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Examinations.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Written questions or exercises testing knowledge, aptitude, or skills.

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Competitions, tests and examination papers relating to the Royal High School., 1947-1965, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MS.26296(part 1)-(part 2)
Scope and Contents

The papers include the questions set in the BBC quiz programme 'Top of the Form', won by the Royal High School in 1948; pupils' suggestions for a film about the school, 1949; and essays entered for the Carson Essay Prize in 1951.

Dates: 1947-1965, undated.

Competitions, tests and examination papers relating to the Royal High School., 1947-May 1949.

 File
Identifier: MS.26296 (part 1)
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The papers include the questions set in the BBC quiz programme 'Top of the Form', won by the Royal High School in 1948; pupils' suggestions for a film about the school, 1949; and essays entered for the Carson Essay Prize in 1951.

Dates: 1947-May 1949.

Competitions, tests and examination papers relating to the Royal High School., May 1949-1965, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.26296 (part 2)
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

The papers include the questions set in the BBC quiz programme 'Top of the Form', won by the Royal High School in 1948; pupils' suggestions for a film about the school, 1949; and essays entered for the Carson Essay Prize in 1951.

Dates: May 1949-1965, undated.

Correspondence and papers relating to the academic career of John Mackintosh, including school and undergraduate papers., 1944-1978.

 Series
Identifier: Acc.13476/15-43
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: John Pitcairn Mackintosh (1929-1978) was a political scientist, professor of Politics at Edinburgh University and a Labour MP for Berwick and East Lothian (1966-1974, 1974-1978). He was pro-Europeist and pro-devolutionist and campaigned in favour of a yes vote during the 1979 Referendum on a Scottish Aseembly.The material consists of the personal and academic papers detailing Mackintosh’s political and academic career. The papers document his many academic ventures including his...
Dates: 1944-1978.

Coursework and examinations undertaken by James Johnston as a student at the Royal Military College of Science., 1962-1963

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Identifier: Acc.13818/19
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Major-General James Johnston was born in Edinburgh in August 1939. He was educated at George’s Watson’s College, Welbeck College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from which he was commissioned in July 1959 into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He underwent postgraduate training at the Royal Military Academy of science and REME Officers School. His training was completed by 1965 and he served several appointments as commanding officer within Germany and the United...
Dates: 1962-1963

Documents relating to an economics course undertaken by James Johnston. , 1964

 File
Identifier: Acc.13818/31
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Major-General James Johnston was born in Edinburgh in August 1939. He was educated at George’s Watson’s College, Welbeck College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from which he was commissioned in July 1959 into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He underwent postgraduate training at the Royal Military Academy of science and REME Officers School. His training was completed by 1965 and he served several appointments as commanding officer within Germany and the United...
Dates: 1964

Documents relating to compulsory officer courses taken by James Johnston., c.1959-1963

 File
Identifier: Acc.13818/29
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Major-General James Johnston was born in Edinburgh in August 1939. He was educated at George’s Watson’s College, Welbeck College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from which he was commissioned in July 1959 into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He underwent postgraduate training at the Royal Military Academy of science and REME Officers School. His training was completed by 1965 and he served several appointments as commanding officer within Germany and the United...
Dates: c.1959-1963

Examination papers and class lists of William Edmondstoune Aytoun., 1852-1870, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.4913
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) Examination papers, 1852 and 1858, and an outline of an exercise, undated (folio 1);

(ii) Twelve class lists, 1859-1864, and undated (folio 3), with a letter about them, 1870, from David Masson (folio 24);

(iii) Memorandum, 'Rhetoric and belles lettres. Answers by Professor Aytoun to queries of the Honourable, the Universities Commissioners, 1858' (folio 27).

Dates: 1852-1870, undated.

Examination papers of John Burnett, for entry to the Royal Military College, Sandhurst., 1889-1891.

 File
Identifier: MS.24609
Scope and Contents From the Series:

James Burnett, Lord Monboddo, was appointed a Senator of the College of Justice in 1767. A large part of the papers consist of his essays, drafts and notes, many of which were used in his books.

Dates: 1889-1891.

