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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

EURAGONNA Charities Week magazine, 1949

 Item — Box CLX-A-309
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0060
Scope and Contents One issue of Euragonna Charities Week magazine, dated 1949. Euragonna was a magazine published by the Students' Representative Council of the University of Edinburgh to raise money for charities - in 1949, these were The British Empire Research Fund, The Lady Provost's Fund, and the University Settlement. The magazine contains articles, poems, illustrations, and caricatures from students, as well as advertisements. It also...

Four printed adverts, 1829-1884

Identifier: Coll-1383/2/6
Scope and Contents Four printed adverts, three pertaining to companies in Edinburgh in the early 19th century, and one to a London based company. Defries' safety lamp. Company based in Houndsditch, London, offering economical safety lamp for household use c.1884 Alexander Ferguson, confectioner to Her Majesty (Victoria). List of lozenges for sale, for indigestion, for heartburn, for worms, for sore throats....

Scrapbook of curiosity, 1730-1771; 1840s;1859

 Item — Box CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0240
Scope and Contents This ‘scrapbook of curiosity’ consists of 18th century original advertisements of Rare and Curious Books, Jests, Wits, Facetia, Books on Angling, Poetry from 1730 to 1771. The title page is written in neat, probably late-18th century manuscriptA compilation of over 170 advertisements for new publications, cut from a variety of daily, weekly and monthly periodicals of the mid-18th century. Many of the snippets ate dated, but the works from which they have been extracted are not identified....

Scrapbook of John Donaldson, Reid Professor of the Theory of Music, 1850s

Identifier: Mus.f.379
Scope and Contents Scrapbook containing Donaldson's collection of cuttings (including one from The Scotsman 24 April 1858 re his purchases of many items for the Reid library from Siegfried Wilhelm Dehn in Berlin), pamphlets (including several collected at the Great Exhibition of 1851), handbills and advertisements describing and advertising various types of musical instrument.Donaldson made considerable acquisitions of both musical instruments and scores for the Reid and was the driving force behind the...