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Fonds GLE - Catherine F. Glen's pressed wildflowers collection
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GB235 GLE

Title

Catherine F. Glen's pressed wildflowers collection

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  • 1927 - 2009 (Creation)

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1 box, 30cm

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Glen, Catherine F. (1913?-2009?)

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1 Jenner's shoe box containing:

  • 11 jotters of pressed wildflowers made when Catherine was 14 years old in 1927/28 for the Girls' Guildry (now the Girls' Brigade) Edinburgh 17th Coy.
  • list of the flowers in the 11 jotters
  • 2 letters:
  • -7th September 1945, Roland Edgar Cooper to Miss C.F. Glen - thank you for sending sprays of heather - RBGE hoping to propagate and name them - shorthand writing on the reverse, and the envelope has been kept.
  • -6th September 1948, Roland Edgar Cooper to Miss Glen acknowledging receipt of her 'very fine contribution ' of heather on the 31st August 1948.
  • modern photograph showing Catherine Glen in old age.

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collection kept in Herbarium as it contains pressed flowers and is often used in demonstrations.

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GB 235

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Archivist's note

description created by L Paterson, September 2019

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