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Autograph letter from George Gleig, Scottish cleric, writer and editor, to Messrs Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh

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Identifier: Coll-1718
Scope and Contents The autograph letter is dated, Stirling, Scotland, March 16th 1800. It is a single sheet, 195mm x 205mm.
Addressing his letter to Messrs Bell & Bradfute, Booksellers, Edinburgh, Gleig asks that, with respect to the Anti Jacobin Review the: 'Gentlemen [...] give to John Macfarquhar esq. the first four volumes of that work [...] and state them against the proprietor...'.
Dates: 1800

Autograph letter signed, Adam Ferguson, to John Home, West Lauriston, 9 October 1780

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Identifier: Coll-1682
Scope and Contents This is a letter from Ferguson to Home discussing the attempt by their mutual friend George Johnstone to find a seat in the general election of September 1780. Ferguson mentions a letter addressed to Home that had arrived at Edinburgh in Home's absence, and writes of a meeting on Saturday, 'most of the Day', with the letter's author, 'Our Friend', a political figure aspiring to office who had been overlooked. 'Our Friend' may be George Johnstone, who is mentioned by name later. Ferguson hopes...
Dates: 1780

Autograph letters signed by John Stuart Blackie

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Identifier: Coll-1514
Scope and Contents The first letter on University of Edinburgh embossed notepaper, dated 3 February 1865, begins 'My Dear Sir' and sends his 'sincere thanks for the present' of a book. Blackie is sorry that he is 'too much occupied at present to allow [...] the p[leasure of reading it; but the subject is so interesting and important' that hw ill make time soon. The second letter on notepaper headed 24 Hill Street, Edinburgh, is dated 25 November [no year], and begins 'My Dear Moir'. It is a letter...
Dates: 1864-1866

Autograph ms from 'The Shepherd's Calendar' by James Hogg, being a leaf from the draft for 'Class IV. Dogs'

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Identifier: Coll-1713
Content Description Autograph ms from 'The Shepherd's Calendar', by James Hogg, 1824. It is a leaf from the draft of 'Class IV. Dogs', and is large folio size laid onto paper.
The ms has some Borders stories about dogs e.g. 'the late Mr. Steel's nephew in Peebles had a bitch [...] whose feats in taking home sheep from the neighbouring farms into the market at Peebles by herself form innumerable anecdotes in that vicinity...'.
Dates: 1824

Autograph signed letter from Charles Hotham to Sir Roderick Murchison

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Identifier: Coll-1731
Scope and Contents Addressed from Port Philip Heads, Melbourne, 10 July 1855, the autograph letter signed by Sir Charles Hotham (then lieutenant governor of the Australian colony of Victoria) is to the geologist Sir Roderick Murchison (1792-1871).The letter begins with Hotham assuring Murchison that with regard to the 'pretensions' of 'Mr. Clarke' (meaning the geologist William Branwhite Clarke, 1798-1878), in claiming to have made the first discovery of gold in Australia, he is 'delighted' that Murchison...
Dates: 10 July 1855

Autographs of clergymen

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Identifier: MS AUT
Scope and Contents Autographs of clergymen collected by Mrs Macnealy, Wester Auchinloch, by Lenzie

See External Documents (below).
Dates: 1864-1921

Autographs of the Pan-Presbyterian Council of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches

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Identifier: MS PAN
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: 1877

Bangour General Hospital

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Identifier: LHB40
Scope and Contents Patients (bound records) 1959-1988; patients (unbound records) 1939-1948; buildings 1953-1954
Dates: 1939-1988

Bangour General Hospital Folder-based Case Notes

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Identifier: LHB40 CC
Scope and Contents LHSA has two collections of case notes from Bangour General Hospital, both stemming from the hospital's foundation as an Emergency Medical Service Hospital during the Second World War. One collection (LHB40 CC/1) covers military patients treated by the maxillofacial surgery specialist unit. The second (LHB40 CC/2) relates to the patients from the military and auxiliary services treated by Norman Dott's Brain Injuries' Unit.
Dates: 1939-1970

Bangour Village Hospital

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Identifier: LHB44
Scope and Contents Management 1859 - 1929; administration 1903 - 2004; patients (bound volumes) 1904 - 1982.
Dates: 1859 - 2004

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 132
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Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 6
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Geikie, Archibald, Sir (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 6
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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
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
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
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 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
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
Victor Gollancz Ltd 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 (Irish artist) 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
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 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
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 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
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
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 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
Bickersteth, Robert (surgeon at Liverpool Royal Infirmary) 2
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 2
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 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, Robert, Sir, 1797-1882 (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
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 Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 2
Edinburgh University Women's Athletics Club 2
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 2
Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 2
Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 2
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 2
Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 2
Greenwood, Alan William, 1897-1981 (genetical physiologist and director of ARC Poultry Research Centre) 2
Gregory, David, 1659-1708 (professor of mathematics, University of Edinburgh, and Savilian Professor of Astronomy, University of Oxford) 2
Guthrie, Douglas James, 1885-1975 (surgeon and historian of medicine) 2
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