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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/12/88

Date(s)

16 November 1912

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

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Name of creator

Thiselton-Dyer | Sir | William Turner | 1843-1928 | botanist and director of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (England)

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer concerning a number of topics including publication references relating to a previous conversation between them; stating that he hopes Bower and Laws will be successful, talks about presenting the phenomena of "life" in the plant to students; says he is glad but not surprised that Bower's life work has been crowned with success at the University of Glasgow and goes on about what a good team they had been at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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