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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 David Prain to Christina Richardson

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/13/270-299

Date(s)

08 February 1910-21 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 David Prain to Christina Richardson consists of:

  • letters, Sir David Prain to Christina Richardson, and covers such topics as world war one, academic papers and the invitation extended to Bower to give the Hooker Memorial Lecture in 1917, identification of ferns, the importation of academic journals from Germany during world war one, organising financial aid for a colleague who had suffered a paralytic stroke, employment, arrangements for the Fourth International Botanical Congress and its eventual postponement because of the war, an incident in which the police were called because a window was broken in North Berwick by a golf ball. (08 February 1910-21 March 1917)

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