Correspondence and papers of E.A. Bowles mainly relating to plant exchanges, seeds and goods, and arranging visits and meetings

Scope and Content


Report prepared for an RHS Council meeting entitled ‘Notes by the librarian on the proposed check-list of Camellia names’, 1950

Correspondence, 1920-1935, including from Arthur Hill, 1932, and Lord Headfort, undated. For a comprehensive list of letters in this folder, see EAB/appendix/2.3.16

Original pencil drawings of Hedera by Alfred Bates of New Jersey, United States of America, and letter and questions regarding their identification, 1931

Letter from Walter Wilder of New York, United States of America, relating to Bowles’ assistance to him with his botanical art, 1933

Photograph of Lycoris with message on reverse to Bowles, 1931. For an item level description of the photograph, see EAB/2/3/16/photo1

Cutting of image of Delphinium likiangense, undated