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John Downie Ephemera

  • GB235 DOW
  • Collection
  • 1857 - 1961

8 medals:
1857 Royal Botanic Society of London for pansies
1868 Glasgow and west of Scotland Horticultural Society for 24 blooms – Dahlias
1878 Royal Horticultural Society Sir Joseph Banks medal for cut blooms – Pansies
1897 Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Jubilee Prize medal for group of plants
1901 Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society for flowering and foliage plants
1905 Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society for group of plants – internal exhib
1908? Leith Horticultural Industrial Sports Society for violas and pansies
1925 Royal Horticultural Society for hardy flowers

16 seed catalogues:
1x Undated but likely Victorian
the rest dated 1907; 1922; 1927; 1930; 1931; 1942; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1949; 1950; 1952; 1953; 1955; 1961

1 poem regarding the cessation of the Scottish Horticultural Association in 1921, "The Passing of the Scottish Horticultural Association" by Charles Comfort.

Downie family

10 letters transcribed and typed onto 27 pages of letters from George Don to Nathaniel J. Winch, copied by the Linnaean Society of London

A series of 10 letters transcribed and typed onto 27 pages of letters from George Don to Nathaniel J. Winch, copied by the Linnaean Society of London by B. Daydon Jackson [see correspondence in the Don scrapbook, GDS/1] 1802-1812, some reproduced in Notes of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, v.iii, pt xiv, February 1905. There are some annotations / corrections by Isaac Bayley Balfour.

Don, George

Dickson Nurserymen family; article by Hamish Johnston

  • GB235 DNF
  • File
  • 1991 - 2012

•22 page, bound article written by Hamish Johnston adding new information about the Dickson nurserymen families to an article written by Priscilla Minay for the Old Edinburgh Club Vol. 1 1991. Accompanied by 2 pages of corrections to the Dickson entries in Ray Desmond’s Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists. 6 pages of email correspondence with Archive Librarian at RBGE (Feb.2011)

Johnston, Hamish

Maughan, Edward James

  • GB235 MEJ
  • Item
  • 1790 - 1868

•Typed note of information about his life given by Miss Maughan, 4th March 1908.

Maughan, Miss

Lushington, Madras Timbers

  • GB235 LUS
  • Item
  • 1860 - 1920

•1 Letter, dated 24th December 1917, from Lushington to James Sykes Gamble from Madras

Lushington, Alfred Wyndham

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

Lousley, Job Edward/ Mackechnie, Robt.

  • GB235 LOU
  • File
  • 1907 - 1976

•Refs to Botanical exchanges filed under “Mackechnie, Robert” (Box) in main index

Lousley, Job Edward

Dickson, Archibald

  • GB235 DIC
  • File
  • 1889

•Correspondence, re: late brother’s affairs dated 1889 filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” correspondence under “Dickson, Archibald”

Dickson, Archibald

Flint, Professor

  • GB235 FLI
  • File
  • 1898

Letters dated 30 November 1898 & 2 December 1898, Re; Socotra for Chairman's address to Royal Society of Edinburgh; filed with "Balfour, I.B." papers under "Socotra" - misc. correspondence folder - Box 1.

Flint, Professor

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