Correspondence and papers of Donald Ineson, Northern Horticultural Society

Scope and Content

Comprises correspondence and papers, sorted by month

January correspondence relates to Northern Horticultural Society business including membership, the journal, publicising the work of the Northern Horticultural Society, publication of ‘Harlow notes’, fundraising, a luncheon, and the placing of advertisements in the journal; includes agenda of meeting of the General Council, Jan 1950

February correspondence relates to Northern Horticultural Society business including signage to Harlow Carr Garden, membership, a meeting of the West Riding Committee, 8 Feb 1950, the rejection of an article for the journal, the acquisition of rotavators, repairs to the office at Harlow Carr, fundraising, and the request to a nursery to donate plants; includes manuscript minutes of a meeting of the West Riding Committee, Feb 1950

March correspondence relates to Northern Horticultural Society business including membership, donations to the Northern Horticultural Society, offers of and requests for plants for Harlow Carr Garden, including from the Princess Royal, help from the Borough of Harrogate Parks and Gardens Department, advertisements, articles and seeds in the journal, a luncheon, and investigations into greenhouses; includes draft minutes of a meeting held at Harlow Carr Gardens, 7 Mar 1950

April correspondence relates to Northern Horticultural Society business including a luncheon, supplies of plants and sundries to Harlow Carr Gardens, membership, and requests for visits to the trial grounds at Harlow Carr; includes catalogue of the Spring Flower Show, Harrogate, 20-21 Apr 1950, and obituary of Joseph Moorhouse, undated

May correspondence relates to Northern Horticultural Society business including visits of groups to Harlow Carr, the donation of greenhouses by three firms, the donation of plants, membership, the institution of a fellows’ category of membership, a proposal for use of part of the trials ground at Harlow Carr by the horticultural branch of the National Farmers Union, and fundraising

June correspondence relates to Northern Horticultural Society business including membership, the donation of plants, the erection of greenhouses at Harlow Carr, visits of groups to Harlow Carr, articles for the journal, and the production of a brochure

These papers had been removed from one or more files and sorted by date, prior to cataloguing in 2014