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Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Notice for a meeting of the Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society, 3 November 1841

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0035
Scope and Contents A rare notice announcing the resuming of meetings of the Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society. It advertises the lectures of Dr. Lonsdale, Dr. Bates (on epilepsy) and Dr. Mackay (on dystentery) at a meeting of the 1841 Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society, held at Societies' Hall at Edinburgh University on the 3rd of November 1841.The handbill reads as follows: "This society will resume its meetings on Wednesday by the 10th November 1841. After an address from the President, an...
Dates: 3 November 1841

Packet labelled "Lecture notes. Lecture III. Applied Anatomy. Embryonic Membranes and Placenta" containing loose pages of notes on this subject and on "Clavicular Joints", n.d.

Identifier: Coll-11/B7
Scope and Contents

7. Packet labelled "Lecture Notes. Lecture III. Applied Anatomy. Embryonic Membranes and Placenta." containing loose pages of notes on this subject and on "Clavicular joints".

Dates: n.d.

Papers and correspondence of Daniel John Cunningham

Identifier: Coll-11
Scope and Contents The papers cover the years 1876 to 1910 and contains a great many autograph letters from eminent anatomists and medical men, including ten letters from Joseph Lister. There is also a substantial sequence of notebooks and working papers containing detailed notes of experiments and dissections together with drawings and drafts for lectures, and a separate sequence of manuscripts for lectures and addresses. An item of particular interest is an album of 96 photographs from Cunningham's service...
Dates: c 1876-1910

Papers of Joseph Black and family

Identifier: Coll-16
Scope and Contents 5 boxes of correspondence between himself and a variety of individuals (including James Watt, Prince Paul Dashkov, John Robison) and on a variety of subjects: linen bleaching, use of lime water, assays of ores, civic water supply, mineralogical specimens, absorption of heat etc 1 box of family letters between Black, his father and his brothers Samuel, George and Thomas ...
Dates: 1746-1799

Papers of Professor James Couper Brash

 Fonds — Box Dk.6.24
Identifier: Coll-94
Scope and Contents

The papers of Professor Brash consist of material on the history of anatomy and on the three Monros (Alexander Monro, primus; Alexander Monro, secundus; Alexander Monro, tertius), miscellaneous papers and photographs. There are notes, notebooks, and printed material.

Dates: circa 1930-1950

Papers of Sir George Ballingall

Identifier: Coll-53
Scope and Contents The Sir George Ballingall material is composed of correspondence and papers, 1801-1855. In March 1995, when researching in Edinburgh University Library, Dr. Roger Cooter of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, in Manchester, dictated the papers onto tape and produced transcripts of about 70 per cent of the documents, following the order in which they had been placed in the original boxes. The transcripts, produced in haste, and which may not be accurate in detail, have been placed...
Dates: 1801-1855

Petition by Edinburgh University medical students for more cadavers of anatomical study

 Collection — Box Coll-1615 (E2015.19)
Identifier: Coll-1615
Scope and Contents Manuscript petition, ink on vellum (approx. 190 x 60cm in total, consisting of four joined membranes) with 248 signatures of medical students penned underneath text of the petition, also signed and dated by “J.Weatherspoon writer to the signet,” some light dustiness, several patches of discolouration, a few frayed areas at margins not affecting text.This huge vellum scroll bears the manuscript text of a petition dated 28 March 1828 signed by 248 medical students of the University...
Dates: 28 March 1828

Points: Capacity in Poultry, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3364
Scope and Contents

Photographs of a chicken showing the large capacity between the pelvic bones and breast bone and the large pelvic span.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Points: Heads of Chickens, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3362
Scope and Contents

Two photographs of heads of chickens. The image on the left, figure 20, shows a 'well-balanced head, almost as deep as long'; and the image on the right, figure 21 shows a 'un-balanced head, much longer than deep.'

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Points of a Dairy Cow, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2814
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Mr. R. W. Hobbs outlining the points of a dairy cow using the 1936 Royal Show Champion, "Kelmscott Marjory 47th".

Dates: 1870s-1930s