- 1960 - 1979 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
2 boxes; 23cm
Name of creator
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.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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) https://rbge.koha-ptfs.co.uk/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=61852&query_desc=kw%2Cwrdl%3A%20Dandy%2C%20j.e.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Permission required from RBGE.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Users should retain the order that the cards are in.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Description revised March 2022, LP