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Ms notes from a Logic class given by James Frederick Ferrier at Edinburgh University, 1844-1845, and taken down by a person unknown

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1738
Content Description Collection of 'written out notes on Lectures in Logic class session 1844-45', apparently taken during the classes given by J. F. Ferrier during his only year as philosophy lecturer at Edinburgh University. The notebook is divided into 14 lectures on e.g. consciousness, knowledge, and feeling. There are frequent references to the work of Reid and Hamilton, and less common references to Brown, Descartes, Kant, Locke, Plato and Stewart. It is not known who wrote down the notes.8vo, ms on...

Notebook of ailments and treatments entitled 'Practice of Medicine', written up by Herbert Thompson (d. 1957) at the Royal (Dick) Veterinary College, Edinburgh, c. 1899

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1655
Scope and Contents Notebook describing animal ailments and treatments, including of the alimentary tract, soft palate, common sypmtoms of diseases of teeth, salivary glands, the liver, and inflamation of the udder etc. There are sub-headings such as: chanping of jaws, grinding of teeth, paralysis of lips, disease of parotid duct, and etc.

Notebooks and pamphlets of Edward Stratton, and other booklets

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1597
Identifier: Coll-1894
Content Description This collection contains six notebooks of Edward Stratton containing handwritten ntoes and sketches on the following theme: 'history of ornament', 'architecture notes' from when Stratton was at Boroughmuir school, 'lecture and demonstration notes' (dated 1954), 'glaze recipes - tested' (c. 1966/67), 'records of work session 1952-1953', and a untitled notebook containing pencil sketches. Also includes a diary dated 1949, containing mostly comments on art.Also contains a booklet on Scottish...

Notes of lectures given by Alexander Monro (secundus), taken down by unknown person(s)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1325
Scope and Contents This volume of notes is based on Monro's surgical lectures at Edinburgh Medical School, 1774-1775. The manuscript lectures are sub-headed Lectures 1-13 and are in two distinct hands - the first two lectures in one, and the rest in another. The paper is watermarked with a crown and the initials GR, undated, but this L.V.Gerrevink paper commonly used throughout much of the 18th century. Both hands are clear and legible, with just a few corrections, and occasional additions written on the verso of...

Notes of lectures given by Dr. E. B. Jamieson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1350
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two volumes of manuscript notes from the classes of 'Regional Anatomy', 1934-1935, and numbered Volume II and Volume III:
  1. - Volume II is concerned with the 'Thorax and brain'
  2. - Volume III is concerned with the 'Head and neck'

Notes of lectures of Alexander Monro, secundus, taken down by person unknown

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1311
Scope and Contents An attractive volume of student's manuscript notes on Monro's lectures, Physiological Observations..., 1773, 58 pp. plus one page index, bound with Lectures on Comparative Anatomy ..., 1773, 72 pp. plus 3 pp. index, written in the same neat hand and each part with decorative penwork title. There are ownership signatures of William Graham, Edinburgh, 25th May 1774 and John Smith, Alnwick, 1st October 1783, to front free endpaper (detached) and small printed ex. libris bookplate of William James...

Notes of Lectures of Professor Crum Brown, taken down by George Burns

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Identifier: Coll-1251
Scope and Contents The two volumes forming the collection contain a set of notes on Professor Crum Brown's lectures taken in Winter Session 1892-3 by George Burns (then residing in Grange Road, Edinburgh), in a clear and legible hand. The volumes are labelled on first pages as; Chemistry 1; and, Chemistry 2. They are stamped on the spine as 'Note Book' and on the front boards with the University badge.

Notes on the Anatomy and Surgery lectures of Henry Cline and Astley Cooper, taken down by Robert Bickersteth

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1824
Scope and Contents These ms notes of the lectures on Anatomy and Surgery given by Henry Cline (1750-1827) and Astley Cooper (1768-1841) were taken down by Robert Bickersteth. Cline was a surgeon at St. Thomas's Hospital, London, and Cooper was a surgeon in London too.
The notes are in ink, sometimes on both recto and verso of the leaf, but usually on the rectos only. There are occasional drawings.

Papers of Irene J. Young

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Identifier: Coll-1657
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of school study notes and educational certificates 1929-1937, diplomas and degrees, private tutoring notes and papers, personal correspondence of Irene Young, draft material for publications and autobiography, correspondence with, and papers relating to, her late husband Reginald Sydney Brown (1919-1982). 1 x folder composed of: 5 x certificates of the Royal Drawing Society, Irene...

Papers of Sir David Pollock

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-377
Scope and Contents The papers consist of elements of mathematics containing the first six books of Euclid, and lectures on logic by Professor J. Finlayson, taken down by Pollock in 1796-1797, and observations on medical jurisprudence delivered in lectures by Professor A. Duncan, 1797-1798.

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 12
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 3
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 (professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Barclay, John Robert, fl. 1947-1951 (student Edinburgh University; teacher; lecturer) 1
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 1
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Brown, Alexander Crum, 1838-1922 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, Iain Gordon, fl 1980s-2010s (former Principal Curator of Manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland) 1
Brown, Irene Jessie, 1919-2017 (author and codebreaker) 1
Brown, Reginald Sydney, 1919-1982 (chartered accountant, husband of Irene J. Young) 1
Burns, George, fl. 1892-1896 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Cairns, Leslie George, Lieutenant, 1920-1944 (1st Special Air Service Regiment, Army Air Corps) 1
Cowe, William Rolland Scott, 1915-1987 (surgeon and physician) 1
Dundas, David John Wauchope, 1886-1938 1
Ferrier, James Frederick (metaphysical writer) 1
Fream, William, Professor, 1854?1906 (professor of natural history ) 1
Hall, William Thompson (Edinburgh University alumnus) 1
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 1
Jamieson, Edward Bald, fl 1900 (Lecturer in Anatomy, Edinburgh University) 1
Johnson, James, fl. 1774-1775 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Kennedy, Gilbert, Dr., 1916-2000 (cancer research scientist; musician) 1
Leather, Russell A., Dr., b. 1924 (electrical engineer, former Chair of Gannochy Trust) 1
MacLaurin, Colin (mathematician) 1
MacQueen, Frances M., fl. 1975-1979 (civil servant) 1
MacQueen, Hector L., Professor, fl. 1975-1979 (professor of private law) 1
Philip, Dr., Grant E. (Doctor, Crime fiction writer) 1
Pollock, David, fl 1796-1797 (science student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 1
Stratton, Edward, fl 1950s-1970s (artist) 1
Thompson, Herbert, d. 1957, veterinary surgeon 1
Wallace, Robert, Professor, 1853-1939 (professor of agriculture and rural economy) 1
Woodcock, Alexander, fl. 1832-1846 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
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