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Brooks, Frederick Tom, 1882-1952 ((Professor of Botany, University of Cambridge 1936-48))

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1882 - 1952

Biography

Member of the Botany Department in the University of Cambridge from 1905 onwards, was Professor of Botany from 1936 to 1948. Served as honorary secretary for the fifth International Botanical Congress held in Cambridge in 1930.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Fifth International Botanical Congress, Cambridge, 1930: documents and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697
Scope and Contents The fifth International Botanical Congress was held in Cambridge between 16 and 23 August 1930, under the presidency of Professor A.C. Seward. Dr A.B. Rendle was honorary treasurer, and F.T. Brooks and T.F. Chipp joint honorary secretaries. The documents here comprise printed matter relating to the organisation of the Congress, gathered by Brooks, and his later correspondence concerning publications arising from the Congress, and the disposal of the residual balance of the funds of the...
Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

International Botanical Congress Abstracts, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697/56-61
Scope and Contents

Abstracts of Communications (328 pages, CUP 1930), offprints of reports of three discussions, and notification of forthcoming publication of Report of Proceedings.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

International Botanical Congress Accommodation Papers, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697/24-30
Scope and Contents

Papers concerning accommodation, including letter to potential private providers of accommodation, circulars for guests at Pembroke and King’s Colleges, cards informing members of the accommodation assigned to them, and list of local addresses of members.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

International Botanical Congress Letters, 1930-01-01 - 1938-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697/62-79
Scope and Contents Letters to F.T. Brooks from I.H. Burkill, Sir A.W. Hill, A.B. Rendle, B.J. Rendle, Sir A.C. Seward and Cambridge University Press, and carbon copies of letters from Brooks, 15 April 1935-7 June 1938.BURKILL, (ISAAC) HENRY (1870-1965) (botanist). Letters to and from F.T. Brooks (1938) Add.9697/73-74,76CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS. Correspondence with F.T. Brooks and G.A. Rendle (1935-38) Add.9697/64,67(ii),68,77-79CHIPP, ISABEL MARY (1888- ) (widow of Dr T.F. Chipp). Letter to...
Dates: 1930-01-01 - 1938-06-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

International Botanical Congress Preparation, Printed Papers, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697/1-13
Scope and Contents

Printed papers concerning preparations for the Congress, including preliminary notice, booking form, samples of stationery, preliminary and final programmes, list of members of the Congress to 30 April 1930, with supplementary lists, two examples of the identity badges worn at the Congress, and memoranda of arrangements for the welcoming of members.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

International Botanical Congress Press Cuttings, 1930-08-16 - 1930-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697/51-55
Scope and Contents

Press cuttings reporting the Congress, all apparently from Cambridge newspapers, 16-23 August 1930.

Dates: 1930-08-16 - 1930-08-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

International Botanical Congress Special Events, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697/31-50
Scope and Contents

Papers concerning special events, including reception at the Imperial Institute, London, reception at St John’s College, organ recital at King’s, luncheon at Magdalene, honorary degree ceremony, dinner at Trinity, excursions to Wicken Fen, Breckland and Kew, and exhibitions at the Natural History Museum and the Linnean Society.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

International Botanical Congress Transport Papers, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9697/14-23
Scope and Contents

Papers concerning transport, including letter enclosing railway voucher, notices of special trains between London and Cambridge, luggage labels, and pass and timetable for private bus service between Girton College and Downing Street.

Dates: 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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