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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, Dr EN Miles Thomas to R Zeiller

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Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/13/330-350


17 July 1913-13 September 1916

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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, Dr EN Miles Thomas to R Zeiller consists of:

  • letters, Dr EN Miles Thomas to R Zeiller, and covers such topics as the refusal to reappoint Dr EN Miles Thomas as the head of department at Bedford College, research into the development of flowers, academic papers, John McLean Thompson's medical work during world war one and his unjust treatment at Alexandria Hospital, Cosham, the identification of ferns, fern specimens, examination dates at the University of Leeds, John Christopher Willis' papers and views which disprove the theory of natural selection and a draft letter from Bower to Christina Richardson regarding a visit he had by the police following the breaking of her window in North Berwick by a golf ball struck by his nephew. (17 July 1913-13 September 1916)




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