Correspondence in EAB/2/3/5

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Correspondence in EAB/2/3/5 (1 of 2):

William T. Stearn, at RHS, Vincent Square, London, to Bowles, 6 Jul 1951

Frank G. [Frank Galsworthy] at Green Lane Farm, Chertsey, Surrey, to Bowles, 12 Jan 1949

L.A. Lake, at John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, 28 Russell Street, London, to Bowles, 1 Feb 1951

L.A. Lake, at John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, 28 Russell Street, London, to Bowles, 15 Sep 1950

Degenaar de Jager, at P. de Jager and Sons, Heiloo, Holland [Netherlands], to Bowles, 29 Feb 1952

Dick [Dick Trotter], at Brin [Brin House, Flichity, Inverness, Scotland], to Bowles, 3 Mar, no year (printed letterhead Leith Vale, Ockley, near Dorking, Surrey, scored through)

Major Albert Pam, at Wormley Bury, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, to Bowles, 21 Feb 1938

M.P. Grierson, at 145 Leadenhall, London, to Bowles, 14 Feb 1938

Major Albert Pam, at 145 Leadenhall, London, to Bowles, 7 Jan 1938

Richard Trotter, no address, to Bowles, 12 Jul, no year

F. Herbert Chapman, at The Knoll, Rye, to Bowles, 19 Jun 1924

J.C.F. Fryer, at Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Plant Pathological Laboratory, Milton Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, to Bowles, 14 Feb 1938

Grant E. Mitsch, Chairman Narcissus Committee, at American Plant Life Society, Box 216, Canby, Oregon, United States of America, to Bowles, undated [1952; letter refers to the forthcoming publication of the 1953 edition of the ‘Herbertia’ yearbook]

L.A. Lake, at John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, 28 Russell Street, London, to Bowles, 22 Aug 1950

Walter Beebe Wilder [son of Louise Beebe Wilder, American plantswoman and writer] at 11 Beechwood Road, Bronxville, New York, United States of America, to Bowles, 9 Jan 1932

R.F. [Reginald Farrer], at Dolomiten Haus, Canazei, [Italy], to Bowles, 14 Jul, no year

Augustus [E.A. Bowles], no address, to Mr Wilks [William Wilks, Secretary, at RHS, Vincent Square, London], undated (William Wilks has annotated and returned Bowles’ letter to him)

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 14 Oct, no year

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 16 Oct, no year

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 1 Oct, no year [?1911; refers to Bowles’ mother’s illness; she died in 1911]

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 22 Oct, no year [?1911; refers to Bowles’ mother’s illness; she died in 1911]

Reginald Farrer, at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, to Bowles, 4 Sep, no year

Major Albert Pam, at Wormley Bury, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, to Bowles, 10 Nov 1944

Henry G. Hawker, at Strode, Ermington, South Devonshire, to Bowles, 21 Dec 1934

F.F., no address, to Miss Maynard, 17 Jun 1906 (postcard of Jesus Church, Forty Hill, Enfield; please note this item is in an envelope)

G.H., no address, to Miss Aitchison, 24 Jul 1906 (postcard of New River, Enfield; please note this item is in an envelope)

J.W. Besant, at Department of Agriculture, Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin, [Ireland], to Bowles, 6 Mar 1931

F.J.C. [F.J. Chittenden], at RHS, Wisley, Surrey, to Bowles, 31 Jul 1922

O. Stapf, at 80 Bushwood Road, Kew, Surrey, to Bowles, 30 Jun 1923

J.C. Williams, at Caerhays Castle, Gorran, St Austell, Cornwall, to Bowles, 30 Apr 1924

A.B. Bruce, at Cromartie, Sheridan Road, Wimbledon, to Bowles, 25 May 1918

Rev W. Wilks, at Shirley, Croydon, to Bowles, 29 Jun, no year

William Wright Smith, at Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, to Bowles, 5 Feb 1924

William Wright Smith, at Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, to Bowles, 5 Oct 1924[?] (letter damaged)

Unidentified correspondent [?Arthur Grove], at Salisbury Hotel, Brighton, Sussex (printed letterhead 2 Albion Street, London), to Bowles, 20 Feb 1922 (letter incomplete; first page only)

Clarence Elliott, at Clarence Elliott Limited, Six Hills Nursery, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, to Bowles, undated

