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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

Monograph on Figs

  • GB235 FIG
  • File
  • 1847

•Monograph on Figs - draft M/S from I.B.B.'s papers.
•M/S Catalogue of Artocarpeae – L’Herbier Boissier Received with Monograph on Figs in “Balfour, I.B. papers” , filed under “Boissier, P.E.”
•Letter dated 14 March 1847 to G. A. Walker-Arnott filed under “Miquel, A. W.” (Miquel, F. Anton Wilhelm) in main index

Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley

Robertson, John

  • GB235 ROB
  • Item
  • 1847

•Note of plants found in Ross-shire by Dr. John Robertson (14 Jul1847)

Robertson, John

France, C

  • GB235 FRC
  • Item
  • 1847

• One letter (June 21, 1847), Botanical Society communications

France, C

McLaren, Alexander

  • GB235 MCL
  • Item
  • 1847

•Manuscript paper titled ‘The Culture of the Potato’ being an extract of a letter from Alexander McLaren, gardener to the Dowager Marchioness of Queensberry at Coton House, Rugby 1847 to be read to meeting by Lt. Col. Belshes, President of the Society

McLaren, Alexander

McNab, William

  • GB235 MNW
  • Collection
  • 1780 - 1848

•Box, including Copy of a letter most probably sent to Mary Countess of Minto, dated 17 October1845

McNab, William

Col. Edward Madden Plant Collection List

  • GB235 MAD
  • File
  • 1849

•Collector: Col. E Madden – list of numbered Himalayan Plants from Simla Lits mountains to Kumaon & Tibet named (mostly by M.P. Edgeworth) Almorah 1849, remainder named by Bentham, G; Munro, Major W.; Strachey, Capt. R.; Winterbotton, J.E. in some cases by collation with Herbarium Wallich – Filed under “Madden, E” in general index; in the form of 28 leaves, sewn in a paper cover]

Madden, Edward

John Sibthorp bookplate

  • GB235 SIJ
  • Item
  • 1840 - 1849

1 sheet with John Sibthorp's book plate attached to it, alongside email correspondence outlining the discovery.

Noltie, Henry J.

McNab, Gilbert information

  • GB235 MNG
  • File
  • 1850 - 1851

•Card 1 - Material re Gilbert McNab contained in guard book filed under “McNab, Wm.” (brother) – individual box
•Card 2 - McNab, Gilbert W. (Jamaica) – 2 letters dated 7 Jun 1850 & 11 May 1851 respectively, filed in “Balfour, J.H.”, supplementary correspondence (boxes) under “McNab, Gilbert W.”

McNab, Gilbert

Gardiner, William

  • GB235 GWM
  • File
  • 1808 - 1852

•Materials related to his book ‘Flora of Forfarshire’ – 16 page handwritten monograph ‘Catalogue of Mosses Collected in Forfarshire and Perthshire; including 155 species and varieties belonging to 26 genera.’ bound in card cover. Inset at the end is a copy of a letter from Alex. P. Stevenson, stamped 17 Jun 1903, referencing James Donald – Hampton Court Gdns.
•Note from W.W. Smith, dated 23 Dec 1931 referring to Gardiner’s own copy of his book ‘Flora of Forfarshire’. The copy was lent by Alexander Hutcheson and is believed to be unique, as having mounted specimens of plants interleaved and named by Gardiner himself. The copy referred to in the note is in the Library of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
•Lent by Alexander Hutcheson – an advertisement for a proposed 2nd edition of “Gardiner’s Flora of Forfarshire”, which was never published.
•Letter written by William Gardiner to his wife Elizabeth from Castleton of Braemar, dated 26 July 1844, on one of his botanical excursiions; acknowledging receipt of a P.O. money order.
•Letter dated 30 Jan 1896 from James Scrymgour to Alexander Hutcheson re: Wm. Gardiner.
•“The Flora Of Forfarshire”, Gardiner, William, London : Longman, Brown, Green and Longman, 1848.

Gardiner, William

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