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Watson, Hewett Cottrell

  • GB235 WHC
  • Item
  • 1804 - 1881

•Letter to Watson from Henry Trimen (16 Jan 1876)
•Letter to Watson from Henry Roscoe (1 May 1872)
•Copy of a letter to the Linnaean Society from Watson (23 Dec 1863)

Watson, Hewett Cottrell

Decaisne, Joseph

  • GB235 DEC
  • File
  • 1807 - 1882

•2 letters dated 1861 & 1863 to Dr Thos. Anderson – item 86 & 87 in bound volume filed under “Anderson, Dr. Thos” – Box 2
•3 letters dated 1877 -1878 to I. Bayley Balfour filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” correspondence under “Decaisne, J”

Decaisne, Joseph

Gardiner, William

  • GB235 GWM
  • File
  • 1808 - 1852

•Materials related to his book ‘Flora of Forfarshire’ – 16 page handwritten monograph ‘Catalogue of Mosses Collected in Forfarshire and Perthshire; including 155 species and varieties belonging to 26 genera.’ bound in card cover. Inset at the end is a copy of a letter from Alex. P. Stevenson, stamped 17 Jun 1903, referencing James Donald – Hampton Court Gdns.
•Note from W.W. Smith, dated 23 Dec 1931 referring to Gardiner’s own copy of his book ‘Flora of Forfarshire’. The copy was lent by Alexander Hutcheson and is believed to be unique, as having mounted specimens of plants interleaved and named by Gardiner himself. The copy referred to in the note is in the Library of The Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
•Lent by Alexander Hutcheson – an advertisement for a proposed 2nd edition of “Gardiner’s Flora of Forfarshire”, which was never published.
•Letter written by William Gardiner to his wife Elizabeth from Castleton of Braemar, dated 26 July 1844, on one of his botanical excursiions; acknowledging receipt of a P.O. money order.
•Letter dated 30 Jan 1896 from James Scrymgour to Alexander Hutcheson re: Wm. Gardiner.
•“The Flora Of Forfarshire”, Gardiner, William, London : Longman, Brown, Green and Longman, 1848. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015061233758

Gardiner, William

Heer, Oswald

  • GB235 HEE
  • Item
  • 1809 - 1883

•Paper ‘On the Fossil Plants Discovered by Dr. Lyall in Greenland’, Zurich, 1st of May 1862

Heer, Oswald

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

Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society

  • GB235 RCH
  • Collection
  • 1809 - 2015

•Menu and invitation to the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Bicentenary celebrations (2009)

Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society

McNab, James, Principal Gardener at RBGE 1848-78

  • GB235 MCN
  • Collection
  • 1810 - 1878

•Box of personal papers and correspondence
•Box of papers regarding excursions (1829-32)
•Box of papers regarding his North American Tour (1834)
•Box of papers regarding his North American Tour (second copies)
•Box containing Tour Diaries (1836-38)
•Box containing a Journal of Tours, including his Germany Tour (1839-40)
•Box containing a Journal of Tours (1848)
•Box of Annual Reports to Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society (RCHS) for 1841 and 1842
•Box of miscellaneous papers; into this box ("box 9 of 9") has been added (June 2019) a typescript list entitled "Plants of McNab's Herbarium"; it has an old id number of 37,994, was stored in the Library Office and is dated to February 1953. It is in 4 stapled bundles (caution - be wary of staples) and lists what was presumably herbarium specimens from James McNab's collection.
•Box of miscellaneous papers, including correspondence and a photograph of a tree-transplanter
•Folder containing McNab’s Testimonials
•Bound volume of his ‘Journal of Tour Through North America, 1834’
•Scrapbook titled ‘McNab Cuttings’
•Untitled scrap book

McNab, James

Paterson, William

  • GB235 PWM
  • File
  • 1810 - 1870

•Envelope containing historical data on Paterson, including copies of newspaper articles, from Ian S. Taylor by favour of George Storrar (February 1979), mostly relating to the creation of “Paterson’s Victoria White Seedling Potato’

Paterson, William

Neill, Patrick

  • GB235 NEI
  • File
  • 1811 - 1828

•File containing a copy of a transcript of a letter from Neill to Sir J.E. Smith (15 Feb.1811)
Neil, Patrick (Biog. Index; p.126: Index p.113)
1.Copy of letter to Mr. Winch dated 12 May 1828 – filed under “Winch, N.J.”
2.Copy of letters to J.E. Smith in “Don, George” under “Mackay, John” correspondence

Neill, Patrick

Glasgow Botanic Garden

  • GB235 GBG
  • Collection
  • 1817 - 1883

•Two boxes of papers, relating to Glasgow Botanic Garden covering the period 1817-83

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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