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Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower
    Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower 1914-1917

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Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Robert Chapman Davie to Major A Gage

Subseries Summary

Reference Code

GB 0248 DC 002/13/60-89

Date(s)

09 December 1910-25 March 1917

Extent and medium of the unit of description

30

letters

Name of creator

Bower | Frederick Orpen | 1855-1948 | regius professor of botany, University of Glasgow

Biographical History

Biographical History

The correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower is arranged in alphabetical order. This subseries consists of correspondence with friends, colleagues and acquaintances from around the world

Scope and Content

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Frederick Orpen Bower, Robert Chapman Davie to Major A Gage consists of:

  • letters, Robert Chapman Davie to Major A Gage, and covers such topics as employement in the field of botany, meetings of professional societies, fern specimens and experiments on ferns, arrangements for the conferment of an honorary degree from Trinity College Dublin on Frederick Orpen Bower and the disruption caused to these by the Easter uprising in Dublin, World War One and army training and the setting up of a botanical station in Jamaica.(09 December 1910-25 March 1917)

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