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Syme, Lucy M.

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Identifier: GD1-11
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Alexis Thomson, Professor of Surgery, University of Edinburgh, regarding the bust of James Syme 1919
Dates: 1919

System of phrenology

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Identifier: Coll-1150
Scope and Contents The item that forms the collection is a manuscript version of the susbtantial part of the 4th edition of Combe'sA system of phrenology,which was printed in Edinburgh in 1836. It consists of 634 numbered pages written in ink, unbound.

This is a most desirable addition as Special Collections, Edinburgh University Library have the records of the Phrenological Society of Edinburgh (Gen.608).
Dates: 1836

Tableau historique de la guerre des deux Roses - Wars of the Roses - French ms

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Identifier: Coll-1823
Content Description Tableau historique de la guerre des deux Roses - Wars of the Roses - French ms on paper, bound. 18th century straight grained red morocco, sides panelled in gilt and blind with cornerpiece sprays, spine in compartments between double raised bands, lettered direct, 3 panels with rounded tools, 2 with armorial or emlematic device incorporating the union flag on a shield, and eagle upon a sceptre and scales of justice, marbled and gilt edges.Provenance / Bookplates: Princess Sophia...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1790-1810

Taylor, Frances

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Identifier: GD1-21
Scope and Contents Instruments and case awarded to Frances Taylor 1898; letters of Frances Taylor to her family 1899; photograph 1890s; certificate of Leeds Trained Nurses' Institution 1902
Dates: 1898-1902

Testament written 3 June 1936 by John Baillie (1886-1960), Professor of Divinity, in favour of Ursula Mary Niebuhr (1907-1997)

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Identifier: Coll-1378
Scope and Contents The manuscript testimonial (2-sided letter) dated 3 June 1936 and signed by Professor John Baillie was found alongside some more recent photocopies of other material in a book (unnamed in a lot of 19 titles) purchased by Edinburgh University Library. The testimonial talks of Mrs. Niebuhr's maturity of scholarship, the 'soundness of her judgement' and 'the quick intuitive character of her mind'. The other photocopies are: 1 letter from John Baillie to 'My dear Bishop' dated 29 May 1939, in which...
Dates: 1936-2012

Testimonial addresses to Rev Dr Robert MacDonald (1813-1893), minister of North Leith Free Church

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Identifier: MS MCD3
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: 1882-1883

The Agra Correspondence and Papers of Sir William Muir

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Identifier: Coll-1037
Scope and Contents The Agra Correspondence of Sir William Muir consists of original manuscripts and typed transcripts relating to his career in the North-West Provinces of India, but in this case pertaining to 1857. The papers in the collection include letters to his wife from 1840 to 1895, letters of congratulations on the Muir's golden wedding, letters relating to the period 1813 to 1902, press cuttings, documents and theAnnual reports. Miss Taylor's orphanage for Moslem and Druse girls, Beyrout, and other...
Dates: 1813-1902

The Allinson Papers

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Identifier: Coll-39
Scope and Contents The collection of Allinson Papers consists of a mixed box of small printed items and pamphlets, posters, photographs, and bundles of newspaper and magazine cuttings; a number of scrapbook albums containing mainly newspaper cuttings relating to Allinson, and dating variously from 1881 to 1918; and, folders containing scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings, handbills, and lecture posters from the 1880s to 1918.For more details on the contents of the collection, see the box list. You can also see a...
Dates: 1881-1928; 1984

‘The ancestry of Randall Thomas Davidson, D.D.’ by Rev Adam Philip (1856-1945), minister of Longforgan United Free Church

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Identifier: MS PHI1
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: 1903

The Angus Fraser Manuscript

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Identifier: Coll-58
Scope and Contents The Angus Fraser Music Manuscript consists of three named collections intended for publication, a series of sets of variations mostly on well-known airs, and a variety of less-organised manuscript pages. The differing interests of Simon Fraser and Angus Fraser are reflected in the Manuscript.
Dates: 19th century

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 130
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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
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
Holland, Thomas Henry, Sir (geologist, Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 2
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