Papers of E.A. Bowles comprising ‘Calendar of Flora kept at Lewes in the year 1795 (by Thomas Woollgar)’,

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume with chronological entries recording Latin and English names of plants and using a key system to indicate buds swelled, buds beginning to open, flowers beginning to open, flowers full blown, leaves beginning to open, leaves quite open, fruit nearly ripe, fruit quite ripe, emerging out of the ground and flowers decayed

A manuscript note enclosed in the volume (not in Bowles’ hand) states that Woollgar acted as assistant to Borrer [William Borrer (1781-1862), botanist]

A manuscript note at the front of the volume reads ‘E.A. Bowles’s papers 1955’