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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 William Henry Lang

Item Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/14/525

Date(s)

July 1918

Extent and medium of the unit of description

1

letter

Name of creator

Lang | William Henry | 1874-1960 | professor of natural history, University of Manchester

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Letter to Frederick Orpen Bower from William Henry Lang regarding the continuing argument raised by Sir Arthur George Tansley's 'Manifesto'. He relates a coversation with Robert Stephen Adamson where Adamson had stated that Bower's contribution to the argument regarding teaching was the only one which was sound.

Lang also relates work he has been doing near Manchester where he has found a great example of immunity over disease amongst red wheat compared to white wheat nearby. He also comments on his residence and the weather.

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