Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

History

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

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

5 Lectures on geology, c1879

 Item
Identifier: Coll-74/6/18
Scope and Contents Notes and text for five lectures on geology. Sir Archibald Geikie placed civilisation, religion and mythology in the context of geological development, looking at geolgical formations and the processes and materials involved in their creation.

Catalogue of book[s] now in Holland, May 1693

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [23]
Scope and Contents List of 17 titles (partial cites only) in Latin and French, in an unnamed repository, concerning history, classical literature, and philosophical commentary, such as the "Dictionaire Critique de M. Bail".

Certificates, Diplomas etc of Principal William Robertson

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-71
Scope and Contents 1. King's College and University, Aberdeen. Award of the degree of Doctor of Divinity to W.R. 3 July 1764. Signed by the following professors: John Chalmers, John Lumsden, John Gregory, Alexander Burnet, Thomas Gordon, Thomas Reid, John Leslie, George Gordon. Vellum, approx. 60 cms x 68 cms, with small wax seal in metal box attached. 2. Edinburgh, Town Council. Commission of W.R. as Principal of the University of Edinburgh. 11 November 1762. Signed by George Drummond,...

Church History (junior), c1910

 File
Identifier: BAI 1/2/17
Scope and Contents 6 booklets of notes taken at 89 lectures on Church History at New College.

Church History (senior), c1910

 File
Identifier: BAI 1/2/18
Scope and Contents 8 booklets of notes taken at 85 lectures on Church History at New College. The final booklet also has some notes on ethics.

Conversion, 1951

 File
Identifier: BAI 1/13/14
Scope and Contents Paper entitled Conversion, accompanied by notes and by a letter to John Baillie from Donald Macpherson Baillie offering his opinion. The paper looks at theological issues such as baptism and conversion, puting them in a historical context

Correspondence and notes, 1948-1949

 File
Identifier: BAI 2/4/1
Scope and Contents Notes taken by Florence Jewel Baillie on history, culture, geography and other aspects of New Zealand; correspondence (including letters to her mother); lists and itineraries.

Edinburgh University Register, 1644

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/GOV/CRT/Da.21/1
Scope and Contents The register contains the discipline and rules for the College of Edinburgh. In the back of the volume, written upside down, are notes made by Mackie on European and Scottish family trees, both royal and landed families, history of parts of Europe including more detail on Scottish and English history, with listings of significant events.

It is almost certainly a later copy: this is definitely so if it was written by Mackie.

EU Arts: Logic and History of Philosophy, 1905

 File
Identifier: BAI 1/2/3
Scope and Contents 8 booklets of notes taken at 91 lectures in Ancient Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.

Extracts and notes on natural history, c1770

 Item
Identifier: Coll-205/4/3 (Dc.2.38)
Scope and Contents 1761 descriptive list of 146 important titles in natural history; notes on 'Boece's Chronology' [of kings of the Scots back to BC 330]. 'Boece' is probably Dundee-born historian Hector Boethius (c.1465 - 1536). Approximately 80 handwritten pages.

An eighteenth-century hand denotes this 'M.S. Vol. 37'. The leaf holding pages 3 and 4 has been excised.