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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower: Robert John Harvey-Gibson to Sir Arthur William Hill

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Sir Arthur William Hill

Item Summary

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GB 0248 DC 002/14/234

Date(s)

27 January 1918

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Hill | Sir | Arthur William | 1875-1941 | director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (England)

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Sir Arthur William Hill regarding Bower's letter in the New Phytologist. He is not inspired by those whose proposal Bower is commenting on, describing them as dreary and calling one of them, Sir Frederick William Keeble, a 'gas bag of the first order'. He believes physiology and ecology for large elementary classes is not feasible

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