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Flora of China

  • GB 235 FOC
  • Collection
  • 1990 - 2013

•1 box of general correspondence from 1990-92 (now in Registry, SFC/1/1 and SFC/1/2)
•1 box of general correspondence from 1993 (now in Registry, SFC/1/3 and SFC/1/4)
•2 folders of information regarding the Society of Flora of China’s Joint Editorial Meeting, Edinburgh, April 1995 (now in Registry, SFC/2/2)
•Signed posters from 1995 and final 2013 meeting, with photographs relating to the latter.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Creator)

George Forrest Collection

  • GB 235 FRG
  • Collection
  • 1902 - ?

FRG/1 Correspondence
• 1: Box of Forrest correspondence, 1903-08 (to and from Clementina, I.B. Balfour, Bulley, Family), Forrest related correspondence, copies of his birth and marriage certificates, transcripts of his diary 1904-05, ‘Account of a Journey on the Upper Salwin, October to December 1905’, copy of the article ‘Land of the Crossbow, March 9th 1906’ from the National Geographic Magazine, (carbon copy, original version is in the red notebook under letter 3, filed in
the same box)
• 2: Box of Forrest correspondence, 1909-1911 – correspondence regarding his Yunnan expedition in 1910, and with I.B. Balfour and correspondence relating to Forrest.
• 3a: Box of Forrest correspondence with J.C. Williams 1911-1912, regarding his third expedition (February 1912-March 1915)
• 3b: Box of Forrest correspondence with J.C. Williams and I.B. Balfour, 1913-14 regarding his third expedition (February 1912- March 1915)
• 3c: Box of Forrest correspondence from 1915 regarding his third expedition (February 1912- March 1915)
• 4a: Box of Forrest correspondence from 1917-1920 regarding his fourth expedition (February 1917-March 1920)
• 4b: Box of Forrest correspondence, including I.B. Balfour and William Wright Smith, 1916-1920, regarding his fourth expedition (February 1917-March 1920)
• 5: Box of Forrest correspondence from June 1920-April 1923 regarding his fifth expedition (January 1921-March 1923)
• 6: Box of Forrest correspondence from 1922-28
• 7: Box of Forrest correspondence from 1929-1932, plus obituaries, etc.
FRG/2 Photographs
FRG/2/1 Prints:
• File of photographs marked ‘Forrest, Collectors, Human, etc.’
• File of photographs marked ‘Buildings, Temple, Graves, Towns, etc.’
• File of photographs marked ‘Mountain, Water, Bridge’
• File of photographs marked ‘Plants A-L’
• File of photographs marked ‘Plants M-Prim-’
• File of photographs marked ‘Plants Py-Z and misc.’
FRG/2/2 Glass Plate Negative Collection
FRG/3 Published work
• copy of the article ‘Land of the Crossbow’, from the National Geographic Magazine
FRG/4 Field Books
FRG/4/1 Unpublished Field Books:
• George Forrest’s field books – 27 original field books dating from 1904 to 1932
FRG/4/2 Published Field Books:
FRG/5 RBGE’s Notes relating to Forrest’s plants
• 16 folders in 15 boxes of RBGE’s plant collection notes arranged alphabetically by genus
• Three boxes of Rhododendron notes written and sent by Isaac Bayley Balfour and William Wright Smith c.1919,1921 and 1922 and Primula lists c.1914,1921 and 1922
FRG/6 Forrest’s lecture notes
• Box of lecture notes and lists of slides
• Box containing photo related lists, 1913-24 and lecture notes
FRG/7 Forrest’s collection of papers (unsorted at present)
FRG/8 maps
• Various maps of Forrest’s Botanical expeditions
• File containing maps from 1918-1922, some annotated and some hand drawn
FRG/9 - collection of work about Forrest by others, includes
• Box containing Cowan’s research from 1934 and information regarding Forrest Centenary in 1973
• Various articles referring to Forrest
• Various newspaper articles which mention George Forrest
FRG/10 RBGE Forrest ephemera – collection of objects used by / related to George Forrest
• Camera similar to one used by Forrest

