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12 stereo views of Scotland, 1891, B. W. Kilburn, Littleton NH

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1554
Scope and Contents The views are of: 6322 Oban, its harbour, and Mull, Scotland 6310 Loch Katrine Boat Landing, Highlands, Scotland 6303 Birthplace of Robert Burns, Ayr, Scotland 6297 The Bonnie Doon, Burns' Lullaby, Ayr, Scotland 6292 Melrose Abbey, Scotland 6280 Sir William Wallace's Prison, Dumbarton Castle, Scotland ...
Dates: 1880-1910

Albums containing autograph letters to Sir Charles Lyell and family, and portraits of the writers, compiled by Leonard Lyell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1997
Content Description This collection consists of two albums compiled by Leonard Lyell, nephew of Charles Lyell and son of Katherine Mary Lyell. The volumes contain letters sent by many leading scientists and scholars of the 19th century to Sir Charles Lyell and others in his family, such as his wife Mary, the elder Charles Lyell, Mary’s father Leonard Horner, and his brother Francis Horner. In both albums, most of the letters are accompanied by a facing photograph or portrait print of the letter’s...
Dates: 1805-1899

Cartes de visite portraits of medics

 Fonds — Folder: Phot.Ill.90
Identifier: Coll-1980
Scope and Contents

Cartes de visite portraits of medics.

Dates: mid-late 19th century

Church of Scotland China (Manchuria) Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 40
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: some early material relating to the mission in Manchuria including letters from John Ross (1870) and a memoir by Ethel Omelvena (1957); Moukden Medical College annual statements (1911-1948); material relating to the mission after the Second World War including extracts from minutes and reports and circular letters from missionaries (1946-1968); reports on visits to China (1980s); photographs of Manchuria, the mission and church (c 1910-1940s); maps and plans;...
Dates: 1870-[ca. 1986]

Collection of 19th-century photographs of Scotland and Geneva, Switzerland

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1984
Content Description

This collection comprises twenty-one black-and-white photographs mounted on board showing various locations in Scotland (including Edinburgh, Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Loch Katrine), Geneva, and an unidentified location (probably also Geneva).

Dates: late 19th century

Collection of Edinburgh University Dramatic Society programmes gathered together by Anne (Padi) Mathieson

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1581
Identifier: Coll-1798
Content Description This collection of programmes of the Edinburgh University Dramatic Society and Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group includes those for the years...:1948-1954 1 x programme for 'What say they?', performed at Little Theatre by Edinburgh University Dramatic Society (EUDS), 10 November 1948. 2 x programmes for 'Varsity Vanities '49', performed at Little Theatre by Charities Revue, 29 April 1949. 1 x programme for 'Oedipus Rex', performed at Little...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-2010

Collection of James S.K. Elmslie, Veterinary Surgeon

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1105
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - c.100 photographic negatives showing animals and farmyard themes - undated news clipping about the death of Principal O. Charnock Bradley, head of the then Royal (Dick) Veterinary College - report of the visit to Kenya undetaken by Elmslie and Brennan in 1960 - memorandum from the Colonial Office, 1930, relating to...
Dates: 1930-1970

Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a’Ghobhainn

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2008
Content Description This collection consists of typed and holograph correspondence and associated materials concerning the publication history of The Scottish Insurrection of 1820 by Peter Berresford Ellis and Seumas Mac a'Ghobhainn (Gollancz, 1970). Berresford Ellis offered the book to Giles Gordon, Editorial Director at Gollancz, in March 1969. With the 150th anniversary of the insurrection approaching, the project was swiftly accepted, and the manuscript (already well...
Dates: 1969-1986

Collection of Papers of Alexander Ramsay Mackenzie (1879-1929) and Eliza Jane Mackenzie (1879-1977)

 Fonds
Identifier: CSWC 19
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: material relating to Chinese phonetics including "alphabet blocks" and the New Testament in Chinese phonetic script (c 1920s); some further items relating to the Mackenzies' time in Manchuria, these are mainly artefacts or printed reports and pamphlets (1920s-1951); a small amount of correspondence about and reports on the mission including correspondence with Chinese Christians from the 1960s; lecture and other notes by Ellie Mackenzie on theological and mission...
Dates: [ca. 1906]-2001

Collection of Photographs of Persia (Iran), 1874

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-797
Scope and Contents

The photographs held in a decorated binder, include those of: Venus passing the sun over Iran, December 1874; the interior of the observatory at Isfahan (Ispahan); the astronomical station Baugh-i-Zerecht; bridge at Sende-Roud; a city gate; the Maidan of Isfahan; the Mosquee Royale, Tomb of Ali, and other mosques; views in Qum; and views in other Iranian cities.

