Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Fonds — Volume Dc.3.73
Content Description The volume is concerned mainly with affairs connected with the building of the University of Edinburgh, 1817-1822. It also lists details of income and expenditure during the period and, refers to other projects, clients etc.Playfair's opening paragraph describes this as an abstract of a journal of "the principal transactions and events of my life, chiefly in order to prevent doubt and confusion in matters of business."The volume mentions Playfair taking occupancy of the Mathematics...
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/32
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a volume containing reprints of his articles, two diaries for the periods 1910 onwards and 1918 onwards, an illustrated transcript of the diaries with biographical details, and an album of photographs taken mainly in Persia during the First World War. There are also 5 medals.
Content Description From the Fonds: This archive comprises the personal and working papers of Noreen Murray, including: awards and honours; biographical materials such as photographs and family documents; material relating to Noreen's education and early career, including school certificates; personal and professional correspondence; papers relating to Noreen's work at the University of Edinburgh, including departmental papers, teaching materials and staff and student files; notes and data relating to research; notes and drafts...
Identifier: BAI 1/16
Scope and Contents appointment and other diaries; calendars
Identifier: BAI 2/2
Scope and Contents Diaries and notebooks consist of:
- account, recipe and other notebooks
- appointment diaries
- personal diaries
- photograph of Florence Jewel Baillie
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a typescript accountViolet in Nigeriaedited by Margaret A. Kerrich (nee Cragg) from her mother's letters covering the period 1924-1930, and about the life of a District Officer's family; 2 cassette tapes recorded on three of the four sides by Kerrich relating experiences in Nigeria 1931-1932, and based on a diary; a small number of photographs (some of a leopard, possibly 'Piccin'), drawings and miscellaneous items; and, a nameplate for 'Piccin' the leopard which...
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...
Scope and Contents The material is composed of a diary kept by Drummond, and includes R.B's diary (the initials of a woman he was unable to marry), 1736-1738.
Item — Box CLX-A-353
Scope and Contents Manuscript pocket-diary of Charles Ross of Greenlaw, a Scottish surveyor, architect, farmer, nurseryman and gardener near Paisley, with daily weather readings and notes of his activities and health from 1 January 1795 to 27 June 1805. The diary contains some illustrations. Charles Ross was at the forefront of the Agricultural Revolution in South-West Scotland in the second half of the 18th century. His journal reveals that in his late 70s and early 80s he remained physically and socially active...