Forrest, George

Granny (Sea Anemone) 1828 - 1887

  • GB 235 GRY
  • File
  • 1828 - 1887

Granny (Sea Anemone) 1828 - 1887
Life History & associated papers filed with “Royal Botanic Garden” “Edinburgh” papers (boxes in general index)

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Creator)

Herbarium Ledgers, Gifts, Exchanges and Loans

  • GB 235 TEMPHerbLedg
  • 1920 - 2023

Around 40 ledgers were transferred from the RBGE Herbarium in October 2023, to which was added the earliest Donations ledger already in the Archives.
List of Ledgers transferred to Archives, October 2023

Accession RBGEA2023/019

Gifts/Exchanges

Donations to Herbarium, 1878-1914 (Feb) (commencing from the Donation List printed in Trans Edin Bot Soc v xiii pt2)

Collections Presented or Purchased, 1923-1930 – small notebook

Purchases / Gifts, 1956-1999

Donation Book – indexed by year – 1902-1958 – foolscap

Exchange book – 1956-1998 - arranged by institution we’re exchanging with – keeps track of exchange tallies to keep to and fro even. Some irregular exchanges listed here with note to see red Irregular exchange book for details (below)

Irregular exchanges, 1979-1999 – details (?) of irregular exchanges listed in above book. (looks like this book was meant for listing expedition accessions, but only 2 expeditions listed in 1998.

Incoming Loans

Loans Received 1956-1964 – small notebook

Loans Received 1964-1969 – small notebook

Incoming Loans (Store Copy) 1966-1986 – boards detached

Incoming Loans 1987-1999 – boards detached

Loans Record for RBGE staff, 1952-1999 – keeping track of what loans belong to RBGE staff members

Outgoing Loans ledgers

1: Loans from 1 April 1955 to 12 December 1958

2: Specimens on loan from 6 December 1958 to 1963, Nos 42/58 to 38/63

3: Specimens on loan, 1963-1965 - 39/63 to 20/65

4: Specimens on loan, 1965-1966 – 21/65 to 106/66

5: Specimens on loan, 1967 – 1/67 to 126/67

6: Specimens on loan, 1967-1969 – 127/67 to 25/69

7: Specimens on loan, 1969-1970 – 26/69 to 59/70

8: Specimens on loan, 1970-1971 – 60/70 to 89/71

9: Specimens on loan, 1972-1973 – 1/72 to 33/73

10: Specimens on loan, (Loans Out) 1973 – 34/73 to 137/73

11: Loans Out, 1974-1975 – 1/74 to 104/75

12: Loans Out, 1975-1977 – 105/75 to part loan 87/77

13: Loans Out, 1977-1978 – 61/77 and cont. loan 87/77 to 161/78

14: Loans Out, 1979-1980 – 1/79 to 177/80

15: Loans Out, 1980-1982 – 178/80 to 77/82

16: Loans 1982-1984 – 78/82 to 26/84

17: Loans 1984-1985 – 27/84 to 60/85

18: Loans 1985-1986 – 61/85 to 130/86

19: Loans 1986-1988 – 131/86 to 4/88

20: Loans 1988-1989 – 5/88 to 66/89

21: Loans 1989-1991 – 67/89 to 7/91

22: Loans 1991-1992 – 8/91 to 99/92

23: Loans 1992-1994 – 100/92 to 91/94(pt)

24: Loans 1994-1995 – 91/94(pt) to 134/95

Outgoing Loans – abbreviated Loan books

Loans Out, 1924-1976 – one-line summaries – fore-runner to day book?

