Folder labelled ‘Nature Trek Bhutan Tour 1st-19th May 1991’

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Roy Lancaster relating to a botanical tour of Bhutan’s Bumthang Valley led by him, Apr-May 1991. Includes letters from Ian Sinclair, Younger Botanic Garden, Argyllshire, concerning a 1990 trip to Bhutan, and a typescript paper ‘Return to the Dragon Kingdom’ by Sinclair, undated; typescript paper, marked ‘Draft, personal notes’ on trekking in central Bhutan by Philippe de Spoelberch, Herkenrode, Belgium, 1985; list of plants collected by Keith Rushforth, arboriculturalist, in Bhutan, 1988; copy of article on rhododendron exploration in Bhutan for the ‘Journal of the American Rhododendron Society’ by Peter Cox of Glendoick Gardens, Perth, 1988; manuscript notes for and by Roy Lancaster relating to arrangements for the tour, including details of expenses; itinerary and leader’s checklist; list of tour participants; photocopies of maps of Bhutan; and manuscript list by Roy Lancaster of plants seen on tour