Edith Philip Smith, F.R.S.E., Lecturer in Botany

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

E P Smith's notes dealing with botanical research work and teaching, with particular reference to Quercus (the oak), Tilia, Acer, and Platanus; manuscript and typescript, with illustrations c1927-1951; items concerning scientific expedition sent out by University College, Dundee, to island of South Rona in July 1933.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edith Smith, B.A., Ph.D., F.L.S., D.Sc., F.R.S.E., was Lecturer in Botany at University College, Dundee (from 1954 Queen's College, Dundee) between 1926 and 1960. From 1955 to 1960 she was head of the department and for a time she was an instructor in genetics.

Arrangement

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

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Note

This collection was previously catalogued as Recs C/12.

Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Nicoll and revised by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, June 2002.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.

Custodial History

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Accruals

None expected.

Related Material

UR-SF 2/2/1(8) Papers of Professor Alexander David Peacock, Professor Of Natural History, University College, Dundee 1926-1956

Recs A/649/92 Miscellaneous pamphlets, leaflets, photocopies of articles relating to University and Queen's College, Dundee and University of St Andrews.

Additional Information

The material is original.