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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1914-1917
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, William Henry Lang

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from William Henry Lang

Item Summary

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GB 0248 DC 002/13/206

Date(s)

20 January 1916

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1

letter

Name of creator

Lang | William Henry | 1874-1960 | professor of natural history, University of Manchester

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from William Henry Lang returning a letter from Abercrombie Anstruther Lawson (not attached) and remarking that it is great news than the last great gaps in the life history scheme of the the fern Pteridophyta are being filled up. He discusses his duties during term time and mentions that he has been in touch with Cormack, remarking that it might be useful to keep in touch with him although they have been in touch with the Royal Aircraft Factory since July. He also discusses examination dates, asking Bower to let him know of the proposed dates for Glasgow as he suspects that there might be a clash with his medical examinations in Manchester.

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