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Collection relating to James Stewart Fraser

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1263
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - copy of 'Gardyloo', 2 March 1940 - copy of 'Gardyloo', 29 April 1944 - copy of 'The Chalmers Watson Journal', 1935 (Rectorial election - D. Chalmers Watson) - copy of 'The Chalmers Watson Journal' (Once more a message on the eve of election) - 2 x copies of reprints of 'The Royal Medical Society', from 'The...

Collections of posters of student events at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — Container: CLX-D-66
Identifier: Coll-1867
Scope and Contents Bundle of about 20 posters of events at the University around 1971, mostly relating to student activities. The events advertised include dances/balls/concerts; special lectures and symposium; Church and carol services; and Student Representative Council Elections. The posters are arranged in bundles by types of events, as follows: Poster of the Corries, and poster advertising a folk concert in University...

Copy of a letter from Benjamin Franklin to Dr B Rush and Dr J Potts, made by D. Lewis

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1466
Scope and Contents The copy of the letter is dated 1 April 1882 below the statement that it 'is an exact copy of the copy of the original letter as made by D. Lewis', 1 December 1859. The original letter was written in London 20 December 1766 by Dr. Benjamin Franklin and was addressed to Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. Jonathan Potts. It refers to letters of introduction to several of Franklin's friends in Edinburgh. At the same time he states that 'you will be your own best frtiends if you apply...

Correspondence and Memorabilia relating to Edinburgh University Rectorial Elections

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1083
Scope and Contents In one folder of the collection (E2006.03) there are letters mentioning events and reminiscences concerning Rectorial elections, candidate nominations, and pre-election speeches. There is memorabilia in the form of pamphlets and promotional leaflets feature the following candidates: Harold Macmillan; Alistair Sim; Sir Alexander Fleming; Aga Khan; Sir Andrew Murray; Jimmy Logan; John Cameron; Stephen Potter, Douglas Young, and Sir Robert Watson-Watt. There is also a copy of Edinburgh...

Degree and Diploma of Jane Potter Deas Dickson (nee Stuart)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1161
Scope and Contents The collection includes: - school leaving certificate, Higher Education, Beath Secondary School, Fife, dated 1934, and noting subjects of English (Higher), Mathematics (Lower), Latin (Higher), French (Higher), and Art (Lower), and noting that Dickson continued at school for a further year till 1935. - pass certificate, English, University of Edinburgh, June 1936 - pass...

Degree and Graduation portraits of Margaret Robertson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1088
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a black and white photograph - studio portrait - of Margaret Robertson wearing academic dress during the period of her graduation in 1919; copy of a studio portrait, seated pose, during the period of graduation; and, degree certificate or parchment of Margaret Robertson, interesting for the hand-corrected script indicating 1919 rather than 1909 (and indicative of the shortage of parchment paper in the wake of the 1914-1918 war).

Diaries of Dr. S. W. Carruthers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1134
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes and news cuttings at Dc.2.76/17, a dissertation at Gen. 1931, and three manuscript diaries at E2008.14. The material at Dc.2.76/17 consists of a notebook (circa 17 pages) with notes accompanying several newspaper cuttings on various University activities. The front cover is noted 'Edinburgh University / Various Student Activities / 1887-1888'. It contains clippings relating to: the Rectorial Elections 1887 and 1888 and from theScottish Leader28...

Diary of geologist James Nicol when he was an Edinburgh University student

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1914
Scope and Contents This is the manuscript diary of James nicol (1810-1879), an Edinburgh University student in medicine and natural history, who would later become a geologist and Professor of Natural history at the University of Aberdeen. The journal was written between the 10th of October 1840, to the 21st of March 1841, when he attended the Winter Session at Berlin University. Enclosed in the volume are typed notes, giving a rather detailed index of the diary's contents. In his journal, James Nicol describes...

Diary of Helena Marshall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1952
Scope and Contents Diary of Helena Marshall when she was a student at the 'College of Arts', Edinburgh (NB - not Edinburgh College of Arts, which was founded in 1907, but probably the Faculty of Arts of the University of Edinburgh) and (later) a governess in Russia (Petersburg) and Switzerland. Also journal consisting mainly of notes from lectures at the College of Arts on botany, geology, zoology, electricity, Italian art, etc., 1869.

Early Theses

 Collection — Box: EUA CA3
Identifier: EUA CA3
Scope and Contents Portfolio of printed sheets listing students submitting theses per class. The name of the relevant Regent in charge is recorded on each sheet.

