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Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Documents containing the text of expositions of a given subject delivered before an audience or class, especially for the purposes of instruction. (AAT) Use for all lecture texts and students' notes. Index also under the subject of the lecture, and under the names of the lecturer and student where known (but not under the university or other place where the lecture was delivered). (NLS) .

Found in 502 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph manuscripts, with an incomplete transcript, of the lectures delivered by David Hume as Professor of Scots Law in Edinburgh.

Identifier: Adv.MSS.81.6.1-81.6.41
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For each manuscript is given the chapter(s), with title(s) contained in it, and, in brackets, reference to volume and page of the Stair Society edition of the lectures.

Dates: 1786-1822.

Collection of papers of Mark Alexander Boyd, including a few of members of his family.

Identifier: Adv.MS.15.1.7
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows:(i) an engraved portrait of Boyd, 1596, by Thomas de Leu, or De Leeuw (folio 1), made probably when he was at Paris;(ii) an account of the family of Boyd (by Robert Boyd of Trochrig), undated, written to an unidentified correspondent (folio 1);(iii) heads of lectures on the Institutions of Justinian, entitled `In Instituta Imperatoris commenta, 1591` (folio 3), accompanied by marginalia, some lengthy, as far as folio 52 verso;...
Dates: 1590-1596, 1671, and undated.

Copies of various lectures or articles by John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir, with a few associated letters., 1953, 1957, 1962, 1964, 1973.

Identifier: Acc.11628/259
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(i) ‘Glance at Jamaica’, Blackwood Magazine, November 1953.

(ii) ‘Findlay Memorial lecture’, Cardiff High School, 1957.

(iii) ‘East-West Struggle in the United Nations’, Optima, 1962.

(iv) ‘The Eskimos of Canada’, Journal of the Royal Society of Arts, November 1964.

(v) ‘The Klondyke God Rush’, ibid, November 1973.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1953, 1957, 1962, 1964, 1973.