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Alexander Murray Drennan – pioneer of Eusol TAGS: | | | Alexander Murray Drennan – or Murray to his friends – was born in Glasgow on 4th January 1884, and grew up in Helensburgh before coming to Edinburgh in 1901 to …Continue reading →

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Over the line – a German medic’s war TAGS: | | | | | | In this month’s edition, Louise, Archivist in Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA), finds a different view of the First World War…. Ernst Levin (1887 – 1975) was a German-born neurologist …Continue reading →

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II: 100th anniversary of ‘Zeppelin’ air attack on Edinburgh – Incendiary bombs and the Infirmary Following on from Archibald Campbell’s account of the Zeppelin raid on Edinburgh and Leith one hundred years ago this weekend, minutes and images from Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA) reveal …Continue reading →

Second General Military Hospital, Craigleith TAGS: | | | In this edition of Untold Stories, Louise (Archivist at Lothian Health Services Archive) looks at the history of one of the many military hospitals in our region: During the current …Continue reading →

‘Doing their bit’: the remarkable life of nurse Yvonne FitzRoy TAGS: | | | | Today’s blog is by Louise, archivist at Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA), as she looks into a very singular wartime life: On the surface, Yvonne FitzRoy (1891 – 1971) seemed an …Continue reading →

A Picture of Health TAGS: | | | On Thursday 30th October from 10am, Louise and Clair from Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA) will be on the Library Pop desk on the first floor of the Main Library. …Continue reading →

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Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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