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Helen A. Milford collection

  • GB235 MHA
  • Collection
  • 1934 - 2002

•Copy of Milford’s obituary printed in the ‘Quarterly Bulletin of The Alpine Garden Society’, Vol.8, No.4, December, 1940, Vera Higgins, MA (ed.) pp.14-15
•Note book containing field notes from an expedition (1934-35)
•Correspondence regarding Milford (1992 -2002)
•Copies of a newspaper article mentioning Milford’s expedition to Durban, South Africa, ‘Rare Wild Flowers Collected: Botanist from England Tour Basutoland’, The Natal Mercury, 25/03/1935
•Photograph of ‘Helichrysum Milfordiae’
•Wooden box containing glass plate negatives

Milford, Helen A.

Henderson, Col. Frederick

  • GB235 HFC
  • Collection
  • 1845 - 1895

• 1 box containing 4 folders of correspondence, inc. letter to Capt Henderson dated 2 Dec 1878, Re: exchange of specimens.

Henderson, Col. Frederick

Hicks, J.H. Collection

  • GB235 HJH
  • Collection
  • 1949

•1 box of miscellaneous papers and glass plate negatives regarding Bhutan, 1949, also 3 reels of film, now converted to DVD.

Hicks, J.H.

H.M.S. Challenger Collection

  • GB235 CHL
  • Collection
  • 1872 - 1876

Book of newspaper cuttings and notes relative to the H.M.S Challenger (1873-76)
Box of Challenger photographs
‘The Challenger Expedition, 1872-1876: A Visual Index’ by Eileen V. Brunton, 2nd Ed, The Library, The Natural History Museum, London (2004)

Brunton, Eileen V.

Hooker, Joseph Dalton

  • GB235 HJD
  • Collection
  • 1817 - 1911

•Printed Memoir of Dr. Thomas Charles Hope
•Extract from the Caledonian Mercury of 27th October 1845 article by J.D. Hooker (+ photocopy)
•Copy of extract from Linnaean Society of London, General Meeting, dated 21st December 1911
Hooker, Jos. D / J. Hutton Balfour
•Letters, dated 1842, 1876 & 1880 and copy letters dated 1855 -1880 from Jos. D Hooker, to J. Hutton Balfour, are filed with “J. Hutton Balfour” papers under “Hooker, Jos. D”.
Hooker, Jos. D / I. Bayley Balfour
•Copy letters between 31 July 1901 and 23 April 1902 from I.B.B. to J.D.H. , are filed with “I. Bayley Balfour” corres. under “Hooker, Jos. D”.
Hooker, Jos. D:
i. Letters to to Dr. Thos. Anderson 1860 – 1868 in 2 vols. filed under “Anderson, Dr. Thos” (110 letters) – Box 1
ii. Letters from W.J. Harvey (Dublin), dated 2 June 1860, to Hooker (? Jos. D. or ? W.J.), re;Nuttall’s Herbarium – item 182 in Box 2 of “Anderson, Dr. Thos” corres.
iii. Letter from A. Henry, dated 22 Oct 1861, to Hooker (? Jos. D. or ? W.J.), - item 115 in Box 2 of “Anderson, Dr. Thos” corres.
iv. Corres. With Sir Geo Watt filed with “Watt, Sir Geo” papers - Box.
v. 4 letters, dated 1871 – 1875 filed with “Henderson, Col. Frederick” papers –Box
vi. Letters between 1871 & 1880 to J.H. Balfour filed with “Balfour, J.H”, Supp. corres. “H”
vii. Letters, 1901 – 1903 from I. Bayley Balfour filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” under “Hooker, Jos. D.”- separate folder.
viii. Letters, dated 1886 & 1904 – 1909 to I. Bayley Balfour filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” under “Hooker, Jos. D.”- separate folder.
ix. Letter to Hooker, dated 1st of September 1902 from Richard T. Baker, (The Technological Museum, Sydney), re; copy of a work on Eucalypts presented to Director Kew, filed alphabetically in main index under “Baker, Richard T.”
x. Printed Botany Examination Papers (2), dated 9th August 1854 & 1858, set by J.D. Hooker, filed under “Hooker, Jos. D” in general index.
xi. Letters, dated 1880 – 1902 to I. Bayley Balfour filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” under “Hooker, Jos. D.”- Separate folder.
xii. Letter to Dr. Jos. D. Hooker, dated 1st May 1862, “On the Fossil Plants Discovered by Dr. Lyall in Greenland” from by Oswald Heer (Zurich).- in Hooker, J.D. folder
• letter from Joseph D Hooker to Charles Ransford, May 29th 1846, found in cuttings collection, now in Hooker, J.D. folder (15/03/2016)

Hooker, Sir Joseph Dalton

Hope, Dr. John ( Regius Keeper 1761-86)

  • GB235 HOP
  • Collection
  • 1761 - 1820

•1 box donated via the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Sibbald Trust containing original letters c.1783 and an ex-registry file 3/3 titled ‘John Hope Papers’ used for A.G. Morton’s book.
•1 box containing I.B. Balfour’s scrap book, memoirs and other assorted items
•1 box containing indices to NAS papers and various photocopies of correspondence, etc.
•12 boxes containing copies of SRO Papers marked:

