Collection SAB - Scottish Alpine Botanical Club Collection

Identity area

Reference code

GB235 SAB

Title

Scottish Alpine Botanical Club Collection

Date(s)

  • 1870 - 1949 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

4 boxes, leather case and leather bag; 1m20cm

Context area

Name of creator

(1879-1949)

Administrative history

Archival history

Founded 9 August 1870
“The austerity of Scottish life extends relentlessly to its alpine flora as to any of its other inhabitants.” From SABC notes on the Flora of Ben Lawers, June 1932.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Immediate source of acquisition is unknown; many members of the Club were closely associated with RBGE so it may be that items relating to the Club have always been kept at RBGE.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

SAB/1: Minute Books, 4 volumes
SAB/2: Accounts
SAB/3: Correspondence / papers
SAB/4: Publications
SAB/5: Photo Album
SAB/6: Maps
SAB/7: Ephemera / Objects including snuff mull and leather bag

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Accruals

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permission required from RBGE

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Description identifier

SAB

Institution identifier

GB235

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Dates of creation revision deletion

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Archivist's note

description compiled by M.R. and L.P.

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