Notes and papers relating to RHS and other courses

Scope and Content

These papers were originally housed in a single folder, and include two original sub-folders (retained). The entire folder was repackaged into two folders. Original order maintained

*A booklet, 'Horticulture as a Career' produced by the Horticultural Correspondence College, Winchester, undated [c.1940s] FRAGILE and a nursery catalogue of climbers, trailers and foliage plants from The Elm garden nurseries, Claygate, Surrey, 1955, were removed from the folder and transferred to Printed Collections in Nov 2014

Arthur Woodward’s notes, papers and examination papers relating to general examination in horticulture, 1956-1958, RHS examination in horticulture, 1935-1939, RHS national diploma in horticulture, 1940-1942, diploma in park administration, 1936-1940, and RHS teachers advanced examination. Typescript and manuscript

Many of these papers are FRAGILE and to be handled with care

Includes RHS list of herbicides for amateur use, Jan 1980

‘Pocket pack’ entitled ‘Notes for groundsmen’ produced by May and Baker giving guidelines for quantities of herbicides and pesticides for use on sports areas, undated [pre 1971]

Typescript paper relating to identification of manures, undated

Leaflet ‘Play leadership’ / by C.R. Stock, 1952