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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Audio recording of Edward Appleton at the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati, Ohio, 3 May 1957

Identifier: Coll-37/H.39
Scope and Contents

The material consists of an open reel magnetic tape audio recording at the Centennial Exposition, Commemorating a Century of Medical Progress of the Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati, Ohio, on 3 May 1957. Edward Appleton gave the Centennial Convocation Address on 'Medicine: a Science and a Humanity'.

Dates: 3 May 1957

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...
Dates: 1957-1976

Correspondence relating to the Scottish Anti-Vaccination League

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

Early nineteenth-century manuscript notes kept by a hospital doctor, [c 1818-1820]

Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0184
Scope and Contents This is a doctor's manuscript casebook, recording his practice among the urban poor in the South East District of an unidentified city (probably Glasgow).In an "Introduction", the author explains that he began recording cases "at the time Typhus Fever was so prevalent in this town and neighbourhood" (the name of the town is not given, but it is probably in Scotland given the recurrence of names such as "Baird", "Stirling", "McLachlan" and "McFadyen"). He continues that his notes...
Dates: [c 1818-1820]

General Practitioner Local Medical Committees of Edinburgh and Lothian

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

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, &...
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...
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