Collection MOA - Morrison, Dr. Alexander (1849-1913)

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Reference code

GB235 MOA

Title

Morrison, Dr. Alexander (1849-1913)

Date(s)

  • 1890 - 1915 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

Small collection; ephemera, 1 box correspondence & notes

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Name of creator

(1849-1913)

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Notes were part of Alexander Morrison's bequest to University of Edinburgh / RBGE in 1913, along with his herbarium collection.

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Scope and content

•Box containing notes and correspondence on Australia and the South Pacific Islands; 3 folders;

  • correspondence relating to Alexander Morrison's bequest, 1913-1915
  • folder of manuscript notes relating to the flora of Western Australia, e.g. 'Salt bushes and their cultivation'
  • folder of manuscript notes relating to the flora of the New Hebrides [Vanuatu] and South Pacific Islands, e.g. 'Notes on a botanising Tour in the New Hebrides'

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Alexander Morrison's herbarium is also held at RBGE. Right click on link to open in new tab or window (recommended): https://data.rbge.org.uk/search/herbarium/?family=&genus=&species=&coll_name=Morrison%2C+Alexander&coll_num=&barcode=&country_name=&region=&major_taxon=&cfg=vherb.cfg&keywords=

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Description identifier

MOA

Institution identifier

GB235

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Partial

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