Folder labelled ‘Plant Tours Gardens, including Madeira’

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Roy Lancaster relating to botanical tours of Madeira led by him, including a day of garden visits on Madeira as part of a Garden Cruise to Madeira and the Canary Islands, Nov 1993, two International Dendrology Society tours in Apr and May 1997, and one garden tour, Mar 1999. Papers are not sorted by tour. Includes correspondence with Graham Quinn of the Natural History Museum in Funchal, and Emma Schnabel and Vanessa Behan, Victoria Travel Garden Club, Birmingham, tour organisers; hotel brochures, tourist guides and maps including of the Botanical Garden, Funchal, the Monte Palace Tropical Garden and the Palheiro Gardens; printed lists of native plants, some endangered; photocopy of a manuscript list of island birds; photographs of plants and people; manuscript lists of plants; copy of ‘The Horticulturalist’ containing article on Madeiran plants and gardens, Jan 1996; reprint of a 1997 plant list sent to Roy Lancaster by Dr Gerald Luckhurst, landscape architect and Portuguese gardens specialist; copy of the ‘Madeira Island Bulletin’, Mar 1997 and reprint of article on Madeiran Flora from the ‘Botanical Gazette’, Mar 1928

These papers were originally housed in a single folder which was repackaged into two folders