Folder labelled ‘Japan Correspondence 1990s’

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Roy Lancaster primarily from Japanese horticulturists, including letters from Roy Lancaster some of which were subsequently sent as faxes. Includes correspondence with and relating to Mikinori Ogisu, including letters in support of his nomination for the award of the Veitch Memorial Medal from John Joe Costin of Kildare and William T. Stearn, president of the Linnean Society, and the official citation for the award, 1996; printed and manuscript plant lists and printed plant illustrations; correspondence relating to planned botanical tours of Japan, 1979 and 1996; article from ‘Horticulture Week’ (incomplete copy) reviewing the Osaka Garden Expo, 1990; typescript for a lecture and slide presentation on British plants suitable for cultivation in Japan, undated; two leaf specimens, unlabelled and undated; photograph of a bird, undated; business cards for contacts in Japan; print copies of plant illustrations and tourist brochures in Japanese