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William Henry Playfair letter books

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1675
Scope and Contents What appear to be two surviving volumes of a larger series of letter-books (volume 4 covering 1830-33 and volume 7 covering 1840-45).
Dates: 1830-1845

William Logie, William Logie, Robert Scarth Valentine Logie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1054
Scope and Contents The collection, as yet unsorted, is composed of : the manuscript preaching journal of Robert Scarth Valentine Logie and circa 100 sewn sheafs of manuscript notes - sermons; a catalogue of 468 discourses, or sermons, of William Logie (Senior), and accompanying manuscript sermon notes, together with a manuscript sermon preached in Lady Kirk, Kirkwall, 18 January 1816, for the National Thanksgiving 1816, the day appointed for thanksgiving after the final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte (transcript...
Dates: 1790-1940

Williamson, Edith Winchester Hindmarsh

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-40
Scope and Contents Edinburgh Ladies' College certificates 1930-1931; examination papers and certificates for sick children nursing training 1934; General Nursing Council syllabuses, papers and certificates 1937; orthopaedic nursing training papers 1942; Victoria Infirmary nurse's badge 1938; Edinburgh University Sister-Tutor Certificate examination papers 1947-1948; Sister-Tutor Certificate Graduation certificate and programme 1948; Sister-Tutor registration papers 1952-1953; photograph
Dates: 1930-1953

Willowbrae House Maternity Home

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-55
Scope and Contents Framed certificate of registration of Willowbrae House as a Maternity Home by the City and Royal Burgh of Edinburgh, 1938
Dates: 1938

Wilson, Barbara A. (nee Glascock)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-59
Scope and Contents British Zone of Germany Nutrition Survey papers 1946; reprints of articles on nutrition 1940-1948; cancer studies in Uganda papers 1955-1956; reprints of articles on cancer 1948-1965
Dates: 1940-1965

Wood, James

 Fonds
Identifier: GD1-18
Scope and Contents Student tickets 1804-1808; pedigree of Wood family from 17th to late 19th century
Dates: 1804-1808

World AIDS Day Organising Committee [WADOC] (Lothian)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD53
Scope and Contents The collection reflects the formation, activities and initiatives of WADOC Lothian, documenting its functions in organising WAD events, through minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial accounts, and publicity material such as promotional items, leaflets, printed ephemera, and photographs. The collection also includes papers relating to the dissolution of the organisation.
Dates: Jan 1998 - Jun 2006

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Edinburgh University Library Special Collections 1058
New College Library Special Collections 603
Lothian Health Services Archive 172
Lothian Health Services Archive: Case Notes 4
 
Subject
Missionaries 67
Missions 50
Students 48
Student lecture notes 38
Hospitals | Administration | 34
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Photographs 32
University of Edinburgh -- students 29
Correspondence 25
Lectures and Lecturing 24
Medicine 23
Student notes 23
Edinburgh -- Scotland 22
Poetry 22
Women workers | 21
Sermons 20
China 19
India 19
Medical records | Scotland | 19
Music 19
Diaries 18
English literature | 20th century 18
Law (Scotland) 18
Anatomy 17
Nursing | Study and teaching | Scotland | Edinburgh | 17
Commonplace-books 16
Law 16
Medals 16
Philosophy 16
Medical students 15
Women students 15
National Health Service (Great Britain) 14
Botany 13
Family papers 13
Health boards | Scotland | 13
Historians 13
Poets 13
Chemistry 12
Geology 12
Mathematics 12
Medicine | History | 12
Nursing | Edinburgh (Scotland) | Study and teaching | 12
Scottish literature | 20th century 12
Animal Genetics 11
Linguistics 11
Midwifery 11
Astronomy 10
Church History 10
Nigeria 10
Physicians 10
Sketchbooks & albums 10
Theatre 10
Botanists 9
Manchuria (China) 9
Physics 9
Scotland 9
Surgeons 9
Teachers, Training of 9
Veterinarians 9
World War, 1914-1918 9
Artists 8
French literature 8
Genetics 8
Geologists 8
Literature 8
Midwifery | Scotland | Edinburgh | 8
Nursing | Study and teaching 8
Principals, University 8
Psychology 8
University of Edinburgh -- Medals 8
Womens health | 8
World War, 1939-1945 8
Agriculture 7
Architecture 7
Malawi 7
Medicine | Study and teaching | Edinburgh (Scotland) | 7
Military nursing | 7
Missions (Africa) 7
Musicians 7
Natural History 7
Photograph albums 7
Publishers and Publishing 7
Scotland -- History 7
Scottish literature 7
Scottish poetry -- 20th century 7
Societies and Clubs 7
Student activities | Edinburgh (Scotland) 7
Travel writing 7
Zoology 7
Africa 6
Archaeology 6
Education 6
Examination Papers 6
Family History 6
Genealogy 6
Illustrations 6
Kenya 6
Latin Language 6
Lectures 6
Legal Documents 6
Letters 6
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Language
English 1508
English 209
Latin 50
Multiple languages 37
French 24
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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 132
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
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
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
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
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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