Skip to main content

Edinburgh -- Scotland

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 832 Collections and/or Records:

Edinburgh University Development, 1962

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.8.5
Scope and Contents Set of copy architectural layout plans (75cm x 120 cm) by Ian Burke, Martin & Partners showing the possible comprehensive redevelopment of the University of Edinburgh Campus. These were originally fastened together. The plans at 1:500 scale include a block plan, upper shopping deck level, lower shopping deck level, mezzanine storage level, car park and road layout. A separate sheet shows a set of elevations with scenic drawings
Dates: 1962

Education and Vocation, 6 Oct 1942

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/27
Scope and Contents Thomson argues that the British education system needs to make provision for vocational training, citing, in some detail, Germany's extensive system of vocational training as an example. He stresses that the vocational training undertaken through the necessities of war should be carried on through peacetime, ensuring it is integrated into the existing educational system and valued, and outlines the history and decline of apprenticeship and vocational education in Britain between...
Dates: 6 Oct 1942

Education for the Base of the Pyramid, 20 Jan 1931

Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/19
Scope and Contents The notes are brief, largely containing bullet points for Thomson to discuss. These include a definition of the pyramid and its relation to society; notes regarding the four new classes as identified by Wells; the differential birth rate; the Danish Folkhighschools; and social equality.
Dates: 20 Jan 1931

Electricity, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/17
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on electricity. Special topics include 'animal electricity' and magnetism. There are several minor diagrams.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Electricity, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/36
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on electricity. Special topics include conductors, dissipation, 'medical' and 'animal' electricity, and thunder. Of special interest is a long epistolary account of a country house seriously damaged by lightning.
Dates: c1780-c1803

EUCDA sections, 1961

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.8.10
Scope and Contents Pen and ink manuscript transparancy at 1:1250 scale (75cm x 85cm) of sections of the proposed layout for the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area. 4 sections are shown along with heights in feet. There is no base plan showing the location of the sections or indication of where the heights given are measured from.
Dates: 1961

EUCDA sections, c1962

Identifier: PJM/PJMA/EUD/B/1.8.11
Scope and Contents Copy of 1:1250 Ordnance Survey mosaic (89cm x 100cm) probably by Percy Johnson-Marshall & Associates, of the area covered by the University of Edinburgh Comprehensive Development Area overlaid with the hand coloured partial proposed new road layout. This includes the proposed motorway junction to the east of Nicolson Street and traffic flow directions for proposed distributor roads around the University area.
Dates: c1962

EURAGONNA Charities Week magazine, 1949

 Item — Box CLX-A-309
Identifier: Coll-1848/19-0060
Scope and Contents One issue of Euragonna Charities Week magazine, dated 1949. Euragonna was a magazine published by the Students' Representative Council of the University of Edinburgh to raise money for charities - in 1949, these were The British Empire Research Fund, The Lady Provost's Fund, and the University Settlement. The magazine contains articles, poems, illustrations, and caricatures from students, as well as advertisements. It also...
Dates: 1949

Explanation of Phenomena, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/38
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes in English and Latin on various known astronomical phenomena.
Dates: c1780-c1803

Explanation of Symbols, c1780-c1803

Identifier: Coll-204/18
Scope and Contents Volume contains manuscript notes on the symbology of mathematics and engineering, followed by miscellanea on dymanics ('wheel carriages' being a special topic). There are some minor diagrams, and some of the terms are glossed with Russian.
Dates: c1780-c1803