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William Milne papers

  • GB235 MWM
  • File
  • 1859 - 1860

•Proposed engagement for expedition to Japan – Correspondence, etc. re: consideration (1859 – 1860) filed under “British Columbia Botanical Association” in main index.

Milne, William

William (Bill) Steel papers

  • GB235 STB
  • Collection
  • 1893 - 1969

3 boxes of archives including mainly cash books, diaries, pamphlets and lecture notes pertaining to Bill's time at RBGE:
Farm cash book, 1924-1930
Wm J Steel journal, 1893-1930 - Cash book?
Carbon copy correspondence book, 1938-1940 + blank book
lecture notes - properties of alpines -farmer's class, 1925-26 - cash book?; ledger accounts; general book keeping
Notebook - chrysanthemums and Dahlias
Envelope - old catalogues
Yellow plant list
lecture notes - surveying, agriculture, 1925-26, botany (Matthew Orr) 1934, Genetics (Dr Nelson) 1934
Account book 1908-1929
Pamphlets - West of Scotland Agricultural College - 100 common weeds, 47 poisonous plants; Ministry of Agriculture, red spider mite, pests and the breeding of grassland; Tables - making up pasture mixtures; home storage of apples and pears...
Commercial strawberry culture
bee keeping
lecture notes, botany
accounts, 1918-1925 - livestock
exercise book - tomatoes
lecture notes? ferns
automatic control - boiler
Scottish Beekeepers Association, 1932 and associated papers
notebook - strawberries
lecture notes, propagation - L.B. Stewart and pathology - Dr Wilson
Notebook - beekeeping
Ideas -practical and otherwise
Fruit Grower, Feb 1940 (Food production in wartime)
Cash ledger 1945-1949
cash book 1949-1956
large ledger 1950
bundle of papers - salesmanship
lecture notes - public parks, tomatoes
letter book 1907-1960s
39 assorted small notebooks / diaries

Steel, William (Bill)

William Austin Manuscript - Heavy Inflammable Air

  • GB235 AUS
  • Series
  • 1789

Paper on 'Experiments on the Analysis of Heavy Inflammable Air' (1789) published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London in 1780 - (right click, open link in new tab) - there is a copy of the paper in the packet alongside the handwritten manuscript, possibly written by Austin himself. Manuscript is incomplete, 8 pages along, finishing on page 56 of the article. There is also a copy of Austin's entry in the Dictionary of National Biography in the packet.

Austin, Dr. William

William Alfred Hughes's Silver RHS Medal 1929

  • GB235 HUG
  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 1987

The medal is a silver Royal Horticultural Societ Joseph Banks medal and is inscribed 1929 Junior Section General Examination in Horticulture William A Hughes First. In 1987 Hughes made contact with Roy Watling at RBGE and donated his medal - both men had been office bearers for the Botanical Society of Scotland. The medal, and eventually the certificate and all associated correspondence came to the care of M.V. Mathew in the library who placed them in the Archives.

Hughes, William Alfred

Wilding, E.R

  • GB235 WER
  • Item
  • 1920

•E.R. Wilding, ‘Index to the Genus Rhododendron ’Bucks, 1920

Wilding, E.R

Weale, James A.

  • GB235 WEA
  • Item
  • 2015

•Catalogue of Micrographs of woods structure

Weale, James A.

Watt, Sir George

  • GB235 WSG
  • Collection
  • 1851 - 1930

• Two boxes of papers and correspondence
• Box of original manuscripts in English of ‘First Step in Botany’, published in Bengali (1876)
• Box containing three books of correspondence
• Box of notes on Botany in Manipur
• Box of books and correspondence on Gossypium
• Box containing his diary from 1878, a notebook of P. Neill Fraser’s and a text book with specimens inside it.
• Box containing notebooks and plant lists
• Three boxes of cotton papers and correspondence
• Box containing papers on commercial products of India
• Box containing correspondence regarding commercial products of India
• Folder containing two of the same photograph, one mounted, one not, of Abies Smithiana, Noghanda-Bagi Forrest, Sisula
• Numerous boxes of glass plate negatives

Watt, Sir George

Watsonby, Hewett

  • GB235 WYH
  • Item
  • 1871

•Letter to from J. Newman from to H. Watsonby (14 Feb 1871)

Watsonby, Hewett

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

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