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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1917-1922
        Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower: letters relating to the chairs of botany at Liverpool and Edinburgh universities and to Tansley's 'Manifesto'

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Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Dukinfield Henry Scott

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GB 0248 DC 002/14/518

Date(s)

02 April 1918

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Scott | Dukinfield Henry | 1854-1934 | president of the Linnean Society

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from Dukinfield Henry Scott regarding the arguments being put forward by Sir Arthur George Tansley and Francis Wall Oliver. He sees it as something of a 'fashion in science', to which he objects. He believes physiology to be a subject for the advanced and not the elementary student.

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