Dates: 1874

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University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections 74
Lothian Health Services Archive 2
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Subject
Photographs 64
Correspondence 14
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 11
China -- Photographs 9
Missionaries 8
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Diaries 6
Photograph albums 5
Travel writing 5
University of Edinburgh -- staff 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
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Missions 4
Portraits 4
Students 4
University of Edinburgh -- Alumni and alumnae 4
University of Edinburgh -- Photographs 4
Family archives 3
Lectures and Lecturing 3
Medical students 3
Missions (Africa) 3
Photographs -- Student Groups 3
Photographs as information resources | 3
Sports 3
Surgeons 3
Theatre 3
University of Edinburgh -- Societies and Clubs 3
University of Edinburgh -- students 3
Albums 2
Amateur Theatre 2
Archaeological sites 2
Autonomy and independence movements 2
Carte de visite photographs 2
Charters 2
China -- Shandong 2
China -- Shanghai 2
Christianity 2
Christmas Cards 2
Colonization 2
Decolonization 2
Edinburgh -- Scotland 2
Engraving 2
Family papers 2
Female circumcision | Kenya | 2
India 2
Kenya 2
Manchuria (China) 2
Military decorations 2
Photographs - scientific 2
Photography--Negatives 2
Physicians 2
Postcards 2
Scientific expeditions 2
Scotland 2
Stereoscopic views 2
Student activities | Edinburgh (Scotland) 2
University of Edinburgh -- Group photograph 2
Women students 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Zambia 2
photograph 2
AIDS (Disease) | Prevention | 1
Academics 1
Africa 1
Africa, East 1
Anatomy 1
Anniversaries and Special Events 1
Arak (Iran) | 1
Argentina 1
Austria -- Vienna 1
Authors and Publishers 1
Awards 1
Baghdad (Iraq) | 1
Botanical illustration 1
Brewing 1
Buildings, War Damage 1
Caen, Battle of, 1944 | 1
Calotype 1
Cattle 1
Celtic Revival 1
Central Africa 1
Charities 1
Charities | Scotland | Edinburgh | 1
Charters | Collections | 1
China -- Jiangxi 1
China -- Jingdezhen 1
China -- Yunnan 1
Church History 1
Church architecture 1
Classical Civilisation 1
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Copper Mines and Mining 1
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Language
English 48
English 26
Chinese 3
French 2
Kikuyu; Gikuyu 2
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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 8
Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 2
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 2
Abraham, Sir Edward Penley, 1913-1999 (English biochemist) 1
Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848 (Photographer and Engineer) 1
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Arbuthnot, Doreen, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Arthur, John William, 1881-1952, Medical Missionary in Kenya 1
Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
Barlow, Arthur Ruffell, 1888-1965 (Scottish Missionary) 1
Bradley, O. Charnock (Principal, Roayl (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh) 1
Brash, James Couper, 1886-1958 (Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University) 1
Brennan, A. D. J. (Veterinarian) 1
Browne, Margaret (Megan), 1911-1991 (Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Acting Head of the School of Social Study, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burns, William Chalmers, 1815-1868 (evangelist and missionary) 1
Campbell, Daisy Helen Burnley-, 1891-1973 (later Warrand) 1
Campbell, John Frederick, 1790-1860 (1st Earl Cawdor) 1
Carvalho, Caroline-Marie, 1827-1895 (French opera singer) 1
Chrystal, George, 1851-1911 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 1
Chu Ting Yü, fl 1889 (Chinese carpenter, acquaintance of Rev. William Chalmers Burns) 1
Church Missionary Society 1
Cialdini, Enrico, 1811-1892 (Italian soldier, politician and diplomat) 1
Coleman, Francis L., fl. 1971-1993, Economist, Economic Historian 1
Cowan House (student hall of residence) 1
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658 (English military and political leader) 1
Currie, Sir Alastair Robert, 1921-1994 (Professor of Pathology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Czarnecki, Louisa Agnes, fl 1861 (Scottish poet) 1
Darling, Sir Frank Fraser, 1903-1979 (human ecologist and senior lecturer in ecology and conservation, University of Edinburgh) 1
Davie, George Elder, 1912-2007 (philosopher) 1