Letters and papers of William Edmondstoune Aytoun, which, on his death, came into the hands of John Blackwood as his executor., 1825-1869.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.4895-4934
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The papers consist mainly of letters written by authors to Blackwood as their publisher, and by others in search of publication, but they also include some manuscripts and proofs of works considered for publication, together with some papers of William Edmondstoune Aytoun and John Wilson ('Christopher North'). Broadly, this is the incoming correspondence of the firm during the nineteenth century. The outgoing correspondence, so far as it is represented by copies in letter-books, etc.,...
Dates: 1825-1869.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Koch to Krout., 1819-1909.

 File
Identifier: MS.40665
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name. A further correspondent has been added to the end of the sequence.Koch, Christian.Letter, 1848, of Christian Koch to John Murray III. Folios 1-2.Koch, Eduard.Letter and postcard, 1872 and 1886, of Eduard Koch to John Murray III and Alexander Henry Hallam Murray. Folios 3-4.Koenigsmarck, Hans Adolf Erwein Max von.Letter, 1901, of...
Dates: 1819-1909.

Microfilm of lectures of William Edmondstoune Aytoun, and some related papers.

 Item
Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.923
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Introductory lectures, 1856-1864, of William Edmondstoune Aytoun: a series of lectures opening Aytoun's yearly courses (MS.4897);

Miscellaneous lectures, [1845-1865], of William Edmondstoune Aytoun (MS.4912);

Examination papers and class lists, [?1852-?1870], of William Edmondstoune Aytoun (MS.4913);

Exercises, [?1863-?1864], of William Edmondstoune Aytoun’s students (MS.4914).

Dates: [1845-?1870.]

Microfilm of musical compositions, testimonials, and examination paper and answers of Dr T H Collinson., [?1873]-1882.

 Item
Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.650
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows: Exercises, [?1873-?1875], in counterpoint; with a page from ‘The musical standard’ showing the examination paper for the degree of B.Mus. at Cambridge University, December 1875 with T H Collinson’s answers, and printed copies of two of his compositions, [?1875], for the Choir of St Mary’s [Episcopal] Cathedral (Acc.8985/68);Copies of testimonials in support of Collinson’s application for the posts of Organist at St Mary’s, 1878, and Organist of...
Dates: [?1873]-1882.

Miscellaneous documents collected by James Johnston during 1st armoured division posting. , c.1966-1968

 File
Identifier: Acc.13818/54
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Major-General James Johnston was born in Edinburgh in August 1939. He was educated at George’s Watson’s College, Welbeck College and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, from which he was commissioned in July 1959 into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He underwent postgraduate training at the Royal Military Academy of science and REME Officers School. His training was completed by 1965 and he served several appointments as commanding officer within Germany and the United...
Dates: c.1966-1968

Miscellaneous papers concerning Sir Charles's educational career, at Edinburgh Academy, Park Hall School, Salford, Harrow School, and Trinity College, Cambridge., 1847-1861.

 File
Identifier: MS.25638
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Printed papers relating to Edinburgh Academy, 1847-1848 (folio 1); (ii) Exercise book and miscellaneous notes, Park Hall School, Salford, 1850-1852 (folio 36); (iii) Circular letters, monthly reports, drawings, notes, printed examination papers and results, Harrow School, 1853-1858 (folio 84); (iv) Printed lists of Prizemen and examination results at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1860-1861 (folio 184).

Dates: 1847-1861.

Miscellaneous papers of the family of Lockhart of Lee and Carnwath, including poems, examination papers from Eton, papers on public affairs, and financial papers of Maria Theresa Macdonald Lockhart., 19th century-20th century.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.27597-27598
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Lockharts held the barony of Lee in Lanarkshire from the 14th century at least, but apart from a few charters this collection dates from the 17th to the early 20th century. The direct line of lairds of Lee, from Sir James, Lord Justice Clerk, and Sir William, Cromwell's ambassador, died out in 1777. Lee then came into the possession of the descendants of Sir James's younger son, Sir George Lockhart, Lord President, who had acquired large holdings of land consolidated into the baronies of...
Dates: 19th century-20th century.