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Sanderson, John Scott

  • GB235 SJS
  • File
  • 1869

•Prize essay, ‘The Origin and Development of the Embryo in Phanerogamous Plants’ (July 1869)

Sanderson, John Scott

Slater, Andrew

  • GB235 SLA
  • File
  • 2015

•Paper titled ‘Lectures on the Valuation of Woodlands and the Disposal of their Produce, with its Transport, Conversion, Qualities and Uses’.

Slater, Andrew

Snelling, Lilian - MBE, V.M.H (Victoria Medal in Horticulture)

  • GB235 SNE
  • Collection
  • 1879 - 1972

•4 solander boxes of artwork produced between c.1915 and c.1920, mainly Primulas and Rhododendrons
•Extract from Snelling’s obituary by the Earl of Morton, taken from the Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, 1973, vol.98, p.139, mounted onto card.

Snelling, Lilian

Smith, William Gardner

  • GB235 SWG
  • Item
  • 1866 - 1928

•Printed booklet of Lecture; Edinburgh School of Rural Economy 1895 – 1896, “Forest Botany”
•Re-print of “Geographical Distribution of Vegetation in Yorkshire; Part 2 – Harrogate & Skipton District”. From “The Geographical Journal, August, 1903”

Smith, William Gardner

Ernst, Adolph

  • GB235 ERN
  • Item
  • 1832 - 1899

Ernst, Adolph
Referenced in “Primula”
Collection of books, papers, reprints, photographs, etc. on “Primula”, apparently added to, in succession, by I.B. Balfour, W.W. Smith & H.R. Fletcher. It is filed in boxes under “Primula” in main index.
Papers/reprints include material by, I. B. Balfour, W.G. Craib, A. Ernst, G. Forest, R. Farrar, H.R. Fletcher, Ludlow & Sheriff (photographs), J.McWatt, W.W. Smith, F. Kingdon Ward, G. Watt, Per Wendlebo, et al.

Ernst, Adolph

Primula papers

  • GB235 PRI
  • Collection
  • 1886 - 1928

•Box containing miscellaneous notes and papers (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing bound Reference Books (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing British Reprints (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing Foreign Reprints – ‘A-Q’ (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing Foreign Reprints – ‘R-Z’ (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing Primula Conference Reports: 1886, 1913 and 1928 (Source: Balfour, Smith and Fletcher Reference Collection)
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula Gardener’s Chronicle’ (1928)
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula’ – Typescript Papers: ‘A-E’
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula’ – Typescript Papers: ‘F-N’
•Box containing ‘The Genus Primula’ – Typescript Papers: ‘O-Z’
•Box containing miscellaneous photographs
•Box containing a bound collection of photographs with an index
•Box containing miscellaneous photographs – Sherriff reprints by R. Adam and the Royal Horticultural Society. Etc.
•Box containing misc photographs – reprints by R.M. Adam and photos by R. Eudall
Primula/ Ludlow
•Collection of books, papers, reprints, Photographs, etc. on PRIMULA; apparently used, and added to, in succession by I.B. Balfour, W.W. Smith & H.R. Fletcher, is filed in boxes under “Primula” in Main Index
•Papers/reprints include material by I.B. Balfour, W.G. Craib, A Ernst, G. Forest, R. Farrer, Ludlow & Sherriff (photographs), J. McWatt, W.W. Smith, F. Kingdon Ward, G. Watt, Per Wendlebo, et al.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Creator)

Orr, Mathew Young

  • GB235 ORR
  • Collection
  • 1883 - 1953

•1 Box containing 4 ledgers (transferred to folders) of lists of identifications of plant material and pathologies made by Orr between 1925 and 1952.

Orr, Mathew Young

Selbourne Society (1885 – 1939)

  • GB235 SES
  • Item
  • 1913 - 1914

•Two newspaper cuttings, 3 Mar 1913 & 4 Jan 1914, (Isaac Bayley Balfour was a member)

Selbourne Society

Sadler, John (Principal Gardener at the Royal Botanic Gardens, 1879-1882)

  • GB235 SAD
  • Collection
  • 1837 - 1882

• Bound ms. notebook containing 64 lectures on botany, topics for weekly examinations, with 13 loose ms. sheets, principally plant lists, 1868–1877
• Flora of Edinburgh, by John Hutton Balfour, assisted by John Sadler, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1863, with ms. corrections and annotations (title page changed to “Second Edition, 1871”; front cover label = “Flora of Edinburgh / Third Edition / Additions and Corrections”).
• Reprints of articles on Scottish flora, principally from Trans. Bot. Soc., including “Mr Sadler on the Flora of the Bridge of Earn,” 1862; “Mr Sadler’s Remarks on Boehmetria nivea,” 1870; Mr Sadler’s Report on Open-Air Vegetation,” 1879;” Notes on the Alpine Flora of Ben Nevis, Inverness-Shire,” 1879; “On the Flowering of Yucca gloriosa, L., in the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh,”1880 (ms. inscription: “With J. Sadler’s Compts”); “On a Curious Form of Kohl Rabi,” 1880; Report on Notes on a Botanical Trip to Ben Nevis, Inverness-Shire, in July, 1876, by John Sadler, reprinted from the Gardeners’ Chronicle, March 17, 1877, 2 copies, 1 with ms. annotations and corrections; notice of publication of Gardiner’s [sic] Flora of Forfarshire, 2nd edition by John Sadler (1872); 4 reports on temperatures at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, 1880–1882; copies of 2 letters regarding the appointment of a new Curator for the RBG (originals in “Balfour, J.H.”, supp. boxes under “Nicholson, G.”), 1878.
• Obituaries of John Sadler, including “John Sadler,” by Professor Bayley Balfour, Trans. Bot. Soc., 1883 (with typescript); “The Late Mr John Sadler,” by William Craig, reprinted from Berkshire Naturalists’ Club Transactions, 1882 (with typescript); typescript of notice in Gardeners’ Chronicle, July–Dec. 1882; typescript of entry in A Biographical Index of British and Irish; newspaper clippings of obituary; ms. letter from William Craig to “My dear Professor” [I. Bayley Balfour] regarding Sadler’s supposed sojourn in Bristol, 1905; ms. of “medallion” on Sadler’s tombstone (Warriston Cemetery, Edinburgh), which was erected “in affectionate remembrance by his friends in the Scottish Alpine Botanical Club,” 1884.
• Caricature: ink and watercolour drawing of 3 mycologists flying high in a mushroom-shaped hot air balloon. Inscribed: “Authorities high in fungi. 1872” in John Sadler’s handwriting.
• Index card: Sadler, John. 3 ltrs 1879/80 filed “Balfour, I.B.” papers under “Sadler, J.”

Sadler, John

Sikkim

  • GB235 SIK
  • Collection
  • 1948 - 1950

•Map of Sikkim and a box containing photographs and negatives (1948-1950) and also a letter to Henry Noltie from D. Jeremy Wood regarding the photos (19 Jul 1995).

Wood, D. Jeremy

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