[Bessie Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, to Bowles, 1 Dec, no year (letter incomplete; first two pages only)

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Myitkyina, Burma, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 23 Mar 1919 (letter dictated)

J.[?] Holland, Agent at Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, Peking, China, to Bowles, 20 Feb 1915 (on behalf of Reginald Farrer)

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 15 Apr 1918

J.A. Christie, at House of Commons, [London], to Bowles, 15 Feb 1928

Aunt S. [Susan Garnett-Botfield], no address, to Bowles, undated [1938; postmarked 1938] (postcard)

F.R. Durham, Secretary, RHS, Vincent Square, London, to Bowles, 19 Jun 1941

G. [Arthur Grove], no address, to Bowles, 21 Aug 1919

H.J. Denham, Director, at Institute for Research in Agricultural Engineering, University of Oxford, to Bowles, 29 Nov, no year

Reginald Farrer, at Hotel de la Porte, Mont Cenis, France, to Bowles, 30 Jun, no year

G. [Arthur Grove], at 2 Albion Street, London, addressed to ‘Caro Mio’, 22 Jul 1921

Arthur Grove, at 2 Albion Street, London, to Bowles, 10 Aug 1918

Arthur Grove, at Kentons, Henley-on-Thames, to Bowles, 3 Aug 1917

Arthur Grove, at 2 Albion Street, London, to Bowles, 11 Aug 1919

Arthur Grove, at 2 Albion Street, London, to Bowles, 30 Jul 1919

Arthur Grove, at 2 Albion Street, London, to Bowles, 4 Aug 1920

Arthur Grove, at 2 Albion Street, London, to Bowles, 6 Aug 1919

G. [Arthur Grove], at ‘2’ [2 Albion Street, London], to Bowles, 21 Jul[?] 1919 (printed letterhead St Thomas’s Hospital, London, scored through)

G. [Arthur Grove], at 2 Albion Street, London, to Bowles, 8 Apr 1920 (printed letterhead Kentons, Henley-on-Thames, scored through)

Correspondence in EAB/2/3/5 (2 of 2):

Hugh Reeve Beevor, at Hargham, Attleborough, Norfolk, to Bowles, 8 Aug 1917

Hugh Reeve Beevor, at Hargham, Attleborough, Norfolk, to Bowles, 6 May 1922

R.F. [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, to Bowles, 17 May 1917

Reginald Farrer, at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, to Bowles, 2 Apr, no year

A.B. Jackson, British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London, to Bowles, 5 Jan 1937

Unidentified correspondent [?Susan Garnett-Botfield], at Beamish, [County Durham], to Bowles, 13 Jul, no year

Robert Alan Rolfe, at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, to Bowles, 1 Jul 1920

A.D. Cotton, at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, to Bowles, 12 Feb 1925

G.W. Loder, at Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Sussex, to Bowles, 19 Sep 1920

Unidentified correspondent [?G. Redman, manager] at The Craven Nursery, Clapham, Yorkshire, to Bowles, 19 Jan 1915 (letter incomplete; first page only)

Hugh Reeve Beevor, at Hargham, Attleborough, Norfolk, to Bowles, 3 Nov, no year

W.R. Dykes, at Charterhouse, Godalming, Surrey, to Bowles, 31 Jan 1916

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 15 Dec, no year [1913; discusses raising funds for his trip, in 1914] (letter incomplete; final page only)

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at 50 Ennismore Gardens, Prince’s Gate, London, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 19 Nov, no year

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at 50 Ennismore Gardens, Prince’s Gate, London, addressed to ‘Nevvie’ [Bowles], 20 Jan, no year

‘Uncle’ [Reginald Farrer], at Ingleborough, Yorkshire, addressed to ‘Nephew’ [Bowles], 15 Dec, no year

Hugh Reeve Beevor, at Hargham, Attleborough, Norfolk, to Bowles, 5 Jun 1916

Hugh Reeve Beevor, at Hargham, Attleborough, Norfolk, to Bowles, 1 Oct 1915

Fred J. Chittenden, at RHS, London, to Bowles, 17 Nov 1937

J. Armstrong Neame, at 8 Palazzo Fairo, Alassio, Italy, to the Secretary, RHS, 14 Nov 1937

Fred J. Chittenden, at RHS, to Bowles, 19 Nov 1937

L.A. Lake, at John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, Eight Bury Place, London, to Bowles, 26 Jan 1948

