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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:

Lectures on Scots Law of Baron David Hume.

Identifier: Acc.8005
Scope and Contents

Corresponding roughly to the contents of volumes 1, 2 and chapters xiv, xv and xvi of volume 3 in Stair Society edition.

Dates: 1805.

Lectures on Torsellino by Pieter Burman: `Viri eruditissimi Petri Burmanni professoris in Acad. Lugd. Batav. celeberrimi Dictata in Horatii Tursellini Historiarum Epitomen`.

Identifier: Adv.MS.5.1.4, ... 1-3
Scope and Contents

Pieter Burman the elder was Professor of History, Greek, and Eloquence at Leyden from 1715 to 1741. In these lectures he seems to have used the work of Tursellinus (Orazio Torsellino, 1545-1599; the ‘Historiarum Epitome’ was first published in 1620, and frequently reprinted) as a framework for discourses on universal history. The writer of the dictates is unknown.

Dates: 1st half of 18th century.

'Lectures upon Pharmacy by Wm. Cullen M:D: Edinburgh', undated.

Identifier: MS.3759
Scope and Contents These lectures do not appear to have been printed in the form in which they exist in this manuscript, nor is there any mention in J Thomson's ‘An account of the life, lectures, and writings, of William Cullen, M.D.’ that Cullen undertook a course of this kind. In addition it is not clear what relationship these lectures have with those which Cullen gave on Materia Medica, or with the ‘Edinburgh Pharmacopoeia’ of 1774, in whose publication Cullen took a principal part.The lectures...
Dates: Mid 18th century-late 18th century.