Fonds CTS - Southam slides - RBGE visits

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Southam slides - RBGE visits


  • 1960 - 1979 (Creation)

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5 boxes of slides and 1 envelope; 27cm

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A collction of slides were donated by the family of dentistry professor John Southam to the Corstorphine Trust - 5 boxes related to RBGE so the Trust, in turn, donated these along with an envelope of news clippings to RBGE in 2016. The family do not think that John Southam was the photographer whose identity is a mystery.

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Corstorphine Trust

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5 boxes of slides, totalling around 400 slides, and an envelope "Botanic Garden Notes" (now in Box 1) of news clippings relating to the opening of the Glasshouses.

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permission required from RBGE

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