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Russian grammar notebook of [Amelia Dickson]

 Collection
Identifier: MS RUS
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below).
Dates: c.1900

Sacred Buddhist text or Kamawa-Sa, being Burmese ms on lacquered brass sheets

 Fonds — OpenShelf: SC-Acc-2016-0123, Box: data_value_missing_7a3a7de2fae12fdde3a20268d48eb9d2, Box: data_value_missing_f931b33447787b77763a05dbe335a06d
Identifier: Coll-1767
Scope and Contents 13 x brass sheets lacquered recto verso with black text, and gilt decorations, on dark red lacquer background. Loosley collected inside 2 x red lacquer and gilt wooden board covers.
The ornate script is called 'Magyi-zi' or tamarind Seed, written in the Pagan style. Brass sheets were introduced late in the 19th century and area relatively uncommon format.
Dates: circa 1900

Samuel, Catherine Bruce

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-46
Scope and Contents Fever nursing certificates 1920-1925; correspondence 1917-1929; Fever Nurse Training regulations; Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh regulations; General Nursing Council for Scotland rules 1925; lecture notebooks 1917-1923; miscellaneous textbooks and periodicals; photographs; thermometer
Dates: 1917-1929

Satire on a Scottish Baillie - 'The Hermit's Visit to the New Jail', New Calton Jail, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1714
Scope and Contents This satirical illustration entitled The Hermits [sic] Visit to the New Jail shows what is assumed to be a Baillie (bearded, with top-hat and walking with a stick) holding a large key... presumably to open the jail or to lock it. The castellated building is in the background. There are posters on a wall...: 'Waterloo subscription', 'Self-Defence Taught', and 'List of Improvements in the City and Suburbs'.In pencil below the drawing is written 'Baillie...
Dates: 1817

Satires of Juvenal possibly translated by Laurance Dundas

 Collection
Identifier: MS BOX 3.2
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: 1726

Satirical illustration, 'The balance of public favor', showing Sir Walter Scott

 Fonds — Box: CLX-D-33, Folder: Coll-1770 / SC-Acc-2016-0126, n/a: data_value_missing_549e88ca84bd7f1316894b9c0a707606
Identifier: Coll-1770
Scope and Contents Coloured lithograph, some marginal browning. 394 x 267 mm.
Dates: 1827

Saunders, Matthew Brown

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-20
Scope and Contents Student ticket 1886; Medical Registration certificate of the Scottish Branch of the General Medical Council 1888
Dates: 1886-1888

Schizzenbuch aus Schottland, a sketchbook of architectural studies

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1472
Scope and Contents The leather-bound sketch-book measures 21.5 cms x 13 cms. On its cover the sketch-book bears a version of the arms of the Board of Ordnance - three field pieces, three canon balls, mural crown, and flags. It contains various scenes around Aberdour and Kinghorn in Fife, Comrie Castle, Aberdeen Cathedral (St. Machar), Elgin Cathedral, Jedburgh, Dryburgh and Kelso Abbeys, Loch Leven Castle and Holyrood Chapel, though it also contains sketches of grander classical buildings, features and avenues...
Dates: 1800-1880

Science Studies Unit Oral History recordings

 Fonds
Identifier: EUA CA16
Scope and Contents In this collection of biographical interviews scientists reflect on their early life and background, their career and involvement in British science in the twentieth century. These interviews were carried out with some former staff members of the Institute of Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, as well as individuals from other branches of science, by the Science Studies Unit, University of Edinburgh.
Dates: 1969-1971

Scotland Africa 97 Archive

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-67
Scope and Contents The material for the Scotland Africa '97 Archive (in Gen. 1056-1059) was chosen to show the range of events which took place and the variety of organisations and people involved. The main body of the material consists of information of the events which took place and this is arranged alphabetically by the name of the organisation involved. The events are also more fully described in The Scotland Africa '97 Brochure in Folder 2 of the archive. The material also...
Dates: 1996-1997

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English 248
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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 134
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 10
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 8
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 8
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 7
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Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 7
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (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
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 6
Church of Scotland 5
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 5
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 5
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 5
Roslin Institute 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
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 4
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 4
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 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
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 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
Young, Thomas, 1726-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 4
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 3
Baillie, John, 1886-1960 (Scottish theologian and ecumenical leader) 3
Barker, Robert, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 3
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 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
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
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) 3
Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (missionary and ecumenist) 3
Pillans, James (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 3
Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 3
Tragara Pressnn 3
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 3
Unknown (Unknown) 3
Ambler, Richard Penry, 1933-: (professor of protein chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet) 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
Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856 (Artist) 2
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 2
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 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
Campbell, Archibald Hunter, 1902-1989 (legal scholar, Professor of Public law, Dean of the Faculty of Law) 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
Church Missionary Society 2
Combe, George, 1788-1858, Phrenologist 2
Craigie, Patrick George, Major, 1843-1930 (statistician; army major) 2
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Davidson Clinic (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2
Dickson, William Kirk, 1860-1949, Librarian Historian 2
Dollar, Thomas Aitken, 1833-1909 (Veterinary scientist) 2
Duncan, Andrew, 1773-1832 (the younger | British physician) 2
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 2
Edinburgh College of Art (1907-:) 2
Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre (1907-1959) 2
Edinburgh University Dialectic Society 2
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 2
Edinburgh University Indian Association 2
Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 2
Edinburgh University Union (1889-1973) 2
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