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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-BD2:47
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  different dimensions
Extent:  3 foll. + 2 photos
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 1 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  2a - 2b
Language:  English
Place:  Manchester
Date:  1881-08-15
Short summary:  On sending tract by Mrs Bensch on the training of human plants. Reminiscences of his Loch Etive days.
Person:  Smith, Robert Angus, 1817 (Pollokshaws, near Glasgow)-1884 (Colwyn Bay), Chemist, Environmental scientist, author
Person:  Dawkins, Frances Boyd, Lady Dawkins, -1921, addressee
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Local Government Board, Whitehall (Institution)
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 2 of 4
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  4a
Language:  English
Place:  Manchester
Date:  1880 (around)
Short summary:  Signed photograph of R. Angus Smith by James Mudd, Manchester.
Person:  Mudd, James, 1821 (Halifax)-1906 (Bowdon), Photographer, artist
Person:  Smith, Robert Angus, 1817 (Pollokshaws, near Glasgow)-1884 (Colwyn Bay), Chemist, Environmental scientist, portrayed
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 3 of 4
Type of element:  portrait
Extent:  5a
Language:  German
Place:  Göttingen
Date:  1880s?
Short summary:  Photograph of Count Hermann zu Solms-Laubach by Bernh. Petri.
Person:  Petri, Bernhard, 1840 (Göttingen)-1887 (Göttingen), Photographer, artist
Person:  Solms-Laubach, Hermann Maximilian Carl Ludwig Friedrich, Graf zu, 1842 (Laubach bei Giessen)-1915 (Strasbourg), Botanist, portrayed
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS 4 of 4
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  6a
Language:  German
Place:  Manchester
Date:  1886-05-23
Short summary:  Letter of thanks.
Person:  Solms-Laubach, Hermann Maximilian Carl Ludwig Friedrich, Graf zu, 1842 (Laubach bei Giessen)-1915 (Strasbourg), Botanist, author
Person:  Dawkins, William Boyd, Sir, 1837 (Buttington, near Welshpool)-1929 (Bowdon, Cheshire), Paleontologist, Geologist, Antiquarian, addressee ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  Foll. 1 and 3 (178 x 114 mm) is a cover for the letter in fol. 2 (182 x 113 mm); fol. 4 (103 x 62 mm) a photograph of R. Angus Smith; fol. 5 (103 x 65 mm) a photograph of Solms-Laubach; fol. 6 (180 x 111) a letter by Solms.
IMAGES
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