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University of Edinburgh -- students

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 43 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

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 "but a...
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: Twenty-seven autograph...
Dates: 1797-1835

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

Collections of posters of student events at the University of Edinburgh

 Fonds — CLX-D-66
Identifier: Coll-1867
Scope and Contents Bundle of about 20 posters of events at the University around 1971, mostly relating to student activities. The events advertised include dances/balls/concerts; special lectures and symposium; Church and carol services; and Student Representative Council Elections. The posters are arranged in bundles by types of events, as follows: Poster of the Corries, and poster advertising a folk concert in University...
Dates: 1970-1972

Commemorative certificate presented to Dr William Macleod at the 1937 Medical Graduates Golden Jubilee, and booklet listing said graduates, 1987

 File — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0093
Scope and Contents This is a commemorative certificate in vellum presented to Dr William Macleod at the 1937 Medical Graduates Golden Jubilee that took place in 1987, to thank him for organising alumni reunions over the years. It is accompanied by a booklet listing said graduates.
Dates: 1987

Engineering drawings of John McKay Campbell

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2011
Content Description This fonds consists of 25 technical drawings produced by John McKay Campbell for his engineering degree, which he started in 1934 at the University of Edinburgh, and completed in June 1939 after the war. Titles of drawings include: "D.C. Machine", "Light Country Bridge", "Proposed road", "Grouped flange-place splice", "Survey of pasture fields", "Survey of drill fields", and "Non-concurrent coplanar forces".
Dates: 1934

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...
Dates: 1949