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

Scope and Content


Two photographs of daffodils, 1935 and undated [c.1930s-1940s], and one photographic postcard of daffodils, 1940. For item level descriptions of the photographs, see EAB/2/7/1/6/photo1-EAB/2/7/1/6/photo3

The John Innes Horticultural Institution annual report, 1929, and pamphlets ‘Commercial Bulb Growing in Great Britain’, 1932, ‘A Chat on Daffodils’ by Peter Barr [published 1900], and ‘Ye Narcissus or Daffodyl Flowre, and hys Roots’, 1884, inscribed with Joseph Jacob’s name

Dried specimens of Narcissus, 1932-1944, enclosed in book catalogues

Correspondence, 1905-1941, including from Arthur Grove, 1928-1933, Phylis Moore, 1933, and Murray Hornibrook, 1935. For a comprehensive list of letters in this folder, see EAB/appendix/

Manuscript notes, 1933

These papers were originally housed in a single folder, repackaged into two folders in 2014