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Biographies

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Biography entitled Tower Bridge to Babylon. The Life and Work of Sir John Jackson, Civil Engineer. by Patricia Spencer-Silver, 2005

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1490 Box 20
Scope and Contents Biography of Sir John Jackson by his descendant Patricia Spencer-Silver, first published in 2005 by Six Martlets Publishing for the Newcomen Society. The sources used by Spencer-Silver were 'newspaper cuttings..., brochures, catalogues, and family letters assembled by Sir John and Lady Jackson and various members of their family', including the material held at the University of Edinburgh.
Dates: 2005

Correspondence between Norman Dott and Wilder Graves Penfield O. M., 1959-1960

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Identifier: Coll-32/H.15
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott and Wilder Graves Penfield O. M., 1959-1960. Penfield attended the combined British Medical Association and Canadian Medical Association meeting in Edinburgh in July 1959 and addressed the meeting in collaboration with Lord Adrian. At the same time he received the Honorary Doctorate of Law from Edinburgh University and Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dott corresponded with Penfield about the visit, acted as his host, and made...
Dates: 1959-1960

Letters of congratulation on Dott's conferment of Freedom of the City, 1962

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Identifier: Coll-32/A.20
Scope and Contents Letters of congratulation on Dott's conferment of Freedom of the City (not indexed), 1962. All these letters are accompanied by a reply from Dott, sometimes including material of biographical interest.
Dates: 1962

Manuscript biography of Robert Burns by Gabriel Setoun, pseudonym of Thomas Nicoll Hepburn

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1922
Scope and Contents Manuscript bibliography of Robert Burns by the Scottish poet and author Thomas Nicoll Hepburn, under the pseudonym Gabriel Setoun. Inscription on fly-leaf: "To my friend Dr Cattanach with all good and kind wishes. Gabriel Setoun. 23rd Jan. 1901." 232 x 172 mm, 264 pp.
Dates: 1901

'memoir for the centenary year of his birth', June 1969

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.255
Scope and Contents Manuscript by Norman Dott, 'memoir for the centenary year of his birth', dated June 1969. The material relates to Harvey Cushing.
Dates: June 1969

Papers related to later years, 1970s-1980s

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-116
Identifier: Coll-705/4
Scope and Contents This sub-fonds contains a file of newspaper clippings, reports, booklets, photos, pamphlets, and correspondence from Marjorie Rackstraw's life, largely concerning her involvement with the Hampstead Old People's Housing Trust (HOP Housing Trust). The third of three folders includes The History of Edinburgh's Early Nursery School booklet, Hampstead Old People's Housing Trust 34th Annual Report, The First Thirty Years, the story of the Hampstead Old People's Trust, a book titled Two Schools about...
Dates: 1970s-1980s

Presentation to Dott of his portrait by Sir William Hutchinson, June 1960

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Identifier: Coll-32/A.16
Scope and Contents File relating to the presentation to Dott of his portrait by Sir William Hutchinson, June 1960. The material includes; manuscript texts of speeches by Sir Geoffrey Jefferson and Professor Adams McConnell and Dott's letters of thanks to both, also his speech of thanks at the presentation (these documents include biographical information and reminiscences) and a photograph taken at the presentation.
Dates: June 1960

Short biography of Sir John Jackson, from Heywood's Authentic Series of Press Biographies , February 1902

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Identifier: Coll-1490 Box 20
Scope and Contents Short biography of Sir John Jackson, from Heywood's Authentic Series of Press Biographies, pritned in February 1902.
Dates: February 1902