Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = AMS
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Scope and Contents An index at the beginning of this substantial volume of clinical case notes lists 28 women and 31 men with their symptoms and treatment recorded in manuscript notes over more than 600 pages. The manuscript offers much information on the methods of these two leading 18th century Scottish physicians.
Scope and Contents E2010.32 consists of typescript copies of the Diary of Dr. MacIntosh. Antarctica 1956-1957 and Dr. MacIntosh's Diary 1961-1962. South on 'Venturer'. Ashore at Leith Harbour. Home by 'Harvester''. There are also photocopies of the diaries. The diaries were discovered in 2007 through a bookshop by George R. Cummings - Chairman of the Salvesen's Ex-Whalers Club, and a whaler on the 'Southern Venturer', 1961-62, and mess-boy on...
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: A collection of newspaper and magazine cuttings covering issues relating to the LGBTQ+ community.
Dates: Other: 14 Oct 1999
Fonds — CLX-A-1582
Content Description This collection contains two sets of material:1. Letters to Dr. Lonsdale, of Rosehill, Carlisle, and addressed variously to: Cumberland Infirmary; Marine Crescent, Waterloo, Liverpool; Playhouse Yard, Thomas Street, Scarbro'; and, Teviot Row, Edinburgh. The letters show that he was assembling information with a view to overseeing a biography of his mentor, John Reid. The collection of letters contains material which would have formed the core of such a work which never came to...
Item — Box CLX-A-371
Scope and Contents Notebook containing a work of fiction on a young woman suffering from mental anguish and 'hysteria', written by Edward Denis de Vitre in 1829 in Edinburgh, in his own hand. The author draws upon his own experience as a physician, and his works reflect his empathy and his frustration towards cases such as the one depicted in his story. It is a fictional text, although the author explains that it is 'in all its leading fixtures, strictly founded in fact'.Set in the South of Scotland, the...
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...
Scope and Contents A bound collection of pamphlets and off-prints, mostly on botanical subjects, which contain working notes of John Lowe and some watercolours which may be his too. There is a MS table of contents which lists nearly all the items but not in the order they are bound. The MS additions include: details of dated sightings, with place, to 'Bennett Notes on Norfolk plants'; and, MS notes of commentaries on the works. There is an autograph letter, 10 December 1898, from H.E. Brown of the...
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Scottish AIDS Monitor (SAM) moving premises; setting up a parent support group; Dr Sandy MacMillan (GU [genitourinary] medicine Consultant in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh); Edinburgh Gay Switchboard's (EGS) annual report and financial report; and rules for entering the telephone room.
Dates: 12 Aug 1987
Scope and Contents Note about the origins of the Patons [or Beatons] in Uist [Uibhist] that they are descended from the Olla[mh] Ileach [Ollamh Ìleach], a celebrated herbalist, who lived at Dallabrog [Dalabrog/Daliburgh, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. It notes that 'The cuillion [holly] that he bro[ugh]t is good for cleibh druim', that am maraich [scurvy grass] could be found in cairns on the Strand and that the best water for boiling plants was in Geary heille [Geàrraidh Sheilidh/Garryhellie].
Dates: 3 February 1874
Scope and Contents This volume of notes is based on Monro's surgical lectures at Edinburgh Medical School, 1774-1775. The manuscript lectures are sub-headed Lectures 1-13 and are in two distinct hands - the first two lectures in one, and the rest in another. The paper is watermarked with a crown and the initials GR, undated, but this L.V.Gerrevink paper commonly used throughout much of the 18th century. Both hands are clear and legible, with just a few corrections, and occasional additions written on the verso of...