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Signed copy of the Act of the Associate Presbytery for renewing the National Covenant, and the Solemn League and Covenant of the three nations

 Collection
Identifier: MS 5012
Scope and Contents Signed copy of the 'Act of the Associate Presbytry [sic]; For Renewing the National Covenant of Scotland, and the Solemn League and Covenant of the Three Nations. In A Way and Manner agreeable to our present Situation and Circumstances in this Period.' Published in Glasgow, printed ('Pinted') by Jon Bryce, and sold at his shop opposite Gibson's Wynd, Salt-Market, 1776. Also weekly offering card for Woolton Congregation Church, c. 1870. Some pages have been excised and the final printed...
Dates: 1776

Silver medal awarded to Edward Price Edwards 1888-1889

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1622
Scope and Contents Silver medal with: on obverse - Edinburgh Veterinary Medical Society / Professor Jas. Hunter President / Awarded to E.P. Edwards For Best Special Essay Session 1888-1889; and, on reverse - Androcles and the Lion.

In presentation or jeweller's case of Alexander Kirkwood and Son, Medalists, 9 St. James Square, Edinburgh.

The medal - diameter 51mm - is gripped in a tight band decorated on the 'top' with a fancy link for a neck ribbon.
Dates: 1888-1889

Simmons, Ida

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-33
Scope and Contents Nursing certificates 1919-1926; documents regarding later work 1940-1950, WWI war medals; M.B.E. medal
Dates: 1919-1950

Simpson, Mary

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-71
Scope and Contents Photocopy of nurse's midwifery diploma awarded to Mary Simpson by Alexander R. Simpson University of Edinburgh 1879; photocopy of Edinburgh Royal Maternity Hospital training certificate awarded to Mary Simpson 1879
Dates: 1879

Sketch books and photo albums of Charles Lovett Gill

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1603
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: Box 1: 1 x photograph album with 'C. L' Gill' on endpaper. Album includes approx. 86 photographs of architectural subjects interspersed with family groups. Various captions including : New House, Sevenoaks, Jan-Feb '09, group photographs, the Fleet at Southend, King Edward's funeral, continental Europe 1 x photograph album with 'C. L' Gill' on...
Dates: 1904-1941

Sketchbooks by R. M. Ballantyne, including seven autograph letters

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-327
Identifier: Coll-1838
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two sketchbooks by Scottish writer R. M. Ballantyne:1. The first sketchbook is made of approximately 85 leaves, almost all of which bear original drawings (pencil, ink and ink-and wash), cartoons, sketches and preliminary ideas. Some are highly finished images intended for a subsequently abandoned book of his fishing trip to Norway, as well as material for the published 'Freaks on the Fells'. On the first blank is Ballantyne's presentation inscription to the...
Dates: 1860s

Sketchbooks containing drawings and notes by John Williamson for the illustration of works by Sir Walter Scott

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1301
Scope and Contents One of the two sketchbooks is titled on the front board, 'Sketches made at Edinburgh, Melrose and Craigmillar, etc, for drawings illustrating Sir Walters Scott's novels The Monastery and The Abbot'. There are several loose leaves and fragments in the second sketchbook.

The sketchbooks contain drawings in pencil and ink and some are coloured or washed. There are notes from lectures in the history of art.
Dates: 1888-1892

Slide collection illustrating Edinburgh University Expedition to East Africa, 1965

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1119
Scope and Contents The slide collection contains 46 slides showing the gathering of parasite samples and parasite treatment in Kenya, and 69 slides showing general views of Kenya and general aspects of the expedition.
Dates: 1965

Small broadside - an ordinance of the Baillies in Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1107
Scope and Contents This broadside is addressed toEdinburghand is dated 29 November 1720. The name Jo. Wightman, Baillie, J.P. appears at the bottom of the ordinance. There is a woodcut initial at the beginning of the text.
Dates: 1720

Small collection of ephemera relating to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, particularly to public subscriptions, and to the Bicentenary pageant

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1555, Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0153
Identifier: Coll-1775
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of:1 x copy of the Report of the Proceedings at the Opening of the New Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, on Wednesday 29 October 1879... this printed item has a pull-out 'bird's-eye view' of the building... and a 'List of subscribers to the building and furnishing funds'1 x copy of Monthly Reports by the Organising Secretary for Subscriptions on Work done in Town and Country, 1 March 20 to 31 December...
Dates: 1879-1937

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English 1509
English 216
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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 132
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 10
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 8
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 7
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 6
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Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 6
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 6
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 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
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
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
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 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
Victor Gollancz Ltd 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 (Irish artist) 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
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 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
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 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
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
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 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
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 2
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 2
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 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, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (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
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 Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 2
Edinburgh University Women's Athletics Club 2
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 2
Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 2
Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 2
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 2
Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 2
Greenwood, Alan William, 1897-1981 (genetical physiologist and director of ARC Poultry Research Centre) 2
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 2
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 2
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