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Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen
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David Douglas Ephemera

  • GB235 DOU
  • File
  • 1799 - 1834

-Photograph of David Douglas
-2 handwritten letters from Samuel Crosse regarding David Douglas’s telescope.
1) dated April 29th 1920 to The Curator at Kew Gardens, London + photocopy
2) dated May 6th 1920 to Lt. Col. F.R.S. Balfour at Dawyck, Peeblesshire
-Reprint from the Transactions of the Perthshire Society of Natural Science - R. Dow on David Douglas, Scone - "David Douglas, Scone, Botanist and Pioneer of Arboriculture", read 14th April 1910.

Crosse, Samuel

F.R.S. Balfour correspondence, 1920-1928

FRS/1/1/001-221: 221 letters, mainly between F.R.S. Balfour and William Wright Smith, but also James Fraser regarding James Murray, and with A. Bruce Jackson regarding William Evans, dating between 1920 and 1928; includes information on the Botany of Peebleshire.

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

F.R.S. Balfour correspondence, 1930-1935

FRS/1/2/001-129: 129 letters mainly between F.R.S. Balfour and William Wright Smith, but alsp Gertrude Balfour, John Macqueen Cowan, Foister, William Gibson and John Andrew, dating to between 1930 and 1935.

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

F.R.S. Balfour correspondence, 1936-1945

FRS/1/3/001-155: 154 letters (024 does not exist) mainly between F.R.S. Balfour and William Wright Smith but also John Macqueen Cowan, William Edgar Evans, David Wilkie(?), Gertrude Balfour and Vera Higgins, dating to between 1936 and 1945.

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

F.R.S. Balfour Collection: Rhododendron Conference Papers, 1938

FRS/2/1/01-43: Rhododendron Conference (1939), papers dating to 1938 including : programme, agenda, correspondence with Fred J. Chittenden, Campbell, Robert Moyes Adam, John MacQueen Cowan, William J. Blackwood, Euan Cox, John Finnie, Donald Wyman, Lionel de Rothschild, Sir John Stirling Maxwell, etc regarding research for paper to be presented by F.R.S. Balfour at the conference – there’s a lot of weather data being passed around. Also copies of the paper “Rhododendron Species in a Cold Situation”

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

F.R.S. Balfour Collection: Rhododendron Conference Papers, 1939

FRS/2/2/001-102: Rhododendron Conference 1939 – folders containing Conference Committee papers and correspondence between F.R.S. Balfour and fellow attendees including Robert Moyes Adam, George Rutherford, George Campbell, Fred J. Chittenden, K.L. Kenneth, Bruce A. Jackson, Herbert Ihrig, John MacQueen Cowan, etc and F.R.S. Balfour’s paper “Rhododendrons in the Western Highlands”

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

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