Places - Forfar (Scotland)

Isaac Bayley Balfour’s George Don Collection – items relating to Jane Taylor Ewen of Mill Bank, Forfar. Including postcards and photographs showing views of Forfar.

Folder of postcards and photographs, many annotated by Ewen, from and of Forfar at the turn of the 20th century, presumably all sent by Jane Taylor Ewen, Mill Bank, Forfar to Isaac Bayley Balfour in addition to those stored in Bayley Balfour’s Geo...

Reference code

GB235 GDS/GDS/5

Date(s)

  • 1900 - 1917 (Creation)

Level of description

Subseries

John Knox’s obituary from the Forfar Herald, 10.07.1914.

Reference code

GB235 GDS/GDS/4/GDS/4/2

Date(s)

  • 10/07/1914 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Map of Forfar traced on poor quality tracing paper from John Wood’s map of 1822 showing sites pertinent to George Don.

Reference code

GB235 GDS/GDS/7/GDS/7/14

Date(s)

  • 1822 - 1910 (Creation)

Level of description

File

Patrick Neill’s copy of George Don’s “A Catalogue of a few of the Rarest and Latest Introduced Plants, cultivated for sale at Don’s Botanic Garden and Nursery, Forfar”, 1813.

Catalogue includes greenhouse plants, shrubs and herbaceous plants, is 17 pages longs and contains the following quote from Don at the end: “this catalogue contains but a small proportion of my Herbaceous Collection; which is equaled by few in Bri...

Reference code

GB235 GDS/GDS/2

Date(s)

  • 1813 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Transcription of George Don’s Day Book (1811-1815), including copy of page from the Day Book held at the University of Dundee Archives

George Don's day book records the orders for plants coming into his Botanic garden and Nursery at Doo Hillock / Dove Hillock in Forfar.

Reference code

GB235 GDS/GDS/3

Date(s)

  • 1811 - 1912 (Creation)

Level of description

Subseries
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