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Notes on the lectures of Alexander Monro

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Identifier: MSS 2/327
Overview The collection contains two manuscript volumes of notes, 1786 Jan. 12-[17]86 Apr. 5, taken by an unknown author of lectures given by Alexander Monro, 1737-1817. Alexander Monro held the chair of anatomy at the University of Edinburgh during the period the notes were recorded. The subjects discussed in the first volume of notes include general anatomy, jaundice, hernia, pregnancy, and teeth. The subjects covered in the second volume include teeth, surgery, hernia, dropsy, tumors, hair lip, ear,...
Dates: 1786

Thomas Ruston papers

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Identifier: MSS 2/137
Scope and Contents This small collection of manuscripts, 1764-1802, documents the education, medical career, and personal life of Thomas Ruston. Items in the collection relating to Ruston's medical education at the University of Edinburgh include notes on two lectures on the pulse delivered by William Cullen with drafts of three letters by Ruston describing his affairs, 1764-1765; petitions signed by the students of the university, protesting the lack of regulations in granting degrees, 1764; and an...
Dates: 1764 - 1802

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