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Collection BFI - Balfour Family information
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Reference code

GB235 BFI

Title

Balfour Family information

Date(s)

  • 1853 - 1980 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

Family tree docs;
1 box misc. papers
1 photo album

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Name of creator

Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley (1853-1922)

Biographical history

Son of John Hutton Balfour, Isaac Bayley Balfour was Regius Keeper at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh between 1888 and 1922, specialising in Rhododendrons and Primulas and making improvements to the RBGE's teaching and laboratory facilities.

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Scope and content

•Various copies of Isaac Bayley Balfour’s Family Tree
•Copy of the Balfour family photo album
•1 box of miscellaneous papers regarding the Balfour family tree

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images from family photo album not to be used without permission from the owner.

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