Loans Out, 1977-1992 – one-line summaries – nos 1-134 1/77-134/92

Loans Out, 1992-1999 – 135/92 to 2493 one-line summaries – new numbering system starts in 1995 (no 2004) - next book in sequence - ‘Transactions’ or ‘Day Books’

Day Books / Transactions

Transactions, 1999-2007 – nos 2494-5239 – entries are now colour coded to denote what kind of transaction they are – black- loans out, red- loans in, blue- exchange in and out, green- gift in and out

Transactions, 2007-2012 – nos 5240-6766

Transactions, 2012-2019 – nos 6767-8331

Transactions 2019-2023 – nos 8332-8525, followed by Specify Numbers to 01555 at which point it was decided to discontinue paper ledgers as Specify now used to record all transactions.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Creator)

Items relating to the Botanic Ash Exhibition 1993

  • GB 235 ASH
  • Series
  • 1992 - 1993

GB 235/ASH/1/1-16: 1 box of 16 mounted photographs showing the felling of the Ash tree in 1992; and
GB 235 ASH/2: part of one of the tree limbs sliced into sections by Tim Stead to show the damage done internally by fungus; tree limb sections can be arranged to form an artistic sculpture.

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John D. Main's notes on the genus Primula including primula synonymy

  • GB 235 MAI
  • File

68 typed foolscap pages in a clutch folder belonging to John D. Main on the Genus Primula, Synonyms of the Genus Primula from other Genera, Species and Synonyms of the Genus Primula and Primula Synonymy. Possible course notes?
On the front is 'J.D. Main' and 'Primula' in Dymo tape.
John D. Main was a student at RBGE before becoming Head of Horticulture.

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Papers relating to Golden Gate Park Secretary John McLaren

  • GB 235 SFG
  • File
  • 1969 - 1970

Small collection of papers dating to 1969-1970 that reference John McLaren and the centenary celebrations of the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, filed under “San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, Centenary”

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Primula papers

  • GB 235 PPP
  • Collection
  • 1886 - 1928

•Box containing miscellaneous notes and papers (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing bound Reference Books (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing British Reprints (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing Foreign Reprints – ‘A-Q’ (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing Foreign Reprints – ‘R-Z’ (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing Primula Conference Reports: 1886, 1913 and 1928 (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula Gardener’s Chronicle’ (1928)
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula’ – Typescript Papers: ‘A-E’
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula’ – Typescript Papers: ‘F-N’
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula’ – Typescript Papers: ‘O-Z’
•Box containing miscellaneous photographs
•Box containing a bound collection of photographs with an index
•Box containing miscellaneous photographs – Sherriff reprints by R. Adam and the Royal Horticultural Society. Etc.
•Box containing misc photographs – reprints by R.M. Adam and photos by R. Eudall
Primula/ Ludlow
•Collection of books, papers, reprints, Photographs, etc. on PRIMULA; apparently used, and added to, in succession by I.B. Balfour, W.W. Smith & H.R. Fletcher, is filed in boxes under “Primula” in Main Index
•Papers/reprints include material by I.B. Balfour, W.G. Craib, A Ernst, G. Forrest, R. Farrer, Ludlow & Sherriff (photographs), John MacWatt, W.W. Smith, F. Kingdon Ward, G. Watt, Per Wendelbo, et al.

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RBGE Plant Phenology Records

  • GB 235 PPR
  • Collection
  • 1899 - 1939

Series of notebooks recording the flowering times (phenology) of certain plants grown at RBGE

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Institutional Archives

  • GB 235 RBG
  • Fonds
  • 1670 - 2023

• Draft copy of an article titled ‘The New Plant Houses at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh’ (stored in the ‘R’ box)
• History and development of the garden
• Accounts, 1764-1876 (incomplete)
• Staff Records (incomplete)
• Probationer Gardener records (1889-1935)
• Records relating to education at RBGE
• Photographs
• Maps
• Papers relating to regional gardens – Dawyck, Benmore and Logan
• Plant flowering records (phenology registers)
• Plant records, including inventories, and registers of plants entering and leaving the garden

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