Skip to main content

University of Edinburgh -- staff

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

2 glass negatives & prints featuring Dr Clerk Ranken

 Fonds — Folder EUA GD51
Identifier: EUA GD51
Content Description

Two glass negatives showing Clerk Ranken in a Chemistry laboratory, c1903, and in a group of students, c1905. Along with the negatives are two later prints of the same.

Dates: 1903-1905

Album presented to Megan Browne on the occasion of her retirement party, 1973

Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0089
Scope and Contents

Album relating to the retirement in 1973 of former head of Social Work at the University of Edinburgh Margaret (Megan) Browne, containing notes from her coworkers, as well as an envelope with letters.

Dates: 1973

Collection of 19th-century autograph letters assembled by the Rev. John Walker

Identifier: Coll-2103
Scope and Contents This collection consists of c. 200 letters acquired by the Rev. John Walker (1855-1941), a Scottish-Australian autograph collector. The main fields of interest represented are geology, botany, theology, literature, academia, and politics. Names that feature particularly prominently include Walker's uncle John Stuart Blackie, Professor of Greek at the University of Edinburgh; William Garden Blaikie, Professor of Divinity at New College, Edinburgh; James Geikie, Professor of Geology at the...
Dates: 1792-1913

Framed portrait of Charles H. Stewart, Secretary to the University, after 1978

Identifier: Coll-1848/21-0010
Scope and Contents

One framed black-and-white portrait of Charles H. Stewart, Secretary to the University 1948-1978.

Dates: after 1978

Letters relevant to the Round Table Club and referring to John Gray McKendrick, 1908

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1324
Identifier: Coll-1694
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of two letters.The first is dated Edinburgh, 27 June 1908, and is from "your old friends", the "other surviving members" of the Round Table Club, to "Dear McKendrick". It goes on: "thank you very heartily for your labour of love. You bring back very vividly those happy times, and make us young again. We are especially grateful to you for what you say of those who have got [sic] before us, and we again see and hear their friends faces and their songs and...
Dates: 1908

Material relating to John Dover Wilson, Regius Professor of English Literature

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1519
Scope and Contents Collection contains: 1 x recipe book 1 x notebook: 'Ye monthly Brer', from January 1894 1 x bundle assorted postcards (11) send from John Dover Wilson to Dorothy Baldwin before their marriage in 1906, being illustrations of: Bernard Shaw, Henrik Ibsen (2), Walt Whitman, Rudyard Kipling, Charles Darwin, John Ruskin, Professor Huxley, John Burns, G. F. Watts, and cartoon...
Dates: 1905-1964

Mathematical archive of Professor Alexander Craig Aitken

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1529
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of mathematical mansucripts and the corrected manuscript, and correspondence around, the publication Gallipoli to the Somme: Recollections of a New Zealand Infantryman. It also contains off-prints and publications by Aitken, papers and correspondence relating to Aitken's work at Edinburgh University and letters to and from academics, family and friends, as well as letters of condolence addressed to Mrs. Aitken. There is also a quantity of...
Dates: 1910-1995

Medals of Professor Kenneth M. Creer

Identifier: Coll-2016
Content Description Medals and pins awarded to Professor Kenneth M. Creer in their original boxes. John Adam Fleming Medal of the American Geophysical Union (1990) in a wooden box; American Geophysical Union cufflink in a black velvet box (1990); Freedom of the City of Grenoble medal in a blue box (1994); Royal Astronomical Society medal (Gold, Geophysics, 1996) in a red...
Dates: 1990-1996

Memoirs of Nina MacKinnon at the Main Library 1987-2021, 2021

Identifier: Coll-1848/21-0025
Scope and Contents PowerPoint slides entitled "Nina's photos", and Word document entitled "Nina Mackinnon at the Main Library" containing the Memoirs of Nina MacKinnon at the Main Library from 1987 to 2021, presented at her last Metadata Team meeting on occasion of her retirement. She was asked by her manager Alasdair MacDonald to talk about her time in Main Library. Nina retired on the 14th of May 2021, after 34 years there. Her first post was library assistant to the Centre for African Studies collection;...
Dates: 2021

Newspaper clipping from the "Bulletin" newspaper, 28 April 1949

Identifier: Coll-1581, vol. 2, no. 55
Scope and Contents

This is a newspaper clipping showing a press photograph after Alistair Sim's rectorial address. The clipping is from the "Bulletin" newspaper printed 28 April 1949.

Dates: 28 April 1949