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Subseries GDS/7 - Isaac Bayley Balfour’s George Don Collection – Various papers / articles / letters relating to George Don and his family collated by Isaac Bayley Balfour.
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Part of George Don [Sr.] Collection

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GB235 GDS/GDS/7

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Isaac Bayley Balfour’s George Don Collection – Various papers / articles / letters relating to George Don and his family collated by Isaac Bayley Balfour.

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  • 1804 - 1910 (Creation)

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2 folders

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Balfour, Sir Isaac Bayley (1853-1922)

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Son of John Hutton Balfour, Isaac Bayley Balfour was Regius Keeper at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh between 1888 and 1922, specialising in Rhododendrons and Primulas and making improvements to the RBGE's teaching and laboratory facilities.

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Stevenson, Alexander P.

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Material is mostly typed transcriptions and may have been jumbled so it is listed and numbered in the order it was found in. [much of this may be papers obtained by / from Alexander P. Stevenson of Dundee.]

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