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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
•2 letters dated 1861 & 1863 to Dr Thos. Anderson – item 86 & 87 in bound volume filed under “Anderson, Dr. Thos” – Box 2 •3 letters dated 1877 -1878 to I. Bayley Balfour filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” correspondence under “Decaisne, J”
• Letter to Dr. Robert Wright regarding Orchids, dated 8 Sep.1832 •Copy of a typed letter [for I.B.B] from Dr. Masters, regarding having a memoir of Lindley prefacing one of ‘their’ volumes of the Annals of Botany (21 Jun 1903)