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12 stereo views of Scotland, 1891, B. W. Kilburn, Littleton NH

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Identifier: Coll-1554
Scope and Contents The views are of: 6322 Oban, its harbour, and Mull, Scotland 6310 Loch Katrine Boat Landing, Highlands, Scotland 6303 Birthplace of Robert Burns, Ayr, Scotland 6297 The Bonnie Doon, Burns' Lullaby, Ayr, Scotland 6292 Melrose Abbey, Scotland 6280 Sir William Wallace's Prison, Dumbarton Castle, Scotland 6238 John...

Collection of Ian R. Grant, antiquarian bookseller

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Identifier: Coll-1383
Scope and Contents The material represents Ian R. Grant's seller's stock. The widely varied content of the collection includes: Box 1: 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.8 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co. Ltd (James Currie) - 1901-1909 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.9 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg...

Collection of James S.K. Elmslie, Veterinary Surgeon

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1105
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: - c.100 photographic negatives showing animals and farmyard themes - undated news clipping about the death of Principal O. Charnock Bradley, head of the then Royal (Dick) Veterinary College - report of the visit to Kenya undetaken by Elmslie and Brennan in 1960 - memorandum from the Colonial Office, 1930, relating to agricultural,...

Collection of Photographs of Persia (Iran), 1874

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-797
Scope and Contents The photographs held in a decorated binder, include those of: Venus passing the sun over Iran, December 1874; the interior of the observatory at Isfahan (Ispahan); the astronomical station Baugh-i-Zerecht; bridge at Sende-Roud; a city gate; the Maidan of Isfahan; the Mosquee Royale, Tomb of Ali, and other mosques; views in Qum; and views in other Iranian cities.

Collection of Photographs relating to Rex v. Ruxton 1935

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Identifier: Coll-704
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of circa 43 black and white photographs, many of them duplicated, of severed limbs and bones, the bodies in decomposition, skull and cranial features, foot casts, shoes and other personal effects. There are tracing paper sketches of skull dimensions, feet, and bone cross-sections.

Collection of Thomas Jaffrey McNair

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1269
Scope and Contents The collection is composed largely of black and white photographs reflecting Thomas Jaffrey McNair's study and leisure-time activities while at Edinburgh University. There are photographs of: group photo Union women's dinner 1949 group photo Union men's dinner 1949 group photo Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Mr Walter Mercer's Clinique, Winter 1947 group photo...

Collection relating to Eric Henry Liddell

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-218
Scope and Contents Small collection of items, from multiple sources, relating to Eric Liddell.
Annual sports programmes of Edinburgh University Athletic Club, 1923-1925, showing Liddell's times in the races entered, and an annotated Scottish Inter-Universities programme, 1923; two photographs of a memorial stone in China; Wedding invitation.

Eric Olof Lundholm

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Identifier: Coll-1055
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of black and white photographs taken in the 1940s, largely of archaeological sites in the Greece and the Middle East (Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Libya, Israel, Lebanon) but also of camps of the Royal Engineers in oil and water operations during the Second World War, and a selection of guide-books to the areas visited. The guide-books are these: Iraq: for issue to Officers down to...

Handmade magazine The Cavalier, double Xmas no 1916 Vol. IV, together with a photograph album of the Smythe family

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1880
Scope and Contents One handmade 'magazine' constructed by Scottish ladies forming a group called 'The Cavalier Club', composed of Barbara E. Smythe (editor), Susy F. Lumsden (treasurer), Jean Drummond, Victoria A. Drummond, Frances A. Drummond, Doreen Arbuthnot, and Susan Newdegate. The magazine is entitled The Calavier and was to be borrowed by a select group of recipients, to help raise funds for the war effort. This is the Double Xmas no. 1916, vol IV. It includes short...

Hill and Adamson Calotypes

 Collection — Container: Hill & Adamson
Identifier: Coll-1073
Scope and Contents Photographs of local characters and famous figures of the era, as well as landscape and urban scenes.

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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
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
Gladstone, William Ewart, 1809-1898 (Statesman) 1
Glaister, John, 1892-1971, Professor of Forensic Medicine at Glasgow University 1
Grant, Ian Robertson, fl. 1910-1974 (antiquarian bookseller) 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, b. 1889 (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
Knights Templar of Scotland 1
Leith, Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Company. Leith Hull & Hamburg Steam Packet Co., Ltd., James Currie & Co., Leith, managers 1
Liddell, Eric Henry, 1902-1945 (Olympic Athlete and Missionary) 1
Lister, Joseph, 1827-1912 (professor of surgery, University of Glasgow) 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
Milne, David, Admiral Sir, 1763-1845 (Royal Navy admiral) 1
Orr, John, 1885-1966 (Professor of French) 1
Pilcher, Percy, 1866-1899 (British aviation pioneer) 1
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 1
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 1
Smith and Robson, Kelso. John William & William Smith 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
Wright, Gordon, b. 1942 (Publisher, Photographer) 1
van de Velde, Willem, 1633-1707 (painter of sea-scapes) 1
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