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Found in 96 Collections and/or Records:

Note describing the wild cat, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/198
Scope and Contents Note describing the wild cat which reads 'The old wild cat was not so low in the leg + those in the museu[m] bigger in body head + skin striped like tiger'.

Note of a bird sighting, 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/31
Scope and Contents Note of a bird sighting collected from Mal[colm] Macaulay at Allt Barra [Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The bird is described as 'Body pure white size of a Buna bhuachaille' [great northern diver] and it was seen in the spring of 1870 and 1871. The text has been scored through in ink as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Note of an unusual bird sighting, 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/30
Scope and Contents Note of an unusual bird sighting collected from Duncan Sinclair, telling how at the end of July or beginning of August 1871 he had seen a bird with 'red wings & white body bill like a duck size about a gannet or less' and has never seen it before or since. The text has been scored through in ink as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.

Note which reads 'Broc rua is gollach 'thin' + long in nose', June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/199
Scope and Contents Note which reads 'Broc rua[dh] is gollach 'thin' + long in nose'.

Notes about fish and snakes, 24 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/119
Scope and Contents Notes about fish and snakes collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] including that the skate has no roe, snakes have eggs like hens and the dogfish has no ribs, only a spine. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Notes of lectures given by Alexander Monro (secundus), taken down by unknown person(s)

Identifier: Coll-1325
Scope and Contents This volume of notes is based on Monro's surgical lectures at Edinburgh Medical School, 1774-1775. The manuscript lectures are sub-headed Lectures 1-13 and are in two distinct hands - the first two lectures in one, and the rest in another. The paper is watermarked with a crown and the initials GR, undated, but this L.V.Gerrevink paper commonly used throughout much of the 18th century. Both hands are clear and legible, with just a few corrections, and occasional additions written on the verso of...

Notes of lectures given by Dr. E. B. Jamieson

Identifier: Coll-1350
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two volumes of manuscript notes from the classes of 'Regional Anatomy', 1934-1935, and numbered Volume II and Volume III:
  1. - Volume II is concerned with the 'Thorax and brain'
  2. - Volume III is concerned with the 'Head and neck'

Notes of lectures of Alexander Monro, secundus, taken down by person unknown

Identifier: Coll-1311
Scope and Contents An attractive volume of student's manuscript notes on Monro's lectures, Physiological Observations..., 1773, 58 pp. plus one page index, bound with Lectures on Comparative Anatomy ..., 1773, 72 pp. plus 3 pp. index, written in the same neat hand and each part with decorative penwork title. There are ownership signatures of William Graham, Edinburgh, 25th May 1774 and John Smith, Alnwick, 1st October 1783, to front free endpaper (detached) and small printed ex. libris bookplate of William James...

Notes of lectures on anatomy given by John Goodsir, taken down by Arthur Pearse

Identifier: Coll-1959
Scope and Contents Notebook containing notes of lectures on anatomy given by Prof. John Goodsir, taken down by Arthur Pearse (M.D., 1859) at the University of Edinburgh in 1855-1856. Volume 2 only.

Notes on the Anatomy and Surgery lectures of Henry Cline and Astley Cooper, taken down by Robert Bickersteth

Identifier: Coll-1824
Scope and Contents These ms notes of the lectures on Anatomy and Surgery given by Henry Cline (1750-1827) and Astley Cooper (1768-1841) were taken down by Robert Bickersteth. Cline was a surgeon at St. Thomas's Hospital, London, and Cooper was a surgeon in London too.
The notes are in ink, sometimes on both recto and verso of the leaf, but usually on the rectos only. There are occasional drawings.