Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 1971

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

 Fonds
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...
Dates: 1810-1860

2 glass negatives & prints featuring Dr Clerk Ranken

 Fonds — Folder: EUA GD51
Identifier: EUA GD51
Content Description

Two glass negatives showing Clerk Ranken in a Chemistry laboratory, c1903, and in a group of students, c1905. Along with the negatives are two later prints of the same.

Dates: 1903-1905

2 letter-books of an unidentified Scottish law firm

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1531
Identifier: Coll-1699
Content Description

The correspondence suggests that this was an Edinburgh-based law practice, with the majority of letters emanating from city addresses.


There are 2 volumes with information on the spines showing: "Letter Book No. 3 - 18th May 1956 - 21st Aug. 1956"; and "Letter Book No. 5 - 9th Dec. 1956 - 31st Mar. 1957".


The volumes came from The Solicitors' Law Stationery Society Ltd., Hope Street, Glasgow. They hold reference numbers: No.5354 Date.1956 & 4525/57

Dates: 1956-1957

2 letters from H J C Grierson to Dear Sir

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1556
Scope and Contents The letters are: 1 x ts dated 23 October 1944, written 12 Regent Terrace, Edinburgh, and addressed to 'Dear Sir'. Grierson suggests that 'you will look at that interesting book' entitled 'Sir Walter Scott's Friends' by Florence MacCunn (1909). In it 'you will find that it was Mrs Ann Murray Keith [...] who declared that she recognised stories she had told Scott'. 1 x ms dated 30 October...
Dates: 1944

2 letters of Rev John Gray and items of printed ephemera

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1565
Scope and Contents 1 x ms letter dated 31 December 1928 from Rev. John Gray, St. Peter's, Falcon Avenue, Edinburgh, to 'Dear Mrs Kinnear', thanking her for her 'generous gift' which has been 'placed [...] to the building fund'. 1 x ms letter dated 31 May 1933 from Canon John Gray, St. Peter's, Falcon Avenue, Edinburgh 10, to 'Dear Mrs Kinnear', saying that he 'shall much like to have a visit from' her father 'on Monday'. Not 'in the morning' though, because he will go to his retreat on that day....
Dates: 1928-1933

2 poems of Norman C Macmillan with autograph notes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1575
Scope and Contents

2 x typescript poems being, the undated 'The wee black dooker' and 'The battle o' Bunker Hill', 1941. Both are signed, autograph, 'Mac', and the former has the autograph note 'With the Author's Compliments / Norman C. Macmillan'. The latter has two notes: 'Carleton - James C. Barber' and 'Tam - Thomas Sproat, Brighouse, (Special Constable)'.

Dates: 1941-1960

2 Victorian commonplace books 1850s

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1550
Scope and Contents One volume is covered in green binding, and is dated 25 December 1852. It is 'Mother's Christmas Book'. The first page is decorated with mistletoe. Subsequent pages are decorated with floral and natural themes. Some of the drawings are initialed 'HP'. There are lines entitled, 'The Elswick villains', 'To a soot flake', 'A legend of Marsden rocks', 'A paragraph on poetry', 'The Hanoverian brothers', 'The policeman's soliloquy', and 'A dream'. A second volume is covered in maroon...
Dates: 1852

3 medical reports for application to the Scottish (Widows Fund)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1441
Scope and Contents 3 printed questionnaire forms or reports drawn up by "Directors of the Scottish (Widows' Fund) Life Assurance Society" with answers written in manuscript. Two of the forms are entitled 'Report by a friend of the party' and have 11 questions, and one is entitled "Medical report" and has 18 questions. The forms relate to: Thomas James, of Hurcott, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire, who was a paper...
Dates: 1837-1842

5 x documents: notarial instruments relating to lands in Nether Carlowrie, west of Edinburgh, and in Invertiel, 1528-1566. Marks of 16th century Scottish notaries

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1556
Identifier: Coll-1747
Scope and Contents

5 x documents - notarial instruments - being: Invertiel, 13 November 1528; Nether Carlowrie, 23 January 1529; Nether Carlowrie, 22 June 1535; Nether Carlowrie, 23 February 1540; Nether Carlowrie, 19 April 1566.


At the foot, each document bears a fine penned mark of a 16th century Scottish notary. Old folds, contemporary endorsements.

Dates: 1528-1566

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

 Fonds
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 ...
Dates: 1880-1910

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections 1226
New College Library Special Collections 558
Lothian Health Services Archive 183
Lothian Health Services Archive: Case Notes 4
 
