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Lectures.

 Subject
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:

Lectures and notes by James Moor, Professor of Greek at Glasgow University.

 Item
Identifier: Adv.MS.23.5.8
Scope and Contents The principal contents are:(i) A lecture on ‘Tabula’ by `Cebes`, delivered to the Glasgow Literary Society on 1 March, 1754, and printed in ‘Essays’, pages 33-123. There is a short gap (corresponding to pages 39-40) between folios 2 and 3. (Folios 1-20.)(ii) A lecture on historical composition, delivered to the Glasgow Literary Society on 6 February, 1752, and printed in ‘Essays’, pages 125-178. The beginning (corresponding to pages 127-132) is missing. (Folios...
Dates: 1749-1765.

Lectures and notes of Charles E Green, the Edinburgh publisher, chiefly on musical, literary or religious themes.

 Series
Identifier: MSS.14234-14235
Scope and Contents

The lectures and notes are not in chronological order and only a few record the occasion of delivery.

Dates: 1884-1892, undated.

Lectures and notes of Charles H Morris.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.7714
Scope and Contents

Concerning private presses, William Morris and children`s books.

Dates: circa 1957-1962.

Lectures and papers, 1911, 1928, undated, of Sir Frank Mears., 1911-1928, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.10629
Scope and Contents

The lectures are generally concerned with sociological topics and are chiefly in typescript. There are also some notes on architecture (folios 2, 94), and a letter from Frank Mears to Patrick Geddes, 1920, enclosing a memorial of Alasdair Geddes (folio 143).

Dates: 1911-1928, undated.

Lectures and papers of John Stuart Blackie on Greek and Latin literature and philosophy., Mid 19th century-late 19th century.

 File
Identifier: MS.2646
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows:

(i) University lectures and other papers on ancient Greek literature and philosophy (a selection preserved as specimens of John Stuart Blackie's thought and method) (folio 1); with verse translations of Greek and Latin poets (folio 190);

(ii) Papers relating to modern Latin poetry (folio 230);

(iii) Papers relating to modern Greek literature (folio 249) and modern Greece (folio 272).

Dates: Mid 19th century-late 19th century.

Lectures and papers, undated, of Patrick Geddes., [1895-1927.]

 File
Identifier: MS.10617
Scope and Contents

The papers include a typescript (folio 1) entitled 'Olympus', being a reconstruction of a series of lectures by Patrick Geddes on the sociological meanings of Greek mythology.

Dates: [1895-1927.]

Lectures and seminars written and given by Ian Rankin on creative writing and literary works; Speeches and addresses written and given by Ian Rankin at events, or printed., 1985-2009, undated.

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Identifier: MS.50526
Scope and Contents Lectures and seminars written and given by Ian Rankin on creative writing and literary works. Folios 1-88.Materials include typescripts and related developmental notes. Lectures are arranged alphabetically by title.‘Creative Writing’. Folios 1-26. This lecture was given by Rankin in Japan. Typescripts, 1996-1997, of Ian Rankin’s lecture 'Creative Writing', three drafts, early and revised; with author’s annotations. 'Reading the Reader: Reader-Response...
Dates: 1985-2009, undated.

Lectures and seminars written and given by Ian Rankin on crime fiction., 1995-1997, undated.

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Identifier: MS.50525
Scope and Contents Materials include typescripts and related developmental notes. Lectures and seminars are arranged alphabetically by title. 'From Sherlock Holmes to Judge Dredd: Crime Fiction's Place in British Culture'. Folios 1-52. Ian Rankin gave this lecture in Japan, and the re-purposed it as a seminar for the Shots in the Dark Summer School in Nottingham in 1997.Lecture for Japan. Annotated typescripts, 1995, 'From Sherlock Holmes to Judge Dredd: Crime Fiction's Place in British...
Dates: 1995-1997, undated.

Lectures delivered by William Edmondstoune Aytoun., 1845-1865.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.4897-4912
Scope and Contents Hardly any of the lectures are dated, but they were presumably delivered between 1845 and 1865, while he held the Chair of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the University of Edinburgh. Apart from the introductory lectures in MS.4897 and a few miscellaneous lectures in MS.4912, they have been broadly grouped according to the threefold classification used by W E Aytoun himself; lectures on literature; lectures on language, style, and versification; and lectures on the principles of...
Dates: 1845-1865.

Lectures, lecture notes and journals of James Wright and Walter Macleod, ministers of Lauriston Street Original Secession Church, Edinburgh.

 File
Identifier: MSS.14228-14231
Scope and Contents

For James Wright's career, see David Scott, ‘Annals and statistics of the Original Secession Church’ (Edinburgh, 1886), pages 562-563.

Walter Macleod succeeded Wright in the charge of Lauriston Street Original Secession Church, Edinburgh on the latter's death in 1879.

Dates: 1850-1901.