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Found in 105 Collections and/or Records:

De Motu Cordis by St Thomas Aquinas, 1457

Identifier: MS 112/ff. 324v-325r
Scope and Contents Incomplete copy of De Motu Cordis ('On the Motion of the Heart') by St Thomas Aquinas. It starts on f. 324v with the words 'Quoniam omne quod movetur necesse est habere motorem...', and ends incompletely on f. 325r with the words 'unde proveniunt in ipsa diversae apprehensiones et affectiones.'. Someone added the comment 'hic est defectus' ('here is an absence, a...
Dates: 1457

Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist [to Edinburgh], 6 January 1872 to 10 January 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/93
Scope and Contents Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist towards Edinburgh. In it, Carmichael is pining for his pregnant wife Mary, who is in Edinburgh and is anxious about her health. It is clear that there has been a lack of correspondence between them causing each of them distress 'No letter no watch. God grant that she is well. Oh Mary Mary if you knew my suffer[in]g you would not thus treat me...God grant y[ou]r safe arriv[al] home my darling wife -...
Dates: 6 January 1872 to 10 January 1872

File of letters to Yolanda Sonnabend, chiefly from C.H. Waddington, c.1967-c.1977

 File — Box CLX-A-1234: Series Coll-1461/2
Identifier: Coll-1461/3
Scope and Contents Waddington's letters to Yolanda chiefly concern arrangements for meeting and potential work opportunities for Yolanda. Many letters are undated. There are also two other letters: one from an unnamed correspondent in Rhodesia and one from Justin Waddington, concerning Waddington's book The Man-Made Future.
Dates: c.1967-c.1977

Five signed letters from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson relating to a planned Oxford History of English Literature

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-373
Identifier: Coll-1873
Scope and Contents Three autograph and two typed letters signed, nine pages in total, written in Leeds from 25 December 1937 to 14 May 1939. Sent from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson, suggesting a commission for a collaboration with Edmund Blunden to produce a volume on the late 18th century for a planned Oxford History of English Literature and subsequently discussing aspects of its progress.
Dates: 25 December 1937-14 May 1939

Four autograph letters signed by Allan Cunningham

 Collection — Box CLX-A-375
Identifier: Coll-1889
Content Description A small group of four unrelated letters from Allan Cunningham to various correspondents, dating from 1826 to 1833 when dated. Letter to Jerdan (presumably William), 1 page 8vo, 29 November 1826, sending a 'Scots Almanack with the respects of our friend George Bagot the Bookseller'. Letter to Thomas ?Gaspay at Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, 1 page 4to, 27 Belgrave Place, 15 May 1828, describing the...
Dates: 1826-1833

Gen9 - Central Legal Office, Aug 1991 - Mar 1992

Identifier: LHB7/8/110
Scope and Contents Correspondence between the Scottish Health Service Central Legal Office and Royal Edinburgh Hospital. Originally two files containing mostly staff claims. Only patient claims have been retained.
Dates: Aug 1991 - Mar 1992

Glasgow University Celtic Chair Appeal Fund Papers, 1936-1937

Identifier: Coll-97/CW402
Scope and Contents Correspondence, John Cameron to James Carmichael Watson, inviting attendance at a meeting with a Committee established to make an appeal for funds to establish a Chair in Celtic at Glasgow University. Letter also encloses a Memorial by Committee of the Glasgow University Ossianic Club, with reference to the establishment of a Chair of Celtic.
Dates: 1936-1937

Incoming Correspondence, 1879-1897

Identifier: Coll-1385/5
Scope and Contents Assorted letters and registered letters (mostly in original envelopes with stamps or seals), postcards, rental postal packets and telegrams.Box 1 contains: 1879: 1 bundle of letters 1880: 7 bundles of letters 1881: 5 bundles of letters Assorted copy letters, including a verbatim account of a meeting of Mr A W Inglis of Glencorse, Dr Alfred Daniell, Mr W...
Dates: 1879-1897

Kenneth Macleod, manuscripts and letters, 23 December 1912-6 February 1928

Scope and Contents Kenneth Macleod, manuscripts and letters. ‘K. [Kenneth] Macleod. Tales & Songs’, [binder] containing various manuscripts, mainly by Kenneth Macleod, some notes by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser. Proofs and manuscripts of Sea Tangle, mainly by Kenneth Macleod, some by Marjory Kennedy-Fraser. Envelope, marked ‘Manuscripts mostly K. M. Kenneth Macleod’, containing...
Dates: 23 December 1912-6 February 1928

Letter Book of Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch

 Collection — Volume Gen.721
Identifier: Coll-1676
Scope and Contents Volume containing summaries of outgoing correspondence from Lord Lynedoch for 1830. A typed sheet inside the front cover lists recipients as: Beford (Duke of), Beresford (Lord), Cathcart (Earl of), Dacre (Lord), Dacre (Lady), Farquhar (Sir T.), Fleming (Admiral), Gardiner (Sir R.), Graham (Robert), Haddington (Earl of), Hare (Colonel), Harrington (Lord), Hill (Lord), Hill (Sir Rowland), Hope (Sir A.), Hope (Sir J.A.), Keith (Lady), Macdonald (General), MacGrigor (Sir J.), ...
Dates: 01 Feb 1830 - 20 Sep 1830