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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Robert Chapman Davie to Joseph Doyle

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Henry Horatio Dixon

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/14/135

Date(s)

24 February 1919

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Dixon | Henry Horatio | 1869-1953 | professor of plant biology, Trinity College Dublin

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Henry Horatio Dixon stating that he is glad that Bower will be able to travel to Dublin to receive his degree on 4 March 1919 and invites Bower to stay with him for the occasion. He remarks that it was very good of Bower to quote from his work and states that he is looking forward to reading it. He states that he believes the attitude of the ecologists and the physiologists in the physiologist controversy was deplorable and that is is mediaeval to insist that any branch of knowledge and research is a blind alley.

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