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The Duncan and James Strang Collection

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1624
Identifier: Coll-1885
Content Description This fonds is composed of The Seaforth Highlanders’ diary, which is in fact a collection of typescripts and manuscripts by Duncan W. P. Strang written during the First World War. They mainly contain a typescript draft of an unifinished book on the Seaforth Highlanders during the war, as well as abstracts of diaries and accounts of battles and tactical operations, and reflection on war and military strategy.The first text is the most structured and the most...

The Harris Transcript of old Scottish Ballads - bound volume with manuscript transcript of Scottish ballads

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1818
Content Description This important bound volume with ms transcript of Scottish ballads had been in the ownership of Mr. Hilary Corke, a Lecturer at Edinburgh University, 1951-1955. It is one of two ms volumes known as the Harris Repertoire. Corke had 're-discovered' it in 1955. Much earlier it had been sought after by collectors Norval Clyne, the Aberdonian advocate, and by Francis James Child. It contains a book-plate with arms on the inside front-board - 'Hilary Corke'. On one of the early...

‘The historie of the Kirk of Scotland’ by John Row (1568-1646), minister of Carnock, Fife

 Collection
Identifier: MS ROW1
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below).

The Laing Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: La
Scope and Contents After the death of David Laing, his private library was sold in an auction occupying thirty-one days. His collection of charters and other papers is of national importance and the most distinguished of its kind in any Scottish university. It is an essential source for the 18th century, and a much used one for all periods of Scottish history from the earliest times. The Laing Collection falls into five sections, designated as La.I., La.II., La.III., La.IV., and La.V.

The National Covenant

 Fonds
Identifier: MS BOX 53.2
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.

The Percy Johnson-Marshall Collection

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PJM
Scope and Contents The Percy Johnson-Marshall Collection consists of papers, plans, books, journals and photographs collected or created by him throughout the course of his career. These reflect both his employment situation, his involvement in professional organisations and educational bodies, his involvement in World Development issues and his general interest in architecture and planning. The collection contains material relating to: ...

‘The religious history of Lewis for the last sixty years’

 Fonds
Identifier: MS LEW
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.

The Rhyming Record; sermon by Henry David Hill; address by James Drummond MacGregor; and notes on the Church Union Committee by Norman MacLeod, D.D.

 Collection
Identifier: MS BOX 3.8
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details. Some items may be earlier than dates given.

The Royall Cedar, by Frederic van Bossen

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1474
Scope and Contents Unbound copy of a manuscript, Edinburgh 1688, with original stitching. Commences with an elaborate title page with allegorical figures, with shield and decorated borders. There follows a list of authorities used in the writing of the work and a dedication. Van Bossen states that he has made use of an ancient manuscript by John Tulloch, Bishop of Orkney. The work forms a substantial history of Scottish nobility and follows the structure of that laid out in other copies.

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Edinburgh University Library Special Collections 1028
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Lothian Health Services Archive 171
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Missionaries 66
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Student lecture notes 38
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Photographs 28
Correspondence 24
Lectures and Lecturing 23
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Edinburgh (Scotland) 21
Women workers | 21
Medical records | Scotland | 20
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University of Edinburgh -- students 20
Music 19
Law (Scotland) 18
Anatomy 17
Diaries 17
Nursing | Study and teaching | Scotland | Edinburgh | 17
Commonplace-books 16
Law 16
Philosophy 16
Medals 14
Botany 13
Medical students 13
National Health Service (Great Britain) | 13
Poets 13
Chemistry 12
China, 12
Geology 12
Health boards | Scotland | 12
Nursing | Edinburgh (Scotland) | Study and teaching | 12
Animal Genetics 11
Family papers 11
India, 11
Linguistics 11
Mathematics 11
Midwifery 11
Scottish literature | 20th century 11
Women students 11
Astronomy 10
Nigeria, 10
Physicians 10
Sketchbooks & albums 10
Theatre 10
World War, 1914-1918 10
Church History 9
English literature | 9
Medicine | History | 9
Physics 9
Scotland 9
Teachers, Training of 9
Womens health | 9
English literature | 20th century | 8
French literature 8
Geologists 8
Historians | 8
India 8
Literature 8
Manchuria (China), 8
Midwifery | Scotland | Edinburgh | 8
Nursing | Study and teaching 8
Surgeons 8
AIDS (Disease) | Prevention | 7
Agriculture 7
Architecture 7
Artists 7
Botanists | 7
China 7
Genetics 7
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Natural History 7
Photograph albums 7
Scotland -- History 7
Scottish literature 7
Scottish poetry -- 20th century 7
Student activities | Edinburgh (Scotland) 7
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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 127
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
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 7
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Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 6
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 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
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
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 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
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 (professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 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
Poultry Research Centre (1947-1986) (research institution) 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
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
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
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 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
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
James I and VI, 1566-1625 (King of England, Scotland and Ireland) 2
Jex-Blake, Sophia Louisa, 1840-1912 (medical practitioner, reformer and suffragette) 2
Kaufman, Matthew H., Professor, 1942-2013 (Professor of Anatomy) 2
Kirk, Robert, 1644-1692 (Folklorist and Church minister) 2
Kirkwood, James, c1650-1708 (advocate of parish libraries) 2
Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
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