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Botany

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

 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.
 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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

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
 Series

Minutes and papers of the Special Board for Biology and Geology (from 1926, part of the Faculty Board of Biology 'A'), successor and subordinate bodies, 1882 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.1-6 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group: Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.
Dates: 1882 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Papers relating to contacts and work with the Botany School, 1951 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 45
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1951 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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

Personal Papers of Ethel Sargant, 1871 - 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Sargant
Scope and Contents The most significant items held are the letters written by Ethel Sargant to Agnes Arber (nee Robertson), fellow botanist: see GCPP Sargant 2/1 below. There are also a few personal and biographical items, a volume of botanical drawings, and some botanical equipment and artefacts, including botanical slides. There is also a small file of poems written by Ethel Sargant in later life.
Dates: 1871 - 2008
 Sub-Fonds

Personal Papers of Margaret C (Nan) Anderson, 1920 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Anderson 3
Scope and Contents The papers listed here comprise miscellaneous items found with the papers of Margaret Anderson (mother of Nan Anderson) and there is some overlap with Margaret Anderson’s life, for example amongst the photographs. These papers present a fragmented snapshot of the early life and work of Nan Anderson. For example there is only one diary, though it would appear that others were written; there is a handful of letters written home to her father from New Hall, Cambridge; and there are some published...
Dates: 1920 - 2001
 Fonds

Records of George Clifford Evans relating to the teaching of Botany, 1902 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GCEV
Scope and Contents The record relate to teaching and staff.
Dates: 1902 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Records of the Ray Club, 1837 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.89
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.
Dates: 1837 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Scrap books of botanical press cuttings, the articles all written by F.S. Salisbury, usually under the pseudonym Aeschlus, 1912 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 42
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: 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: 1912 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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.
 Series

Treatises on Horticulture and Traditional Botany, 1950 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/250
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 - 1985

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