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University of Edinburgh -- Principals

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Materiale for a letter to Dr Rule, April 1696

Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [218]
Scope and Contents

An enormously varied book list, in partial citation. 'Dr Rule' may be Gilbert Rule (c1629-1701), a nonconformist divine who was made principal of Edinburgh University in 1690.

Dates: April 1696

Minutes and correspondence relating to meetings of the Principal and Faculty of Medicine regarding the Centre for Reproductive Biology, 1972-1973

Identifier: Coll-1364/7/1/1
Scope and Contents

The correspondence concerns the establishment and constitution of the Steering Committee and the drafting of an official proposal to the Education Policy Committee.

Dates: 1972-1973

Papers concerning the School of the Man Made Future, 1967-1975

Identifier: Coll-41/8/16
Scope and Contents

The material contains copies of various reports and pieces of research, including 'Some Notes on the School' (October 1973) and Waddington's handwritten notes and ideas. Also present is correspondence with various institutions and individuals, including Michael Swann.

Dates: 1967-1975

Papers concerning various funding applications for a Centre for Reproductive Biology, 1971-1972

Identifier: Coll-1364/7/2/5
Scope and Contents

Chiefly contains letters to the University of Edinburgh Principal, Michael Swann, from various funding bodies including the World Health Organisation, Rockefeller Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and the MacRobert Trust, generally declining applications for funding. Also contains draft covering letters to various institutions for applications.

Dates: 1971-1972

Papers of Flora Philip

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1672
Scope and Contents Diploma, Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1889) Certificate, Practical Efficiency in Teaching, University of Cambridge (1889) Certificate, Theory, History and Practice of Teaching, University of Cambridge (1889) Degree certificate, MA, University of Edinburgh (1893) Photograph of the three surviving 1893 women...
Dates: 1889-1943

Papers of Sir Edward Victor Appleton

 Fonds — Box MS.2300
Identifier: Coll-37
Scope and Contents The papers, which are substantial, deal almost exclusively with Appleton's scientific work. There is little personal or private correspondence and almost no surviving material, apart from lectures, speeches and addresses, relating to his public life as scientific administrator or university principal. There are, however, a good run of diaries and engagement books and extensive folders of notes, research ideas, manuscript calculations and data from all periods of Appleton's career, as well as...
Dates: c 1918-1973

Papers of Sir William Turner, 1861-1912

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-1142
Identifier: Coll-1937/1
Scope and Contents This sub-fonds contains mostly letters and certificates relating to honours awarded to Sir William Turner throughout his life, such as the freedom of the city of Edinburgh, honorary memberships to scientific societies, membership to the Order of the Bath and the German Order Pour le Mérite, etc. Also includes documents relating to Turner's anatomy licence, and an envelope entitled ‘her last letter – obituary notices’ containing the last letter of his wife...
Dates: 1861-1912

Papers relating to Robert Rollock

 Fonds — Volume Dc.4.68
Identifier: Coll-475
Scope and Contents

The material bound together consists of: 'Commentarius in primam beati Apostoli Petri Epistolam, a D. Roberto Rolloco ... inchoatus, et ab henrico Charterisio ... absolutus, 1627; and 'Latin epitaphs on Rollock by various friends and colleagues', circa 1627.

Dates: 17th century

Papers relating to the administration of the Ford Foundation grant I, 1960-1972

Identifier: Coll-1364/2/1/1
Scope and Contents

Contains: correspondence chiefly between C.H Waddington and the Ford Foundation, Solly Zuckerman, Edward Appleton and Beatty, concerning the application process, associated equipment, salary matters and building works. Also present are typescripts of annual grant reports and details of expenditure to the Foundation.

No correspondence exists between 1960 and 1963.

Dates: 1960-1972

Papers relating to the official Agricultural Research Council enquiry into the Animal Breeding and Genetics Research Organisation, 1950-1952

Identifier: Coll-1391/2
Scope and Contents Contains chiefly correspondence between Sang and individuals within the Agricultural Research Council (ARC); namely the chairman, Lord Victor Rothschild, the secretary, Sir William K. Slater and a senior official, W.G Alexander. Also contains correspondence with colleagues at the genetics section of the Animal Breeding and Genetics Research Organisation, chiefly Cecil Gordon and C.H Waddington as well as the Principal of the University of Edinburgh, Edward Appleton. The papers chiefly...
Dates: 1950-1952