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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh" in three volumes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-2030
Content Description This is a collection of offprints entitled "A Collection of Published Works by the Department of Surgery. University of Edinburgh". It is divided in three volumes: 1957-1965 (vol. I), 1966-1969 (vol. II), and 1970-1976 (vol. III). The foreword explains that "as an appreciation of the outstanding contribution to Surgical Science and Immunology made by Sir Michael Woodruff during his occupation of the Chair of Surgery (formerly Surgical Science), his colleagues have compiled a collection of most...
Dates: 1957-1976

Correspondence relating to the Scottish Anti-Vaccination League

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-723
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of correspondence relating to the Scottish Anti-Vaccination League, Kirkcaldy, 1896-1897.
Dates: 1896-1897

General Practitioner Local Medical Committees of Edinburgh and Lothian

 Fonds
Identifier: LHB26
Scope and Contents Edinburgh Local Medical Committee 1947-1975; Lothian Local Medical Committee and General Practice Sub-Committee of Lothian Area Medical Committee 1953-1990; related papers 1946-1984
Dates: 1946-1990

Johnstone, Robert William

 Fonds
Identifier: GD11
Scope and Contents General correspondence 1927-1954; speeches 1913-1954; records of meetings of the G.V.S. 1935-1946; work on medical history 1944-1957; papers and letters regarding the publication of 'William Smellie: the Master of British Midwifery' 1951-1953; miscellaneous 1883, 1938-1945; diary 1929
Dates: 1883-1957

Letter Signed from Joseph Lister to S. L. Booth, 2 October 1875

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0041
Scope and Contents Clerk written Letter Signed by Joseph Lister, sent to S. L. Booth telling him that the "address to which you refer will be published in due time in the British Medical Journal. Meantime I beg you to accept a copy of a paper written two years ago, which has reference to the same subject. I may add that the methods of procedure have been since much simplified ... ", 2 sides 8vo., 9 Charlotte Square Edinburgh headed paper, 2 October 1875.
Dates: 2 October 1875

Manuscript entitled "An Enquiry into the Elements of General Therapeutics, with Special Illustrations, to which is prefixed an Essay on the Nature Value and Utility of Theory" by Robert Abraham

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1592
Identifier: Coll-1981
Content Description This is a manuscript on medicine and drugs written by Robert Abraham in 1825 in Carlisle and London.This manuscript comprises three sections, each including an index: Part First. "An Essay on the Nature, Value, and Utility of Theory", starting a few pages before p. 1; Part Second. "An Enquiry &c.' into the nature of narcotics, hypnotics, sleep, coma, mania, & idiocy",...
Dates: c 1825

Manuscript entitled "Julia. A Tale from the Note Book of a Physician" by Edward Vitre, 1829

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0125
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...
Dates: 1829

Manuscript notebook of Dr Thomas Charles Hope recording medical case histories

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2024
Content Description Manuscript notebook of Dr Thomas Charles Hope recording medical case histories. The constellation of Dr Hope, Dr Duncan, and Dr Rutherford together with the mention of patients being admitted "into the Infirmary" lead to the ascription of this being notes from the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. The Dr Duncan mentioned several times in the text is presumably Andrew Duncan (1773-1832), who founded the hospital.
Dates: ca 1796

Manuscript thesis entitled "On the Treatment of some Varieties of Insanity" by David Collie, 1878

 Item — Box CLX-A-1702
Identifier: Coll-1848/21-0028
Scope and Contents Manuscript thesis entitled "On the Treatment of some Varieties of Insanity" by David Collie, M.B., C.M, 1878. Signed "David Collie M.B. C.M. Edinburgh (1878), Late Clinical Resident at St Luke's Hospital, Old Street, London E. C." This refers to St Luke's Hospital for Lunatics in London.
Dates: 1878

Material relating to the research and interests of Matthew H. Kaufman

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1564, Folder: Coll-1808 / SC-Acc-2016-0196, n/a: data_value_missing_182cfeaab3c706562e624136a099ed82
Identifier: Coll-1808
Content Description The collection of largely off-print and other ts material, and photographs... is composed of:
1 x folder - photographs of mouse embryos
1 x folder - ts and off-print material on phrenology
1 x folder - off-print material on medical history
1 x folder - off-print material on the mouse embryo
1 x folder - off-print material on other science
Dates: 1990 - 2006