G. W. Gray Horticultural Papers

Scope and Content

Local horticultural show schedules, 1949-1957; records of the National Chrysanthemum Society, comprising catalogues of varieties and rules for judging, 1848-1954, schedules of prizes, 1951-1957, year books, 1953-1956, and Quarterly Bulletins, 1952-1956; records of the Royal Horticultural Society, comprising rules for judging and suggestions to schedule makers, judges and exhibitors, 1925, and journal of the Society, 1957; bulletin of the National Sweet Pea Society, 1953.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mr and Mrs G.W. Gray of Stanningley, Leeds, acted as judges of show chrysanthemums and were members of the National Chrysanthemum Society.

Conditions Governing Access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Acquisition Information

The archive was deposited at the Borthwick Institute in 2010.

Note

Mr and Mrs G.W. Gray of Stanningley, Leeds, acted as judges of show chrysanthemums and were members of the National Chrysanthemum Society.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

Archivist's Note

Created 22.10.15

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Custodial History

It appears that the collection originally belonged to Mr and Mrs G.W. Gray of Stanningley, Leeds.

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

Additional Information

Published

GB 193