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Diaries

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

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Diary of Charles Ross of Greenlaw, 1 January 1795-27 June 1805

 Item — Box CLX-A-353
Identifier: Coll-1848/17-0192
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...
Dates: 1 January 1795-27 June 1805

Diary of geologist James Nicol when he was an Edinburgh University student

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1914
Scope and Contents This is the manuscript diary of James nicol (1810-1879), an Edinburgh University student in medicine and natural history, who would later become a geologist and Professor of Natural history at the University of Aberdeen. The journal was written between the 10th of October 1840, to the 21st of March 1841, when he attended the Winter Session at Berlin University. Enclosed in the volume are typed notes, giving a rather detailed index of the diary's contents. In his journal, James Nicol...
Dates: 10 October 1840-21 March 1841

Diary of Harriet Rutherford

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1930
Scope and Contents

Diary of Harriet Rutherford, nee Mitchelson, wife of Daniel Rutherford (professor of botany at the University of Edinburgh), covering starting on the 17 May 1802 and ending on the 7 December 1808.

Dates: 17 May 1802-7 December 1808

Diary of Helena Marshall

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1952
Scope and Contents

Diary of Helena Marshall when she was a student at the 'College of Arts', Edinburgh (NB - not Edinburgh College of Arts, which was founded in 1907, but probably the Faculty of Arts of the University of Edinburgh) and (later) a governess in Russia (Petersburg) and Switzerland. Also journal consisting mainly of notes from lectures at the College of Arts on botany, geology, zoology, electricity, Italian art, etc., 1869.

Dates: 1869-1874

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.

Dates: 1887

Edinburgh University Diary, 1953-1954

 Item
Identifier: Coll-37/A.85
Scope and Contents

The diary includes scientific notes and ideas.

Dates: 1953-1954

Edinburgh University Diary, 1954-1955

 Item
Identifier: Coll-37/A.86
Scope and Contents

The diary contains a few scientific notes.

Dates: 1954-1955

Edinburgh University Diary, 1955-1956

 Item
Identifier: Coll-37/A.87
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Note that there are no diaries for 1937, 1961-1962, 1962-1963 and 1963-1964 in the collection. Where university diaries are used, they cover the academic year, i.e. autumn of one year until the following summer.

Dates: 1955-1956

Edinburgh University Diary, 1956-1957

 Item
Identifier: Coll-37/A.88

Edinburgh University Diary, 1957-1958

 Item
Identifier: Coll-37/A.89
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Note that there are no diaries for 1937, 1961-1962, 1962-1963 and 1963-1964 in the collection. Where university diaries are used, they cover the academic year, i.e. autumn of one year until the following summer.

Dates: 1957-1958