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Dickson, Archibald

  • GB235 DIC
  • File
  • 1889

•Correspondence, re: late brother’s affairs dated 1889 filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” correspondence under “Dickson, Archibald”

Dickson, Archibald

Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour Collection

  • GB235 IBB
  • Collection
  • 1870 - 1930

•1 box of correspondence with The Royal Scottish Arboriculture Society
•1 box of correspondence with the Annals of Botany
•1 box of correspondence with The University of Glasgow
•1 box of correspondence with Sir David Prain(1857-1944)
•2 boxes of correspondence regarding the Rodriguez (Transit of Venus) Expedition (1874) Papers
•5 boxes of correspondence including miscellaneous papers, reprints, lectures and drawings, regarding Socotra
•26 boxes and 1 book of correspondence with various people and organisations
•2 boxes of miscellaneous personal papers
•1 box of miscellaneous papers regarding applications for chairs
•2 boxes of miscellaneous lectures and lecture notes
•1 box of miscellaneous notes, extracts, reports and addresses
•1 box of plant lists and local plant names
•1 box of post-retirement correspondence with Sir William Wright Smith(1875-1956)
•1 box of miscellaneous papers, reprints and notes
•1 box of papers regarding the Botanic Society Edinburgh Billets 1836-76 (Isaac Bayley Balfour’s personal copies)
•1 box of various distribution maps and schematic drawings
•4 boxes Isaac Bayley Balfour 'grandfather’s' papers and notes [I believe 'grandfather is likely Isaac Bayley Balfour, and it's how the donor referred to him, as opposed to it being IBB's grandfather] - to one of these boxes ("box 8 of 16") has been added (June 2019) an auction catalogue from Dulau and Co. Ltd. "Recent Useful Gardening Books"; "Botanical & Horticultural Works from the libraries of the late Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour FRS, C. Harman Payne FRHS, William Watson of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and other sources" No. 132, Part I, October 1925.
•1 box of M/S papers – monograph on figures
•1 folder of a collection of original drawings by John Nugent Fitch(1849-1927), for Botany of Socotra
•Personal diary of a visit to Socotra in 1880
•1 box of reprints and correspondence regarding Socotra
•I.B. Balfour ‘New Species of Rhododendron’ (copy belonged to G. Forrest so filed in the Forrest collection)
•3 letters dated 1877 -1878 from Joseph Decaisne, to I. Bayley Balfour filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” correspondence under “Decaisne, J”
Correspondence from Archibald Dickson, (brother of Prof. Alex. Dickson, Regius Keeper 1880 -87) re: late brother’s affairs dated 1889 filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” correspondence under “Dickson, Archibald”

Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley

University of Edinburgh Class Lists

  • GB235 TEMPClassLists
  • Series
  • 1798 - 1909

The lists consist of a series of registers, lists and indices relating to the Edinburgh University Botany and Practical Botany classes held at RBGE.

Class Lists:
CL/01: Class Lists 1798-1803
CL/02: Class Lists 1804-1813
CL/03: Class Lists 1814-1819
CL/04: Class Lists 1820-1837
CL/05: Class List 1840-1853 [JHB’s register, includes Glasgow lists]
CL/06: Class List 1854-1871
CL/07: Class Roll 1872-1878 University of Edinburgh botanical class
CL/08: Class Roll 1879-1880
CL/09: Class Lists 1881-1884 Botany
CL/10: Class Lists 1885-1887
CL/11: Class Lists 1888-1897
CL/12: Class Lists 1898-1909 Elementary botany
CL/13: Class Lists 1908-1910
CL/14: Class Lists 1909-1914 Elementary botany
CL/15: Class Lists 1915-1919 Elementary botany
Class Registers:
CR/01: Class Register 1831-1842
CR/02: Class Register 1841-1853
CR/03: Class Register 1854-1868
CR/04: Class Register 1869-1877
Class Indices:
CI/01: Class Index 1846-1868 alphabetical
CI/02: Class Index 1869-1878
CI/03: Class Index 1879-1887
Practical Botany:
PB/1: Class Lists 1854-1875 Practical botany and vegetable histology
PB/2: Class Lists 1876-1878 vegetable histology
PB/3: Class Lists 1880-1887 vegetable histology and practical botany
PB/4: Class Lists 1888-1898 practical botany
PB/5: Class Lists 1898-1909 practical botany
Other Registers:
PH/1: Class Lists, examination results and honours 1870-1896

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