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Series TEMPClassLists - University of Edinburgh Class Lists
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Reference code

GB235 TEMPClassLists

Title

University of Edinburgh Class Lists

Date(s)

  • 1798 - 1909 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

28 ledgers, about 80cm

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Name of creator

University of Edinburgh (1583-present)

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Scope and content

The lists consist of a series of registers, lists and indices relating to the Edinburgh University Botany and Practical Botany classes held at RBGE.

Class Lists: CL/01: Class Lists 1798-1803
CL/02: Class Lists 1804-1813
CL/03: Class Lists 1814-1819
CL/04: Class Lists 1820-1837
CL/05: Class List 1840-1853 [JHB’s register, includes Glasgow lists]
CL/06: Class List 1854-1871
CL/07: Class Roll 1872-1878 University of Edinburgh botanical class
CL/08: Class Roll 1879-1880
CL/09: Class Lists 1881-1884 Botany
CL/10: Class Lists 1885-1887
CL/11: Class Lists 1888-1897
CL/12: Class Lists 1898-1909 Elementary botany
CL/13: Class Lists 1908-1910
CL/14: Class Lists 1909-1914 Elementary botany
CL/15: Class Lists 1915-1919 Elementary botany
Class Registers: CR/01: Class Register 1831-1842
CR/02: Class Register 1841-1853
CR/03: Class Register 1854-1868
CR/04: Class Register 1869-1877
Class Indices: CI/01: Class Index 1846-1868 alphabetical
CI/02: Class Index 1869-1878
CI/03: Class Index 1879-1887
Practical Botany: PB/1: Class Lists 1854-1875 Practical botany and vegetable histology
PB/2: Class Lists 1876-1878 vegetable histology
PB/3: Class Lists 1880-1887 vegetable histology and practical botany
PB/4: Class Lists 1888-1898 practical botany
PB/5: Class Lists 1898-1909 practical botany
Other Registers PH/1: Class Lists, examination results and honours 1870-1896

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

The ledgers were stored roughly in chronological order, but this meant it was difficult to distinguish between the different types of ledger on the shelf. In 2016 the ledgers were sorted into different types; lists, indices, class rolls, etc and numbered chronologically.

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Conditions governing access

open access

Conditions governing reproduction

permission required from RBGE

Language of material

  • English

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