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Saunders, Edith Rebecca, 1865–1945 (botanist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1865–1945

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Bateson and Punnett Notebooks, 1898-1950

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10161/1
Scope and Contents * This is an interim catalogue description. This series, Bateson and Punnett notebooks, has been catalogued only to 1910 (55 notebooks) as part of the Bateson Digitisation Project on CUDL.*A set of laboratory notebooks recording experiments by William Bateson and Reginald Punnett on a range of different experimental organisms, both plant and animal. Two major series of notebooks contain records of poultry breeding and sweet pea crosses, but there are also notebooks recording...
Dates: 1898-1950
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).
 File

Darwin Medal correspondence, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.53
Scope and Contents Letter from the Royal Society notifying Bateson that he had been awarded the Darwin Medal for 1904, along with letters of congratulations.

Correspondents congratulating Bateson on the award include Francis Darwin, [Adam] Sedgwick, William Huggins, Edith Rebecca Saunders, Alfred Newton, Charles S. Myers, F.D. Godman, Oliver Lodge, Marion Bidder, and Daniel T. MacDougal.
Dates: 1904
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).
 File

Letters and notes from Edith Rebecca Saunders, circa 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/C.14
Scope and Contents Originally in an envelope titled 'G.4.d.1-6'. Includes three letters received from Edith Rebecca Saunders, a few pages of notes in her hand, and a telegram from Haage & Schmidt concerning an order for seeds.
Dates: circa 1902
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).
 File

Letters to Beatrice Bateson, 1910, Mar - Sep 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.16
Scope and Contents Includes letters written from Happisburgh, London, Sheffield, Berlin and Vienna. The letter dated 13 Apr. 1910 includes a drawing of a mock sun effect (parhelion) witnessed by Bateson from the train to Cambridge (item 5 [5:1r]). That of 29 June mentions plans to go to Merton with Edith Rebecca Saunders (item 9 [9:1r]). The letters from Berlin and Vienna include mention of Erwin Baur (items 18-23 [18:1r]) and Paul Kammerer (item 21 [21:1r]). 
Dates: Mar - Sep 1910
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).
 File

Letters to Beatrice Bateson, 1911, Feb. - Aug. 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.17
Scope and Contents Includes letters written from Paris, Surrey and Dorking. The letters of 22-23 Aug. 1911 (items 11-12 [11:1r]) mention Edith Rebecca Saunders [‘ERS’].
Dates: Feb. - Aug. 1911
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).
 Item

Poultry breeding notebook '02 I 700-865' [1902 notebook I], Feb. 1902 - July 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10161/1/1/9
Scope and Contents Laboratory notebook containing records for poultry breeding lines W 700-885 (birds which hatched between February and April 1902).

Entries for each bird include notes on colour, comb and other physical characteristics or oddities (e.g. crooked toes), state of health, and cause of death, etc. The entry for bird W 821 includes two drawings of its unusual beak [page 128]. Some birds are marked ‘gone to Edith’ [Edith Rebecca Saunders], e.g. W 789 [page 96] and W 792-793 [pp. 99-100].
Dates: Feb. 1902 - July 1903
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).
 File

Royal Society, Evolution Committee: contents of second envelope, 24 Jan. - 19 Nov. 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/G.6
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Sir Francis Galton and W.F.R. Weldon, continued from [G.5]. Includes letters concerning Bateson’s criticism of the methodology of Weldon’s report on the study of variability in 7000 young female crabs. Also includes a draft letter from Bateson to Galton re a grant application for plant breeding experiments to be undertaken in the Cambridge Botanic Gardens with Miss [Edith Rebecca] Saunders; item 9 [9:1].
Dates: 24 Jan. - 19 Nov. 1897
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).
 File

Royal Society, Evolution Committee, sixth envelope, file 2 of 7: 1898, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/G.11
Scope and Contents Draft letter from Bateson to W.F.R. Weldon re finances (24 Mar. 1898), together with two handwritten draft reports on breeding and heredity experiments carried out by Bateson and Edith Saunders in 1898, including a list of expenditure.
Dates: 1898
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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