Subject
Missionaries 73
Photographs 64
Correspondence 61
Missions 51
Students 49
∨ more
Student lecture notes 44
University of Edinburgh -- student lecture notes 41
University of Edinburgh -- students 38
Hospitals | Administration | 36
Lectures and Lecturing 33
Diaries 29
Sermons 25
China 23
India 23
Medicine 23
Poetry 23
Edinburgh -- Scotland 22
English literature | 20th century 22
Law (Scotland) 22
Student notes 22
Music 21
Women workers | 21
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 20
Medical records | Scotland | 20
Commonplace-books 19
Anatomy 18
University of Edinburgh -- Societies and Clubs 18
Medals 17
Nursing | Study and teaching | Scotland | Edinburgh | 17
Philosophy 17
Women students 17
Law 16
Medical students 16
Student activities | Edinburgh (Scotland) 16
University of Edinburgh -- Alumni and alumnae 16
Medicine | History | 15
Nigeria 15
Theatre 15
Family papers 14
Mathematics 14
National Health Service (Great Britain) 14
Panoramas 14
Scottish literature | 20th century 14
World War, 1914-1918 14
Botany 13
Chemistry 13
Health boards | Scotland | 13
Historians 13
Malawi 13
Poets 13
Sketchbooks & albums 13
Travel writing 13
Astronomy 12
Church History 12
Geology 12
Linguistics 12
Manchuria (China) 12
Nursing | Edinburgh (Scotland) | Study and teaching | 12
Physicians 12
Publishers and Publishing 12
Societies and Clubs 12
Animal Genetics 11
Midwifery 11
Scotland 11
Teachers, Training of 11
University of Edinburgh -- staff 11
Botanists 10
Kenya 10
Photograph albums 10
Physics 10
South Africa 10
Surgeons 10
Veterinarians 10
World War, 1939-1945 10
AIDS (Disease) | Prevention | 9
Artists 9
China -- Photographs 9
Christianity -- China 9
Colonization 9
Engraving 9
Lectures 9
Missions (Africa) 9
Africa 8
Agriculture 8
Family History 8
French literature 8
Genetics 8
Geologists 8
HIV (Viruses) | Lothian (Scotland) | 8
Literature 8
Medicine | Study and teaching | Edinburgh (Scotland) | 8
Midwifery | Scotland | Edinburgh | 8
Musicians 8
Nursing | Study and teaching 8
Psychology 8
Theology 8
University of Edinburgh -- Medals 8
University of Edinburgh -- Principals 8
Womens health | 8
sketches 8
+ ∧ less
 
Language
English 1512
English 325
Latin 58
Multiple languages 39
French 31
∨ more  
Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 134
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 11
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 9
Barker, Robert, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 8
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 8
∨ more
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 7
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 7
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 7
Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856 (Artist) 6
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 6
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 6
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 6
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 6
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 6
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 6
Church of Scotland 5
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 5
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 5
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) 5
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 5
Roslin Institute 5
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 5
Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 5
Victor Gollancz Ltd 5
Animal Breeding Research Organisation. ABRO (1945 - 1986) 4
Baillie, Donald Macpherson, 1887-1954 (Scottish theologian) 4
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 4
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 4
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 4
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 4
Gregory, James, 1638-1675 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh) 4
Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 4
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 4
Laing, David, 1793-1878 (antiquarian, bookseller, and librarian of the Signet Library) 4
Monro, Alexander, 'primus', 1697-1767 (Professor of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Poultry Research Centre (1947-1986) (research institution) 4
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (playwright) 4
Smith, Sydney Alfred, Sir, 1883-1969 (Professor of Forensic Medicine and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Edinburgh) 4
University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library 4
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 4
Young, Thomas, 1725-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 4
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 3
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet, professor of Belles Lettres at University of Edinburgh) 3
Baillie, John, 1886-1960 (Scottish theologian and ecumenical leader) 3
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 3
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 3
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 3
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 3
Church Missionary Society 3
Cowan House (student hall of residence) 3
Crew, Francis Albert Eley, 1886-1973 (professor of animal genetics and professor of public health and social medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Dott, Norman McOmish, 1897-1973 (Neurosurgeon) 3
Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 3
Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816 (historian, philosopher) 3
Gregory, James, 1753-1821 (professor of medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 3
Hood, Helen Patuffa, 1889-1967 (harpist) 3
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 3
Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research - Edinburgh Research Station. IAPGR (1986-1993) 3
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 3
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 3
London Missionary Society 3
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 3
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 3
Muir, Edwin, 1887-1959 (poet, novelist and translator) 3
Muir, Willa, 1890-1970 (novelist, essayist and translator) 3
Nyerere, Julius Kambarage, 1922-1999 (President of Tanzania) 3
Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (missionary and ecumenist) 3
Pillans, James (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 3
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (Edinburgh) 3
Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 3
Torrance, Thomas Forsyth, 1913-2007 (theologian, and Professor of Christian Dogmatics at New College, Edinburgh) 3
Tragara Pressnn 3
Unknown (Unknown) 3
Adlard and Son (1766-) 2
Ambler, Richard Penry, 1933-: (professor of protein chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Anderson, John, 1668-1721 (Minister of Dumbarton) 2
Baikie, Hugh Edward, 1906-1981 (Church of Scotland missionary to India) 2
Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley, 1853-1922 (professor of botany, University of Edinburgh and regius keeper of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh) 2
Ballantyne, Robert Michael, 1825-1894 (Scottish writer) 2
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 2
Blaikie, William Garden, 1820-1899 (Minister of Pilrig and Temperance Reformer) 2
Bolton, Frederic James, 1908-1993 (Poet, Chemist) 2
Bonar, Horatius, Rev, 1808-1889 (Free Church of Scotland minister | hymn writer ) 2
Borland, Catherine Robina, d 1946 (manuscript historian) 2
Brash, James Couper, 1886-1958 (Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University) 2
Brewster, David, 1781-1868 (natural philosopher and vice-chancellor, University of Edinburgh) 2
Buchan, John, Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940 (Scottish novelist and historian) 2
Bulfield, Grahame, 1941-: (geneticist, formerly director and chief executive, Roslin Institute, Edinburgh and vice-principal, University of Edinburgh) 2
Cairns, David Smith, 1862-1946 (principal of the United Free Church College, Aberdeen) 2
Campbell, Archibald Hunter, 1902-1989 (legal scholar, Professor of Public law, Dean of the Faculty of Law) 2
Carruthers, William, 1830-1922 (botanist, Keeper of the Department of Botany, British Museum) 2
Chisolm, George Goudie, 1850-1930 (geographer) 2
Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 2
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 2
+ ∧ less