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Victorian Specimens - "Botanical Specimens collected by Great Aunt Lou c.1862"

  • GB235 LOU
  • Fonds
  • 1862

2 folders, each containing around 40 specimens, the first being the collection curated by Great Aunt Lou - Louisa Hoby nee Russell in around 1862. The second seems to have been put together at least partly by 'DR' and includes seaweed specimens from Cumbrae.

Russell, Louisa

Charles Cardale Babington Ephemera

  • GB235 CCB
  • Collection
  • 1841 - 1862

• A catalogue of the plants gathered on the islands of North Uist, Harris and Lewis during a botanical excursion, (August, 1841).
• Copy of Syllabus Botanical Lectures (1862)
• Two letters to Parnell dated 1847 and 1848
• Two letters to the Botanical Society dated 1841and 1843

Babington, Charles Cardale

British Columbia Botanical Association

  • GB235 BCB
  • Collection
  • 1862

1 box of general correspondence and minutes (c.1862)
1 box of R. Brown letters and lists (c.1862)
1 box of shareholders’ letters (c.1862)
1 box of financial papers (c.1862)

British Columbia Botanical Association

Mackay, James Townsend

  • GB235 MJT
  • File
  • 1775 - 1862

•File containing typed miscellaneous notes regarding his life and work

Mackay, James Townsend

Oxford Botanic Garden

  • GB235 OXF
  • Item
  • 1864

•Printed Pamphlet of a ‘Supplement to the Botanic Garden Guide’ (1864)

Oxford Botanic Garden

Greville, Robert Kaye

  • GB235 GRK
  • File
  • 1832 - 1866

•Handwritten direction to the site of his grave
•Unbound duplicate drawings of Diatoms originally at the end of a collection of Greville’s Papers
•Catalogue written by R.K. Greville of first parcel from Thomas Drummond from St. Luis, Alleganies & New Orleans 1832 filed under “Drummond, Thomas” folder (DRU)

Greville, Robert Kaye

Mueller, Ferdinand von (Melbourne) 1825 – 1896

  • GB235 MUE
  • File
  • 1864 - 1867

18 letters, dated 1864-1867, to Dr. Thos. Anderson – item 154-167(inclusive), in bound volume filed under “Anderson, Dr. Thos.” – box 2

Mueller, Ferdinand von

Maughan, Edward James

  • GB235 MEJ
  • Item
  • 1790 - 1868

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

Maughan, Miss

Dr Thomas Anderson correspondence and papers

  • GB235 ADT
  • Collection
  • 1859 - 1868

GB235 ADT/1 - 100 letters from J.D. Hooker to Thomas Anderson, July 1860-December 1867

GB235 ADT/2 - 10 letters from J.D. Hooker to Thomas Anderson, March-July 1868

GB235 ADT/3 - 171 letters from various correspondents to Thomas Anderson, December 1861-October 1867
1-13 - A.A. Black
14-15 - W.H. Harvey
16 - J.S. Henslow
17-22 - H. Cruger
23-28 - W.J. Hooker
29 - Ph. Parlatore
30-32 - M. Wichura
33-35 - Asa Gray
36-42 - John Hutton Balfour
43 - William Jameson
44-45 - John Hutton Balfour
46-73 - R. Henry Beddome
74-75 - George Bentham
76-77 - Binnendijk
78-79 - A. Braun
80-81 - R. Caspary
82-84 - Hugh Cleghorn
85 - N.A. Dalzell
86-87 - Joseph Decaisne
88-90 - Sir William Denison
91 - Michael Pakenham Edgeworth
92 - H.R. Goppert
96 - G.R. Gray
97-108 - Daniel Hanbury
109-110 - H.F. Hancs
111 - W.B. Hemsley
112-113 - William Hillebrand
114 - Walter Hill
115 - A. Henry to Hooker
116-119 - R. Lenormond (Vire)
120 - James McGibbon
121-140 - Alexander Caroll Maingay
141 - Charles James Meller
142-143 - Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel
144 - Grindlay & Co.
145-146 - Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel
147-152 - Charles Moore
153 - Thomas Moore
154-171 - Ferdinand von Mueller

GB235 ADT/4 - 84 letters from various correspondents to Thomas Anderson, April 1861-December 1867
172-173 - Thomas Dillon
174-180 - J.E. Dury
181 - W. van Gorkom
182 - W.H. Harvey to Hooker
183-184 - A. Landon
185 - J. Nolischlau
186-189 - William Graham McIvor
190-194 - Sir Clements Robert Markham
195 - M. Wolo to J.E. Teysmann
196-200 - J.E. Teysmann
201-207 - Thomas Thomson
208-242 - G.H.K. Thwaites
243-246 - Todaro Agostino
247-248 - John S. Tyerman
249-250 - Robert Wight
251 - William Graham McIvor to Robert Wight
252-253 - Robert Wight
254 - Dr Thomas Anderson to Mr Scott (draft)
255 - Dr Thomas Anderson to Mr W. Grey (Secretary to the Govt of India) (draft)

ADT/5
'Cinchona Reports': bound album of letters and official papers (mainly Indian Government) all relating to economic plants, particularly Cinchona, 1859-1864. includes mention of Cleghorn.

Anderson, Thomas

George Arnott Walker Arnott Collection

  • GB235 GWA
  • Collection
  • 1830 - 1868

GB235 GWA/1/1-2 - 'Manuscripts of some of Professor Walker Arnott's lectures, chiefly on roots and an 'Interesting historical account of the potato'', 19th century.
1st manuscript, 23 pages, covers the history of the potato and its cultivation and commercial uses, marketing and preparation for consumption. Refers to the first cultivation of the plant in Scotland in Kilsyth in 1728, and then Forfar in 1730.
2nd manuscript, 17 pages, is a continuation of the first and is devoted to many other root vegetables ranging from onions to cassava, heath pea and ginseng etc.
GB235 GWA/2 - manuscript, 55 pages, covering the history of gardens with reference to botanic and research gardens, including a potential plan of the Royal Botanic Society of London, 19th century.
GB235 GWA/3 - Letter from G.A. Walker Arnott to John Forbes Royale regarding the identification of plant species, written on 5th June 1837 from Arlary by Kinross. Letter refers to expectations of producing a book with Prof. Nees v Esenbeck in Germany on Himalayan plants. There is a typed transcript of this letter.
GB235 GWA/4 - Copy of a letter from I. Bayley to Principal Barclay regarding G.A. Walker Arnott's estate/botanical collection post death, written on the 5th November 1868 alongside a copy of a letter from Bayley's son George(?) Bayley to Isaac Bayley Barclay at Glasgow University, 15 December 1880, confirming what happened to Walker Arnott's botanical collection and mahogany cabinet in 1869. Originals filed in Bayley Balfour's correspondence under G Bayley.
GB235 GWA/5 - Copy of the biographical obituary notice of the late Dr. G.A. Walker Arnott (1868) by Dr. Hugh Cleghorn for the Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh.

Arnott, George Arnott Walker

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