Folder labelled ‘Travels in China Correspondence’

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Roy Lancaster relating to horticultural matters, including letters from Roy Lancaster subsequently sent as faxes. Includes correspondence with his publisher relating to his forthcoming book ‘A Plantsman in China’: the material used in it, his notes on maps and illustrations for the book, transcription of Chinese place names, botanical nomenclature, chapter headings and corrections to proofs; correspondence and printed material relating to the Chinese white wax insect; book catalogues; correspondence relating to European and Russian plant hunters in China