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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Joseph Doyle to William Gibson Farlow

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Joseph Doyle

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/14/153

Date(s)

05 January 1921

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Doyle | Joseph | fl1916 | assistant to the professor of botany, University College, Dublin

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Joseph Doyle in which he thanks Bower for his letter and remarks that it is a shame that they cannot meet before Doyle's term starts. He states that he was disappointed to get Bower's reply stating that he has no work to give Doyle as he feels that he has not had much guidance in his professional life. He explains that the botany professor at University College Dublin is a zooolgist who was waiting for the zoology professorship to be come free so that Doyle has been the only botanical worker in the department for a long time. He also explains that he had been doing a lot of reading on various botanical subjects and has long felt he required guidance on the best route to go down.

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