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1 box containing constitution, reports, field reports of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh Cryptogamic SectionCryptogamic Society of Scotland (1875 - 1935) (incorporated into the Botanical Society of Edinburgh in 1935). 1 box containing laws, lists of members, conference reports (1903-1937) and photographs
-Photograph of David Douglas -2 handwritten letters from Samuel Crosse regarding David Douglas’s telescope. 1) dated April 29th 1920 to The Curator at Kew Gardens, London + photocopy 2) dated May 6th 1920 to Lt. Col. F.R.S. Balfour at Dawyck, Peeblesshire -Reprint from the Transactions of the Perthshire Society of Natural Science - R. Dow on David Douglas, Scone - "David Douglas, Scone, Botanist and Pioneer of Arboriculture", read 14th April 1910.
Three papers relating to Elgin Botanic Garden, New York:
'Hortus Elginensis: or a Catalogue of Plants, Indigenous and Exotic, cultivated in the Elgin Botanic Garden, in the vicinity of the City of New York', contains engraving showing Elgin Botanic Garden by William Satchwell Leney and Reinagle, 2nd edition enlarged, New York, 1811 - signed Dr Rutherford from D. Hosack
'A Statement of Facts relative to the Establishment and Progress of the Elgin Botanic Garden and the subsequent disposal of the same to the State of New York' by David Hosack M.D., New York, 1811 - signed Dr Rutherford from D. Hosack
Pamphlet entitled 'Description of Elgin Garden, the property of David Hosack M.D., 4 pages and an engraving by William Satchwell Leney and L. Simond showing the Garden. 1802?
222 black and white photographs in 13 envelopes, some of which date between 1952-1957), presumably all taken by David Wilkie of RBGE and passed to (Charles) Trevor Jephcott. The subjects are all horticultural, with two notable groups, rhododendron and campanula.
•2 boxes of notes on Rhododendrons •1 box containing notes on rhododendrons, a copy of an ecological study on the vegetation of Cyprus, first degree notes, a list of plant explorations in Western China, Lothian Plant collecting field notes, a survey of the flowering plants and their distribution in the Lothians, and a personal letter