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Drawings of a Collection of East Indian Plants

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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 theIcones plantarum Indiae orientalis1840-1853.

Drawings of Trees and Plants on the Malabar Coast

 Fonds
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.

Material relating to John Lowe

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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...

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

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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.

Notes of botany lectures given by Daniel Rutherford, taken down by person unknown

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Identifier: Coll-1929
Scope and Contents Red notebook containing notes taken at Dr Rutherford's botanical lectures in May 1790.

Notes of lectures given by Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour, taken down by James R. Watson

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Identifier: Coll-1953
Scope and Contents One volume containing notes of botany lectures given by Sir Isaac Bayley Balfour, taken down by James R Watson at the University of Edinburgh in 1890.

Papers and slides of Rev. George Hastie, Edinburgh University former student

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Identifier: Coll-1946
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the lectures notes, photographs and slides of Rev. George Hastie, student at the University of Edinburg in the late 1960s. The lecture notes were taken by Hastie for his MA course at Edinburgh Univertsity between 1967 and 1970. The slides show photographs taken by Hastie in 1966, 1967 and 1968. Also includes a rectorial election leaflet entitled 'The Making of a Rector', printed for the Tom Hutton Campaign in 1968.1. The lecture notes include a complete set of MA...

Papers of Dr. John Walker

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

Papers of Professor Peter Hadland Davis

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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...

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...

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