L.A. Lake, at John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, Eight Bury Place, London, to Bowles, 8 Jan 1948

L.A. Lake, at John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, Eight Bury Place, London, to Bowles, 22 Jan 1948

G.W. Loder, at Abinger House, Brighton, to Bowles, 18 Oct 1917

Hamilton P. Traub, at The American Plant Life Society, 1531 Rodeo Road, Arcadia, California, United States of America, to Bowles, 15 Dec 1952

Marion Saumarez, at Shrubland Park, Coddenham, Ipswich, Suffolk, to Bowles, 29 Oct 1931

Barr and Sons, at 11-13 King Street, Covent Garden, London, to Bowles, 11 Sep 1930, with dried specimen. Please note this letter is closed to public access until the enclosed specimen has been removed to the herbarium at Wisley

George R. Barr, at Barr and Sons, The Nurseries, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, to Bowles, 30 Oct 1931

Fred Stern, at Highdown, Goring-by-Sea, Sussex, to Bowles, 13 Nov 1938

S. Arnott, at Rosedene, Carsethorn, near Dumfries, Scotland, to Bowles, 14 Dec 1899

Reginald Farrer, at Sining-Fu, via Lanchow [Lanzhou, China], to Bowles, 27 Apr, no year [1915]

R. Hooper Pearson, at Braewyn, Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth Common, London, to Bowles, 30 Nov 1912 (printed letterhead Horticultural Club (Hotel Windsor) Victoria Street, London, scored through). Hooper Pearson suggests that Bowles write three or four volumes, which went on to become the ‘My Garden in Spring’ series

R. Hooper Pearson, no address, to Bowles, 20 Mar 1913

R. Hooper Pearson, at Braewyn, Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth Common, London, to Bowles, 24 May 1913

R. Hooper Pearson, at Maitland Lodge, Duddingston, Midlothian, Scotland, to Bowles, 21 Aug 1913

R. Hooper Pearson, at Braewyn, Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth Common, London, to Bowles, 22 May 1913

R. Hooper Pearson, at Braewyn, Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth Common, London, to Bowles, 15 Feb 1913 (printed letterhead 41 Wellington Street, Strand, London, scored through)

Elsie E. Rowlands, at 13 Waterloo Gardens, Roath Park, Cardiff, Wales, to Bowles, 15 Oct 1922

T. Smith, at Daisy Hill Nursery, Newry, Ireland, to Bowles, 6 Nov 1899

A. Simmonds, at RHS, Vincent Square, London, to Bowles, 5 Mar 1945

William T. Stearn, at RAF 1436890, care of Harrison, 21 Westlands Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, to Bowles, 27 Sep 1944

L.S. Hannibal, at 1849 Third Street, Concord, California, United States of America, to Bowles, 30 Apr 1944

Dr Charles A. Walker, at 27 Compton Road, Sherwood, Nottingham, to Bowles, 9 Sep 1944

George H. Johnstone, at Trewithin, Grampound Road, Truro, Cornwall, to Bowles, 10 Feb, no year

George H. Johnstone, at Trewithin, Grampound Road, Truro, Cornwall, to Bowles, 1 Mar, no year

Guy L. Wilson, at The Knockan, Broughshane, County Antrim, Ireland, to Bowles, 7 Mar 1945

George H. Johnstone, at Trewithin, Grampound Road, Truro, Cornwall, to Bowles, 16 Feb 1945

L.S. Hannibal, at American Amaryllis Society, Concord, California, United States of America, to Bowles, 14 Jan 1945

A. Simmonds, at RHS, Vincent Square, London, to Bowles, 5 Jul 1944

Maurice Prichard & Sons Limited, Nurserymen, at Riverslea Nurseries, Christchurch, Hampshire, to Bowles, 14 Nov 1949, with dried specimen. Please note this letter is closed to public access until the enclosed specimen has been removed to the herbarium at Wisley

John E. Williams, at Whitwell Hall, York, to Bowles, 30 Jul 1930

Eliot Hodgkin, at 6 Hammersmith Terrace, London, to Bowles, 13 Feb, no year