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John Jacob Lavranos papers

  • GB235 LAV
  • Collection
  • 1961 - 2019

letters, documents and photographs from the arcihves left by John Jacob Lavranos, and printed copy of field notebooks

Lavranos, John Jacob

Mairi Planner's Downie, Laird and Laing Research

  • GB235 DLL
  • Fonds
  • 1860 - 2019

Collection consists of Mairi Planner's research into the Edinburgh nurserymen Downie, Laird and Laing, including material used in exhibiting the research. Mairi's great great grandfather Andrew Robertson Annan worked for the firm in the 1860s before moving to the Ravelston Estate in Edinburgh where he became Head Gardener - in researching him, Planner became interested in the nurserymen he worked for.

Planner, Mairi

Jennifer Woods archives

  • GB235 WOJ
  • Collection
  • 1954 - 2017

photographs relating to Jennifer's career at RBGE, Flora of Turkey, cigarette cards, Betty Fletcher's History of RBGE (written 1954) and folder of Flora Iranica S.E.M. photographs of Umbelliferae fruits.

Woods, Jennifer

Popular History of Palms by B. Seebold, presented to Robert Lewis Harrow in 1893

  • GB235 HAR
  • Series
  • 1893 - 2017

One book, "Popular History of Palms" by Berthold Seeman, 1856; stamped W.H. Smith & Son Library, 186 Strand, with following inscription: "Presented to Mr R.L. Harrow by his associates in the Fernery Department, Kew, on the occasion of his leaving that establishment for Edinburgh. Royal Gardens, Kew, Jany 28 1893". Book is also stamped ex libris Anthony Huxley.
Book is in a box alongside, documentation, correspondence relating to Richard Hancock's original query to RBGE in 2002 and his bequest in 2016-7.

Hancock, Richard

David Mann illustrations and photographs

  • GB235 MAN
  • Fonds
  • 1974 - 2016

drawings and photographs used to illustrate Mann's thesis and drawings on permatrace used in other publications.

Added in 2020 (RBGEA2020/007):

3 sets of postcards depicting algae or diatoms as follows:

  • 3 envelopes of Algal picture postcards from M. Adei; Scanning electron micrographs of diatoms (1994); Marine algae in coral reef (1993); and Algal vegetation in cold current area (1993)
  • pack of 12 poscards from the British Bryological Society (1994)
  • pack of Stereographs of the Diatom World, The Educational Association of Algae (2002)

Mann, David

Logan Botanic Gardens

  • GB235 LOG
  • Collection
  • 1965 - 2015

Logan Botanic Gardens, Stranraer, Wigtownshire
•2 boxes of papers marked ‘Acquisition’
•1 box of papers marked ‘Deed of Gift from Trustees’
Logan Gardens Trust
•1 file containing miscellaneous correspondence (1965-67)
•1 file containing miscellaneous correspondence and minutes of the trustees meetings (1961-63)
•2 different rough drafts of ‘A Guide to the Gardens’ (Logan Gardens)
Logan House
•2 boxes of papers marked ‘Sale to Sir Ninian Buchan-Hepburn’ London, Royal Botanic Society
•Regulations and lists of members (1877)

Logan Botanic Gardens

Magor, E.J.P.

  • GB235 MAG
  • File
  • 2015

•Some correspondence filed with Sir Wm. Wright Smith papers under “Smith, Sir Wm. W.”, “Rhododendron Corresp”, material boxed alphabetically in these boxes

Magor, E.J.P.

Sinclair, James

  • GB235 SIN
  • Collection
  • 2015

•5 boxes including papers regarding the bequest of the herbarium, British plants field notes and India and Malaya field notes.

Sinclair, James (1913-1968)

Turner, Alexander (Alick) J.

  • GB235 TUR
  • Collection
  • 2015

•6 notebooks of sketches (South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland) donated to D. Henderson and RBGE.

Turner, Alexander (Alick) J.

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