Dried specimens of Colchicum and Crocus and related manuscript notes and diagrams of E.A. Bowles

Scope and Content

Notes appear to include drafts for publication [possibly for ‘A Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum’, revised edition, published in 1952]. Some notes are in Bowles’ hand, some are in other hands including that of W.T. Stearn

Specimens are enclosed in various catalogues and notepads. Most are annotated with details of specimens and dates, 1944-1952. Please note specimens are closed to public access until they have been removed to the herbarium at Wisley

The bundle was originally tied with string

This folder was in a box of Bowles material transferred from the herbarium at Wisley to the Lindley Library in 2015

Conditions Governing Access

Specimens in this folder (sealed in envelopes) are closed to public access until they have been removed to the herbarium at Wisley