Papers of individual botanists

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1046 MSS. Sherard 26-448
  • Dates of Creation
      16th-20th century
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English, Latin, Dutch, Modern Greek (1453-), and Ottoman Turkish (1500-1928).
  • Physical Description
      423 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Keepers of the Botanic Garden, Professors of Botany, Professors of Rural Economy, and of William Sherard and George Claridge Druce, arranged in chronological order. These papers include correspondence, working papers, and items owned and annotated by the botanists.


The section is arranged as follows:

  • (MSS. Sherard 26-8) Robert Morison
  • (MSS. Sherard 29-43) Jacob Bobart the younger
  • (MSS. Sherard 44-201) William Sherard
  • (MSS. Sherard 202-11) Johann Jacob Dillenius
  • (MSS. Sherard 212-13) Humphrey Sibthorp
  • (MSS. Sherard 214-59) John Sibthorp
  • (MSS. Sherard 260-262a) George Williams
  • (MSS. Sherard 263-398) Charles Giles Bridle Daubeny
  • (MSS. Sherard 398a-400) Marmaduke Alexander Lawson
  • (MSS. Sherard 401-6) Sydney Howard Vines
  • (MSS. Sherard 407-48) George Claridge Druce