Mary A and Hughina M Christie, Herbarium, c.1872.

Scope and Content

Mary A Christie, Herbarium, Vols I and II.

Compiled in Edinburgh about 1872. Field sites from which the thirty nine specimens in Vol I and the fifty specimens in Vol II were recovered are occasionally identified.

Hughina M Christie, Herbarium, Vol III.

Compiled in Edinburgh c.1872. Field sites from which the sixty four specimens were recovered are occasionally identified.

Front free endpaper: line illustration of dove by Hughina M Christie.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary A Christie, Hughina M Christie

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Call number used to be ms5137-ms5139

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Vol I: Binding: half red morocco and red cloth on boards.Paper: 16x22.7cm. Tissue interfoliated.

Vol II: Binding, red cloth on boards.Paper: 17.2x24cm. Tissue paper interfoliated.

Vol III: Binding, quarter morocco, blue cloth on boards.Paper: 16.2x24cm. Tissue paper interleaved.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database.

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Custodial History

'M A Christie , 4 Royal Circus, Edinburgh, July 1872' in pencil on front free endpaper.