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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 6238 John...
Dates: 1880-1910

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; Chinese...
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 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 agricultural,...
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 advanced)...
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

Collection of Photographs relating to Rex v. Ruxton 1935

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-704
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of circa 43 black and white photographs, many of them duplicated, of severed limbs and bones, the bodies in decomposition, skull and cranial features, foot casts, shoes and other personal effects. There are tracing paper sketches of skull dimensions, feet, and bone cross-sections.
Dates: 1935-1936

Collection of Thomas Jaffrey McNair

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1269
Scope and Contents The collection is composed largely of black and white photographs reflecting Thomas Jaffrey McNair's study and leisure-time activities while at Edinburgh University. There are photographs of: group photo Union women's dinner 1949 group photo Union men's dinner 1949 group photo Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Mr Walter Mercer's Clinique, Winter 1947 group photo...
Dates: 1946-1963

Collection relating to Eric Henry Liddell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-218
Scope and Contents Small collection of items, from multiple sources, relating to Eric Liddell.
Annual sports programmes of Edinburgh University Athletic Club, 1923-1925, showing Liddell's times in the races entered, and an annotated Scottish Inter-Universities programme, 1923; two photographs of a memorial stone in China; Wedding invitation.
Dates: Majority of material found within 20th century

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University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections 43
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photograph 2
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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 5
Abraham, Sir Edward Penley, 1913-1999 (English biochemist) 1
Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848 (Photographer and Engineer) 1
Arbuthnot, Doreen, fl 1910s (contributor to 'The Cavalier' magazine) 1
Ato Printing Association (fl 1922-1944) (Japanese photography company) 1
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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, John Frederick, 1790-1860 (1st Earl Cawdor) 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
Cowan House (student hall of residence) 1
Currie, Sir Alastair Robert, 1921-1994 (Professor of Pathology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Darling, Sir Frank Fraser, 1903-1979 (human ecologist and senior lecturer in ecology and conservation, University of Edinburgh) 1
Dickson, William Kirk, 1860-1949, Librarian Historian 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 University Diagnostic Society 1
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 1
Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 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
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 1
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (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
Heatley, Norman George, 1911-2004 (English biochemist) 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
Inglis, Alexander Adam, c 1840-1913 (photographer) 1
Jennings, Margaret Augusta, 1904-1994 (British scientist) 1
Jones, Kenneth, fl 1990s (early penicillin patient) 1
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 1
Kilburn, Benjamin West, 1827-1909 (American photographer; stereoscopic view publisher) 1
Liddell, Eric Henry, 1902-1945 (Olympic Athlete and Missionary) 1
Lumsden, Susy F, fl 1910s (treasurer of 'The Cavalier club') 1
Lundholm, Dr., Eric Olof, b. 1915 (Physician, Psychotherapist) 1
Macphail, Earle Monteith, 1861-1937 (Principal of Madras Christian College) 1
Mac’a Ghobhainn, Seumas, 1930-1987 (Scottish author and political campaigner) 1
Masson Hall (1897-) 1
McBeath, Norman, fl 1990s-2010s (photographer) 1
McNair, Thomas Jaffrey, 1927-1994 (surgeon and surgeon to the Queen in Scotland) 1
Murison, Cecil Charles, 1874-1942 (Colonel, Indian Medical Service) 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
Roach, William, fl 1969-1970 (Scottish historian) 1
Rong Lin, fl 1864-1868 (Chinese Christian convert) 1
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 1
Smith, John Shaw, 1811-1873 (Irish traveller, Photographer) 1
Smith, Robert Murdoch, 1835-1900, Sir (Knight Major General Archaeologist and Diplomat) 1
Smythe, Barbara E, b 1899 (editor of The Cavalier) 1
Spoor, Capt., Herbert Mather, 1872-1917 1
Stewart, William Burton-, 1872-1936 (Scottish solider and politician) 1
Stott, James Robert, c 1881-1954 (physician and World War I veteran) 1
University of Edinburgh. Department of Pathology (1831-) 1
University of Edinburgh. Department of Social Work 1
Victor Gollancz Ltd 1
World AIDS Day Organising Committee (Lothian) 1
Wright, Gordon, b. 1942 (Publisher, Photographer) 1
van de Velde, Willem, 1633-1707 (painter of sea-scapes) 1
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