- 1853 - 1922 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Collection; 4 boxes misc. papers, drawings, notebooks, etc.
Name of creator
Son of John Hutton Balfour, Isaac Bayley Balfour was Regius Keeper at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh between 1888 and 1922, specialising in Rhododendrons and Primulas and making improvements to the RBGE's teaching and laboratory facilities.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
•Box containing miscellaneous Mascarene Papers (mainly I.B. Balfour)
•Box containing notebook, received from E. Aglen, marked ‘Grandfather’s Papers’ (Grandfather = I.B. Balfour)
•Box containing a thesis, notebook and original drawing by Sir H. Barkly
•Box containing miscellaneous papers, received from E. Aglen, marked ‘Grandfather’s Papers’