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William Borrer: Correspondence and notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8186

Scope and Contents

Some items are accompanied by typescript explanatory notes, apparently made at the Department of Botany.


  • Creation: 1811-1857


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the library of the Department of Botany by Miss M.C. Borrer of Cherry Hinton in 1943, and transferred to Cambridge University Library in 1977

Related Materials

The University Library also holds Borrer's letters to C.C. Babington (MS Add.8185). A large collection of his correspondence is in the archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Repository Details

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