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Drawings of a Collection of East Indian Plants

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-478
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drawings from Roxburgh's collection of East Indian plants. These were sent by Nathaniel Wallis (or Wallich) to Robert Wight for the Icones plantarum Indiae orientalis 1840-1853.
Dates: 19th century

Drawings of Trees and Plants on the Malabar Coast

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Identifier: Coll-311
Scope and Contents The collection which bears the bookplate of Brigadier-General Alexander Walker of Bowland consists of some 280 pencil drawings of trees on the Malabar Coast, India. A few of the drawings are partly coloured.
Dates: 18th century

Material relating to John Lowe

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1502
Scope and Contents A bound collection of pamphlets and off-prints, mostly on botanical subjects, which contain working notes of John Lowe and some watercolours which may be his too. There is a MS table of contents which lists nearly all the items but not in the order they are bound. The MS additions include: details of dated sightings, with place, to 'Bennett Notes on Norfolk plants'; and, MS notes of commentaries on the works. There is an autograph letter, 10 December 1898, from H.E. Brown of the...
Dates: 1856-1898

Ms lecture notes on the 'Plant and its Food' by Stevenson Macadam (1829-1901), Lecturer Professor of Chemistry, Edinburgh

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1669
Scope and Contents Ms botanical lecture notes with diagram entitled The plant and its food by Stevenson Macadam. octo, 7pp. 'Britannia' watermarks.
Dates: 1855-1859

Papers of Dr. John Walker

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Identifier: Coll-205
Scope and Contents [to be completed]
Dates: 1731-1803

Papers of Professor Peter Hadland Davis

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-645
Scope and Contents The unsorted material is composed of: a catalogue and book on Wemyss ware (pottery); a plaque to Davis from Turkey in gratitude for hisFlora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands; childhood travel notes; certificate of merit from the Republic of Turkey in its 50th Anniversary year, and in recognition forFlora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands; estate accounts; wartime correspondence; material relating to his appointment to Chair; old passports; and, correspondence with Dwight Ripley and...
Dates: 20th century

Papers of Professor Robert Brown

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Identifier: Coll-648
Scope and Contents The unsorted material is composed of: circa 90 off-prints articles from botany journals; spring-file containingThe effect of the relative length of the light period on the growth of the cucumber; correspondence; off-prints; 3 volumes notebooks with notes and calculations; list of publications by M. M. Yeoman; 5 files containing unfinished manuscripts ofPlant growth; miscellaneous files with drawings, notes, and photographs; and wooden box of slides and an envelope containing broken slides. The...
Dates: 20th century

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