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Collection PAN - Pandanus papers
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GB235 PAN

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Pandanus papers

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  • 1853 - 1922 (Creation)

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Collection; 4 boxes misc. papers, drawings, notebooks, etc.

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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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•Box containing miscellaneous Mascarene Papers (mainly I.B. Balfour)
•Box containing notebook, received from E. Aglen, marked ‘Grandfather’s Papers’ (Grandfather = I.B. Balfour)
•Box containing a thesis, notebook and original drawing by Sir H. Barkly
•Box containing miscellaneous papers, received from E. Aglen, marked ‘Grandfather’s Papers’

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