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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922

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Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Robert Chapman Davie to Joseph Doyle

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/14/120-149

Date(s)

24 April 1917-30 May 1922

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 includes correspondence with friends, colleagues and acquaintances from around the world.

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Robert Chapman Davie to Joseph Doyle consists of:

  • letters concerning job applications, World War One and the experiences of Robert Chapman Davie in France, the death from influenza of Robert Chapman Davie on his return from France, Irish politics and civil war, the controversy between the ecologists and the physiologists, research into ferns, travel and publishing.

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