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Catherine F. Glen's pressed wildflowers collection

  • GB235 GLE
  • Fonds
  • 1927 - 2009

1 Jenner's shoe box containing:

  • 11 jotters of pressed wildflowers made when Catherine was 14 years old in 1927/28 for the Girls' Guildry (now the Girls' Brigade) Edinburgh 17th Coy.
  • list of the flowers in the 11 jotters
  • 2 letters:
    --7th September 1945, Roland Edgar Cooper to Miss C.F. Glen - thank you for sending sprays of heather - RBGE hoping to propagate and name them - shorthand writing on the reverse, and the envelope has been kept.
    --6th September 1948, Roland Edgar Cooper to Miss Glen acknowledging receipt of her 'very fine contribution ' of heather on the 31st August 1948.
  • modern photograph showing Catherine Glen in old age.

Glen, Catherine F.

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

Charles E. Foister papers

  • GB235 FOI
  • File
  • 1879 - 1976

Copy of lecture paper sent to Miss Noble with covering letter; Cards containing corrections to lecture; Extracts showing tables of locations and quantities of various fungi compiled by Stevenson in 1879; Extract of list of plant diseases recorded in Greville’s “Scottish Cryptogamic Flora”, 1823; List of 8 types of virus (?) and their quantities added by Boyd in 1924; list as follows:
•1 letter dated January 8, 1976 to Miss Noble regarding the manuscript of the talk “History and Developments in Scottish Botany V. Progress in Mycology”.
•15 page typed manuscript on the “History and Developments in Scottish Botany V. Progress in Mycology”, with handwritten corrections.
•7 handwritten topic cards relating to the M/S
•2 handwritten notes 0n Numbers of Fungi Collected by Stevenson (1879)
•4 printed pages relating to Distribution Chart; Stevenson’s Mycologia Scotica (1879)

Foister, Charles Edward

Charles Robert Darwin

  • GB235 DCR
  • File
  • 1809 - 1882

3 misc. items with references to: Charles Robert Darwin

  1. Copy of Tribute to Dr. Wm Pitcairne, Pres Roy. Coll. Phys. (original complete copy filed under "Pitcairne, Dr. Wm.)
  2. Copy of Edinburgh University Darwinian Society; Syllabus for Session Nov. 1891 – Mar. 1892 (original filed with "Balfour, J.B.," correspondence under "Darwin"
    3.Syllabus of Three Lectures; “Charles Darwin and his Works” by Prof. Ray Lankester

Darwin, Charles Robert

Cicely M. Crewdson Collection

  • GB235 CRE
  • Collection
  • 1935 - 1964

1 photo album marked 'Vol 2' containing 42 prints of alpine plants; 2 separate prints mounted on card (Cyclamen repandum and Primula reidii); and 3 RHS certificates dated 1947, 1959, and 1964

Crewdson, Cicely Maud

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

Collecting Books of David Irvine

  • GB235 IRD
  • Collection
  • 1949 - 1994

3 small notebooks numbered 1-3, and a letter
1:"Herb. Irvine 1"
Collecting Book 1 - Nos 1-862 1949-1965; incl. St Andrews, Bangor, Anglesey, Isle of Man, Eden Estuary, Aberystwyth, Merioneth, Pembrokeshire, Capri (Italy), Brittany (France), Galway, Mayo, Manitoba (Canada), Cape Cod (Massachusetts), Orkney and Voe (Shetland)
2:"Herb.Irvine 2"
Collecting Book 2 - Nos 863-1847 1964-1968; incl. Anglesey, Pembrokeshire, Portsmouth, Dover-Folkestone, Cramond Island, Dunbar, North Berwick, Scilly, Devon and Paignton
3:"Herb.Irvine 3"
Collecting Book 3 - Nos 1848-1940 (Misc Order) 1963-1969 inc. Firth of Forth?
4:letter from Linda M. Irvine which accompanied herbarium consignment, filed in RBGE Archives Accessions folder under RBGEEA2015/23

Irvine, Dr. David E.G.

Collins, Ernest Jacob (1878-1939)

  • GB235 CEJ
  • Collection
  • 1878 - 1939

1 box of general correspondence, photographs, floral diagrams and correspondence between Darlington, Hall and B.L. Burtt about Collin’s material.
1 box of drawings and descriptions of crocus

Collins, Ernest Jacob (1878-1939)

Comber, Harold Frederick (1897-1969)

  • GB235 CHF
  • File
  • 1925 - 1927

1 folder with information on an expeditions to the Andes (1925/1926/1927)

Comber, Harold Frederick

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