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Bound collection of 12 watercolours of punishments in China

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Identifier: Coll-1562
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This is a collection of 12 very vividly water-coloured drawings (280 x 180 mm) depicting scenes of punishments and executions. They have been done on Chinese rice paper held in place by a light blue silk ribbon border. The binding is covered in contemporary decorated silk. Done probably in Canton (Guangzhou), circa 1850.

Dates: 1850

Bound collection of Regency ms designs of borders friezes and dresses - the pattern book of Charlotte Elizabeth Inglis

 Fonds — Box: CLX-D-33, Volume: Coll-1787 / SC-Acc-2016-0167
Identifier: Coll-1787
Content Description This is a volume labelled "Patern Book". Charlotte Elizabeth's designs occupy the full folio page and are drawn in ink. She got her collection from a number of aristocratic ladies, and she has noted some of their names, occasionally identifying and dating the design. Among the ladies noted are: Lady Montague, Lady Haddington, Lady Hope, Lady Queensberry, Miss Graham, Elizabeth Moore of Shenstone House, and Liss Lee of Spott House, East Lothian.Leading the collection in number of...
Dates: 1806-1817

Bound lecture notes of Ethelwyn Lemon

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Identifier: Coll-1933
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of 15 volumes of bound lecture notes that belonged to Ethelwyn Lemon. These notes were taken by Ethelwyn Lemon herself, or by other fellow female students, in the late 19th-early 20th century at the University of Edinburgh. Notes of lectures on British history given by Sir Richard Lodge, taken down by Barbara M Craw. Edinburgh University, 1904. (4 vols) Notes of...
Dates: 1892-1931

Bound manuscript copy of Julian of Norwich’s Divine Revelations printed in 1670 by Cressy

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Identifier: MS CRE
Scope and Contents

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People include: Jean Thomson

Dates: 1670

Bound manuscript entitled "A Collection of choice Songs English and Scots In Two Parts", compiled by John Robinson

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Identifier: Coll-2081
Scope and Contents This is a bound collection of Scottish and English popular songs and ballads assembled and transcribed by John Robinson, an alumnus of Appleby Grammar School, who later served as Member of Parliament for Westmoreland.The volume is divided in two parts: part one, "Chiefly English", starts on p. 1, and ends on p. 74. The very first poem, entitled "Dedication", is taken from Scottish bookseller-poet Allan Ramsay's Tea-table miscellany:...
Dates: 1765

Bound medical lecture notes and certificates of Victor F. Usher

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1886
Scope and Contents Seventeen volumes of lectures notes by Victor Field Usher, a medical student at the University of Edinburgh in 1902-1907, who became the first physician to introduce Arsphenamine (the first effective treatment for syphilis, developed by Prof. Paul Ehrlich) to the UK. The fonds includes: Three volumes entitled Practice of Medicine - Gibson, Philip & Bruce containing...
Dates: 1903-1908

Bound ms volume, 'Compendium of the Hebrew Grammar'

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1555, Volume: Coll-1783 / SC-Acc-2016-0163
Identifier: Coll-1783
Scope and Contents

An original manuscript work drawing from the Compendium of Hebrew Grammar (1705), by Robert Clavering (1676-1747), English bishop and Hebraist. Quarto. 18th century vellum boards. Ink on paper. 51ff written on rectos only, ending 'Finis', and with additional blank leaves at end.


Clear, legible hand with several tables of Hebrew characters.


Inscription to paste-down reads, 'Willm Henry Haggard, June 1st 1774-Aug 4'

Dates: 1774

Bound volume containing bookplate designs (ex David Laing)

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Identifier: Coll-1961
Scope and Contents Book containing twenty-one original designs for bookplates, dating from 1665 to the beginning of the 20th century, of which sixteen came from the collection of David Laing. Also contains the bookplates of the two owners of the book in the late 19th and early 20th century, Euphemia Davidson and William H. Booth. Bookplate of Euphemia Davidson, who owned the book before it was sold in 1899: 'Ex-Libris...
Dates: 1665-c 1900

Bound volume containing French currency, letters, and a poem

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Identifier: Coll-1932
Scope and Contents Gathering of loose French currency (assignats), letters, offprints, and a manuscript poem bound in a volume. The reasons behind the gathering of these items are unclear.- Assignats are a short-lived type of French 'fiat money' used during the time of the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars, which resemble bank notes. There are four assignats in this volume, each of...
Dates: 1792-1862

Bound volume of manuscript materials by and about Scottish poet Thomas Brown

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-1986
Content Description Ths is a bound volume of manuscript material, correspondence and verse, by and about Thomas Brown, Scottish poet and Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh from 1810 until the end of his life in 1820. The collection was almost certainly put together by his friend and colleague William Erskine, to whom the vast majority of the manuscripts are addressed.Contents: ...
Dates: 1797-1835

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 136
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
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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
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 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
Auerbach, Charlotte, 1899-1994 (professor of genetics at the University of Edinburgh) 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
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 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
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 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
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
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