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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
A series of 10 letters transcribed and typed onto 27 pages of letters from George Don to Nathaniel J. Winch, copied by the Linnaean Society of London by B. Daydon Jackson [see correspondence in the Don scrapbook, GDS/1] 1802-1812, some reproduced in Notes of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, v.iii, pt xiv, February 1905. There are some annotations / corrections by Isaac Bayley Balfour.
•22 page, bound article written by Hamish Johnston adding new information about the Dickson nurserymen families to an article written by Priscilla Minay for the Old Edinburgh Club Vol. 1 1991. Accompanied by 2 pages of corrections to the Dickson entries in Ray Desmond’s Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists. 6 pages of email correspondence with Archive Librarian at RBGE (Feb.2011)
•Correspondence with Jonn Mackay (1800-1801), G.A. Walker Arnott (1828), P. Neill (1828), J. McNab (1834), R. Graham (1826), and also referenced to correspondence with G. Don (1802-1812) and W.M. McNab (1818 and 1823).
Letters dated 30 November 1898 & 2 December 1898, Re; Socotra for Chairman's address to Royal Society of Edinburgh; filed with "Balfour, I.B." papers under "Socotra" - misc. correspondence folder - Box 1.