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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1914-1917

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Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Sir Arthur William Hill to William Henry Lang

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/13/150-179

Date(s)

23 December 1910-17 March 1917

Extent and medium of the unit of description

30

letters

Name of creator

Bower | Frederick Orpen | 1855-1948 | regius professor of botany, University of Glasgow

Biographical History

Biographical History

The correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower is arranged in alphabetical order. This subseries consists of correspondence with friends, colleagues and acquaintances from around the world.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Sir Arthur William Hill to William Henry Lang consists of:

  • letters, Sir Arthur William Hill to William Henry Lang, and covers such topics as ferns and the classification of ferns, membership of professional societies, the production of a book concerning Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker and the Kew Index, the botanical station in Jamaica, arrangements for and reminiscences concerning the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Australia in 1914, academic publications, World War One and the war effort, the unfair dismissal of Archibald H Ritchie and the illness and death of David Thomas Gwynne-Vaughan. (06 December 1910-17 December 1916)

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