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Thesis by Sanford Vandever Smith (fl.1953)

 Collection
Identifier: MS SMI3
Scope and Contents

See External Documents (below) for details.

Dates: 1953

Thesis of Dr. Nelly Renee Deme (a Phd Thesis on David Hume given to George Elder Davie, heavily annotated by George Elder Davie)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1010
Scope and Contents This thesis material consists of 5 bound volumes. They are: a first volume, entitledLa chasse au sceptique; a second entitledMethode sceptique et methode transcendentale; a thirdMethode sceptique et methode experimentale; a fourth beingAppendice; and, a fifth volume of circa 230 pages. In the first volume, thanks are offered to Dr. G. E. Davie and Professor W. H. Walsh and the whole of the Dept. of Philosophy, Edinburgh University, and to Dr. Elizabeth Anderson of the Department of...
Dates: 1960-1980

Thesis on 'The Life of James Sharp'

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1904
Scope and Contents

Thesis on the life of James Sharp presented for the degree of Ph.D at Edinburgh University, 1946.

Dates: 1946

Thomas Charles Hope: Notes from lectures given by John Robison

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1371
Scope and Contents

5 volumes of notes taken at the lectures given by John Robison.

Dates: c1780s

Three 18th century letters by an Edinburgh student

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1476
Scope and Contents This group of 3 letters discusses life and study at Edinburgh University. Letter dated 21 April 1797: Dates and duration of terms - Discussion about the courses in Botany and his admiration of his mentors Letter dated 23 May 1797: Expressing concern at not having a...
Dates: 1797-1799

Three letters from Joseph Lister to his French translator, with annotated drawings of wound-dressings

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-389
Identifier: Coll-2057
Content Description

Autograph letters from the pioneer of anti-septic surgery Joseph Lister to his French translator Dr Gustave Burginon, with annotated diagrams explaining the application of bandages and the design of a splint. Dates: 14th December 1877, 11th November 1878, 25th November 1878.

Dates: 14 December 1877; 11 November 1878; 25 November 1878

Three medical notebooks, two of which relate to Alexander Woodcock fl. 1833-1845

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1483
Scope and Contents The Alexander Woodcock notebooks contain: Lectures on Anatomy and Physiology - Alexander Jardine Lizar - notebook noted 5 November 1833 Lectures on Chemistry - Doctor Hope - 11 July 1845 A third volume contains: Notes from 1 September 1843 - 20 July 1844 -...
Dates: 1833-1845

Three notebooks and two letters of John Middleton Murry

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-480
Identifier: Coll-2097
Content Description This fonds consists of three notebooks and two letters written by John Middleton Murray.The first notebook contains texts written between 1915 and 1917, including an autobiographical essay and the first part of John Middleton Murry's verse drama 'Cinnamon and Angelica'. The second notebook contains the remainder of 'Cinnamon and Angelica', dated 3-24 December 1917. The third notebook contains notes on French and English literature and two journal entries, dated 19 April 1921 and...
Dates: 1915-1923; 1938-1939

Three volumes of manuscript student notes on lectures presented by David Hume

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1706
Identifier: Coll-2025
Scope and Contents

Three volumes of student manuscript notes written by unidentified students in Edinburgh, ca 1815-1819, on David Hume's lectures. The volumes do not have main titles, but have section headings throughout, subjects include: feudal rights; charter; instrument of sasine; state of vassal's titles, etc.

Dates: c 1815-1819

Timothy L. S. Sprigge Archive

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1154
Scope and Contents The Sprigge collection of papers at E2008.47 is composed of: - curriculum vitae, life-diary (key events), and unpublished papers including 'What I believe' - photographs - obituaries - letters from philosophers, 1967-2003 - copy of Ph.D thesis: 'The limits of morals defined' - Spinoza - lecture notes - adult...
Dates: 1960-2009

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English 1510
English 345
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Names
University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 136
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 11
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 9
Barker, Robert, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 8
Moray House College of Education (1959-1991) 8
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Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 7
Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 7
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 7
Barker, Henry Aston, 1774-1856 (Artist) 6
Chalmers, Thomas, 1780-1847 (Principal and Professor of Divinity at New College) 6
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (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
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 6
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 6
Church of Scotland 5
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 5
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 5
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) 5
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 5
Roslin Institute 5
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 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
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 4
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 4
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 4
Dunfermline College of Physical Education 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
Lyell, Sir Charles, 1797-1875 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 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
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 4
Young, Thomas, 1725-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 4
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 3
Auerbach, Charlotte, 1899-1994 (professor of genetics at the University of Edinburgh) 3
Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865 (lawyer, poet, professor of Belles Lettres at University of Edinburgh) 3
Baillie, John, 1886-1960 (Scottish theologian and ecumenical leader) 3
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 3
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 3
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Scottish poet) 3
Christison, Sir Robert, 1797-1882 (1st Baronet | Scottish toxicologist and physician) 3
Church Missionary Society 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
Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988 (Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 3
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 3
London Missionary Society 3
Mare, Walter de la, 1873-1956 (poet and writer) 3
Muir, Edwin, 1887-1959 (poet, novelist and translator) 3
Muir, Willa, 1890-1970 (novelist, essayist and translator) 3
Nyerere, Julius Kambarage, 1922-1999 (President of Tanzania) 3
Oldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969 (missionary and ecumenist) 3
Pillans, James (Regent, University of Edinburgh) 3
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (Edinburgh) 3
Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 3
Torrance, Thomas Forsyth, 1913-2007 (theologian, and Professor of Christian Dogmatics at New College, Edinburgh) 3
Tragara Pressnn 3
Adlard and Son (1766-) 2
Ambler, Richard Penry, 1933-: (professor of protein chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Anderson, John, 1668-1721 (Minister of Dumbarton) 2
Baikie, Hugh Edward, 1906-1981 (Church of Scotland missionary to India) 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
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 2
Blaikie, William Garden, 1820-1899 (Minister of Pilrig and Temperance Reformer) 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
Cairns, David Smith, 1862-1946 (principal of the United Free Church College, Aberdeen) 2
Campbell, Archibald Hunter, 1902-1989 (legal scholar, Professor of Public law, Dean of the Faculty of Law) 2
Carruthers, William, 1830-1922 (botanist, Keeper of the Department of Botany, British Museum) 2
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