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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower: John E Holloway to William Henry Lang

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Robert Kidston

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GB 0248 DC 002/14/255

Date(s)

23 November 1916

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Kidston | Robert | 1852-1924 | honorary paleobotanist to the British Geological Survey

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Robert Kidston concerning papers, fossil specimens and plates belonging to the late David Thomas Gwynne-Vaughan which his wife, Helen Charlotte Isabella Gwynne-Vaughan, had asked to be passed on to Bower. For safety reasons Kidston has decided to bring them to Bower in person, rather than sending.

He expects William Henry Lang to visit during the Christmas holidays, when they plan to continue their work on asteroxylon mackiei, which he finds is a far more complex plant than rhynia.

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