Correspondence, papers and dried specimens of E.A. Bowles relating to Galanthus

Scope and Content

The folder, retained, is home-constructed and includes:

Pamphlets including ‘The Snowdrop’ by S. Arnott, 1904, ‘The Snowdrop in Moray’ by George Muirhead (enclosing letter from Muirhead, 1923), 1924, ‘History of the Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club’ (including address by W.B. Boyd on snowdrops), 1905, and extracts from the ‘Journal of the RHS’ Vol XIII relating to snowdrops, 1891

Press cuttings, 1946

Correspondence, 1902-1952, including from H.J. Elwes with drawing of Galanthus elwesii, 1917, and Frederick W. Moore, 1944, enclosing dried specimen of twin flowered Galanthus. For a comprehensive list of letters in this folder, see EAB/appendix/

Nursery catalogue of The Giant Snowdrop Co, Hyde, Gloucestershire, 1952, and list of plants exhibited at Vincent Square by Ingwersen Ltd, 1952

Manuscript notes, undated

Forty Hill parish magazine, Apr 1952, and ‘The London Churchman’ (periodical), 1952

Dried specimens, c.1952 and undated

‘Studien uber die Formen der Gattung Galanthus’ by Paul von Gottlieb-Tannenhain, 1904, with annotations by Bowles

Offprint of article by Bowles for ‘Journal of the RHS’, 1917

Plate of a drawing by Bowles, 1932

‘Journal of the RHS’, 1951, including article entitled ‘Snowdrops and Snowflakes’ by F.C. Stern