Davies, Reginald, 1887-1971 (Colonial Administrator) 1
Dickson, William Kirk, 1860-1949, Librarian and Historian 1
Donaldson, Gordon, 1913-1993 (Scottish historian; Sir William Fraser Professor of Scottish History and Palaeography) 1
Dougal, Helen Lewise, 1906-1976 (Scottish teacher) 1
Drake, Frederick Seguier, 1892-1974 (English Baptist priest; Dean of the School of Chinese, University of Hong Kong) 1
Drummond, Frances A, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Drummond, Jean, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Drummond, Victoria A, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Edinburgh Graduates Theatre Group (1954-) 1
Edinburgh University Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 1
Edinburgh University Women's Athletics Club 1
Ellis, Peter Berresford, b 1943 (British historian and author) 1
Elmslie, James S. K., fl. 1930-1970 (Veterinarian) 1
Fletcher, Charles Montague, 1911-1995 (physician and epidemiologist) 1
Fraser, John R, d 1961 (Glaciologist, Imperial College, and Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Fraser, Sir John, 1885-1947 (Principal of Edinburgh University and surgeon) 1
Freshwater, Nancy (Annie), 1874-1959 (Married to missionary Will Freshwater) 1
Freshwater, Will, 1872-1936 (Missionary) 1
Garibaldi, Guiseppe, 1807 - June 1882 (Italian General, Patriot, Revolutionary and Republican) 1
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 1
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Giles, Alexander Falconer, 1881-1963 (Lecturer in Classical History, University of Edinburgh) 1
Glaister, John, 1892-1971 (Professor of Forensic Medicine at Glasgow University) 1
Grieve, Andrew Graham (brother of Hugh MacDiarmid) 1
Heatley, Norman George, 1911-2004 (English biochemist) 1
Henry VIII, 1491-1547 (King of England) 1
Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870 (Painter and Photographer) 1
Hills, Joseph W. (Senior President, Students' Representative Council, E.U., 1952-1953) 1
Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 1
Horn, William, fl 1872-1890 1
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885 (French writer and political activist) 1
Hunter, Margaret Jane Campbell, 1857-1938 (Gaelic culture advocate and suffragist) 1
Inglis, Alexander Adam, c 1840-1913 (photographer) 1
Jennings, Margaret Augusta, 1904-1994 (British scientist) 1
John Dover, Wilson, Professor, 1881-1969 (Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature, Edinburgh University) 1
John Paul II, 1920-2005 (Pope) 1
Jones, Kenneth, fl 1990s (early penicillin patient) 1
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 1
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 1
Kennedy, Marjorie Jean Oswald, c1916-2003 (Edinburgh University Library member of staff) 1
Kenyan African National Union (founded 1960) 1
Kenyatta, Jomo, c 1897-1978 (Kenyan anti-colonial activist and politician) 1
Kilburn, Benjamin West, 1827-1909 (American photographer; stereoscopic view publisher) 1
Liddell, Eric Henry, 1902-1945 (Olympic Athlete and Missionary) 1
London Missionary Society 1
Lumsden, Susy F, fl 1910s (treasurer of 'The Cavalier club') 1
Lundholm, Dr., Eric Olof, b. 1915 (Physician, Psychotherapist) 1
Lyell, Leonard, 1st Baron Lyell, 1850-1926 1
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 1
Mac a' Ghobhainn, Seumas, 1930-1987 (Scottish author and political campaigner) 1
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 1
MacWilliam, Iain Coutts, 1926-2013, brewing scientist 1
Macphail, Earle Monteith, 1861-1937 (Principal of Madras Christian College) 1
Masson Hall (1897-) 1
Mathieson, Anne (Padi) (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
McBeath, Norman, fl 1990s-2010s (photographer) 1
McNair, Thomas Jaffrey, 1927-1994 (surgeon and surgeon to the Queen in Scotland) 1
Morrison, Frederick Thomas, fl. 1885, Engineer 1
Murison, Cecil Charles, 1874-1942 (Colonel, Indian Medical Service) 1
NHS Education for Scotland 1
Nares, Sir George Strong, 1831-1915 1
Nyerere, Julius Kambarage, 1922-1999 (President of Tanzania) 1
Ogilvie, Alan Grant, 1887-1954 (Scottish geographer) 1
Orr, John, 1885-1966 (Professor of French) 1
Pilcher, Percy, 1866-1899 (British aviation pioneer) 1
Potter (née Ross), Elizabeth Mackay, Dr., 1924-1979 (physician) 1
Potter, Jacobus Louw, Dr. (physician, scientist) 1
Rae, Oswald, 1892-1967 (magician) 1
Roach, William, fl 1969-1970 (Scottish historian) 1
Rong Lin, fl 1864-1868 (Chinese Christian convert) 1
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