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Law notes and papers of Thomas. M. Aitchison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1145
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - solution to practical examinations, Conveyancing, 1952-1953, typescript - programme of work, Conveyancing, typescript copies - regulations for entrance, Faculty of Advocates,1950s, typescript - synopsis of lectures, 1952-1953, typescript - exam papers, Law, 1949-1952, typescript - guide...
Dates: 1949-1986

Law notes of Professor Hector MacQueen

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1256
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of lecture notes, essays, copies of cases, copies of exam papers, off-prints and other material relating to the following courses (and course components) offered by the then Faculty of Law, Edinburgh University: History of Scots Law Scottish Legal System Scots Law I and II Conduct of Proof / Inquiry ...
Dates: 1974-1979

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

Lecture notes of Robert Sutherland

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Identifier: Coll-1102
Scope and Contents The collection at E2006.44 contains lecture notes taken while Sutherland attended Edinburgh University in the late-1940s and early-1950s. The material includes: - Minute Book of the Dining Club - Lecture notes on Evidence and Pleading - Lecture notes on Political Science - Lecture notes on Conveyancing, International Private Law -...
Dates: 1947-1951

Lectures of Thomas Bever

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-302
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of volumes of lectures on jurisprudence and civil law, by Thomas Bever, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1772-1774.

Dates: 1772-1774

Legal document - discharge of rent - between Mrs. Eleonora Russell and Mr William Robertson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1556
Identifier: Coll-1761
Scope and Contents

Manuscript document on stamped paper, 'For Receipts. Fourpence' and 'Halfpenny sheet', 'writtem by William Murray Jun'r writer in Edn'r...'. The document concludes: "...and of which years annual rent I hereby discharge the said Mr. William Robertson...".


The document is signed by Eleonora Russell in Edinburgh 21 September 1796. It was witnessed by: John Russell, apprentice to Mr. James Dundas, Clerk to the Signet; and, William Murray.

Dates: 1796

Manuscript notebook of unidentified Scottish law firm setting out details of titles properties

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1318
Identifier: Coll-1742
Content Description

The content suggests that this was an Edinburgh-based law practice, with the majority of entries noting city addresses. The unknown law firm sets out details of titles properties, 1920s, 1930s.


The volume has this information on the spine: "Notes on Titles No.6". The volume comes from John Reid, Law & Mercantile Stationer, 78 Queen Street, Edinburgh. It holds reference numbers: 885 - for re-ordering.

Dates: 1920-1939

Manuscript Notes from David Hume's Lectures on Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh

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Identifier: Coll-2075
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four volumes (numbered 1, 2, 5 and 6) with spine-labels reading "Hume's Lectures on the Scots Law". Topics include marriage, contracts, teinds, tack, adjudication, and succession in heritage. There are near-contemporary ownership inscriptions (Alex Orrock, Newton of Wemyss) to front pastedown of each volume.Vol. 1 and vol. 6 have numerous additional pages of later notes on agriculture and chemistry at the rear, and extracts from A. W. Kinglake's novel...
Dates: 1790
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp, who ruled the Mazandarin Province of Iran during the late 15th century, seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants.
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

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Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Material relating to Sir Rupert Iain Kay Moncreiffe

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1276
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of two bound volumes of the work Origins and background of the law of succession to arms and dignities in Scotland with Volume 1 focussing on 'Heirs before Scots law', and Volume 2 focussing on 'Heirs by Scots law'. Volume 1 is inscribed ' For Professor Croft Dickinson, to whom this thesis was due, with very many thanks, from Iain Moncrieffe of that Ilk. Unicorn'. Volume 2 is inscribed ' For Professor Croft Dickinson, with every...
Dates: 1958

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Jex-Blake, Sophia Louisa, 1840-1912 (medical practitioner, reformer and suffragette) 1
Lindsay, William, fl. 1842-1843, Secretary of Scots Law Society 1
Lorimer, James, 1818-1890 (Professor of Law) 1
MacQueen, Frances M., fl. 1975-1979 (civil servant) 1
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Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank, Allan, 1748-1816 (Scottish judge) 1
Main, Alexander Herbert, fl. 1930-1935 1
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Orrock, Alex (former owner of student lecture notes dated 1790) 1
Orrock, W W (former owner of student lecture notes dated 1790) 1
Peat, George, fl 1790 (Law student) 1
Pye, Thomas A., fl. 1916-1947, Rev. 1
Robertson, John, b. 1930 (student Edinburgh University, Law Faculty, 1951-1954) 1
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 1
Russell, Eleanora, fl 1796 (Daughter of Principal William Robertson) 1
Sees, Thomas, fl 1820s (Law student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Smith, Thomas Broun, 1915-1988 (Professor of civil (Roman Law), Edinburgh University) 1
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Sutherland, Robert, b. 1926 (Writer to the Signet, Notary Public) 1
Thomson, A., fl 1860, Secretary of Scots Law Society 1
University of Pennsylvania (1791-:) (university) 1
Wallace, Forbes T., fl. 1895-1897 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
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