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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).

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...

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

The British Weekly

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Identifier: MS BRIT

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 128
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
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
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
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
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
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