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Charles E. Foister papers

  • GB 235 FOI
  • File
  • 1879 - 1976

Copy of lecture paper sent to Miss Noble with covering letter; Cards containing corrections to lecture; Extracts showing tables of locations and quantities of various fungi compiled by Stevenson in 1879; Extract of list of plant diseases recorded in Greville’s “Scottish Cryptogamic Flora”, 1823; List of 8 types of virus (?) and their quantities added by Boyd in 1924; list as follows:
•1 letter dated January 8, 1976 to Miss Noble regarding the manuscript of the talk “History and Developments in Scottish Botany V. Progress in Mycology”.
•15 page typed manuscript on the “History and Developments in Scottish Botany V. Progress in Mycology”, with handwritten corrections.
•7 handwritten topic cards relating to the M/S
•2 handwritten notes 0n Numbers of Fungi Collected by Stevenson (1879)
•4 printed pages relating to Distribution Chart; Stevenson’s Mycologia Scotica (1879)

Foister, Charles Edward

Charles Robert Darwin

  • GB 235 DCR
  • File
  • 1809 - 1882

3 misc. items with references to: Charles Robert Darwin

  1. Copy of Tribute to Dr. Wm Pitcairne, Pres Roy. Coll. Phys. (original complete copy filed under "Pitcairne, Dr. Wm.)
  2. Copy of Edinburgh University Darwinian Society; Syllabus for Session Nov. 1891 – Mar. 1892 (original filed with "Balfour, J.B.," correspondence under "Darwin"
    3.Syllabus of Three Lectures; “Charles Darwin and his Works” by Prof. Ray Lankester

Darwin, Charles Robert

Cicely M. Crewdson Collection

  • GB 235 CRE
  • Collection
  • 1935 - 1964

1 photo album marked 'Vol 2' containing 42 prints of alpine plants; 2 separate prints mounted on card (Cyclamen repandum and Primula reidii); and 3 RHS certificates dated 1947, 1959, and 1964

Crewdson, Cicely Maud

Col. Edward Madden Plant Collection List

  • GB 235 MAD
  • File
  • 1849

•Collector: Col. E Madden – list of numbered Himalayan Plants from Simla Lits mountains to Kumaon & Tibet named (mostly by M.P. Edgeworth) Almorah 1849, remainder named by Bentham, G; Munro, Major W.; Strachey, Capt. R.; Winterbotton, J.E. in some cases by collation with Herbarium Wallich – Filed under “Madden, E” in general index; in the form of 28 leaves, sewn in a paper cover]

Madden, Edward

Collecting Books of David Irvine

  • GB 235 IRD
  • Collection
  • 1949 - 1994

3 small notebooks numbered 1-3, and a letter
1:"Herb. Irvine 1"
Collecting Book 1 - Nos 1-862 1949-1965; incl. St Andrews, Bangor, Anglesey, Isle of Man, Eden Estuary, Aberystwyth, Merioneth, Pembrokeshire, Capri (Italy), Brittany (France), Galway, Mayo, Manitoba (Canada), Cape Cod (Massachusetts), Orkney and Voe (Shetland)
2:"Herb.Irvine 2"
Collecting Book 2 - Nos 863-1847 1964-1968; incl. Anglesey, Pembrokeshire, Portsmouth, Dover-Folkestone, Cramond Island, Dunbar, North Berwick, Scilly, Devon and Paignton
3:"Herb.Irvine 3"
Collecting Book 3 - Nos 1848-1940 (Misc Order) 1963-1969 inc. Firth of Forth?
4:letter from Linda M. Irvine which accompanied herbarium consignment, filed in RBGE Archives Accessions folder under RBGEEA2015/23

Irvine, Dr. David E.G.

Collection of items relating to Lichen Dyes including a pattern book of Dyeing Properties of some Scottish Lichens by T.S. Patterson

  • GB 235 LCH
  • Collection

1 box containing book of lichen dyed samples and list 'Native Plants used as Dyes in Tweed Making'

  • file: 'The Dyeing Properties of some Scottish Lichens and of a few other materials' Pattern Book by T.S. Patterson D.Sc. Ph.D University of Glasgow
  • report: Report on the Frequency of Occurrence of Dye-Producing Lichens in Scotland by Edward Stewart. M.A., B.Sc. Fellow of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh.
  • list: Native Plants used as Dyes in Tweed Making, includes extracts from papers describing experiments on the dyeing property of lichens by W. Lauder Lindsay, M.D., Assistant Physician, Crichton Royal Institution, Dumfries, 1854-1855, and list of lichens which yield dyes based on Les Lichens Utiles by F. Henneguy, Paris, 1883, and Further list of Highland Native Dyes from Occasional Papers by R.C. Maclagan pp. n.d. Paper on 'Highland Dyeing' read before Royal Scottish Society of Arts, 1898 [various versions of these lists - will need sorting before proper listing and cataloguing]
  • report: 'Notes on Occurrence and Distribution in Scotland of Dye-Producing Lichens, Supplementary to report on Occurrence of Lecanora tartarea Ach. by E.J.A. Stewart, M.A., B.Sc.
  • report: 'The Dyeing Properties of some Scottish Lichens and of a few other materials' by T.S. Paterson, D.Sc. Ph.D., University of Glasgow
  • documentation showing that Brian Coppins bought this batch of material from an Antiquarian Booksellers in 1998.

Patterson, T.S.

Collins, Ernest Jacob (1878-1939)

  • GB 235 CEJ
  • Collection
  • 1878 - 1939

1 box of general correspondence, photographs, floral diagrams and correspondence between Darlington, Hall and B.L. Burtt about Collin’s material.
1 box of drawings and descriptions of crocus

Collins, Ernest Jacob (1878-1939)

Comber, Harold Frederick (1897-1969)

  • GB 235 CHF
  • File
  • 1925 - 1927

1 folder with information on an expeditions to the Andes (1925/1926/1927)

Comber, Harold Frederick

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