Folder labelled ‘Chile, Bales Botanical Tour 1991 [sic] 15th-28th November. Many fellow members of RHS Committee B came with me on this Tour. Roy’

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Roy Lancaster relating to a garden tour of Chile led by him, including letters from Roy Lancaster subsequently sent as faxes, Nov-Dec 1999. Includes correspondence with Martin Gardner, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, Alec Pridgeon, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and Emily Leche (Sandra Leche) and Josefina Prieto, horticulturists, Chile; list of tour participants, hotel brochures and photographs; compilation of plants seen on tour sent by Roy Lancaster to members of the tour, undated; copies of newspaper articles on Chile from the ‘Mail on Sunday’, Jan 2000, and from the ‘Daily Telegraph’, Aug 1999 and Feb 2000; copies of journal and magazine articles, some in Spanish, on Chilean plants; list of Chilean plants seen on 1997 tour; copy of newspaper articles on Chile from the ‘Mail on Sunday’, Jan 2000, and from the ‘Daily Telegraph’, Aug 1999 and Feb 2000; tour report by Joanna Codrington, tour manager