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Medicine

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

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from W Walton to Joseph Black, 10 April 1764

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/I/17-19
Scope and Contents

Letter from W Walton, Upton, to Joseph Black relating his intention to leave his books and manuscripts 'to the student who first receives the benefit of my donation after he has taken a degree in medicine'.

Dates: 10 April 1764

Letter from William Stark to Joseph Black, 20 March 1766

 Item
Identifier: Coll-16/I/22-25
Scope and Contents

Letter from William Stark, London, to Joseph Black , wishing to obtain a MD in absentia from his former university (Glasgow) and referring to cases at St George's Hospital, London.

Dates: 20 March 1766

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Professor W.S Greenfield, 26 June 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/65
Scope and Contents

Greenfield provides notes concerning the costs of expanding the staff and facilities in Pathology and Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 26 June 1903

Manuscript entitled "An Enquiry into the Elements of General Therapeutics, with Special Illustrations, to which is prefixed an Essay on the Nature Value and Utility of Theory" by Robert Abraham

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1592
Identifier: Coll-1981
Content Description This is a manuscript on medicine and drugs written by Robert Abraham in 1825 in Carlisle and London.This manuscript comprises three sections, each including an index: Part First. "An Essay on the Nature, Value, and Utility of Theory", starting a few pages before p. 1; Part Second. "An Enquiry &c.' into the nature of narcotics, hypnotics, sleep, coma, mania, &...
Dates: c 1825

Manuscript recording the lectures of George Fordyce on inflammatory diseases

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1307
Scope and Contents The manuscript volume - ink on paper - is titled on the spine Fordyce on inflammations. It may have been copied in 1807, which is after Fordyce's death in 1802. The content includes much on venereal disease and other headings include 'hooping cough', 'angina', inflammation of the lungs', 'inflammation of the intestines', 'inflammation of the substances of the liver', 'inflammation of the womb', 'on the causes of cold', 'on catarrh', 'sore throat attended...
Dates: 1807
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp, who ruled the Mazandarin Province of Iran during the late 15th century, seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants.
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

 Fonds
Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Material relating to Charles A. Anderson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1240
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises an Edinburgh University medal (bronze) awarded to Charles A. Anderson session 1888-1889, for the Senior Surgery class. The medal is mounted in a small case (Alex'r Kirkwood and Son, Medalists, 9 St. James Square, Edinburgh).

Dates: 1888-1889

Material relating to Dr. James Griffiths Macaskie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1248
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a set of surgical instruments (incomplete) in a presentation case with inscription: Edinburgh School of Medicine / Surgery 1877-78 / John Chiene, Lecturer / J. Griffith Macaskie a Bronze Medal, School of Medicine, Edinburgh, awarded to James G. Macaskie 1874-75, Second Prize, Institutes of Medicine or Physiology, Dr. J. Bell Pettigrew, Lecturer ...
Dates: 1874-1888

Material relating to James S. Robson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1293
Scope and Contents The material in the collection is composed of: a list of candidates selected for Rockefeller Medical Studentships, 1942; a letter dated 3 June 1942 from the Universities Bureau of the British Empire indicating that travel arrangements had been made for passage to the USA; a typescript copy of the thesis entitled Fluid retention in patients with chronic liver disease by James S. Robson, M.B., Ch.B. (Hons), and with tables and figures to the thesis; and, a summary of...
Dates: 1945-1950

Material relating to the University studies of James K. Watson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1321
Scope and Contents The scrapbook or album (commonplace book) contains class cards, class certificates, notes and other printed matter relating to the study period of James Kenneth Watson at Edinburgh University - covering 1888-91, and subjects such as Chemistry, Practical Chemistry, Anatomy, Practical Anatomy, Anatomical demonstrations, Botany, Natural History, Institutes of Medicine, Practical Physiology, Practical Pathology, Practical Materia Medica, including Pharmacy, Materia Medica, General Pathology,...
Dates: 1885-1896