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"Viewer's keys" to three panoramas exhibited in Leicester Square: Battle of Trafalgar, City of Corfu, and George IV's Coronation Procession

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2043
Content Description This collection consists of the "viewers' keys" of three panoramas created by Henry Aston Barker and shown in "The Panorama" on Leicester Square, London. They depict the Battle of Trafalgar, the City of Corfu (Greece), and George IV's Coronation Procession. Battle of Trafalgar, printed by J. Adlard, [1806]. Single sheet, 410 x 330 mm. This is the printed viewer’s "key" to the large-scale version of this...
Dates: 1806; c 1820; 1822

Visitors’ book for Lady Glenorchy’s (South) Church, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: MS GLE2
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: 1909

Volume of hand-painted illustrations 'Fruits, Plants etc of Malacca' belonging to Robert Munro Binning (1814-1891)

 Collection
Identifier: MS 5020
Scope and Contents Volume of hand-painted watercolour illustrations 'Fruits, Plants etc of Malacca' belonging to Robert Munro Binning (1814-1891) presented by him to New College Library. Annotation on the inside front cover reads 'Malacca, Fruits, Plants +c, Presented by R.M. Binning, I.C.S., donor of many valuable Oriental vols + MSS.' The name of the painter is not given. Each plant or flower is named in ink and some illustrations have had their Latin names added in pencil. Contains 44 illustrations, one...
Dates: c.1840-1891

Volume of lecture notes taken by John P Mackintosh at lectures in Constitutional History given by Dr. Balfour-Melville, 1947-48. With enclosures

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1323
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: - 1 x notebook of lectures in Constitutional History given by Dr. Balfour-Melville - insertions (from notebook), being Examination for Vans Dunlop Scholarship in History, 1949, Edinburgh University; three printed examination papers, Edinburgh University - British History (Ordinary) December 1946, British History (Honours) January 1948, British History (Degree of MA...
Dates: 1947-48

Volume of philosophical tracts, in Latin

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-978
Identifier: Coll-1315
Scope and Contents This is a manuscript volume, written on paper, and has 231 leaves, measuring 240mm by 170mm. It is bound in contemporary vellum over pasteboards.
Dates: 1649

Volumes of Thomas Elder

 Fonds
Identifier: MS ELD
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: c.1830-1840

Waverley Care

 Fonds
Identifier: GD36
Scope and Contents The collection reflects the formation of the Waverley Care Trust in administrative papers and correspondence. Reports, newsletters, photographs and publicity materials document projects, community activities and initiatives run by the Waverley Care Trust, later (after 2003) Waverley Care.
Dates: 1989 – 2000s

Western General Hospital

 Fonds
Identifier: LHB13
Scope and Contents Administration 1930-1984; plans and buildings 1954-1985; patients (bound volumes) 1930-1966
Dates: 1930-1984

Western Medieval Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS
Scope and Contents This collection contains 275 medieval manuscript books and c. 45 fragments which have been donated to, and purchased by the University in the course of its history. These are all books and fragments written by hand, from the early 11th to the 16th centuries. Many are finely illuminated and decorated. The collection is mainly composed of bibles and liturgical texts, books of hours, treatises of theology and philosophy, legal and medical works, examples of pre-Reformation Scottish music,...
Dates: early 11th-16th centuries

William Burton-Stewart bound Game books

 Collection — Box: CLX-D-72
Identifier: Coll-1887
Scope and Contents Two 'game books' which belonged to Major William Burton-Stewart, containing score tables recording his session of game birds shooting and black-and-white photographs of social events, hunting, and people. It also includes sketches and handwritten biographical and travelling accounts by Burton-Stewart himself. Places mentioned in the game books include Ratho Park, Conaglen, Stroud, Darleith, Lothians and the Borders, Venice, India, Ontario (Canada), etc.Highlights in the first album...
Dates: 1889-1935

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Missionaries 67
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Student lecture notes 42
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University of Edinburgh -- students 36
Hospitals | Administration | 34
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India 23
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Edinburgh -- Scotland 22
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Women workers | 21
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English literature | 20th century 19
Medical records | Scotland | 19
Anatomy 18
Commonplace-books 18
Nursing | Study and teaching | Scotland | Edinburgh | 17
Law 16
Medals 16
Medical students 16
Philosophy 16
Women students 16
Medicine | History | 15
National Health Service (Great Britain) 14
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Scottish literature | 20th century 13
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Scotland 10
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English 1508
English 248
Latin 55
Multiple languages 40
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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 134
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 10
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 8
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 8
Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 7
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Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 7
Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 6
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 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
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
Victor Gollancz Ltd 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
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 4
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 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
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 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
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 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
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, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 3
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 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
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
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
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
Kendall, Sheena Lilian Grant, 1883-1974 (composer) 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
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
Ballantyne, Robert Michael, 1825-1894 (Scottish writer) 2
Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856 (Artist) 2
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 2
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 2
Bolton, Frederic James, 1908-1993 (Poet, Chemist) 2
Bonar, Horatius, Rev, 1808?1889 (Free Church of Scotland minister | hymn writer ) 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, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish 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
Duncan, Andrew, 1773-1832 (the younger | British physician) 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 Dramatic Society 2
Edinburgh University Indian Association 2
Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 2
Edinburgh University Union (1889-1973) 2
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