , the Zenana Bible and Medical Mision, subsequently the Bible and Medical Missionary Fellowship and now Interserve from 1880-1975. Correspondence, papers and 73 lantern slides. The society was principally concerned with medical and educational work in Asia. The collection also includes society publications: ...
Dates: 1880- 1988

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Roxburgh, William, 1751-1815 (Botanist) 2
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 2
Abercrombie, Sir Patrick, 1879-1957 (professor of town planning) 1
Association of Building Technicians (1942-1970) 1
Baillie, John Baillie, of Leys, 1835-1890 (donor of the Oriental Manuscripts Collection) 1
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Baillie, John, of Leys, 1772-1833 (Member of Parliament, and East India Company Official) 1
Boulanger, Juliette Nadia, 1887-1979 (French composer and music teacher) 1
Chitrakar, Gurupada, fl 2010 (artist) 1
Church Missionary Society 1
Cleghorn, Hugh Francis Clarke (physician, botanist) 1
Commonwealth Human Ecology Council 1
Congres Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne. Mars Group 1
Coventry City Council, Coventry City Architect 's Department. Coventry City Architect's Department 1
Cragg, Albert Kenneth, 1913-2012 (Assistant Bishop of Jerusalem) 1
Edinburgh University Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 1
Elliot, Sir Walter, 1803-1887 (curator and archaeologist) 1
Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 1
Garrard & Co. Ltd., Albemarle St., London 1
Gibson, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward, 1908-1991 (architect and town planner) 1
HM Government. Ministry of Town and Country Planning 1
Housing Centre Trust 1
Howarth, Toby Matthew, Bishop (Church of England) 1
Hume, Andrew Crawford, d. 1970 (Veterinary Surgeon) 1
Hume, Thomas, (1852-1890) (Surgeon) 1
International Centre for Regional Planning and Development (1954-1960) 1
International Society of City and Regional Planners (1965-:) 1
Johnson-Marshall, Percy, 1915-1993 (professor of urban design and regional planning, University of Edinburgh) 1
Johnson-Marshall, Stirrat, 1912-1981 (architect) 1
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 1
London County Council (1887-1965) 1
Macphail, Earle Monteith, 1861-1937 (Principal of Madras Christian College) 1
Middlesex County Council (1888-1965) 1
Modern Architectural Research Group 1
Morton, Dr., Eric Veddon Bradshaw, fl. 1968 (Consultant) 1
Muir, Sir William, 1819-1905 (Scottish Orientalist and Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 1
Murison, Cecil Charles, 1874-1942 (Colonel, Indian Medical Service) 1
Percy Johnson-Marshall & Associates (1962-:) 1
Pilcher, Percy, 1866-1899 (British aviation pioneer) 1
Reilly | Sir | Charles Herbert, 1874-1948 (professor of architecture) 1
Royal Institute of British Architects (1837-:) 1
Royal Town Planning Institute (1914-:) 1
School of Planning and Research for Regional Development (1940-1953) 1
Service Arts and Technical Organization (1943-1946) 1
Society for the Promotion of Urban Renewal (fl1950s) 1
Stewart, William Burton-, 1872-1936 (Scottish solider and politician) 1
Tatton-Brown, William, fl1910-1986 (architect) 1
United Free Church of Scotland Training College, Edinburgh 1
United Free Church of Scotland (1900-1929) 1
United Nations (1945-: |) 1
University of Edinburgh, Department of Architecture, Planning Research Unit. Department of Architecture 1
University of Edinburgh, Department of Architecture. Department of Architecture (1960-:) 1
University of Liverpool (1881-:) 1
University of Liverpool, Department of Civic Design. Department of Civic Design (1909-:) 1
University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Architecture. Liverpool School of Architecture (1895-:) 1
Willesden Borough Council 1
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