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Student manuscript copy of Colin MacLaurin's Treatise of Algebra

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Identifier: Coll-1812
Content Description These are manuscript lecture notes on algebra... notes of 'A Treatise of Algebra' by Colin MacLaurin. Although the writer is unknown (a student?), the ms volume bears a label... an armorial Melville bookplate... possibly that of Robert Saunders Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville.The volume is noted...: 'A Treatise of Algebra by Mr McLaurin Professor of Mathematics in the University of Edinburgh. part 1. 1735'.The last five pages are 'Concerning the Art of Measuring Land'. MacLaurin's...
Dates: 1735

Student notes and writing of Dr. Graeme D. Eddie, and other miscellaneous items

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Identifier: Coll-1671
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: work on aspects of the output of Swedish writer Göran Tunström (1937-2000); material relating to study periods, and writing and publication while at Edinburgh and Aberdeen Universities, and afterwards; notes providing a picture of Edinburgh University Library at a time of transition in the mid-1990s; and, tracts and other publications, 1940s-1960s, relating to Scottish independence. The material being:...work on Göran Tunström 1 x folder ts notes...
Dates: 1987-2003

Student notes of lectures by Baron David Hume

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Identifier: Coll-1534
Scope and Contents The first manuscript page of Volume 1 states, 'Notes taken from the Lectures of Mr. D. Hume, Professor of Scotch law in the University of Edinburgh, delivered in the years 1814 and 15'. The first page is dated 26 October 1814 The four volumes contain chapters or sections headed, e.g. Introductory lecture; Husband and Wife; Parent and child; Guardian and ward; Guardians to Idiots and Furious persons; Master and servant; Distinction of things; Contract of sale; Contract of Location -...
Dates: 1814-1815

Student notes of Malcolm Fife

 Fonds — Box: Acc.95/013
Identifier: Coll-1782
Content Description Geography Lecture Notes, Exam papers etc inc some other Social Science Subjects, taken by Malcolm Fife (MA, Social Sciences, 1976).
Dates: 1970s

Student notes taken down by J. Cabbell of lectures by Alexander Monro primus, and John Rutherford

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-1901
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures on clinical medicine given by Prof. John Rutherford, 1755-1756, and notes of lectures on anatomy given by Alexander Monro primus, circa 1752-1755, taken by J. Cabbell.
Dates: c 1752-1756

Student Tickets, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Identifier: GD1-19
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous student tickets 1808-1941
Dates: 1808-1941

Study on the removal of French inhabitants of Nova Scotia in 1755

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Identifier: Coll-1305
Scope and Contents Including bibliography this bound illustrated volume has 293 pages.

The thesis is concerned with 'one of the earliest known historical accounts of the Acadian Deportation', an account based 'on primary documents, eye-witness accounts and Acadian oral tradition'. It provides an annotated edition of the original edition of the manuscript.
Dates: 2010

Surgical reports on 88 patients at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 1826-7.

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Identifier: Coll-1324
Scope and Contents Manuscript volume of pp.492, in neat hand on narrow folio paper with numerous additional blanks. Item is bound in contemporary half calf, gilt bands, lettered in gilt. The volume begins with a detailed 'Table 1st' and 'Table 2nd'. The 'Table 1st' details the age, occupation, symptoms, and state of the different physical functions (vital, natural, animal, and sexual). The 'Table 2nd' details the necessary information for the taking of daily reports, the effects of medicines, the...
Dates: 1826-1827

Susan Binnie Anderson

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Identifier: Coll-1052
Scope and Contents The material is composed of high school exam passes, photographs, pass certificates, class cards and tickets, degree scroll, and letters. In the collection there is the Intermediate Certificate, dated 1913, issued by Airdrie Academy Higher Grade Public School, certifying that Binnie had gained the Intermediate Certificate in English, Mathematics, Science and Drawing, and that she continued at school for three further years passing in Lower Latin and Lower French. The...
Dates: 1913-1922

Swan Land and Cattle Company

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Identifier: Coll-162
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of reminiscences of the Swan Land and Cattle Company. The bundles of material are entitled:The Swan Land and Cattle Company. Utilizers of Wyoming Grass;The Swan Company roundupsParts I and II;The Two-Bar hands. Cowboys for the Swan Company;Blue Grass Well. World's largest water-hole; andEdward Held and the Swan Company.
Dates: 1883-1947

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 130
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 9
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
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
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
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 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
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
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 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
Smith, Sydney Alfred, Sir, 1883-1969 (Professor of Forensic Medicine and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Tragara Pressnn 3
University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library 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 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
Hamish Henderson Archive Trust 2
Hannay, Robert Kerr, Professor, 1867-1940 (historian, palaeographer) 2
Heriot-Watt College (1885-1966) 2
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