Notebook and papers of E.A. Bowles relating to the Plant Exchange Society

Scope and Content

The notebook records names and addresses of members, rules of the society in Bowles’ hand, lists of seeds and plants, and manuscript notes. The book was circulated by post to members who noted plants they were able to offer as exchanges, and plants they wished to obtain. Contributors include S. Arnott

Enclosures, originally at the front of the volume, were removed during cataloguing and stored in the same folder for preservation purposes. They comprise manuscript notes, undated, relating to members, rules and plants, and a recipe for soft grafting wax