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Medicine

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

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

2 Common-place books with medical receipts and prescriptions, and with gardening hints

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1555
Scope and Contents The common-place books are written in the same hand, largely, and are described as: 1 x common-place book, small 4to, with 174pp numbered, dating from 1817-1837, though a later style of handwriting on last unnumbered 4 pp feature the date 1849. Original lightly diced Russia, lacking spine. Manuscript medical receipts, prescriptions. Entries feature named Scottish doctors or Scottish periodicals. An extensive...

Artificium singulare in Oculo Noctua, 1695

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [93]
Scope and Contents A note and diagram on corneal occlusion, taken down by Gregory from Archibald Pitcairne.

Author catalogue, late 18th century

 Item — Volume EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.7
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/1/Da.1.7

Clinical cases of Dr. Rutherford and Dr. Gregory, November 1793

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1326
Scope and Contents An index at the beginning of this substantial volume of clinical case notes lists 28 women and 31 men with their symptoms and treatment recorded in manuscript notes over more than 600 pages. The manuscript offers much information on the methods of these two leading 18th century Scottish physicians.

Collection of Library slips relating to Edinburgh University theses, 1844

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1288
Scope and Contents The 5 x slips (fragments) were discovered by cataloguing staff inside earlier Edinburgh University theses. They are handwritten in ink. The fragments are: - a note of page references with some remarks relating to a medical text - a list of theses sent either by or to Prof. Christison, Edinburgh College, 26 July 1844 - with the names Vass, Anderson, Chepmell, Etherington, Fleming, Jones ...

De Transmutatione Figurarum, c1688-1707

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [96]
Scope and Contents A treatment by Craig(e) of transmutation of a particular curve into another.

Secondarily, there is a tabulation of the Measures of the Blood Vessells in Dogs by James Kyll MD at Oxford in 1699, and a Dr Robert Areskine's Measures of the Arterys (human? canine?). There is also a 1707 note about how the French form the chamber of their mortars, and a passing mention of a new proposal on quadrature just brought before the Royal Society.

Diaries of Dr. I. M. MacIntosh - Antarctica 1956-1957, 1961-1962

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1285
Scope and Contents E2010.32 consists of typescript copies of the Diary of Dr. MacIntosh. Antarctica 1956-1957 and Dr. MacIntosh's Diary 1961-1962. South on 'Venturer'. Ashore at Leith Harbour. Home by 'Harvester''. There are also photocopies of the diaries. The diaries were discovered in 2007 through a bookshop by George R. Cummings - Chairman of the Salvesen's Ex-Whalers Club, and a whaler on the 'Southern Venturer', 1961-62, and mess-boy on...

Diaries of Dr. S. W. Carruthers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1134
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes and news cuttings at Dc.2.76/17, a dissertation at Gen. 1931, and three manuscript diaries at E2008.14. The material at Dc.2.76/17 consists of a notebook (circa 17 pages) with notes accompanying several newspaper cuttings on various University activities. The front cover is noted 'Edinburgh University / Various Student Activities / 1887-1888'. It contains clippings relating to: the Rectorial Elections 1887 and 1888 and from theScottish Leader28...

Diary of Isabel Jane Thorne

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-842
Identifier: Coll-1175
Scope and Contents The diary is 43pp. long (foolscap). It is a copy of typescript with corrections. It begins with her birth and family circumstances as she grew up, and includes her life as a governess, her marriage and journey to China, the birth of her children, the Taiping Rebellion, medical training in London and studies in Edinburgh, and her return to London. The diary ends in 1886-1887 and with brief description of personal celebrations around the Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Epist: Pitcarnii Pars de motu Musculari, s.d.

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [156]
Scope and Contents Three pages of a letter to Gregory on physiology.