Correspondence and papers of E.A. Bowles relating to Tulipa

Scope and Content


Manuscript notes, undated, including relating to classification

Correspondence, 1902-1934, including from Joseph Jacob, 1911-1912, and W.R. Dykes, 1922. For a comprehensive list of letters in this folder, see EAB/appendix/2.11.1

Papers including ‘Suggestions for tulip trials’ at Wisley, 1914-1915, a descriptive list of tulips in cultivation by C.W. Needham, 1916, proofs of a paper relating to classification and descriptions of tulips, 1914-1915 and undated, papers relating to the tulip show and conference for the purposes of classification, 1915, and minutes and reports of the RHS Tulip Nomenclature Committee at Wisley, 20 Apr 1914

Press cuttings, 1911-1915

Publications of the National Tulip Society relating to exhibitions held at the RHS Hall, Vincent Square, 1905-1915, and Index of Tulip Nomenclature Trial at Wisley, 1915

Photograph of Tulipa kaufmanniana, 1907. For an item level description of the photograph, see EAB/2/11/1/photo1

Pamphlet of miniature portraits (reproductions) of Barr’s gold medal May-flowering tulips, undated

Two original watercolour drawings of Tulipa kaufmanniana by E.A. Bowles, 1902 (in folder 2 of 2)

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