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Wilding, E.R

  • GB235 WER
  • Item
  • 1920

•E.R. Wilding, ‘Index to the Genus Rhododendron ’Bucks, 1920

Wilding, E.R

William Alfred Hughes's Silver RHS Medal 1929

  • GB235 HUG
  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 1987

The medal is a silver Royal Horticultural Societ Joseph Banks medal and is inscribed 1929 Junior Section General Examination in Horticulture William A Hughes First. In 1987 Hughes made contact with Roy Watling at RBGE and donated his medal - both men had been office bearers for the Botanical Society of Scotland. The medal, and eventually the certificate and all associated correspondence came to the care of M.V. Mathew in the library who placed them in the Archives.

Hughes, William Alfred

William Austin Manuscript - Heavy Inflammable Air

  • GB235 AUS
  • Series
  • 1789

Paper on 'Experiments on the Analysis of Heavy Inflammable Air' (1789) published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London in 1780 - (right click, open link in new tab) - there is a copy of the paper in the packet alongside the handwritten manuscript, possibly written by Austin himself. Manuscript is incomplete, 8 pages along, finishing on page 56 of the article. There is also a copy of Austin's entry in the Dictionary of National Biography in the packet.

Austin, Dr. William

William (Bill) Steel papers

  • GB235 STB
  • Collection
  • 1893 - 1969

3 boxes of archives including mainly cash books, diaries, pamphlets and lecture notes pertaining to Bill's time at RBGE:
Farm cash book, 1924-1930
Wm J Steel journal, 1893-1930 - Cash book?
Carbon copy correspondence book, 1938-1940 + blank book
lecture notes - properties of alpines -farmer's class, 1925-26 - cash book?; ledger accounts; general book keeping
Notebook - chrysanthemums and Dahlias
Envelope - old catalogues
Yellow plant list
lecture notes - surveying, agriculture, 1925-26, botany (Matthew Orr) 1934, Genetics (Dr Nelson) 1934
Account book 1908-1929
Pamphlets - West of Scotland Agricultural College - 100 common weeds, 47 poisonous plants; Ministry of Agriculture, red spider mite, pests and the breeding of grassland; Tables - making up pasture mixtures; home storage of apples and pears...
Commercial strawberry culture
bee keeping
lecture notes, botany
accounts, 1918-1925 - livestock
exercise book - tomatoes
lecture notes? ferns
automatic control - boiler
Scottish Beekeepers Association, 1932 and associated papers
notebook - strawberries
lecture notes, propagation - L.B. Stewart and pathology - Dr Wilson
Notebook - beekeeping
Ideas -practical and otherwise
Fruit Grower, Feb 1940 (Food production in wartime)
Cash ledger 1945-1949
cash book 1949-1956
large ledger 1950
bundle of papers - salesmanship
lecture notes - public parks, tomatoes
letter book 1907-1960s
39 assorted small notebooks / diaries

Steel, William (Bill)

William Milne papers

  • GB235 MWM
  • File
  • 1859 - 1860

•Proposed engagement for expedition to Japan – Correspondence, etc. re: consideration (1859 – 1860) filed under “British Columbia Botanical Association” in main index.

Milne, William

William Steel Trust

  • GB235 WST
  • Collection
  • 1990 - 1999

•William Steel Trust Accounts including a financial report from 1990-1992 and a report from 1999.

Steel, William –(William Steel Trust)

Willis, John Christopher

  • GB235 WJC
  • Collection
  • 1868 - 1958

•Copy of ‘Sherardian Professorship of Botany: Application and Testimonials of J.C. Willis’ (18 Nov 1919)
•6 boxes of papers and correspondence (1914-1935)

Willis, John Christopher

Wilson, E.H. (Arnold Arboretum)

  • GB235 WEH
  • File
  • 1876 - 1930

•Three folders containing three prints of Flora of Western China collected by E.H. Wilson
•Folder containing list of E.H.Wilson's Seeds from China - list compiled from information found in the Plant Incoming Register: "Outdoor Department 1-02 to 10-12", seed sent to Edinburgh by John Stirling Maxwell in 1907

Wilson, E.H.

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