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A guide to institutional records that cover the history of science and engineering at the University of Edinburgh.

Please note that before the foundation of the Faculty of Science in 1893, science and engineering subjects were taught within either the Faculty of Arts (Astronomy, Engineering, Physics) or the Faculty of Medicine (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, GeoSciences). Mathematics continued to be taught within the Faculty of Arts until 1966.

Consisting of the Minutes of the Science Degrees Committee and Faculty of Science (1865-1996) and correspondence about examinations (1864-1945).

Consisting of Minutes, 1777-2002, and Boards of Studies, 1892-1964.

Consisting of Minutes, 1776-1987, and Letter books, 1909-1922.

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