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Graduation Ceremonies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Items relating to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at the B.Ed graduation ceremony, 1975

Identifier: EUA GD55/1/4/4/6
Scope and Contents Comprises a copy of The Scottish Education Journal Vol. 58, No.26 (22 August 1975) with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh being greeted by Mollie Abbott and Alexander Fraser on the front cover and two photographs from the ceremony.
Dates: 1975

Laureation Degrees (First Laureation Album), 1587-1809

 Item — Box EUA IN1/ADS/STA/1/1
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/STA/1/1
Scope and Contents This album begins with the text of the 'sponsio' or confession of Faith (sometimes referred to as the National Covenant) of 1580, to which the graduates subscribed, and which continued to be subscribed to by Professors and Students for many years. The entries for laureations (or graduations) begin in August 1587, when Robert Rollock, the first Principal 'did laureat the first classe which had passed under his charge in the Colledge of Edinburgh, after every one of them had subscrybed the...
Dates: 1587-1809

Letter to Sir Donald Francis Tovey from Julius Rontgen, 27 February 1930

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L1607
Scope and Contents Letter, 27 February 1930, Bilthoven, Julius Rontgen to Donald Tovey. Discussing Rontgen's plans to be present at Edinburgh Universities graduation ceremony. Holograph signed.
Dates: 27 February 1930

Print of a photograph of Ian Wilmut in graduation gown, 1967-1971

 Item — Box CLX-A-1524: Series Coll-1320/5; Series Coll-1320/6, Box: data_value_missing_69325c4f17f81ba5d426b12389143e4a, Box: data_value_missing_ef71d3d1dd91b5e79c1075e72e3a1980
Identifier: Coll-1320/6/1/1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains press clippings chiefly relating to scientific research or events involving Ian Wilmut, as well as some copies of magazines or newspapers in their entirety. Clippings consist of those removed from magazines and newspapers, black and white photocopies and printed online articles.
Please note that there are no clippings for the years 1974-1995.
Dates: 1967-1971

Prints of official photograph of Beale's honorary graduation ceremony from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1996

Identifier: Coll-1255/10/7
Scope and Contents Contains eight mounted copies of a larger print and six of a smaller size, only one of which is mounted. Also contains a copy of the official ceremony programme.
Dates: 1996

Quiller Couch, 24 Jun 1927

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/5
Scope and Contents The notes would suggest the lecture was very similar in content to The Food of the Gods, with the addition of an Arthur Quiller Couch quotation at the beginning.
Dates: 24 Jun 1927

Red notebook "Lectures on the Vascular Systems", 1904

Identifier: Coll-11/B5
Scope and Contents 5. Red notebook entitled "Lectures on the Vascular Systems"; from other end of notebook: misc. notes on the pelvis; manucript draft of an address to medical graduates, relating to the history of the graduation ceremony, delivered in 1904 in Edinburgh when Cunningham was acting as Promotor at the ceremony.
Dates: 1904