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Adam Forman Sphagnum Moss papers and photographs

  • GB 235 FOA
  • Fonds
  • 1916 - 1918

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.

Forman, Adam

Catherine F. Glen's pressed wildflowers collection

  • GB 235 GLE
  • Fonds
  • 1927 - 2009

1 Jenner's shoe box containing:

  • 11 jotters of pressed wildflowers made when Catherine was 14 years old in 1927/28 for the Girls' Guildry (now the Girls' Brigade) Edinburgh 17th Coy.
  • list of the flowers in the 11 jotters
  • 2 letters:
    --7th September 1945, Roland Edgar Cooper to Miss C.F. Glen - thank you for sending sprays of heather - RBGE hoping to propagate and name them - shorthand writing on the reverse, and the envelope has been kept.
    --6th September 1948, Roland Edgar Cooper to Miss Glen acknowledging receipt of her 'very fine contribution ' of heather on the 31st August 1948.
  • modern photograph showing Catherine Glen in old age.

Glen, Catherine F.

Dr Mark Newman - Ginger correspondence

  • GB 235 NEW
  • Fonds
  • 1991 - 2003

The gingers correspondence folders are arranged alphabetically by name; the dates are approximate:
Marlina Ardiyani - 1996-2003
Khaw Siok Hooi - 2001
John Kress - 1998-2001
Yulita Kusumadewi - 1998-2001
Tony Lamb - 1998-1999
Kai Larsen - 1994-2000
Amelie Lhuillier - 2002
John Mood - 1993-2001
Chatchai Ngamriabsakul - 1997-2001
Rachun Pooma - 1999-2001
Atique Rahman - 1999
Achariya Rangsiriyi - 1996-2002
Shoko Sakai - 1996-1999
Atsuko Takano - 1998-2006
Ida Theilade - 1994-2000
Tru'o'ng Quang Tam - 1994
Tom Wood - 1998-2001

Newman, Mark

Edinburgh Microscopical Society

  • GB 235 EMS
  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 2000

1 ledger, 1 boxfile and 1 lever arch ring binder of material relating to the running of the Edinburgh Microscopical Society

Edinburgh Microscopical Society

Hand coloured multi block wood engravings featuring Reginald Farrer

  • GB 235 ROR
  • Fonds
  • 2015

2 limited edition hand coloured multi block wood engravings showing the plantsman Reginald Farrer created in 2015 by artist Abigail Rorer of the Lone Oak Press. There is also accompanying correspondence detailing the donation.

Rorer, Abigail

Ida M. Hayward Collection

  • GB 235 IMH
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1950

Box contains scrapbook and folder containing correspondence and obituary.

Hayward, Ida Margaret

James Collins ephemera

  • GB 235 COL
  • Fonds
  • 1870 - 1879

2 labels for identifying part of the process of India Rubber / Gutta Percha production and 7 book plates on note paper forming a small collection.
Book plates: Churchill Babington, John Hutton Balfour, Henry Collins, Daniel Cresswell, Sir Compton Domvile, William Watson and 1 unidentified.
Accrual: Article: 'India Rubber' by James Collins, formerly Government Economic Botanist and Librarian, Straits Settlement, etc. as published in 'The Cottager and Artisan', September 1897, pp.107-108, published by the Religious Tract Society, London. Also, a card with a poem on it: 'The Twins' by J. Rushton, on the back of which is a Note about the opening hours of the India Office Museum.

Collins, James

Larachmhor Garden Papers

  • GB 235 LAR
  • Fonds
  • 2011

At present, 1 folder containing newsletter, funding appeal and letterheads dating to 2011

Bennell, Alan P.

Mairi Planner's Downie, Laird and Laing Research

  • GB 235 DLL
  • Fonds
  • 1860 - 2019

Collection consists of Mairi Planner's research into the Edinburgh nurserymen Downie, Laird and Laing, including material used in exhibiting the research. Mairi's great great grandfather Andrew Robertson Annan worked for the firm in the 1860s before moving to the Ravelston Estate in Edinburgh where he became Head Gardener - in researching him, Planner became interested in the nurserymen he worked for.

Planner, Mairi

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