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Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen
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F.R.S. Balfour Collection

  • GB235 FRS
  • Collection
  • 1920 - 1946

Papers relating to Colonel F.R.S. Balfour of Dawyck, including Correspondence, papers relating to the Rhododendron Conference due to be held in 1939, and papers related to the Landowners' Co-operative Forestry Society Ltd.

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

David Douglas Ephemera

  • GB235 DOU
  • File
  • 1799 - 1834

-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.

Crosse, Samuel

F.R.S. Balfour correspondence, 1936-1945

FRS/1/3/001-155: 154 letters (024 does not exist) mainly between F.R.S. Balfour and William Wright Smith but also John Macqueen Cowan, William Edgar Evans, David Wilkie(?), Gertrude Balfour and Vera Higgins, dating to between 1936 and 1945.

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

F.R.S. Balfour Collection: Rhododendron Conference Papers, 1939

FRS/2/2/001-102: Rhododendron Conference 1939 – folders containing Conference Committee papers and correspondence between F.R.S. Balfour and fellow attendees including Robert Moyes Adam, George Rutherford, George Campbell, Fred J. Chittenden, K.L. Kenneth, Bruce A. Jackson, Herbert Ihrig, John MacQueen Cowan, etc and F.R.S. Balfour’s paper “Rhododendrons in the Western Highlands”

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

F.R.S. Balfour correspondence, 1930-1935

FRS/1/2/001-129: 129 letters mainly between F.R.S. Balfour and William Wright Smith, but alsp Gertrude Balfour, John Macqueen Cowan, Foister, William Gibson and John Andrew, dating to between 1930 and 1935.

Balfour, Colonel Frederick Robert Stephen

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