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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

John Downie Ephemera

  • GB235 DOW
  • Collection
  • 1857 - 1961

8 medals:
1857 Royal Botanic Society of London for pansies
1868 Glasgow and west of Scotland Horticultural Society for 24 blooms – Dahlias
1878 Royal Horticultural Society Sir Joseph Banks medal for cut blooms – Pansies
1897 Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Jubilee Prize medal for group of plants
1901 Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society for flowering and foliage plants
1905 Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society for group of plants – internal exhib
1908? Leith Horticultural Industrial Sports Society for violas and pansies
1925 Royal Horticultural Society for hardy flowers

16 seed catalogues:
1x Undated but likely Victorian
the rest dated 1907; 1922; 1927; 1930; 1931; 1942; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1949; 1950; 1952; 1953; 1955; 1961

1 poem regarding the cessation of the Scottish Horticultural Association in 1921, "The Passing of the Scottish Horticultural Association" by Charles Comfort.

Downie family

Signatures (autographs)

  • GB235 SIG
  • Collection
  • 2015

•Collection of signatures (originals), including Carl v Linné, Archibald Menzies and initials (received with papers of Isaac Bayley Balfour).

Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley

Evans, William Edgar

  • GB235 EWE
  • Collection
  • 1882 - 1963

•Collection of photographs, glass plate negatives and lantern slide [to be arranged]

Evans, William Edgar

Willis, John Christopher

  • GB235 WJC
  • Collection
  • 1868 - 1958

•Copy of ‘Sherardian Professorship of Botany: Application and Testimonials of J.C. Willis’ (18 Nov 1919)
•6 boxes of papers and correspondence (1914-1935)

Willis, John Christopher

Watling, Prof. Roy

  • GB235 WRY
  • Collection
  • 2015

•Box of ‘Fungi References’, reports, descriptions and field notes
•Folder containing his thesis ‘Fungal Succession Found on Bird Pellets and its comparison with the Dung Sequence’ (Jun – Oct 1959)
•Four folders of papers
•Two boxes of material for a biography of James Bolton (1735-1799) and his collecting sites and lecture notes on the same. (Slides are kept in the slide collection)

Watling, Prof. Roy

Wilson, Malcolm

  • GB235 WIL
  • Collection
  • 1882 - 1960

•Box containing glass slides
•Shelf containing papers and correspondence

Wilson, Malcolm

Vancouver Botanical Garden

  • GB235 VAN
  • Collection
  • 1965 - 1970

•Papers regarding setting up the garden and a visit by Professor H.R. Fletcher, (1965-1970)

Vancouver Botanical Garden

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew - correspondence

  • GB235 KEW
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 1950

•Two boxes papers regarding loans and correspondence, divided from 1921-32 and from 1947-50

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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