Collection UR-SF 12 - Edith Philip Smith, F.R.S.E., Lecturer in Botany

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UR-SF 12


Edith Philip Smith, F.R.S.E., Lecturer in Botany


  • 1926-1960 (Creation)

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1 box (0.08 linear metres).

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Biographical history

Edith Philip Smith, B.A., Ph.D., F.L.S., D.Sc., F.R.S.E., was Lecturer in Botany at University College and Queen's College, Dundee, between 1926 and 1960. From 1955 to 1960 she was head of department and for a time she was an instructor in genetics.

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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]


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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The records are on paper.

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This collection was previously catalogued as Recs C/12

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UR-SF 12

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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