Manuscripts of, notes for, and correspondence relating to a proposed Flora of Angus by Robert Henry Corstorphine and Mrs Margaret Corstorphine, continued by [Sir] George Taylor, mainly c.1910-1960. [See also: papers retained by Department of Biological Sciences].
Mainly correspondence between Dr George Taylor and Mrs Corstorphine, or her solicitors, 1942-1957. Other correspondents include: Ursula Duncan, Dr George Hickling, E. Nelmes, H.W. Pugsley, W.A. Sledge, [Sir] William Wright Smith. (178-284)
Unbound. Manuscript of Flora of Angus. [MS] [Written in pencil. Numbers in brackets correspond to numbers given to original drawer files.] (1) pp.1-121: Ranunculaceae - Cistaceae, (2) pp.122-250: Violaciae - Aceraceae, (3) pp.251-372: Leguminosae and Rosaceae. (4) pp.373-500: Saxifragaceae - Dipsaceae. (5) pp.501-701: Compositae - Solanaceae (6) pp.702-885: Scrophulariaceae - Cupuliferae. (7) pp.886-1112: Salicaceae - Cyperaceae. [Does not include Coniferae; see MS 27/1/8 (8)] (8) pp.1113-1129: Gramineae (-Agrostis, Linn.) Also includes unnumbered pages: Coniferae. [This genus is not included in MS 27/1/8 (7)]Also includes small field note-book.
(1-105) Letters to Robert Henry Corstorphine and/or Margaret Corstorphine, 1910-1926. Correspondents include: George C. Druce, E.W. Hunnybun, William Ingham, W.B. Jackson, E.F. Linton, Edward S. Marshall, C.E. Moss, H.W. Pugsley, M.S. Wedgwood.
Extract from minute of meeting of unidentified association, 20 May 1886: intimation of presentation by Mr Lindsay Carnegie of Kinblethmont of a Herbarium collected and arranged by Lady Jane Carnegie. c 1830s.
Publication entitled 'Musci Britannici or Pocket Herbarium of British Mosses' by George Gardner, surgeon. Named and arranged according to Dr Hooker's British Flora Glasgow: Lithographed by Allan & Ferguson, 1836. Collections of specimens with a few pencilled annotations . Includes manuscript lists of specimens in, Gardner's Musco Brit [annici] with pencilled annotations, and manuscript list of "Specimens of Mosses" received from Dr William Hooker along with Gardner's Mus[ci] Brit[annici], 22 March, 1837.
Notebook entitled 'Clova, 3rd notebook' by J.H. Burkhill and J.C. Willis. Notes particularly relating to the altitudinal ranges of plants in Glen Clova, Angus. Also includes 'The London Catalogue of British Plants, Part 1. 8th edition': annotated by Burkill and Willis? which refers to altitudes of plants in Perthshire, and correspondence relating to the notebook relating to 29 August and 4 September, 1943. J. Henry Burkill to George Taylor; 1 September, 1943. George Taylor to J. Henry Burkill.; and 24 November, 1970. Sir George Taylor to Professor W.D.P. Stewart, University of Dundee.
Miscellaneous rough notes and records; includes field notes and map: Botanical Survey of Scotland, Forfar sheet, Robert Smith and William G. Smith; Edinburgh Geographical Institute, published by J.G. Bartholemew for The Scottish Geographical Magazine, 1905. Scale 2 in. to 1 mile.