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 42
Craigie, Patrick George, Major, 1843-1930 (statistician; army major) 2
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 2
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 2
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Adams, William, fl. 1797-1799 (medical student at Edinburgh University) 1
Aitchison, Thomas Milne, fl. 1949-1953 1
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Anderson, Charles A., fl. 1888-1934 (surgeon) 1
Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley, 1853-1922 (professor of botany, University of Edinburgh and regius keeper of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh) 1
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 1
Binnie, Susan Anderson, 1898-1975, Medical practitioner (Mrs. Susan Anderson Moodie) 1
Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932 (Watson-Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, John, fl. 1824-1834, General Practioner 1
Brown, Kenneth R, fl 1880s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Brown, Thomas S., fl. 1828-1835, General Practitioner 1
Brownlie, Thomas Archibald Campbell, 1914-2010 (civil engineer) 1
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 1
Bulfield, Grahame, 1941-: (geneticist, formerly director and chief executive, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh and vice-principal, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burns, Margaret, fl 1890s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Butcher, Samuel Henry, 1850-1910 (classicist, politician and professor of greek, University of Edinburgh) 1
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Caird, Francis Mitchell, 1853-1926 (Scottish surgeon, Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Carruthers, Dr., Samuel William, 1866-1962 (Doctor; Anaesthetist) 1
Chiene, John, 1843-1923 (Scottish surgeon, Professor of Surgery at the University of Edinburgh ) 1
Clark, William B., fl. 1820s, Minister 1
Coghill, Agnes Irene Sinclair, c 1875-1904 (medical student; University of Edinburgh) 1
Coghill, John George Sinclair, 1834-1919 (Physician) 1
Craw, Barbara M, fl 1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Croom, John Halliday, Professor Sir, 1847-1923 (physician) 1
Crudelius, Mary, 1839-1877 (campaigner for women's education) 1
Dickson, Emily Winifred, Dr., 1866-1944 (first female Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)) 1
Dickson, Jane Potter Deas, 1917-2002 (Teacher) 1
Dickson, William Elliot Carnegie, 1878-1954 (Scottish physician) 1
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 1
Dunfermline College of Physical Education Old Students' Association (1912-:) 1
Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 1
Edinburgh College of Art (1760-:) 1
Edinburgh Mechanics' Subscription Library 1
Edinburgh School of Cookery and Domestic Economy, Ltd. 1
Edinburgh University Boat Club 1
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 1
Edinburgh University Forestry Society 1
Elliot, S, fl 1890s-1901 (Professor of Botany) 1
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (American statesman diplomat, scientist and philosopher) 1
Fraser, James Stewart, fl. 1935-1955 (obstetrician and gynaecologist) 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Garvey, P J F, fl 1890s-1900s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 1
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 1
Gemmell, Anne Hyslop, b. 1923 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 1
Goodhart, Harry Chester, 1858-1895 (English footballer and Professor of Humanity, University of Edinburgh) 1
Goodsir, John, Professor, 1814-1867 (professor of anatomy Edinburgh University | Edinburgh) 1
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Hamilton, Sir William, 1788-1856 (metaphysician ) 1
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 1
Hastings, Diana Kerr, fl. 1967-1970 (physical education teacher) 1
Haugh, Peter, fl 1903-1904 (student - Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) 1
Haultain, Francis William Nicol, 1861-1921 (Gynaecologist and obstetrician) 1
Hills, Joseph W. (Senior President, Students' Representative Council, E.U., 1952-1953) 1
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 1
Inkster, Samuel M, fl 1869-1873 (student - University of Edinburgh) 1
Irvine, Louis Godfrey (medical scientist) 1
Jamieson, F R, fl 1890s (lecturer in Latin Literature, University of Edinburgh) 1
Jones, George William, fl. 1903-1907 (student, Edinburgh University) 1
Kennish, T L, fl 1880s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Kerr, Helen C. D., b.1910 1
Knott, Cargill Gilston, 1856-1922 (physicist, mathematician and secretary of the Royal Society of Edinburgh) 1
Knowles, William Andrew, 1868-1942 (minister) 1
Lemon, Ethelwyn Lilias, fl 1890s-1940s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Lewis, D., fl. 1859 (copier of letter from Franklin to Rush, and Potts) 1
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 1
Lubkin, Gregory P, fl 1972-1996 (Edinburgh University alumnus, President of the American Friends of the University of Edinburgh) 1
MacArthur, Katherine Cameron, 1906-1987 (Headmistress at St. Columba's School, Kilmacolm) 1
Mackay, George, 1861-1949 (British ophthalmic surgeon) 1
Mackenzie, Basil William Sholto, 2nd Baron Amulree, 1900-1983 (physician) 1
Maclaren, D, fl 1840s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Main, Alexander Herbert, fl. 1930-1935 1
Marshall, Helena, fl 1870s (Edinburgh University student, governess in Russia and Switzerland) 1
Martin, Margaret Melville Rae, Dr., 1941-2005 (obstetrician, gynaecologist) 1
Marwick, Hugh, Dr, 1881-1965 (antiquarian) 1
Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 1
Matheson, James G., Rt. Rev., fl. 1975 (Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland) 1
Maxwell, Ailsa Giles, fl. 1945-1948 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Maxwell, Stuart, fl. 1938-1947, Edinburgh University graduate 1
McIntyre, Peter, d. 1982 (Clerk to the University Senate, and Academic Secretary) 1
McMorran, John, Baillie (magistrate, Edinburgh) 1
McNair, Thomas Jaffrey, 1927-1994 (surgeon and surgeon to the Queen in Scotland) 1
Moller, Asta Winifred Russell, fl 1920-1981 (coal industry historian) 1
Muir, William, Sir, 1819-1905 (Scottish Orientalist) 1
Murdoch, William Gordon Burn-, 1862-1939 (Scottish artist and traveller) 1
NHS Education for Scotland 1
Orr, Robert Low, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Orr, William J, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Owen, Alan, fl. 1939-1948 (student at Edinburgh University) 1
Patrick, Millar 1
Pattison, Andrew Seth Pringle-, 1856-1931 (Scottish philosopher) 1
Pearse, Arthur, fl 1850s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Potter (née Ross), Elizabeth Mackay, Dr., 1924-1979 (physician) 1
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