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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 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 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

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

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

Stuart F. Hayes paper

  • GB235 HSF
  • Item
  • 1950 - 1951

•1 page of a draft of ‘A Survey of the Anatomy of the Rhododendron Leaf in relation to the Taxonomy of the Genus’, written by Hayes, Keenan and Cowan – original draft filed with J.M. Cowan papers

Hayes, Stuart F.

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