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Item HWB - Hemsley, Wm. Botting (Kew)
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GB235 HWB

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Hemsley, Wm. Botting (Kew)

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  • 1842 - 1924 (Creation)

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Minimal; ephemera, small number of letters

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Hemsley, William Botting (1843-1924)

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Hemsley began working at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in1860 as an Improver before becoming their Herbarium's Assistant for India and then the Keeper of Kew's Herbarium and Library.

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Correspondence with I Bayley Balfour 1892 -1907 filed with “Balfour, I. Bayley” papers under “Hemsley, W.B.”
• Letter dated 21st Feb 1867 to Dr. Thos. Anderson – item 111 in bound volume filed under “Anderson, Dr. Thos” – Box 2

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