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Material relating to Professor George Chrystal

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1491
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x letter from Professor George Chrystal to the Rt. Hon. The Prime Minister [Herbert Henry Asquith, 1908-1916] from 5 Belgrave Crescent, Edinburgh, 12 June 1911. The letter, in effect turns down the honour of a knighthood 'on the occasion of His Majesty's approaching Coronation'. He was, in the first place, 'at this moment suffering from the effects of severe illness' and it would be several months before he could 'appear in London or take part in any...

Musical manuscripts, artwork, and photographs relating to Helen Patuffa Hood

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1102
Identifier: Coll-1393
Scope and Contents This fonds contains paper documents such as correspondence to Helen Patuffa Hood, concerts programmes and other printed materials; artworks by Helen Patuffa Hood; and material related to the book Songs of the Hebrides. In the out-sized box are some photographs of Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy-Fraser.

Papers and correspondence of Daniel John Cunningham

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-11
Scope and Contents There is a substantial sequence of notebooks and working papers containing detailed notes of experiments and dissections together with drawings and drafts for lectures, and a separate sequence of manuscripts for lectures and addresses. There are many autograph letters from eminent anatomists and medical men, including ten letters from Joseph Lister. An item of particular interest is an album of 96 photographs from Cunningham's service on the South African War Royal Commission. The subjects...

Papers of Alexander Falconer Giles, Lecturer in Classical History at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1828
Content Description This collection consists of approx. 50 notebooks and bound volumes of notes taken by Giles as a student at Balliol College, and as a lecturer in Classical History at the University of Edinburgh. Also includes a typescript entitled 'On Land, Sea and Ice. An Autobiography' by J. Burn Wood, 1947.
It also includes one photograph album and eight individual photographs acquired later, all related to Alexander F. Giles and his family.

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 Personal...

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.

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...

Photographs and Diaries of John Shaw Smith

 Fonds
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.

Photographs (copies) taken by Capt. Herbert Mather Spoor

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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....

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 3
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
Bradley, O. Charnock (Principal, Roayl (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh) 1
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Brash, James Couper, 1886-1958, Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University 1
Brennan, A. D. J. (Veterinarian) 1
Campbell, John Frederick, 1790-1860 (1st Earl Cawdor) 1
Chrystal, George, 1851-1911 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cunningham, Daniel John, 1850-1909 (professor of anatomy, Trinity College Dublin) 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
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 Athletic Club 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, John, Sir, 1885-1947 (principal of Edinburgh University and surgeon) 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
Jennings, Margaret Augusta, 1904-1994 (British scientist) 1
Jones, Kenneth, fl 1990s (early penicillin patient) 1
Kilburn, Benjamin West, 1827-1909 (American photographer; stereoscopic view publisher) 1
Liddell, Eric Henry, 1902-1945 (Olympic Athlete and Missionary) 1
Lister, Sir Joseph, 1827-1912 (1st Baron Lister | British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery) 1
Lumsden, Susy F, fl 1910s (treasurer of 'The Cavalier club') 1
Lundholm, Dr., Eric Olof, b. 1915 (Physician, Psychotherapist) 1
MacBeath, Norman, fl 1990s-2010s (photographer) 1
McNair, Thomas Jaffrey, 1927-1994 (surgeon and surgeon to the Queen in Scotland) 1
Orr, John, 1885-1966 (Professor of French) 1
Pilcher, Percy, 1866-1899 (British aviation pioneer) 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
University of Edinburgh. Department of Pathology (1831-) 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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