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Student manuscript copy of Colin MacLaurin's Treatise of Algebra

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Identifier: Coll-1812
Content Description These are manuscript lecture notes on algebra... notes of 'A Treatise of Algebra' by Colin MacLaurin. Although the writer is unknown (a student?), the ms volume bears a label... an armorial Melville bookplate... possibly that of Robert Saunders Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville.The volume is noted...: 'A Treatise of Algebra by Mr McLaurin Professor of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh. part 1. 1735'.The last five pages are 'Concerning the Art of Measuring Land'. MacLaurin's...

Student notes of lectures by Baron David Hume

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Identifier: Coll-1534
Scope and Contents The first manuscript page of Volume 1 states, 'Notes taken from the Lectures of Mr. D. Hume, Professor of Scotch law in the University of Edinburgh, delivered in the years 1814 and 15'. The first page is dated 26 October 1814 The four volumes contain chapters or sections headed, e.g. Introductory lecture; Husband and Wife; Parent and child; Guardian and ward; Guardians to Idiots and Furious persons; Master and servant; Distinction of things; Contract of sale; Contract of Location -...

Three medical notebooks, two of which relate to Alexander Woodcock fl. 1833-1845

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Identifier: Coll-1483
Scope and Contents The Alexander Woodcock notebooks contain: Lectures on Anatomy and Physiology - Alexander Jardine Lizar - notebook noted 5 November 1833 Lectures on Chemistry - Doctor Hope - 11 July 1845 A third volume contains: Notes from 1 September 1843 - 20 July 1844 - Patient cases ...

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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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