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Collection AGR - Grierson, Andrew John Charles
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GB235 AGR

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Grierson, Andrew John Charles

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  • 1929 - 1990 (Creation)

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Small collection; 2 boxes documents

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Grierson, Andrew J.C. (1929-1990) (24/04/1929-11/09/1990)

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After graduating with a degree in Botany from the University of Edinburgh in 1951, Andrew John Charles Grierson (1929-1990) was appointed Scientific Officer at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. A taxonomist, he specialised in Compositae and the Floras of Turkey and Bhutan. (From Obituary by I.C. Hedge and D.G. Long in the Edinburgh Journal of Botany, v.51(2), iii-vii, 1994 http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=7472248)

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2 boxes of correspondence, notes & papers relating to Burma Expedition

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Box 2 letters from J. Keenan to Grierson
Folder- Keenan, J & Grierson A.J.C. - RBGE Burma Expedition 1961 - 1962

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