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Lecture notes.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Notes made with reference to a lecture, both those from which the lecturer speaks, and those taken by people in attendance.

Found in 465 Collections and/or Records:

Accounts, 1719-1786, concerning Culross.

 Item
Identifier: Acc.8981
Scope and Contents

With dictates, 1677, taken down as the University of Edinburgh by James Blaw.

Dates: 1677, 1719-1786.

Album, containing 'Universal grammar...' written by James Trail, Minister of St Cyrus, and lecture notes on logic by his brother David Trail, Minister of Panbride.

 File
Identifier: MS.3125
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) 'Universal Grammar, written by James Trail ... Panbride ... 1773' (folio iv);(ii) 'A Compend of Logic, in four parts, by Robert Watson, Master of Arts, Professor of Rhetoric & Logic in the University of St. Andrews' (folio 30).From the notices on folio i, 'James Trail, May, 1775', 'To Da. Trail, 1782', and 'Bot at Dr. Trail's roup by C.R.' (i.e., Reverend Charles Rogers), it seems that the grammar was written by James...
Dates: 1773-1850.

`Annotationes in Aristotelis physicam`: a volume of lecture notes taken by James Barclay from lectures by Robert Barron at St Salvator`s College, St Andrews.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.23.6.1
Scope and Contents

The notes are followed by `Tractatus continens doctrinam Astronomicam` (folio 189), verses on the death of Henry, Prince of Wales, in 1612 (folio 199 verso), and `Solutio quorundam problematum ad elementorum explicationem pertinentium` (folio 201).

Dates: 1620-1621.

Articles, notes, and fragments in Thomas Carlyle’s autograph., 1767, 1832-[?1871], undated.

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Identifier: MS.1798
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows.(i) Article on "A narrative of a nine months’ residence in New Zealand" (London, 1832) by Augustus Earle (folio 1);(ii) ‘Gropings about Montrose’, 1839 (folio 4);(iii) Remarks on publication of Bulwer Lytton’s Works 1854, and likeness of constitutional government to sawing a plank on which you are sitting, 1855 (folio 5);(iv) Remarks on liberty, [?1865] (folio 7);(v) Corrected proof of his inaugural...
Dates: 1767, 1832-[?1871], undated.

Case histories and lecture notes chiefly by Henry Robert Oswald., 1797-1812, undated.

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Identifier: MS.9001
Scope and Contents The case histories extend over the period 1797-1812. Many cannot be dated exactly and it is unlikely that those dated 1797 and 1802 are the work of Oswald but they may have belonged to one of the partners in the firm of Bell, Wardrop, Russell, and Co., apothecaries and surgeons in Edinburgh, to whom Oswald was apprenticed, 1807-1810. These are followed (folio 100) by medical and diagnostic notes, including recorded observations of a disease prevalent amongst the children of the poor in the...
Dates: 1797-1812, undated.

Compendium of texts or lecture notes on philosophical subjects, probably written in France in the 17th century.

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Identifier: Acc.14312
Content Description A compilation of texts, possibly lecture notes, on philosophical subjects, written in a continental humanistic hand possibly of the late 16th or early 17th century. There are leaves missing at the beginning and end, and two leaves have been torn out in the middle after page 284. The watermark, located at the top edge of the leaves and cropped down to a fragment throughout, seems to be of a bunch of grapes with a thick stem. A number of possible matches are French and date from...
Dates: 17th century.

Correspondence and papers of George Buchanan Smith., 1901-1917.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: Acc.9446/182-192
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The George Adam Smith Archive, comprising correspondence and papers, 1859-1949, of the Very Rev Sir George Adam Smith (1856-1942), theologian, Moderator of the United Free Church General Assembly, 1916, and Principal of Aberdeen University, 1910-35; of his wife Lilian, née Buchanan (1866-1949) and her family; and of their family, particularly George Buchanan Smith (d.1915) and Robert Dunlop Smith (d.1917).

Dates: 1901-1917.

Correspondence and papers of John Purves (1877-1961), reader in Italian at Edinburgh University from 1938 until his retirement in 1947.

 Fonds
Identifier: MSS.15560-15901
Scope and Contents John Purves began his teaching career as a lecturer in English under Professor Emile Legouis at Lyons University in 1902, having graduated M.A. at Edinburgh University in 1900, He was a Carnegie Research Scholar in modern languages in Rome and Siena from 1903 to 1904, then lectured in English under Professor Herbert Grierson at Aberdeen University from 1904 to 1906. He became Professor of English at Transvaal Technical Institute, Johannesburg and at Transvaal University College, Pretoria...
Dates: Mid 14th century-[before 1962], 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.

Correspondence, reports, research notes and other papers of Dr Foster Neville Woodward, scientist and researcher.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.9010/1-247
Scope and Contents Correspondence and research papers of Dr Foster Neville Woodward, Scientific Consultant, 1914-1985. Although there is some personal correspondence, the papers relate mainly to Dr Woodward’s scientific career, including his work as a scientific civil servant, 1930-1947, at the Chemical Defence Research Establishment, Sutton Oak, on chemical warfare and in particular on mustard gas, at the Ministry of Supply, Leamington Spa, on camouflage research, and at the Ministry of Production, where his...
Dates: 1914-1985.

'Cursus ethicus', a volume of lecture notes taken by William Watt, a student at Marischal College, Aberdeen, later minister of Inverurie.

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Identifier: MS.9389
Scope and Contents

Ownership of the notebook passed to Robert Hogg in 1702. The lectures were probably delivered by William Watt's regent, Alexander Moir. The volume is initialled 'W.W.' on both covers.

Dates: 1701.

`Demonstratio plantarum in horto Regio Parisiensi apud St Victor.’ Notes of lectures given in June and July 1670 by Denis Joncquet, physician and teacher of botany at the Jardin Royal.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.23.5.10
Scope and Contents

The notes consist of a list of plants, giving the alternative names and medicinal uses of each.

A note at the end (folio 67) is signed P M, and is followed by a brief extract from a lecture by Joncquet in 1669. Joncquet`s name is consistently mis-spelled Jouquet.

Dates: 1670.

Dictates on logic taken at St Andrews University by David Gregory, Professor of Mathematics, St Andrews University, possibly from the lectures of Henry Ramsay.

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Identifier: MS.21242
Scope and Contents

The notes were probably passed to David Gregory’s younger brother Donald, a student at St Andrews in 1739.

There is a pencil caricature (folio i).

The volume is initialled DC on both covers.

Dates: [Circa 1728.]

Dictates on logic taken by Thomas Stark, Minister of Balmerino on lectures of Henry Ramsay, Professor of Philosophy at St Salvator's College, St Andrews University.

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Identifier: MS.25258
Scope and Contents

The volume is stamped with initials 'TS' on both covers and includes mnemonics for syllogisms (folios 8-9 and possibly also folio 144 verso), ornate alphabets (folio 145), an insulting title page concerning the professor and the inscription of Alexander Cairns (folio i).

Dates: 1723-1724.

Dictates, possibly of George and John Gordon, from the lectures of Mr Thomas Gray, regent in Marischal College, Aberdeen.

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Identifier: MS.21243
Scope and Contents

The notes, which contain scientific diagrams (folios 34a, 42, 71, 78), appear to be drawn from the system of Pierre Gassendi. The subjects include philosophy (folio 2), Copernican astronomy (folio 54 verso) and fossils (folio 58 verso).

Dates: [Circa1673.]