Royal Horticultural Society: Records of Ruhleben Horticultural Society at Ruhleben Civilian Internment Camp, Berlin, Germany

Scope and Content

This archive comprises the records of the Royal Horticultural Society. Catalogued records comprise:

Oakwood Garden, Wisley, and G.F. Wilson: records, 1878-1903. 4 A boxes and 2 OS items

Ruhleben Horticultural Society at Ruhleben Civilian Internment Camp, Berlin, Germany: records, 1891-c.1960s. 1 album, 1 A box, 2 oversize items and 95 digital images

Records of RHS Garden Harlow Carr, comprising records of the Northern Horticultural Society, c.1900-2000s. Approximately 80 A boxes and 12 OS boxes

Access Information

Open

Open for consultation at the appropriate Libraries at Vincent Square, London, RHS Garden Wisley, and RHS Garden Harlow Carr. It is essential to check opening hours and make an appointment.

Other Finding Aids

For catalogued material use the Lindley Library descriptive catalogues, available on-line via the Archives Hub, and as a paper copy at the Lindley Libraries; for uncatalogued material contact the Library.

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Liz Taylor, RHS archivist, from 2014 onwards. Documentation assistance give by Damaris Bedford, RHS Lindley Library librarian, Jennian Geddes and Heather Martin, RHS Lindley Library volunteers. Packaging assistance given by Annie Johns and Heather Martin, RHS Lindley Library volunteers.