Collection PRG - Papers relating to George Preston

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Papers relating to George Preston


  • 1656 - 1935 (Creation)

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Small collection; ephemera, 1 Box containing miscellaneous papers

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•Box containing miscellaneous papers; 1st folder contains correspondence around Isaac Bayley Balfour's attempts to piece together elements of RBGE's history- mainly genealogical research around the Prestons, but other figures are mentioned too, including Arthur and Alston; the 2nd folder contains copies of documents used in the research such as Edinburgh Town Council Minute Books (therefor other aspects of the Garden's history are covered too; also copies of George Preston's lecture notes.

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  • Shelf: C:1:1