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Papers of Lauriston William Sharp

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-83
Scope and Contents The papers of Lauriston William Sharp at Gen. 2157 consist of printed material such as journals and sheets; numerous bundles of scholarly notes on writers both in manuscript and typescript; notebooks; library notes and card indexes; and, other miscellaneous papers. At Dk.1.29 there are Sharp's notes and miscellaneous items on James Kirkwood (circa 1650-1708) who worked on the establishment of libraries in Scotland, and at Dk.7.51 typescript and notes on Charles Mackie (1688-1770) the first...
Dates: 1872-1955

Records of the Friends of Edinburgh University Library

 Fonds — Box: EUA-A-407
Identifier: EUA GD38
Scope and Contents Various papers: minutes, agenda, circulars (very incomplete), 1964-1992 Friends Newsletter, issues 1-20 (some duplicates), 1981-1990 The Piper (Friends newsletter), issues 1-16 (1991-2000) and 28 (November 2006): 2001 - May 2006 wanting Photographs taken at the naming of the Brenda Moon Room, 9 December 1997 Annual...
Dates: 1962-2006

Records relating to the Mechanics' Library and University Hall, Riddle's Court

 Item — Volume: Dk.1.4
Identifier: Coll-1841
Scope and Contents A single volume in two parts. The first part relates to the buildings use as the Mechanics Library, the second relates to its period as University Hall. In the front is bound an architectural plan and two engravings of the buildings.Section I begins with a Preface based on extracts from Daniel Wilson, 'Edinburgh in Olden Time'. Bound in before the Preface is a two-sided illustration, one side titled "M'Morran Superintends his bigging". Thererafter follows a table of contents and then...
Dates: 1850s, 1890s

Student notes and writing of Dr. Graeme D. Eddie, and other miscellaneous items

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1671
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: work on aspects of the output of Swedish writer Göran Tunström (1937-2000); material relating to study periods, and writing and publication while at Edinburgh and Aberdeen Universities, and afterwards; notes providing a picture of Edinburgh University Library at a time of transition in the mid-1990s; and, tracts and other publications, 1940s-1960s, relating to Scottish independence. The material being:...work on Göran Tunström 1 x folder ts notes...
Dates: 1987-2003