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‘A Meditation occasion’d by the earthquake, at London…’ and ‘Thoughts on the Last Judgment…’

 Fonds
Identifier: MS MED2
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Dates: 1749-1753

A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches

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Identifier: Coll-1956
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A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches. Watermark 1814. Bookplate of J. A. Jamieson.

Dates: 1814

Abstract of Journal of William Henry Playfair

 Fonds — Volume: Dc.3.73
Identifier: Coll-1677
Content Description The volume is concerned mainly with affairs connected with the building of the University of Edinburgh, 1817-1822. It also lists details of income and expenditure during the period and, refers to other projects, clients etc.Playfair's opening paragraph describes this as an abstract of a journal of "the principal transactions and events of my life, chiefly in order to prevent doubt and confusion in matters of business."The volume mentions Playfair taking occupancy of...
Dates: 1817-1822

Account of a trip to the Western Isles and St. Kilda

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Identifier: Coll-1430
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Manuscript account of a 'Pedestrian tour round the west coast of Scotland in 1849', in August of that year, followed by an account of a 'Trip aboard the Free Kirk Breadalbane yacht with 3 ministers to St. Kilda, Staffa, and back' in 1850.

The volume has inserted a monochromatically tinted sketch of St. Kilda

Dates: 1849-1850

Account of a voyage to New South Wales on the ‘Neptune’ by James Mitchell (1792- ), ship’s surgeon

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Identifier: MS MIT3
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Dates: 1820

Action sermons by John Nimmo (c.1705-1784), minister of Johnstone, Annandale

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Identifier: MS NIM1
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Dates: c.1749-1755

Admission tickets to General Assemblies (1840-1843)

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Identifier: MS BOX 7.2
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Dates: 1840-1843

Affleck, James Whigham

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Identifier: GD1-64
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Papers regarding rehabilitation 1957-1988; membership of Boards 1969-1981; miscellaneous papers 1969-1988; published papers 1947-1989; slides; Royal Medico-Psychological Association material 1927

Dates: 1927-1989

Album amicorum of Tokyo artists Japanese art

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Identifier: Coll-1625
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The album contains 22 paintings by various artists, and these include: an illustration of a swallow, a peony, a waterfall, a monkey, autumn leaves, a mandarin duck, a chrysanthemum, a sparrow on a flowering twig, a lobster, heavy rain, a flock of sparrows, a tea bowl and camellia, a shrimp, houses in the snow, a fan and handscroll, a white rabbit, and a basket.

Dates: 1820-1920

Album and scrapbook collected by Jessie Aitken Wilson

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Identifier: Coll-1504
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x book of photographic portraits containing portraits of Albrech Duerer, Charles Darwin, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle, George Sand, Matthew Arnold, and cardinal newman, and others. The album was given to Jessie Aitken Wilson by novelist Mrs. Oliphant and is inscribed, 'This Book was the gift of Mrs. Oliphant'. 1 x packet of (4) loose photographic...
Dates: 1850-1870

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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
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
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
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
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
Chisolm, George Goudie, 1850-1930 (geographer) 2
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