Folder labelled ‘RHS Correspondence 1976-86’

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Roy Lancaster with staff and Council members of the RHS. Includes correspondence relating to Roy Lancaster’s membership of RHS committees, articles for the RHS Journal (later ‘The Garden’) and proposals for discussing co-operation with botanical institutes in China; minutes of Floral B Committee meetings; lists of medals and awards made by the RHS; awards made at the Chelsea Flower Show, 1981; typescript copy of vote of thanks to the retiring president of the RHS, Lord Aberconway, 1983; letter of objection from Roy Lancaster to proposed additional commercial helicopter route over Wisley Gardens; proposals for a joint RHS and Sotheby’s exhibition of horticultural art, 1987

These papers were originally housed in a single folder, discarded, which was repackaged into two folders; a photocopy of the front cover is with the papers