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Spitsbergen 1960 - Diary of John Fraser

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1923
Scope and Contents Reproduction of the diary of John Fraser, then researcher at Imperial College, written during a land-surveying expedition to Spitzberg (Spitsbergen in Norwegian) in 1960. In addition to a day-to-day account of the expetition written by Fraser, the volume contains black-and-white photographs (orginals) depicting landscapes and various scenes of the expetition, a biographical note on Fraser, a photograph of Fraser himself at Imperial College, loose maps of Svalbard and Dicksonland, and an...
Dates: 1960-1961

Stereoscopic photographs of Boer War and other subjects

 Fonds — Box: Coll-1753
Identifier: Coll-1753
Scope and Contents

An as yet unsorted box of steroscopic photographs.

Dates: Publication: c1900

Two photograph albums, of older Spain and Portugal, and of the Nile Valley and Classical Europe... one of them collected by William Horn, Edinburgh

 Collection — Volume: Coll-1807 / SC-Acc-2016-0196
Identifier: Coll-1807
Scope and Contents One album, with photographs of the Nile Valley and Classical Europe, has ms description on fore-page: Photographs Collection of William Horn [address], Edinburgh. On tour of 1872. Some of the photographs are signed, 'A. Beats'. Many of the photographs of Classical Europe have Italian scenes around Florence, Naples and Pompei, and Milan, and there are photographs of Alpine scenes and Vienna too.The other album is entitled on the front board: ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1872-1890

Two photograph albums of views from Shantung and Shanghai, and from Jehol and Beijing, to Yunnan

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1879
Content Description Two albums containing black and white photographs of landscapes in a variety of locations, as well as portraits and street scenes, each with accompanying text. The first album is entitled '"China 1920-1930 - From Shantung and Shanghai to Yunan [sic]" (119 pages), and the second album is entitled "China 1920-1930 - From Jehol and Peking to Yunnan" (136 pages). Many of the photos are grouped into sets of up to ten images on a particular province or theme, such as: Futoshan/Putuoshan, near...
Dates: late 1920s- early 1930s

University cycling and rugby cups awarded to Ian McGregor Reith Scroggie MB ChB (Edin.1944) in 1940 and 1941, and group photograph 1941

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1735
Scope and Contents 2 x University cups (larger cup being Ramsay Lodge, Annual TT, awarded 1940 and 1941, cycling; and, smaller Irish Cup 1941, rugby).1 x group photograph showing participants in Ramsay Lodge, Irish Cup, 1941, rugby, including I. M. R. Scroggie (standing back row 2nd from left).The larger cup (inscribed Ramsay Lodge, Annual TT) was made by J. & D. Meek, Edinburgh. It is also inscribed with numerous names of winners from 1920 to 1943. No race was run in 1924....
Dates: 1920-1943

William Burton-Stewart bound Game books

 Collection — Box: CLX-D-72
Identifier: Coll-1887
Scope and Contents Two 'game books' which belonged to Major William Burton-Stewart, containing score tables recording his session of game birds shooting and black-and-white photographs of social events, hunting, and people. It also includes sketches and handwritten biographical and travelling accounts by Burton-Stewart himself. Places mentioned in the game books include Ratho Park, Conaglen, Stroud, Darleith, Lothians and the Borders, Venice, India, Ontario (Canada), etc.Highlights in the first...
Dates: 1889-1935

World AIDS Day Organising Committee [WADOC] (Lothian)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD53
Scope and Contents

The collection reflects the formation, activities and initiatives of WADOC Lothian, documenting its functions in organising WAD events, through minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial accounts, and publicity material such as promotional items, leaflets, printed ephemera, and photographs. The collection also includes papers relating to the dissolution of the organisation.

Dates: Jan 1998 - Jun 2006

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University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections 74
Lothian Health Services Archive 2
New College Library Special Collections 1
 
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
China 4
Christianity -- China 4
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
Classical Literature 1
Commonplace-books 1
Conversion 1
Copper 1
Copper Mines and Mining 1
Cycling 1
Degrees, Academic 1
Democracy 1
Drawing 1
Drawings and graphics 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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