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Taylor, Sir/ Dr George

  • GB235 TAY
  • Collection
  • 1904 - 1993

•1 file of miscellaneous correspondence with Dr. Harold R. Fletcher (1958-71)
•Copy of a letter to Taylor from H.R. Fletcher (15 Dec 1965) and an article by Taylor titled ‘Himalayan Plants in the Field’ from The Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, (1948)
•Two boxes of index cards to N. Douglas Simpson’s Index (a gift from Taylor to Royal Botanic Garden Trust)

Taylor, Sir George

Terras, James Adam

  • GB235 TER
  • Collection
  • 1876 - 1920

•Notebook containing manuscript essay on ‘The Fiographical Distribution of Algae’
•Copy of 'A Manual of Botany' by Le Maout and Decaisne, translated by Mrs Hooker and with an Appendix by Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1876, awarded to James Adam Terras by Prof. Alexander Dickson in July 1886 as a Special Prize for High Proficiency in the Class of Advanced Practical Botany (ELWU2) (seems likely Terras eventually donated the book to the Botanical Society Library?) (book in state of disrepair now)

Terras, James Adam

The Garden

  • GB235 GDN
  • File
  • 1820 - 2014

Garden, The – It’s Formation and Furnishing
•Series of Lectures – presumably by Prof. I.B. Balfour – filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” papers – Box 4 of “Miscellaneous Papers – lecture notes, etc”

Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley

The Gardens Logan House - Visitors Book

  • GB235 LOG
  • Item
  • 1949 - 1967

1 book containing signatures of visitors to the Logan House gardens between 1949 and 1967. Signatures include many significant figures in the horticultural world- Euan and Peter Cox, Vita Sackville-West using her married name of Nicolson, Cicely M. Crewdson, George Taylor, numerous landowners, members of RBGE staff and, in 1955, HRH, Elizabeth R.

Logan House

The Life History of Astragalus Hypoglottis’ The Purple Milk Vetch with Figures by A Ninian Bruce

  • GB235 BRU
  • File
  • 1881 - 1882

Folder 1 of 2; 21 typescript leaves with 1 mounted plant sample, 200 x 260mm; manuscript: 'The Life history of Astragalus Hypoglottis’ The Purple Milk Vetch together with 7 hand coloured microscopic enlargements [see below]; Submission for Dobby Smith Gold Medal for Botany
Folder 2 of 2; 7 original drawings in coloured inks of enlarged plant mounted on board with tracing paper overlays, various sizes from 150 x 250mm to 250 x 320mm; Figure drawings for The Life History of Astragalus Hypoglottis ’The Life History of Astragalus Hypoglottis’ with figure drawing by A. Ninian Bruce
2 dried specimens.
Entered in competition for The Dobbie Smith Gold Medal in Botany, Glasgow University 1881-1882 Calender

Bruce, A. Ninian

The Paul Aellen Album

  • GB235 AEL
  • Item
  • 1964

Paul Aellen was a visitor to the RBGE Herbarium in the Winter of 1964, one of the earliest to the new building opened in June of that year. He worked very diligently in a quiet way on the top floor, researching Turkish Chenopodiaceae. To the amazement of the herbarium staff, just before he returned home to Basle he handed over this delightful and amusing account of his observations on the microcosm of life in theherbarium with photographs, magazine cuttings and beautifully witty pencil and ink sketches.

Aellen, Paul (1896-1973)

The Timber Merchant's Pocket Companion by Charles Gane, Wood Auctioneer

  • GB235 GAN
  • Series
  • 1894

Small card guide produced by Charles Gane of Charles Gane & Co., Timber, Lath and Slate Merchants, Wisbeach, outlining how to calculate the cost of lengths of timber, published by William Rider and Son, at the Office of the Timber Trades Journal, 14 Bartholomew Close, London. There is an accompanying notebook, blank, but with columns for No., Length, Girth, Contents and Cost.

Gane, Charles

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

Thomas McNab letters

  • GB235 MNT
  • Series
  • 1845 - 1846

7 letters from Thomas McNab to his family, including his father, William McNab plus 2 photocopies of Jane McNab Petry, Thomas's daughter, and family gravestone.

McNab, Thomas

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