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Collection BSS - Botanical Society of [Edinburgh] Scotland Archives
Reports

Identity area

Reference code

GB235 BSS

Title

Botanical Society of [Edinburgh] Scotland Archives

Date(s)

  • 1836 - 2014 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

c.12m

Context area

Name of creator

Botanical Society of Scotland (1836-present)

Administrative history

Founded by John Hutton Balfour in 1836.

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Scope and content

Minute Books, Transactions and boxes containing exchange lists, correspondence regarding transactions, invoices and cheque books.
BSS/1 - Society Laws, Annual Reports and Lists of Members
BSS/2 - Botanical Society Minute Books
BSS/3 - Council Minutes inc. Agendas, Annual Reports, etc.
BSS/4 - Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh
BSS/5 - Transactions Administration / Exchange Lists
BSS/6 - Secretary's Papers inc. questionnaire results and name change referenda
BSS/7 - Treasurer's Papers
BSS/8 - Programme Correspondence inc. Symposia and Projects
BSS/9 - Publications
BSS/10 - Botanical Society Club
BSS/11 - Centenary / Celebrations
BSS/12 - Ephemera

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Language of material

  • English

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Finding aids

Fuller list of Botanical Society of Edinburgh Archives at RBGE can be found here:
https://www.rbge.org.uk/media/6365/gb235bss_botanicalsocietyofscotland.pdf

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Description identifier

GB235 BSS

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