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Students

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Letters of Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Lord Roberts of Kandahar

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1170
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of, at shelfmark E2009.12, an autograph letter signed 'Roberts' to 'Dear Sir', and marked 'Private'. It is a 3-page letter, headed (embossed) Royal Hospital, Dublin, and dated 18 February 1896. In it, he declines to stand as the Liberal Unionist candidate for the Lord Rectorship of Edinburgh University. He states that, 'The conclusion I have come to, and in which I have reason to believe that the military authorities concur, is that it would be undesirable for an...
Dates: 1896

Madison [University of Wisconsin] Students Judging Dairy Cattle, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/951
Scope and Contents Photograph of short course students at the University of Wisconsin, Madison judging dairy cattle that are part of the University's own herd used for instruction and profit in the early/mid 20th century. The students sit in traverse while several other students stand with three cows in the centre of a barn.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Manuale scolarium, by an unknown author, late 15th century

 part
Identifier: MS 210/ff. 205r-233r
Scope and Contents This section contains a manuscript copy of the Manuale Scolarium (here called 'Communeloquium studentum'), written by an unknown author at the end of the 15th century. It is a dialogue between two students from the University of Heidelberg, Bartholomew and Camille, discussings subjects from their life and studies at the university, as well as general subjects. It includes chapters on fresher initiations, the formalities of matriculation and examination, on...
Dates: late 15th century

Manuscript account book of Scottish statistician, Major Patrick George Craigie

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1456
Scope and Contents The account notebook contains detailed and precise notes for his time at Edinburgh University, starting October 1859 with expenditure for session 1859-1860. The first page shows detail from 31 October to 24 November 1859 including ten shillings (10/-) for his train fare (from Perth), his one shilling and sixpence (1/6) cab fare from the railway station to Melville Street, and his bill of two pounds eleven shilings and twopence (£1/11/2) for lodgings and food for one week and three days. On 29...
Dates: 1859-1865

Material around the Edinburgh University student history of Alan Owen MA., Dip.Ed., B.Ed

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1182
Identifier: Coll-1439
Scope and Contents The collection of material relating to life at University for Alan Owen and Anne Hyslop Gemmell is composed of: Cowan House, Hall of Residence for Men - Owen admitted 1939 - documents relating to Cowan House residency Inclusive Fee Regulation cards, General Council registration, and class cards for varied subjects between 1939-1948 - documents relating to both Owen and Anne Hyslop Gemmell ...
Dates: 1939-1948

Material collected by Elsie G. Taylor

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1446
Scope and Contents Taylor's University of Edinburgh, B.Ed. degree graduation hood, 1948; First Class Certificate of Merit awarded to Elsie G. Taylor for her performance in Advanced Theory and History of Education, signed by Professor Godfrey Thomson, 1948; Sketch diagram of Room 70 showing positioning of staff and desks (collected by Professor Ian Deary during the Economic...
Dates: 1947-2007

Material relating to Agnes Waugh, and student outings in the 1930s

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1525
Scope and Contents Ring-binder with notes describing the hike taken by Agnes Waugh, Winifred N. Turner, Katharine M. Martin, Minty Johnstone, Mary Craig, Grace M. Thomson, and Marion Wilson, between Thursday 22 June and Saturday 1 July [1933]. The description of the hike from Edinburgh into Kirriemuir, Angus, and Glen Clova, and then on to Ballater, Braemar, Inverernan, Tomintoul, Aviemore, Inverness, Loch-an-Eilean, and the Lairig Ghru, also contains some black and white photographs. Note-book with...
Dates: 1933-1936

Material relating to Hugh Marwick

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1272
Scope and Contents At E2010.24 there is an autograph letter signed from Marwick to Professor Bruce Dickins, placed and dated as Alton (Kirkwall), 26 January 1965. The letter was written around 3-4 months before his death and is autobiographical. The content is largely reminiscenses about his time at Edinburgh University. He writes, 'There are now so few of my old-time friends surviving that I feel very lonely [and] to hear from any of them is a rare pleasure. Do you know – of my friends of my Univ. days I don’t...
Dates: 1959-1965

Material relating to James S. Robson

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1293
Scope and Contents The material in the collection is composed of: a list of candidates selected for Rockefeller Medical Studentships, 1942; a letter dated 3 June 1942 from the Universities Bureau of the British Empire indicating that travel arrangements had been made for passage to the USA; a typescript copy of the thesis entitled Fluid retention in patients with chronic liver disease by James S. Robson, M.B., Ch.B. (Hons), and with tables and figures to the thesis; and, a summary of...
Dates: 1945-1950

Material relating to period spent at St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh, and at Edinburgh School of Cookery by Florence Bruce Steven

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1162
Scope and Contents - Photograph album - dated 28 August 1926 - Florence B. Dorward - St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh - Photograph - Group - 1926-1927 - St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh - Whole school - Photograph - Group - 1933 - St. Trinnean's School, Edinburgh - Whole school - Photograph - June 1986 - Florence Bruce Steven (right) with friend (left) - Drawing -...
Dates: 1926-2000