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Botany

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

A.C. Seward: Letters from D.H. Scott, and notebooks

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8179-8180
Scope and Contents Correspondence from the distinguished palaeobotanist Dukinfield Henry Scott (1854-1934), honorary director of the Jodrell Laboratory at Kew and notebooks containing notes on plant fossils.
Dates: 1888-1932
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).
 Fonds — BG

Archives of the Botanic Garden, 1856 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG
Scope and Contents The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.
Dates: 1856 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds

Arthur Tansley: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Tansley
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of biographical materials (mainly about or rembrances of Tansley), notes and notebooks used by Tansley for field notes, manuscripts and notes for Tansley's book and lectures and psychology, correspondence and other materials relate to publications, material related to lectures and broadcasts (the latter of which Tansley may not have been involved in), documentation of Tansley's involvement in various Societies and Organisations (he had key roles in several), material...
Dates: 1854-2008
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
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Botanical notebook of Mr Thomas Hugo of Taunton, Somerset

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9690
Scope and Contents Mainly sketches of fungi, with some sketches of flowering plants, and some notes on both.
Dates: 1838-1873
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

Botany 2: Introduction and geobotany, 1944 - 1991-05-13

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/242
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1944 - 1991-05-13
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Botany 3: Botanical linguistics, 1955-01-15 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/243
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1955-01-15 - 1985
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Botany 4: Literature, especially 本草 [Pen Tshao / Ben Cao], 1945 - 1991-05-13

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/244
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1945 - 1991-05-13
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Botany 5: Li Shih-Chen [李時珍 / Li Shizhen], 1954 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/245
Scope and Contents Li Shih-Chen wrote the 《本草綱目》 [Pên Tshao Kang Mu / Ben Cao Gang Mu] in 1596.
Most of the documents in this file were compiled by Lu Gwei-Djen.
Dates: 1954 - 1979
 Series

Botany 6: Esculentist movement (Wild food plants), 1960 - 1989-10-27

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/246
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1960 - 1989-10-27
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Botany 7: Monographs and tractates, 1943 - 1991-02-02

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/247
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1943 - 1991-02-02
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Botany 8: Exotic and historical, 1960 - 1990-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/248
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1960 - 1990-10-10
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Botany 9: Plant insecticides, biological plant protection, 1937-06-09 - 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/249
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1937-06-09 - 1987-02
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Botany: Correspondence, 1956-04-10 - 1990-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/255
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1956-04-10 - 1990-12-01
 Series

Botany: Description ('Erh Ya [爾雅 / Er Ya]') and classification, 1950 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/251
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1950 - 1979
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Botany: Horticulture, 1949 - 1992-01-15

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/254
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1949 - 1992-01-15
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Botany: Increase in botanical knowledge; plant description and illustration, 1936-02-15 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/253
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1936-02-15 - 1979
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Botany: Miscellaneous papers relating to 'Science and Civilisation in China, Volume 6, Part 1', 1942 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/257
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1942 - 1985
 Series

Botany: Parasitism, plant physiology, philosophical ideas, plant sexuality, mycology, phycology, plant pathology, 1933-10-08 - 1993-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/252
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.
Dates: 1933-10-08 - 1993-06-30
 File — DCPP/THO/2

Copies of family photographs including Hugh Hamshaw Thomas, 1913 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/THO/2
Scope and Contents Includes: 1) British Association Botany Section, Birmingham, 1913. Large formal group of unidentified men and women gathered on the steps, Hugh Hamshaw Thomas under lamp, back right (Copyright Whittock and Son?); 2) Hugh Hamshaw Thomas in military uniform (WW1), photographer illegible; mounted photograph of Hugh Hamshaw Thomas with aerial (glass plate) camera, standing beside a plane, WW1; two unidentified men standing in front of a (?WW1) aeroplane; formal group photograph, presumably of the...
Dates: 1913 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open
 Fonds

Edward Thomas Connold: British Vegetable Galls

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8658
Scope and Contents Printed forms, completed in manuscript, describing the characteristics of different types of vegetable gall, each with an accompanying picture.
Dates: 1899-1909 (Circa)
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).
 Fonds

E.P. Farrow: ''Ecology of the vegetation of Breckland''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9681
Scope and Contents 'With two hundred photographs, charts and diagrams in the text and supplement'. 351 pages. Typescript for publication. It would seem that the document as a whole was never printed, but sections were adapted for publication in the Journal of Ecology (see Publication Notes).
Dates: 1915
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).
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Essay on Monkshood, with an experimental inquiry into is properties etc

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9691
Scope and Contents Attributed to Robert Jackson. Includes letter in front of volume offering it to his friend Pringle/Pryle (?).
Dates: 1841
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).
 Fonds

Flora of the Isle of Purbeck'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9678
Scope and Contents "Flora of the Isle of Purbeck, and (other Dorset Plants), nomenclature & arrangements as per "The London Catalogue of British Plants", Edition 10". By C. B. Green.

Covers 98 plants.
Dates: 1911-1917
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).
 Fonds

John Martyn: Lists of botanists

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9685-9688
Scope and Contents Short biographies of botanists; generally 1 per folio. Does not seem to be any particular ordering.
Dates: c. 1760-1765
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).
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