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2 Common-place books with medical receipts and prescriptions, and with gardening hints

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Identifier: Coll-1555
Scope and Contents The common-place books are written in the same hand, largely, and are described as: 1 x common-place book, small 4to, with 174pp numbered, dating from 1817-1837, though a later style of handwriting on last unnumbered 4 pp feature the date 1849. Original lightly diced Russia, lacking spine. Manuscript medical receipts, prescriptions. Entries feature named Scottish doctors or Scottish periodicals. An extensive...

Alison, William Pulteney

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Identifier: GD1-4
Scope and Contents Notes by unidentified student from lectures by W. P. Alison on the Institutes of Medicine 1828 and 1830

Bone, John Wardle

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Identifier: GD1-45
Scope and Contents Medals 1886-1891

Bruce, Alexander Ninian

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Identifier: GD1-43
Scope and Contents Letter of application from and testimonials for A. N. Bruce c1912; obituary of A. N. Bruce 1968; medal awarded to A. Bruce 1887; letter regarding bequest of medal 1988

Clinical cases of Dr. Rutherford and Dr. Gregory, November 1793

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Identifier: Coll-1326
Scope and Contents An index at the beginning of this substantial volume of clinical case notes lists 28 women and 31 men with their symptoms and treatment recorded in manuscript notes over more than 600 pages. The manuscript offers much information on the methods of these two leading 18th century Scottish physicians.

Collection of Admiral Henry Craven St John

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Identifier: Coll-1872
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of effects that belonged to Henry Craven St John, a young Lieutenant (later Commander, then Admiral) who brilliantly fought against pirates in the Chinese Seas in the 1860s. It includes: a presentation scroll to Commander Henry Craven St John, conveying thanks for his fighting piracy at Laksui (1866); a covering letter from the Admiralty (1866); a mahogany and brass-fitted medicine box (1860s); and an album of c. 300 watercolours executed by Henry Craven St John,...

Collection of Library slips relating to Edinburgh University theses, 1844

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Identifier: Coll-1288
Scope and Contents The 5 x slips (fragments) were discovered by cataloguing staff inside earlier Edinburgh University theses. They are handwritten in ink. The fragments are: - a note of page references with some remarks relating to a medical text - a list of theses sent either by or to Prof. Christison, Edinburgh College, 26 July 1844 - with the names Vass, Anderson, Chepmell, Etherington, Fleming, Jones ...

Diaries of Dr. I. M. MacIntosh - Antarctica 1956-1957, 1961-1962

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Identifier: Coll-1285
Scope and Contents E2010.32 consists of typescript copies of the Diary of Dr. MacIntosh. Antarctica 1956-1957 and Dr. MacIntosh's Diary 1961-1962. South on 'Venturer'. Ashore at Leith Harbour. Home by 'Harvester''. There are also photocopies of the diaries. The diaries were discovered in 2007 through a bookshop by George R. Cummings - Chairman of the Salvesen's Ex-Whalers Club, and a whaler on the 'Southern Venturer', 1961-62, and mess-boy on...

Diaries of Dr. S. W. Carruthers

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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 Isabel Jane Thorne

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-842
Identifier: Coll-1175
Scope and Contents The diary is 43pp. long (foolscap). It is a copy of typescript with corrections. It begins with her birth and family circumstances as she grew up, and includes her life as a governess, her marriage and journey to China, the birth of her children, the Taiping Rebellion, medical training in London and studies in Edinburgh, and her return to London. The diary ends in 1886-1887 and with brief description of personal celebrations around the Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 9
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 2
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 (professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Saunders, William, 1743-1817 (physician) 2
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Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 1
Anderson, Charles A., fl. 1888-1934 (surgeon) 1
Anderson, John William Johnsten, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Ballingall, George, Sir, 1780-1855 1
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 1
Burditt, William Fotherby, 1849-1931, New Brunswick businessman 1
Cabbell, J, fl 1750s (medical student, University of Edinburgh) 1
Carruthers, Dr., Samuel William, 1866-1962 (Doctor; Anaesthetist) 1
Chavasse, Nicholas Willett, fl. 1763-1784 (surgeon) 1
Chepmell, Edward Charles, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 1
Cooter, Roger, 1948- 1
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 1
Duncan, Andrew, 1744-1828 (the elder | British physician) 1
Fleming, Alexander, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Fordyce, George, 1736-1802 (physician) 1
Fotherby, Henry Isaac, 1822-1905, Doctor 1
Fraser, Thomas Richard, Sir, 1841-1920 (physician and pharmacologist, professor of medicine at the University of Edinburgh) 1
Graves, William H. Y., 1799-1853, Doctor 1
Gregory, James, d. 1731 (Professor of Medicine, King's College, Aberdeen) 1
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 1
Jex-Blake, Sophia Louisa, 1840-1912 (medical practitioner, reformer and suffragette) 1
John, Henry Craven St, 1837-1909 (Royal Navy Officer) 1
Jones, Frederick Denbigh, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Jones, Thomas Cumpston, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 1
Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent, 1743-1794 (French chemist) 1
Laws, Amelia Nyasa, 1886-1978 (medical practitioner) 1
MacIntosh, Ian M., Dr., fl. 1952-1962 (medical doctor at whaling station, South Georgia) 1
Macaskie, James Griffith, Dr, 1856-1945 (general practitioner) 1
NHS Education for Scotland 1
Nimmo, John, d 1827, Doctor 1
Norbert Dentressangle 1
Orr, Robert Low, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Orr, William J, fl 1870s-1880s (Edinburgh University student) 1
Philip, Dr., Grant E. (Doctor, Crime fiction writer) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Robson, James Scott, Professor, 1921-2010 (professor of medicine, Edinburgh University) 1
Roslin Institute 1
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 1
Royal Medical Society (Edinburgh, Scotland) 1
Rutherford, Daniel, 1749-1819 (physician and botanist) 1
Rutherford, John, 1695-1779 (Professor of Medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Thorne, Isabel Jane, 1834-1910 (campaigner for medical education for women) 1
University of Edinburgh MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (stem cell research centre) 1
University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library 1
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 1
Vass, James, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Wardell, John Richard, fl. 1844 (Edinburgh University graduate) 1
Watson, James Kenneth, fl.1885-1896 (surgeon) 1
Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer) 1
Whytt, Robert, 1714-1766 (professor of theory of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 1
Wilmut, Ian, Sir, 1944-: (professor of reproductive science, University of Edinburgh) 1
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 1
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