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Tributes to William Muir MacKean (1848-1913), Provost of Paisley

 Fonds
Identifier: MS MCK1
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Dates: 1913

Ts copy of a speech by Dr Shelton H Short III on Patrick Henry and Dr William Robertson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1576
Scope and Contents A copy of typescript, 'On the British ancestral background of Patrick Henry - and a Scottish orator, his cousin, Dr. William Robertson, Principal of Edinburgh University', being a speech delivered by Dr. Shelton H. Short III, at the Parents and Friends Lounge, Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, USA, on 20 February 1974. The collection also contains a clipping from the Virginia title, Herald Progress, Thursday 11 April 1974, entitled 'Henry's heritage...
Dates: 1974

Ts letter with ms addition to Donald Weeks from Alan Anderson 2 September 1983

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1579
Scope and Contents The typescript letter, with ms additions, is from Alan Anderson to Donald Weeks about O'Sullivan connections, with 137 Warrender Park Road letter-heading, and dated 2 September 1983. The letter provides details of where copyright copies of the 'little book' are to be sent and on how the British National Bibliography organises itself. It then discusses how 'there are/were a fair number of O'Sullivans in New York, and I'm afraid we have reached an impasse over that fifth brother,...
Dates: 1983

Ts screenplay of Trainspotting by John Hodge

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1561
Scope and Contents

This 93pp mimeographed version of the screenplay, dated 9 March 1995 falls between the first draft and the final shooting script. There are no annotations to the text. The production company address label is affixed to the title page.

Dates: 1994-1995

Ts translation by W. H. Auden (1907-1973) of 'The Knights of the Round Table', a play by Jean Cocteau (1889-1963)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1670
Scope and Contents

Ts, 114pp, quarto. A final leaf of blue paper carries the printed mark of 'Mrs Marshall's', 28 Southampton Street, WC.2 (Play typists since 1884) and is stamped by the firm at 23 April 1957 [or 1951]. An embossed print bearing the same information is on the first page.

Dates: 1951-1957

Tss of poetry by Deric Bolton

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1621
Scope and Contents The collection consists of: 1 x ms letter from Deric Bolton to Tessa Ranford, editor of 'Lines Review', dated 30 November 1992, in which he writes, 'I submit 6 poems for you to consider' for the Review 6 x ts poems, being: 'Old Tweed Bridge'; 'The die is cast'; 'Lydia Aurigny 1960'; 'I am so happy'; 'The pearls and the stars'; and, 'The summer parting' 1 x ms letter from...
Dates: 1992-1996

Twenty-one comic visiting cards caricaturing the photographic carte-de-visite, by Rock Co., London, and J.S. Co., London, c. 1850-1870

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1262
Identifier: Coll-1679
Scope and Contents Each card measures about 5.75 x 9 cm., engraved image on the recto with ‘Rock & Co., London’ in the image, on 19 cards, two cards have J. S & Co., London, below the image. Verso blank. Many of the 21 cards have a printed series number, the highest being 101, the other number no higher than 48. Three cards have no number. The cards by J.S have the numbers 4 and 5, so they may have been part of a smaller series. 'J. S.' are the initials of J. Simmons.Among the group four...
Dates: 1850-1870

Two common-place books of Ellen Caroline Warter, and around the Brontes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1559
Scope and Contents 2 manuscript volumes. Oblong 8vo, one being 106 x 175 mm with 288pp, and the other 94 x 148 mm with 212pp. Many pages of both the larger and smaller commonplace book have Ellen Warter's embossed monogram (with a bee). The larger begins with 'The Home of the Brontes'. Well over 300 of the pages of the commonplace books, including the whole of the larger one, are devoted to the Brontes, beginning with extended transcripts from J. H. Turner's Haworth past and...
Dates: 1885

Two photograph albums, of older Spain and Portugal, and of the Nile Valley and Classical Europe... one of them collected by William Horn, Edinburgh

 Collection — Volume: Coll-1807 / SC-Acc-2016-0196
Identifier: Coll-1807
Scope and Contents One album, with photographs of the Nile Valley and Classical Europe, has ms description on fore-page: "Photographs Collection of William Horn [address], Edinburgh. On tour of 1872." Some of the photographs are signed, 'A. Beats'. Many of the photographs of Classical Europe have Italian scenes around Florence, Naples and Pompei, and Milan, and there are photographs of Alpine scenes and Vienna too.The other album is entitled on the front board: "Photographs of Spain &...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1872-1890

Two photograph albums of views from Shantung and Shanghai, and from Jehol and Beijing, to Yunnan

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1879
Content Description Two albums containing black and white photographs of landscapes in a variety of locations, as well as portraits and street scenes, each with accompanying text. The first album is entitled '"China 1920-1930 - From Shantung and Shanghai to Yunan [sic]" (119 pages), and the second album is entitled "China 1920-1930 - From Jehol and Peking to Yunnan" (136 pages). Many of the photos are grouped into sets of up to ten images on a particular province or theme, such as: Futoshan/Putuoshan, near...
Dates: late 1920s- early 1930s

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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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