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William Pamplin: Letters to him

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8189

Scope and Contents

In the following correspondence, which mostly relates to the various aspects of Pamplin's business career, are represented many of the leading botanists of the middle decades of the nineteenth century. A similar, though larger, collection is in the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor (Pamplin Papers); and other letters, diaries and notebooks are held at the National Library of Wales (MSS 7492-7509). The following letters are mounted on paper, frequently two letters to a sheet. The arrangement is generally (but not exclusively) alphabetical, and the letters have been numbered according to their positions in the sequence, even if they are out of their strict alphabetical order.

Dates

  • 1700-1895

Creator

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).

Extent

1 collection

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The following letters are mounted on paper, frequently two letters to a sheet. The arrangement is generally (but not exclusively) alphabetical, and the letters have been numbered according to their positions in the sequence, even if they are out of their strict alphabetical order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was presented to the library of the Department of Botany by the zoologist and archaeologist H.H. Brindley (1865-1944), Fellow of St. John's College; and was transferred to Cambridge University Library in 1977.

Related Materials

A similar, though larger, collection is in the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor (Pamplin Papers); and other letters, diaries and notebooks are held at the National Library of Wales (MSS 7492-7509).

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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