  1. GD253/143/1-4
  2. GD253/143/5-6
  3. GD253/143/7-9
  4. GD253/143/10-13
  5. GD253/144/1-4
  6. GD253/144/5-7
  7. GD253/144/8-10
  8. GD253/144/11-14
  9. GD253/145/1-6
  10. GD253/145/7-10
  11. GD253/145/10-13
  12. GD253/145/4
    •Box of index cards referring to John Hope
    There is a detailed list stored with the following boxes containing photocopies of papers from the SRO which notes what is inside each box and what the references refer to. Documents include correspondence, bills, receipts and other financial accounts
    • E215/3-6, 1769-1829
    • E414/1-7, 1764. 1769, 1789, 1825
    • E414/8, 1767, 1770, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1782
    • E414/9-11, 1785, 1786, 1788, 1789
    • E414/12-15, 1789, 1790, 1792
    • E414/16-18, 1793, 1794, 1795
    • E414/19-22, 1788, 1789, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, 1799
    • E414/23-25, 1797, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802
    • E414/26, 1803
    • E414/27, 1801, 1803, 1804
    • E414/28, 1804, 1805, 1806
    • E414/32, 1899, 1800, 1801, 1803
    • E414/33-40, 1769, 1776
    • E414/41-46, 1777, 1778
    • E414/47, 1782
    • E414/48, 1783
    • E414/49, 1785, 1784
    • E414/50, 1787
    • E414/51, 1789, 1788
    • E414/52, 1789
    • E414/53, 1790
    • E414/54 ,1791
    • E414/55, 1792
    • E414/56, 1793
    • E414/57, 1794
    • E414/58, 1795
    • E414/59, 1796
    • E414/57, 1794
    • E414/58, 1795
    • E414/59, 1796
    • E414/60, 1797
    • E414/61, 1798, 1797
    • E414/62, 1799
    • E414/63, 1800
    • E414/64, 1801
    • E414/65 ,1802

exhibition catalogue: John Hope; Enlightened Botanist written by Henry Noltie and relating to exhibition at Inverleith House, May to July 2011

Hope, John

Horlick, Lt-Col., Sir James Nockells

  • GB235 HSJ
  • Collection
  • 1886 - 1972

•1 box of miscellaneous Fletcher correspondence (1957-61)
•1 file of miscellaneous correspondence (1960 –72)
•1 box of photographs from the Scottish Daily Express

Horlick, Lt-Col., Sir James Nockells

Humphreys, Dr. G.N.

  • GB235 HUM
  • Collection
  • 1932

•1 box containing papers relating to an expedition to East Africa, Ruwenzori Mountains, (1932); papers seem to be those generated by RBGE Herbarium as opposed to Humphreys himself.

Humphreys, Dr. G.N.

Ian C. Hedge Collection

  • GB235 HIC
  • Collection
  • 1928 - 2007

•Box of correspondence compiled by Ian C. Hedge regarding Flora of West Pakistan – mainly B.L. Burtt and J. Lamond. 7 folders including: File no. SD3015 – Pakistan Botany, Letters from 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 and accounts and drawings not yet published in 1973-85. Correspondence includes E. Nasir, A. Ghafour, S. Abedin, S. Jafri, S.I. Ali, D. Austin, R. Ahmad, M. Qaiser. S.M.A Kazmi, M.H. Bokhari, S. Ahmad Khan
•Box correspondence regarding Flora Iranica – Umbelliferae, 1980-86. Correpsondence includes: K.H. Rechinger, A. Ala, R. Alava, A. Aryavand, V. Botschantzev, L. Constance, L. Engstrand, W. Frey, C. Heyn, V. Heywod, R. Hoffman, J. Leonard, M.G. Pimenov, D. Podlech, C. Townsend.
•Folder of digitised Afghan photographs and some negatives.
•Box of correspondence, including K.H Rechinger, P.Wendelbo, W.T. Stearn, E.E. Kemp, R.R. Stewart,etc. plus Afghanistan photography, donated 11th of February 2007
•Hedge's undergraduate dissertation: 'The History and Anatomy of Dryas octopetala (L.)'; May 1951
•Wooden box containing index cards from Hedge’s Archives
•Toy Corgi Landrover annoteted 'Afghanistan 1968' along with 3x Afghan coins and 1x Scottish golf token [Bells Whisky] (RBGEA2020/006) - the Landrover was such a key member of the Afghanistan expedition team, that in 1962 Ian named a plant after it: Scrophularia landroveri (there is a scan of the herbarium specimen included in the box) and Ian has kept a toy model of the vehicle ever since 1968 presumably, until he donated it to the RBGE Archives in September 2019. https://stories.rbge.org.uk/archives/20869 (right click to open in new tab or window- recommended)

Hedge, Ian Charleson

Ingram, Professor David Stanley

  • GB235 IDS
  • Collection
  • 1941 - ?

•10 boxes of correspondence divided up alphabetically including after dinner speeches
•Large wall hanging of a copy of a picture of a plant painted by D.S. Ingram in 1995
•Article by Victoria Crowe and D.S. Ingram ‘Portrait of the Master’, featured in ‘St Catherine’s College Society Annual Magazine’ pg.90-95, (2004)

Ingram, Professor David Stanley

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