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 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Copy of a letter from Benjamin Franklin to Dr B Rush and Dr J Potts, made by D. Lewis

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1466
Scope and Contents The copy of the letter is dated 1 April 1882 below the statement that it 'is an exact copy of the copy of the original letter as made by D. Lewis', 1 December 1859. The original letter was written in London 20 December 1766 by Dr. Benjamin Franklin and was addressed to Dr. Benjamin Rush and Dr. Jonathan Potts. It refers to letters of introduction to several of Franklin's friends in Edinburgh. At the same time he states that 'you will be your own best frtiends if you apply...
Dates: 1766-1882

Correspondence and Memorabilia relating to Edinburgh University Rectorial Elections

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1083
Scope and Contents In one folder of the collection (E2006.03) there are letters mentioning events and reminiscences concerning Rectorial elections, candidate nominations, and pre-election speeches. There is memorabilia in the form of pamphlets and promotional leaflets feature the following candidates: Harold Macmillan; Alistair Sim; Sir Alexander Fleming; Aga Khan; Sir Andrew Murray; Jimmy Logan; John Cameron; Stephen Potter, Douglas Young, and Sir Robert Watson-Watt. There is also a copy of Edinburgh...
Dates: 2003-2006

Correspondence from Emmanuel De Margarie, 1883-1907

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Coll-74/12/15
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Emmanuel De Margarie sub-series consists of:
  1. 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1883-1907)
Dates: 1883-1907

Degree and Diploma of Jane Potter Deas Dickson (nee Stuart)

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1161
Scope and Contents The collection includes: - school leaving certificate, Higher Education, Beath Secondary School, Fife, dated 1934, and noting subjects of English (Higher), Mathematics (Lower), Latin (Higher), French (Higher), and Art (Lower), and noting that Dickson continued at school for a further year till 1935. - pass certificate, English, University of Edinburgh, June 1936 - pass...
Dates: 1934-1942

Degree and Graduation portraits of Margaret Robertson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1088
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a black and white photograph - studio portrait - of Margaret Robertson wearing academic dress during the period of her graduation in 1919; copy of a studio portrait, seated pose, during the period of graduation; and, degree certificate or parchment of Margaret Robertson, interesting for the hand-corrected script indicating 1919 rather than 1909 (and indicative of the shortage of parchment paper in the wake of the 1914-1918 war).
Dates: 1919

Department of Molecular Biology, 1957-1993

 Sub-subfonds
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of Molecular Biology consist of: courses offered by the department departmental administration relations with the University of Edinburgh and other educational bodies relations with other scientific and government bodies papers and articles written by people connected with the department material...
Dates: 1957-1993

Departmental (general), 1966-1990

 Series
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/M1/13
Scope and Contents includes material relating to managing the staff and facilities of the department, organising events, monitoring research and liasing with students
  1. brochures
  2. correspondence
  3. telephone number lists
  4. publications lists
  5. reports
  6. newsletters
Dates: 1966-1990

Diaries of Dr. S. W. Carruthers

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1134
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of notes and news cuttings at Dc.2.76/17, a dissertation at Gen. 1931, and three manuscript diaries at E2008.14. The material at Dc.2.76/17 consists of a notebook (circa 17 pages) with notes accompanying several newspaper cuttings on various University activities. The front cover is noted 'Edinburgh University / Various Student Activities / 1887-1888'. It contains clippings relating to: the Rectorial Elections 1887 and 1888 and from theScottish Leader28...
Dates: 1885-1888

Doctors of Philosophy, 1933-1948

 Series
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/STA/14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-subfonds: Records of student matriculation, examination and graduation.
Dates: 1933-1948

Donations from candidates for A.M., 1627-1696

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/LIB/2/Da.1.32
Scope and Contents 'Candidatorum euerget [...] Bibliothecae Catalogus incheatus anno Doi. 1627' . Contains the names of the [Arts] candidates and the amount they gave, also the titles of the books bought, with the prices. According to a note on p. 138 it was decided in 1693 that this book should not be continued but there should be substituted books of accounts for each class. Contains a reference on p. 43 to John Dunlop being named Keeper of the Library on the death of Thomas Crawford, though it is...
Dates: 1627-1696