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Prijanto Correspondence

  • GB235 PRI
  • Series
  • 1966 - 1968

A collection of 5 letters dating between August 1966 and June 1968 from Dr Botjah Prijanto to Mark Coode.

Prijanto, Botjah (1942-1969)

Glasgow University Herbarium Card Index

  • GB235 GUH
  • Series
  • c.1942

2 card index boxes (possibly incomplete) listing monocots from Glasgow University's Herbarium that came to RBGE on permanent loan in 1942.

Glasgow University

18 Flower Paintings

  • GB235 NBB
  • Item
  • 1902

one sketchbook of 18 flower paintings with inscription "Edith H. Nobbs, from her mother, St Petersburg, January 1st 1902"

Nobbs, Mrs?

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

Dickson Nurserymen family; article by Hamish Johnston

  • GB235 DNF
  • File
  • 1991 - 2012

•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)

Johnston, Hamish

Maughan, Edward James

  • GB235 MEJ
  • Item
  • 1790 - 1868

•Typed note of information about his life given by Miss Maughan, 4th March 1908.

Maughan, Miss

Lushington, Madras Timbers

  • GB235 LUS
  • Item
  • 1860 - 1920

•1 Letter, dated 24th December 1917, from Lushington to James Sykes Gamble from Madras

Lushington, Alfred Wyndham

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