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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of James Anderson (1771-1817), 1794-1820

 Sub-Fonds — CLX-A-348
Identifier: coll-1835/6
Scope and Contents This subfonds includes: Letters from James to his father and his brother relating his experience on board ship when he went to sea as a surgeon's mate in the service of the East India Company in their ship Dutton, bound for Madras, 1794-1795 Receipts, rates and taxes, 1798-1805 Note by James Anderson entitled 'Receipt for the Dropsy' (recipe for a drug), and receipt for medical...
Dates: 1794-1820

Papers of Sir Alexander Christison (1828-1918), 1828-1941

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-342
Identifier: Coll-1817/5
Scope and Contents These papers contain: Manuscript notes for autobiography (x4 notebooks, quarto and foolscap) Transcript of old account books, journals, etc. covering period 1828-1904 Rough notes, 1851-1900 Copies of letters home, 1853 Two maps of North-west Provinces and Oudh. Drawn by A.C, 1906 (tracing paper) Typed copy of account of the...
Dates: 1828-1941

Two songs relating to Seumas Sasunach and accompanying story, 8 August 1867 to 17 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/36
Scope and Contents Two songs and accompanying story collected from Ruary an Ruma MacNeil [Roderick MacNeil] aged 88, MiĆ¹ghlaigh/Mingulay. The story tells how 'Seumas Sasunach mac Eoin mhic ogh an Oll[amh] Illeaich' came to Mingulay and stayed for a year at the house of a man who had a very beautiful wife. He poisoned the husband and he and the man's widow decided to marry she being pregnant with his child. Seumas was in the boat waiting for his wife to be, when he saw her coming down the beach, she realised that...
Dates: 8 August 1867 to 17 June 1869

Typescript entitled 'On Land, Sea, and Ice. An Autobiography' by J. Burn Wood, including correspondence with Alexander F. Giles, 1947

 Item — Box CLX-A-367: Series Coll-1828/3
Identifier: Coll-1828/5
Scope and Contents This typescript was donated with the papers of Alexander F. Giles but does not seem to be related to the rest of the documents. It came into Giles's possession when the author, who studied at the Univeristy of Edinburgh in the 1890s, sent it to him after 'the receipt of a circular sent out in support of the University of Edinburgh Graduates Association', in 1947. Giles was then the editor of the University of Edinburgh Journal. It does not appear that the typescript was published.The...
Dates: 1947

Visitor book from the Original Department of Surgery, University of Edinburgh, October 1933-early 1940s

 Item — Box CLX-A-355
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0017
Scope and Contents Visitor book containing about 200 autographs, principally of eminent pre-war surgeons from all over the world reflecting the status of the University's famous medical school. For example, Clovis Vincent, the French Neurosurgeon, who operated on Ravel, regrettably without success, signs in July 1938.The first signature in the book is of distinguished Edinburgh University Alumnus, J. M. Barrie, author of "Peter Pan" and University Chancellor from 1930 until his death in 1937.In July...
Dates: October 1933-early 1940s