Records of the University of Edinburgh 1582-


Records of the University of Edinburgh, 1582-

Records of the University of Edinburgh 1582-

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Henderson | Robert | fl1684-1747 | Librarian, University of Edinburgh (person)

University Grants Committee | governmental body | United Kingdom (corporateBody)

Orr | John Boyd | 1880-1971 | baron and nutritional physiologist (person)

Geddes, Auckland, Sir, 1879-1954 (person)

University of Edinburgh | Secretary (corporateBody)

Edinburgh university (corporateBody)

Robert Burns Young was born in 1874. He was a graduate of Edinburgh University. He took the degree of M.A. and he also took the degree of M.D. His publications include The life and work of George William Stow, South African geologist and ethnologist (1908) and The Banket: a study of the auriferous conglomerates of the Witwatersrand and the associated rocks (1917). From the guide to the The Young Medals, 1899-1935, (Edinburgh University Library) ...

University of Edinburgh. Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (corporateBody)

University of Edinburgh | 1583-: | university | Edinburgh (Scotland) (corporateBody)

Yonge, C.M. (Charles Maurice), 1899-1986 (person)

On 16 July 1928, the world's first detailed scientific study of coral reef took place on Low Isles. The European expedition party, led by Dr C. M. Yonge, aimed to study the life processes of coral and of the formation and maintenance of reef. The Expedition left the Isles on 28 July 1929. (Information taken from ) Sir Charles Maurice Yonge CBE FRS (9 December 1899 - 17 March 1986) was a British zoologist. He w...

James, Craig (person)

University of Edinburgh | Curators of Patronage (corporateBody)

McKeen, Mike (person)

Royal Society | c1645-: | scientific society | London (England) (corporateBody)

Moncreiff, James Moncreiff, Baron, 1811-1895 (person)

Russell, Frederick S. (Frederick Stratten), 1897-1984 (person)

University of Edinburgh | Rector (corporateBody)

University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh University Library (corporateBody)

University of Edinburgh | Chancellor (corporateBody)

Craufurd | Thomas | fl1626-1662 | Regent, University of Edinburgh (person)

Cullen | William | 1710-1790 | chemist and mettalurgist (person)

Hirst | Sir | Edmund | Langley | 1898-1975 | chemist (person)

Science Studies Unit, The University of Edinburgh (corporateBody)

Robson, J. M. (person)

Koller | Pio C | 1904-1979 | Hungarian geneticist (person)

Kennedy | Herbert | fl1694-1697 | Regent, University of Edinburgh (person)

Massie | Andrew | fl1698-1703 | Regent, University of Edinburgh (person)

Marshall, F. H. A. (Francis Hugh Adam), 1878-1949 (person)

Ritchie, James, 1882- (person)

Browne | Charles Farrar | 1834-1867 | aka Artemus Ward (person)

University of Edinburgh | Senatus Academicus (corporateBody)

Whittaker, E. T. (Edmund Taylor), 1873-1956 (person)

Edmund Taylor Whittaker, born in 1873 in Southport, England, was a mathematician, astronomer and philosopher. He attended Trinity College, Cambridge, and was appointed professor of astronomy at the University of Dublin in 1906. In 1912, he was made professor of mathematics at the University of Edinburgh, holding this post for thirty-five years before retiring in 1946. After 1930, when he was received into the Roman Catholic Church, his interests turned to natural theology. He died in 1956. ...

Playfair, Lyon Playfair, baron, 1818-1898 (person)

Scottish scientist, liberal politician and Postmaster General under Prime Minister Gladstone. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified man, 1871 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608229793 Statesman, scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Henry Austin, [1865] Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617649 From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : to Prof. Knight, 1881-1...

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881 (person)

Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Reid Trust (corporateBody)

University of Edinburgh | Department of Forensic Medicine (corporateBody)

Butter, William, 1726-1805 (person)

Wellcome Trust | 1936-: | research-funding charity (corporateBody)

Birdwood, George C. M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917 (person)

1854 admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons; 1854-1864 Indian Medical Service; 1854-1856 assistant surgeon, Bombay Medical Staff; 1856-1857 naval surgeon, the Persian Expedition; c 1857- Professor of Anatomy and Physiology, later Materia Medica and Botany, Grant Medical College, Bombay; c 1857- Registrar and Fellow, University of Bombay; c 1857- Curator, Government Museum; c 1857- Secretary, Asiatic Society and Agricultural Horticultural Society, Bombay; 1861 co-founder, the Vict...

Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 (person)

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...

Buttars, Grant (person)

University of Edinburgh. General Council. (corporateBody)

University of Edinburgh | Factor (corporateBody)

Balfour of Burleigh, Alexander Hugh Balfour, Baron, 1849-1921 (person)

Drummond, William, 1585-1649 (person)

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898 (person)

Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

General John Reid (1721-1807) (person)

Stationers' Company | Livery Company | London (England) (corporateBody)

Bragg, William Lawrence, sir, 1890-1971 (person)

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On physics faculty at the University of Manchester (1919-1937), and Cambridge University (1938-1953); director of Royal Institution, London (1954-1966); and Nobel Prize in Physics (1915). From the description of Selected reprints, 1920-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78933069 Sir William Lawrence Bragg. Education: St. Peter's College (Austrailia); B.S., Mathematics, Adelaide University (1908); Natural Sciences, Trinity Col...

Medical Research Council | 1913-: | medical research organisation (corporateBody)

Swann, Michael Swann, Baron, 1920-1990 (person)

Maclagan | Philip Whiteside | 1818-1892 | surgeon (person)

Moray House College of Education | 1959-1991 | Edinburgh (Scotland) (corporateBody)

Mill | Hugh Robert | 1861-1950 | geographer and meteorologist (person)

Tait | Peter Guthrie | 1831-1901 | mathematician and physicist (person)

Royal (Dick) Veterinary College | 1839-1951| veterinary college | Edinburgh (Scotland) (corporateBody)

William Dick was the son of an Aberdeenshire farrier who had established himself in Edinburgh in the latter part of the eighteenth century. He availed himself of the unparalleled opportunities for education then available in Edinburgh, attending lectures given by John Barclay, a well known and respected anatomist. Dr. Barclay encouraged this intelligent young man, who travelled to London in 1817 to study at the London Veterinary College. Such was Dick's previous education in Edinbur...

Barkla, C. G. (Charles Glover), 1877-1944 (person)

Dobbin, Leonard, 1858-1952 (person)

Roberts | John Alexander Fraser | 1900-1987 | geneticist (person)

Edinburgh and East of Scotland College of Agriculture (corporateBody)

Lee | John | 1779-1859 | Principal of the University of Edinburgh (person)

Rule | Gilbert | c1629-1701 | Principal, University of Edinburgh (person)

Douglas | James Sholto | fl1754-1757 (person)

University of Edinburgh | Principal (corporateBody)

University of Edinburgh. (corporateBody)

The University of Edinburgh was established by Royal Charter in 1582 . It was originally called Tounis College, when part of a legacy left by Robert Reid, Bishop of Orkney in 1558 had established a college of which the Town Council had gained control to establish a College of Law on the South side of Edinburgh. The inception of the University took place in 1583 . In 1617 when King James VI of Scotland (I of England) visited the College it was decreed that the College should change i...

Town Council of Edinburgh | Edinburgh (Scotland) (corporateBody)

Heriot-Watt College | 1885-1966 | college | Edinburgh (Scotland) (corporateBody)

Row | John | fl1695-1708 | Regent, University of Edinburgh (person)

Gray | Mr. | fl1762 | Treasurer, University of Edinburgh (person)

Edinburgh Town Council (corporateBody)

Watson, Patrick Heron, Sir, 1832-1907 (person)

Scottish surgeon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to W. A. Knight, 1890 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660272 ...

University of Edinburgh | Reid Music Library (corporateBody)

Pontecorvo, G. (person)

Longuet-Higgins | Hugh Christopher | 1923-: | theoretical chemist (person)

Auerbach, Charlotte (person)

Wedderburn, J. H. M. (Joseph Henry Maclagan), 1882-1948 (person)

University of Edinburgh | Godfrey Thomson Unit (corporateBody)

Murchison, Charles, 1830-1879 (person)

Birse, Ronald M. (person)

Bishop, Reid (person)

An elderly nomad who sought to enlighten any soul who took the time to listen. From the description of Bishop papers, 1984 May-1987 Nov. / R. Bishop. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853674 ...

Leighton, Robert, 1611-1684 (person)

University of Edinburgh | College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine | 2002-: (corporateBody)

Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885 (person)

English naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : University of London, to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1872 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134314 ...

John Thomson (person)

Thomson, Andrew (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 38337 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000178 Epithet: of Add MS 35505 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000177 Epithet: Lieutenant; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001344.0x000176 ...