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University of Edinburgh -- students

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 59 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

A photograph of medical students graduation, and a photograph of the International Physiological Congress at Edinburgh, 1920s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0157
Scope and Contents

One framed photograph of the International Physiological Congress held in Edinburgh in 1923, showing the c. 300 delegates in the Quadrangle of the Old Medical School of the University. Names are given around the photo.


The second photograph has no caption whatsoever, but probably is a graduation photograph. The group includes E. Scharpey-Schafer, Professor of Physiology at the University of Edinburgh from 1899 to 1933. It was taken by E. R. Yerbury and Son.

Dates: 1920s

Air Squadron, 1940-1953

 Series — Box EUA-A-870
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/STA/21
Scope and Contents

Administration of the University Air Squadron, specifically students involved.

Dates: 1940-1953

American and Dominion Short Course, 1944-1945

 Series — Box EUA-A-869
Identifier: EUA IN1 ADS/STA/19

Archive of productions of Varsity Vanities and various dramatic groups

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1581
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: an archive of productions of 'Varsity Vanities', 1946-48, and various dramatic groups including Edinburgh University Dramatic Society, SRC Charities Week Office, Attic Theatre Co., Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, and others.


The material is placed in two photograph albums and a "document store", which contain photographs, programmes, cuttings, posters and correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1951

Autograph letter signed from William Dickinson to his mother, reporting on his experiences of student life at Edinburgh, 28 November 1765

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0043
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from William Dickinson (1745-1806) to his mother, reporting on his experiences of student life at Edinburgh, dated 28 November 1765, Edinburgh. Dickinson starts his letter by stating he is happy to hear about the recovery of his father; he then mentions "the two Gentlemen from Oxford" that came to his house. He is "very well pleased" with being at the University, "for Mr Ferguson (the Moral Philosophy Professor) is very clever and refin'd". He adds that he has had...
Dates: 28 November 1765

Bound volume of manuscript materials by and about Scottish poet Thomas Brown

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1593
Identifier: Coll-1986
Content Description Ths is a bound volume of manuscript material, correspondence and verse, by and about Thomas Brown, Scottish poet and Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh from 1810 until the end of his life in 1820. The collection was almost certainly put together by his friend and colleague William Erskine, to whom the vast majority of the manuscripts are addressed.Contents: ...
Dates: 1797-1835

Class cards etc. relating to John Baillie Miller

 Fonds — Box EUA-A-10
Identifier: EUA GD67
Scope and Contents

2 matriculation cards (1862 and 1864); class cards - Greek (1862), Law of Scotland (1862/3), Scots law (1862/3), Criminal law (Summer session, 1863).

Dates: 1861-1863

Class photographs of Honours Classics Graduates, Edinburgh University, 9 April 1901

 Item — Box CLX-D-72: Series Coll-1828/6
Identifier: Coll-1828/6/4
Scope and Contents

Class photograph mounted on board of Honours Classics Graduates, 9 April 1901, Edinburgh University. The students' names are given under the photo and on the back, Alexander F. Giles is at the bottom right. Photography studio: signature illegible - '25 North Bridge, Edinburgh'.

Dates: 9 April 1901

Collection of documents relating to student theatre in Edinburgh gathered together by Grahame Bulfield

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1892
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 67 physical items, mainly theatre programmes, hand-outs, and newspaper cuttings relating to student theatre in Edinburgh in the late 1960s. Also includes an inventory, and a list of known student performances in Edinburgh from autumn 1964 to summer 1972. Most items are originals, but a few are copies.Click ...
Dates: late 1960s