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Adam Forman Sphagnum Moss papers and photographs

  • GB235 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

  • GB235 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.

David Hosack collection

  • GB235 HOS
  • Fonds
  • 1802 - 1811

Three papers relating to Elgin Botanic Garden, New York:

  • 'Hortus Elginensis: or a Catalogue of Plants, Indigenous and Exotic, cultivated in the Elgin Botanic Garden, in the vicinity of the City of New York', contains engraving showing Elgin Botanic Garden by William Satchwell Leney and Reinagle, 2nd edition enlarged, New York, 1811 - signed Dr Rutherford from D. Hosack
  • 'A Statement of Facts relative to the Establishment and Progress of the Elgin Botanic Garden and the subsequent disposal of the same to the State of New York' by David Hosack M.D., New York, 1811 - signed Dr Rutherford from D. Hosack
  • Pamphlet entitled 'Description of Elgin Garden, the property of David Hosack M.D., 4 pages and an engraving by William Satchwell Leney and L. Simond showing the Garden. 1802?

Hosack, David

David Mann illustrations and photographs

  • GB235 MAN
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 2016

drawings and photographs used to illustrate Mann's thesis and drawings on permatrace used in other publications.

Added in 2020 (RBGEA2020/007):

3 sets of postcards depicting algae or diatoms as follows:

  • 3 envelopes of Algal picture postcards from M. Adei; Scanning electron micrographs of diatoms (1994); Marine algae in coral reef (1993); and Algal vegetation in cold current area (1993)
  • pack of 12 poscards from the British Bryological Society (1994)
  • pack of Stereographs of the Diatom World, The Educational Association of Algae (2002)

Mann, David

Dr Mark Newman - Ginger correspondence

  • GB235 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

  • GB235 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

G Grahame's Flowering Lists

  • GB235 GRG
  • Fonds
  • 1829 - 1970

2 items:

  • A list of the flowering plants, ferns, mosses and liverworts of Berwickshire (Watsonian vice-county 81), Unpublished, 1955
  • A list of the flowering plants and ferns of N.E. England and S.E. Scotland, 1829-1970, Unpublished, 1970
  • included in the folder are some notes on the VC81 list by Michael Braithwaite who incorporated the records in the BSBI VC81 database. (also covers VC68, VC72, VC78, VC79, VC80, VC82, VC83

Grahame, G.

Hand coloured multi block wood engravings featuring Reginald Farrer

  • GB235 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

  • GB235 IMH
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1950

Box contains scrapbook and folder containing correspondence and obituary.

Hayward, Ida Margaret

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