Subseries 1 - Elizabeth P. Beattie's Literature Card Index, V.C.83

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GB235 EPB/1


Elizabeth P. Beattie's Literature Card Index, V.C.83


  • 1960 - 1979 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

2 boxes; 23cm

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Archival history

Card Index has been passed to and from successive B.S.B.I. Recorders including Douglas McKean and Barbara Sumner, who donated the Index to RBGE on behalf of the B.S.B.I.

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Scope and content

Two boxes of card indices - one card per plant appearing in the B.S.B.I. vascular plant survey of the Midlothian Vice County V.C.83, listing the historic literature relating to each plant.

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System of arrangement

Cards have been left in the same order that E.P. Beattie left them - users should take care to retain this order when using collection. The cards/plants are numbered and ordered using J.E. Dandy's system as outlined in his 'List of British Vascular Plants', BSBI, 1958 (right click, open link in new tab)

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Permission required from RBGE.

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Users should retain the order that the cards are in.

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Description revised March 2022, LP




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