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7 x Diaries of James Tennant and Sheena Kendall written - 1919-1924 - while in Japan and describing the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-768
Identifier: Coll-1746
Content Description 7 x diary volumes, bound by Asprey in dark green morocco, titles to spines and front boards gilt. Each volume with one page per day and additional blank pages at the rear.The 7 x diary volumes, taken as a whole, present a vivid, evocative and informative picture of the life of the British expatriate merchant community in Japan in the period immediately following the First World War, brutally interrupted by the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1 September 1923. The 1923 diary entries of father...
Dates: 1919 - 1924

12 stereo views of Scotland, 1891, B. W. Kilburn, Littleton NH

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1554
Scope and Contents The views are of: 6322 Oban, its harbour, and Mull, Scotland 6310 Loch Katrine Boat Landing, Highlands, Scotland 6303 Birthplace of Robert Burns, Ayr, Scotland 6297 The Bonnie Doon, Burns' Lullaby, Ayr, Scotland 6292 Melrose Abbey, Scotland 6280 Sir William Wallace's Prison, Dumbarton Castle, Scotland 6238 John...
Dates: 1880-1910

17th century notebook (Heylin / Van Helmont / Gregory)

 Fonds — Folder: Coll-1968 (Dk.3.32)
Identifier: Coll-1968
Scope and Contents Notebook in multiple hands , including "Observations out off Heylin's Cosmographie", "Religio Medici Van Helmont", "Catlogus Lib. Math consulente Gregario". Also, list of seeds, 1690.
Dates: 17th century

18th century and 19th century legal documents some in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex-Blake

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-622
Identifier: Coll-1553
Scope and Contents The collection of legal documents is composed of: 1 x Discharge by William Pirie in favour of Dr. Sophia Jex Blake, 15 May 1890. Of a Bond and Disposition in Security of £400 over subjects in Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew Urquhart SSC Edinburgh 1 x Disposition by Thomas Fairweather Weir with consent, In favour of Sophia Jex Blake MD. 1884. Subject 6 Grove Street, Edinburgh. Andrew Urquhart...
Dates: 1786-1890

18th century Royal warrant commanding the preparation of letters patent granting Robert Barker use for fourteen years of his invention 'La nature a coup d'oeil ... for displaying views of nature ... by oil painting', or 'panorama'

 Fonds — Volume: CLX-A-1324
Identifier: Coll-1692
Scope and Contents This document is of significant interest as a record of the invention of what became one of the most popular forms of public entertainment in the first half of the 19th century.It is a Warrant signed by George III commanding the preparation of letters patent granting to Robert Barker the sole use for fourteen years of his invention of 'an entire new contrivance or apparatus which he calls la nature a coup d'oeil for the purpose of displaying views of nature at large by oil...
Dates: 1787

24 drawings of quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects by James Tait Black

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Identifier: Coll-1317
Scope and Contents 24 pen and ink drawings of quadrupeds, birds, fish, reptiles and insects by James Tait Black. There are two suites of work (1840 and 1841) with the same title but with a different set of 12 illustrations. The bindings of the two sets are in very poor condition. The illustrations from the 1840 suite, one of which is coloured, are: The elephant The tiger The gnu ...
Dates: 1840-1841

250th Anniversary of Benjamin Franklin

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-652
Scope and Contents The material is composed of: copies of 24 articles by the United States Information Service (USIS) on Benjamin Franklin, his life and work; 8 off-prints and articles on Franklin produced by The Franklin Institute; and, 37 accompanying photographs (attached to USIS material) with captions.
Dates: 1956

1950s study on the assimilation of African and West Indian students in the universities of Oxford and Cambridge

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1304
Scope and Contents This thesis of 296 pages was probably written in the mid- to late-1950s and is written in language that reflects the period. It features a bibliography of works from between 1902 and 1954, and the work is concerned with the black community and assimilation within the 'bluebrick universities' of Oxford and Cambridge.
Dates: 1953-1959

A collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication of Whither Scotland?, edited by Duncan Glen

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1594
Identifier: Coll-2027
Content Description A collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Whither Scotland?, edited by Duncan Glen, from the archives of its publisher Victor Gollancz. A small quantity of typed and holograph contracts, correspondence and associated materials, between and concerning Duncan Glen, his publisher, and other interested parties. Includes 23 ALS and Typed Letters Signed (TLS) from Duncan Glen, and TLS from Tony Benn, Jo Grimond and contributor...
Dates: 1970-1977

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Roslin Institute 5
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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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