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Balfour, John Hutton (1808-1884)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.1043-1045
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Balfour, John Hutton (1808-1884)
Date(s): 1845
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 volumes
Name of creator(s): Balfour | John Hutton | 1808-1884 | botanist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

The author was Professor of Botany at Glasgow University in 1841, and at Edinburgh in 1845.


Scope and content/abstract:

Botanical lectures. Author's holograph MSS. Inside the upper cover of Volume III is a pasted-in visiting card, inscribed 'Professor Balfour/Royal Botanic Garden/Edinburgh'. Produced in Edinburgh.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 3 volumes

Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Described in: S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased 1913.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry copied from Wellcome online catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Aug 2008

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