Correspondence and papers of Roy Lancaster: folder labelled 'Seed Shares 4'

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Correspondence with other collectors and propagators of seeds brought from China and other parts of the world, including Tasmania and the United States of America, mainly relating to distribution, subsequent fate and further distribution of seed specimens collected or sent from China. Includes correspondence with Chris Brickell, RHS Garden Wisley, Christopher Lloyd at Great Dixter, Adrian Bloom at Bressingham, the Earl of Rosse at Birr Castle, Ireland, Douglas Henderson at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, James Russell at the Castle Howard Estate, Tony Lord at the National Trust, Elizabeth Chatwin in Oxfordshire, Peter Wharton at the University of British Columbia and David Masters and the Countess of Rosse at Nymans

Includes Roy Lancaster's manuscript notes on seeds and plants, typescript list of subscribers and recipients of seed collected on the Sep 1981 expedition, and copies of Roy Lancaster's expedition report, Oct 1981

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

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