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Fonds COL - James Collins ephemera
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GB235 COL

Title

James Collins ephemera

Date(s)

  • 1870 - 1879 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

1 folder containing 2 labels and 7 bookplates

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Name of creator

Collins, James (fl.1846-1900)

Biographical history

Economic Botanist: Particular interests in India Rubber and Gutta Percha
Curator Royal Pharmaceutical Society Library and Museum, London 1868-1872
Curator Raffles Library and Museum, Singapore 1874-1877
Fellow of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh

Archival history

This small collection of items relating to James Collins was passed to Peter Wilkie by Collins's great-granddaughter.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Collins's family via Peter Wilkie

Content and structure area

Scope and content

2 labels for identifying part of the process of India Rubber / Gutta Percha production and 7 book plates on note paper forming a small collection.
Book plates: Churchill Babington, John Hutton Balfour, Henry Collins, Daniel Cresswell, Sir Compton Domvile, William Watson and 1 unidentified.

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permission required from RBGE

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labels are worn, one is torn and adhering to itself. book plates are foxed but all legible

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Partial

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