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Papers of Sir Alastair Currie

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1615
Identifier: Coll-1938
Content Description This fonds consists of the papers and personal lectures of Sir Alastair Currie, who was Professor of Pathology at the University of Edinburgh from 1972 to 1986. It contains his lectures on various subjects related to pathology, and inuagural lectures given in Dundee, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Brisbane, Nairobi, etc. Personal lectures, 1960-1970 Personal lectures, 1970 ...
Dates: 1962-1982

Papers of the Rev. Will Freshwater and A. (Nancy) Freshwater

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1059
Scope and Contents The collection - E2005.13 - is composed of typescript and manuscript material in the form of off-prints, articles, reports, notebooks, letters, postcards, and diary. There are also photographs.Within the typescript material and collection of letters, there is: correspondence with users of the collection covering period 1980-1985; a copy of Manners and customs of the Ba-Bemba, collected by W. Freshwater, Mbereshi, 1906; manuscript postcard notes,...
Dates: 1901-1985

Papers of the Scott family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2076
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the family papers of the Scott Family, whose lineage can be traced back to Walter Scott, who served as a Burgess of Edinburgh around 1521. The material comprises genealogical research notes, correspondence, historical charters (including one dated 1663, with a wax seal), official records (both originals and copies), photographs (including what appears to be daguerreotypes or ambrotypes), as well as a badge and a medal from the Argyll and Sutherland...
Dates: 1663-1993

Papers relating to Francis Fraser Darling

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1141
Content Description

Papers relating to Sir Frank Fraser Darling (1903-1979), ecologist and lecturer in ecology and conservation at the University of Edinburgh. This collection includes black-and-white research photographs of landscapes and animals, correspondence, African ecological reports and minutes of meetings, publications, handwritten notes, and tapes.

Dates: 1930s-1970s

Photograph album of Sheena Tennant Kendall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2054
Content Description This is a photograph album of Sheena Lillian Grant Tennant Kendall (1883-1974), composer and daughter of wealthy Scottish industrialist James Tennant. Kendall is well identified in the album, which documents a period of residence in Japan (1919-24), as well as travels in Egypt, Burma, Ceylon, Malaysia and Shanghai, and their life at Scottish and English country estates. It also includes 19 photos of Hakone, Japan in the aftermath of the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923; images of horse racing...
Dates: 1919-1925

Photograph album of the Geikie family

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1777
Content Description This is a fine photograph album with 38 albumen prints and one carbon print of portraits of the Geikie family. There is also a birthday card mounted on the front fly-leaf, dated 16 December 1882. Included is a useful later index to the photographs, which identifies the sitters. The oldest two photos must have been taken before the death of both John Geikie and his wife Eleanor in 1864. There are several portraits from the 1870s; and the most recent dated photo is from 1887. The album...
Dates: 1860s-1880s

Photograph album related to the Gotch-Robinson High School (or Shoushan Middle School)

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1998
Content Description This is an album containing approxmately 147 photographs with captions, showing staff, students, premises and scenes from the Gotch-Robinson High School (also known as Shoushan Middle School) in the 1920s. The school was a British Baptist school located in Tsingchowfu, Shantung, in North China. It was founded in 1917 by the English Baptist Missionary Society, and was dissolved in 1929 amid the changes in the education system after the Nationalists took over Shandong province.The...
Dates: 1926-1929
Coll-20/1/9/9: The Temple of Jupiter Olympus with the Acropolis in the distance. Athens
Coll-20/1/9/9: The Temple of Jupiter Olymp...

Photographs and Diaries of John Shaw Smith

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-250
Identifier: Coll-20
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: a folder containing a typescript copy of a diary of a journey from Italy to the Holy Land, covering the period 18 December 1850 to 6 September 1852; two microfilms of diaries covering the period 1849 to 1850; and five boxes of photographs showing scenes of Ireland, Paris, Switzerland, Rome, Pompei, Athens, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Cairo, Thebes, Abu Simbel, Nubia, Petra, and more.

Dates: 1849-1852

Photographs (copies) taken by Capt. Herbert Mather Spoor

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1155
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of copies of photographs taken by Herbert Mather Spoor. Titles of photographs, as noted by Capt. H. M. Spoor R.A.M.C., M.C., under each photograph in the original family album, are as follows (numbering is that given by Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library): 1. Fire at Pathology 2. Botany 1904 3. Histology 4....
Dates: 1904-1905

Photographs from drawings by W. Vandevelde Junr

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1416
Scope and Contents

The album had been in the possession of the Earl of Cawdor (John Frederick). It is dated 1859. The album is composed of photographic art reproduced on salted paper. Eight images are maritime in nature - vessels at sea - with waves and sails coloured in bluish / greyish tint, and are of drawings done by Willem Van de Velde the Younger (1633-1707).

Maroon morocco. Gilt stamp at the from and back board - John Frederick Earl Cawdor.

Dates: 1859

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University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections 74
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photograph 2
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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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