Fonds FOA - Adam Forman Sphagnum Moss papers and photographs

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GB235 FOA

Titre

Adam Forman Sphagnum Moss papers and photographs

Date(s)

  • 1916 - 1918 (Production)

Niveau de description

Fonds

Étendue matérielle et support

one box, 46cm

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Nom du producteur

(c.1877-1977)

Notice biographique

Histoire archivistique

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Dr Adam Forman, Rev Adam Forman's grandson

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Portée et contenu

The collection comprises photographs and reports related to the gathering and preparation of Sphagnum moss, in and around the Moffat/Beattock area, S.W. Scotland, which was used as a medical dressing for wounds during the First World War.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

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Mode de classement

The collection was categorised and arranged as follows:
GB235 FOA/1 Photographs
GB235 FOA/2 Forman’s Reports
GB235 FOA/3 Later Additions (photocopied reports, articles, poem)

FOA/1 Photographs
FOA/1/1 Album: ‘Moss Photographs’, photograph album, 92 b&w photos depicting the gathering and preparation of Sphagnum moss, many taken outside of Craigielands, home of the Forman family.
FOA/1/2 Loose photographs, mainly Duplicates from ‘Moss Photographs,’ approx. 70 b&w photos

FOA/2 Forman’s Reports
FOA/2/1 “Memo re Gathering” by Rev A. Forman, Craigielands, Beattock, June 1918, carbon copy, 6 pp.
FOA/2/2 Reports on 12 gathering areas, carbon copy with ms. Annotations - by Mr Archer?

FOA/3 Later Additions
FOA/3/1 Report on Sphagnum Areas, W.W. Smith, RBGE, 1916, photocopy.
FOA/3/2 Prof. George E. Nichols, “Sphagnum Moss: War Substitute for Cotton in Absorbent Surgical Dressings,” pp. 221–235, Annual Report Smithsonian Institution, 1918, photocopy.
FOA/3/3 “Sphagnum Moss,” poem by A.M.S. - photocopy

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

open

Conditions de reproduction

Permission required from RBGE and Forman family retain copyright.

Langue des documents

  • anglais

Écriture des documents

Notes de langue et graphie

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

good, album in need of some cleaning.

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Instrument de recherche téléversé

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Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Unités de description associées

See also Sphagnum Moss collection for related material, including photocopies of reports on gathering areas, a memo by Rev Adam Forman, and a report by W.W. Smith.
For information on the Forman family, including a family tree, see Denis Forman, Son of Adam (London: Andre Deutsch, 1990).

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FOA

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