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Botany

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

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J.S. Henslow: Correspondence and botanical lecture notes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8176-8178
Dates: 1821-1860
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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J.W. Salter: Drawing for Babington's ''The British Rubi''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9694
Scope and Contents Drawings by J. W. Salter, intended for C. C. Babington's work 'The British Rubi', but not ready by the time the volume was published (see Publication Notes). Pencil drawings pasted into the volume the majority partially (about half) coloured, often with Latin name, and date and location. Includes some printed version of some of the drawings. Also includes account of payments due from Babington to Salter for the work.
Dates: 1865-1867 (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).
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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).
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Papers of Harold Leslie Keer Whitehouse

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10210
Scope and Contents Correspondence, drafts of publications, research notes, reviews, papers on talks and teaching, personal information on career.
Dates: c. 1940-1999
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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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.
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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
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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
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Plant Sciences Library: Miscellaneous Volumes

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10205
Scope and Contents Various catalogues, plant lists and an account book.
Dates: 1800-1950
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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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).
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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).
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Redcliffe Nathan Salaman: Scientific, Personal and Family Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8171
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, notes, scientific papers, newscuttings and photographs. Also includes papers of Redcliffe Salaman's wife Nina Salaman.
Dates: 1843-1956 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Part 24 is restricted. Please apply to Department for Archives and Modern Manuscripts for access details.
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Samuel Dömjen: general treatise on plants

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9675
Scope and Contents "Tracatus Vegetationum Generalis". Entire volume in Latin. Author thought to be Father Samuel Dömjen of Transylvania, who studied at Oxford before travelling to America to learn from Ben Franklin, with the intention of completing a world tour.10 chapters:Caput 1: De rusticorum FelicitateCaput 2: De Anatomia PlantarumCaput 3: De Principio VegetationisCaput 4: De Elementari Plantarum SuccoCaput 5: De Terebratione PlantarumCaput 6: De...
Dates: 1747
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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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.
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Sir Everard Home: Compendium of the Linnaean System

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6213-6217
Scope and Contents Compendium of the Linnaean system of botany, with two introductory 'lectures' addressed to 'Dear Mary' (possibly Home's daughter), for whom the work was compiled.
Dates: 1822
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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Thomas Martyn: Bibliography of botany

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9689
Scope and Contents Covers primarily works between 1400 and 1764, although also includes brief entries on particularly notable historic works. Contains index by author, but only from A to K.
Dates: 1772
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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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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Watercolours of flowering plants, Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9676
Scope and Contents Anonymous. Each page has a heading with Latin names for plants, many of which are followed by watercolours, with date and location of painting, and name in English, while many pages are left blank aside from title.
Dates: 1845-1847 (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).
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William W. Newbould, various botanical notes, mid-19C

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9696
Scope and Contents William Williamson Newbould (1819-1886), botanist[1] Catalogue of English plants together with the names of their first discoverers in England by Dr. Pulteney.Transcribed from the original manuscript preserved in the British Museum by Newbould (1860).[2] Rubi nonnulli Styriae finitimaeque Carinthiae auctore Dr. L. Ch. De Vest.[3] Conspectus dispositionis Salicum Sueciae elaboratae ab Elia Fries.[4] Notes of Relham’s herbarium at the Linnaean Society May...
Dates: c. 1860-1863
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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W.W. Newbould: notes on ''Manual of English botany''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9677
Scope and Contents Written by Rev. W. W. Newbould about the work of his colleague, Charles Cardale Babington, 'Manual of British Botany'
Dates: 1862-1881
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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