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Physicians, Royal College of

  • GB235 PHY
  • File
  • 1761 - 1899

•File containing typescript extracts relating to the Royal College of Physicians, (1761-1899)

Royal College of Physicians

Robertson, Dr. James

  • GB235 RDJ
  • File
  • 1767 - 1784

•Copy of lists of Flora and Fauna (1767-1771)
•Papers including transcriptions of correspondence and newspaper articles (1767-84)

Robertson, Dr. James

Gordon, J. Senior

  • GB235 GOJ
  • Item
  • 1767 - 1776

Hand written letter from J. Gordon Senior, to Reverend/Mr. Tilson, dated 10th of February 1767, re: strawberry plants – Bath strawberry/Chili Beet, Discussing the identification of the strawberry originally brought to England by the Spanish ambassador 10 years previously, falsely called the chili beet. Enclosed seed of the humming–bird plant.

Gordon, J. Senior

Winch, Nathaniel J.

  • GB235 WNJ
  • File
  • 1768 - 1838

•Correspondence with Jonn Mackay (1800-1801), G.A. Walker Arnott (1828), P. Neill (1828), J. McNab (1834), R. Graham (1826), and also referenced to correspondence with G. Don (1802-1812) and W.M. McNab (1818 and 1823).

Winch, Nathaniel John

Maughan, Robert

  • GB235 MAU
  • Item
  • 1769 - 1844

•Typed copy note of Information about his life given by Miss Maughan, 4th March1908

Maughan, E.J. (MEJ)

Maughan, Miss

Thomas Blaikie collection

  • GB235 BLT
  • Fonds
  • 1769 - 1890

The collection dates between 1769 and c2003 and comprises:

  • 3 notebooks including financial records, language studies and diaries;
  • 17 pieces of correspondence and handwritten notes;
  • a printed compendium of Swiss flora;
  • a copy of John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress;
  • 4 prints of notable 18th century French figures; and
  • two photographs of items which belonged to Blaikie's family.

Blaikie, Thomas, 1751-1838, gardener

Park, Mungo

  • GB235 PAR
  • Collection
  • 1771 - 1806

•Letter written by Park (held in separate folder "Park, M" in main index box "P"
•Extract from Peter Brent, ‘Black Nile’ (1977) featuring the letter written by Park (held in separate folder "Park, M" in main index box "P"
•DVD titled ‘Mungo Park Sketchbook, 1795’ holding 40 images (09.09.2007)
•DVD titled ‘Mungo Park Sketchbook, 1795’ holding 13 images (09.09.2007)

Park, Mungo

Mackay, John - Principal Gardener at RBGE (1800-02)

  • GB235 MKJ
  • File
  • 1772 - 1802

•Papers referencing obituaries. Mackay, John (Biographical. Index of British & Irish Botanists, p.111); Scots Magazine, 1802, Vol. LXIV, p.448; Edinburgh Courant, 22 April 1802.
•8 page extract of article on The Death of John Mackay, A Worthy Young Man, and an Eminent Botanist - ‘Edinburgh Evening Courant’ 3rd June 1802
•John Mackay, A Gifted Young Botanist, 1772 – 1802, A Link With Leith by D.W.K.
•Copy of letters dated Nov. 1800 – May 1802 to N.J. Winch – filed under “Winch, N.J.” also copy of letters dated 3 June 1801 to G. Houston, Paisley & Mr. Combie Inverness introducing N.J. Winch
•Typed extract from Scots Magazine, 1803, Vol. LXV, pp.96 -97, tribute to John Mackay.
•Letter from John Mackay at Botanic Garden, Leith Walk, dated 6 March 1800, to Lt. Col. Brodie, M.P. at Brodie House by Forres (presented by Sir George Taylor, 8 June 1963)
•3 manuscript pages of Mackay’s records relating to ‘Smith’s English Botany’
•Typed extract from ‘Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society, Vol.1, p.215 – A List of the rarer Plants observed in the neighbourhood of Edinburgh.

Mackay, John

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