- UR-SF 12/3/2
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Correspondence between Dr. Derek A. Robertson (formerly of the Botany Department) and Niall Robertson relating to Edith Philip Smith and giving more details on her life
- UR-SF 12/3
Correpondence between University of Dundee Archives Department and Hugh A P Ingram and Dr Derek A Robertson relating to Edith Philip Smith
- UR-SF 12
E.P. Smith's notes dealing with botanical research work and teaching, with particular reference to Quercus (the oak); Tilia; Acer; and Platanus. Manuscript and typescript, with illustrations. c.1927-1951 Items concerning scientific expedition sent out by University College, Dundee, to island of South Rona in July 1933. E.P. Smith, Botanist and co-leader. [See also UR-SF 2/2/1(8) and Recs A/649/92]
Edith Philip Smith
- UR-SF 12/1/2
Also includes microscope drawings, mainly of stomata: "Alies L.S. radial tang. strips"; "Alies T.S.S".; "Auracaria Strips L.S.S".; "Auracaria T.S.S".; "Other Types Strips" (Pinus, Juniperus, Tsuga, etc.).
- UR-SF 12/1/3
With list of data 'Gymnosperm stomata as at 28/9/46'; 'Some points on the development of the leaf of Pinus'; and other notes, mainly on geometry.
- UR-SF 12/1/1
"Record of Anatomical Material (mainly continuous stiles)". Experimental results on Tilia, 11/4/39. List of slides. Drawings: "Tilia series through opening bud. Fixed Bouin 20/4/39"; "Tilia series through dormant bud (June)"; wide variety of plant cross-sections. "Stelar Survey: Hutchinson's System (Dicots)", (with newspaper clipping: "How Martin slew the Serpent", 1 February 1940). 'Anatomy References and Literature'. Includes notes taken from articles and drawings, largely to do with Quercus. After 1941. 'Stelar Development Drawings': microscope drawings of cells, with notes taken from article "Anatomy of the node in Angiosperms" by E.W. Sinnot, Am. J. Bot. I, 1914. Also includes: 'Index of Hutchinson's Families'; Graphs; microscope drawings; cross sections, etc. of wide variety of plants. Notes on differentiation. "Acer-inner aspect of node"; Betula; Delphinium; Linaria; Ulmus; Veronica; Vinca minor.
- UR-SF 12/2/1
Vegetation map of South Rona: scale 2" to one mile. Large-scale map of Rona, with disused field patterns. Small map of Rona by Baird of Glasgow. Blockmakers' proofs of illustrations for articles on Rona. Newspaper clipping: "Discoveries on Isle of Rona: Story of Dundee Expedition". 5 February 1934. [Map of Montreux-Vevey].
- UR-SF 12/1/4
Including: Nodal Structure of Quercus' (giving very detailed description of the structure of the oak); 'Nodal Structure of Tilia'; 'Nodal Structure of Platanus'; and 'Nodal Structure of Acer'; with 'List of Illustrations' (not present) of structures of stem and leaf and of propagation of a wide variety of plants. [Typescript] 'Quercus': notes, references and raw data on Quercus (the oak); with cross sections, lateral sections, nodal plans, and descriptions of how the plant grows. n.d. 'Acer': white folder containing description of growth of Acer pseudoplatamus, with the emphasis on nodal structure; lateral and cross sections of Acer. 'Platanus': white folder with notes and illustrations of growth and form of Platanus. 'Tilia': white folder with notes and illustrations of growth and form, with manuscript of 'Nodal Structure of Tilia'. 'Vascular Anatomy of Tropaeolum Majus L.'; I-General Anatomy; II-Histology. Nodal structure. After 1951. [Typescript]
- UR-SF 12/2/2
Notebook of items ordered alphabetically: humorous entries concerning expedition to Rona and the members of the party, with considerable detail about their eating habits, and about cleggs. Presumably written by E.P. Smith about time of the expedition.