The Sherard Collection: papers relating to Oxford Botanic Garden and Oxford botanists 16th-20th century
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Vines was a fellow and Lecturer in Botany at Christ's College, Cambridge, until his appointment in 1888 as the Sherardian Professor of Botany, Magdalen College, Oxford. He retired from Oxford in 1919. From the description of [Letter, 19]17 Feb. 23, Botanic Garden, Oxford [to] Mr. Thompson / S. H. Vines. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 464262709 Sydney Howard Vines (1849-1934), botanist, was born in Hackney on 31 December 1849, and educated privately and at Guy's Hospita...
José Francisco Correia da Serra (1750–1823, APS 1812) was an abbot, diplomat, scholar and botanist. In his work as a botanist he was particularly concerned with the systematic classification of vegetable species. Thomas Jefferson described him as “profoundly learned in several branches of science he was so above all others in that of Botany; in which he preferred an amalgamation of the methods of Linnaeus [1707-1778, APS 1769] and of Jussieu [1686-1758] to either of them exclusively...
James de Carle Sowerby was a natural-history illustrator, naturalist, author, and entrepreneur, and the secretary of the Royal Botanic Society. JDCS and his extended family produced independent works and journals, learned-societies' journals, and illustrations for other scientists. From the guide to the Papers of the Sowerby family of scientific illustrators., 1826-1865, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections) ...
Franz Bauer was born in Feldsberg, Austria in 1758; his first published botanical drawing appeared in 1771; moved to England in 1790 to take up a position of draughtsman at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew; amongst his publications was Strelitzia Depicta (1818). Bauer is considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of botanical artists. From the guide to the Bauer, Franz (1758-1840), c1788-c1829, (Senate House Library, University of London) Epithet: botanical a...
George Claridge Druce (1850-1932) was a pharmacist and botanist born in Northamptonshire but later based in Oxford where he ran a profitable pharmacy business on the city's High Street. During his time in Oxford, Druce became heavily involved in restoring and reorganising the University's herbarium collections. Druce published a number of books on the flora of several English counties including Oxfordshire (1886), Berkshire (1897), Buckinghamshire (1926) and Northamptonshire (1930)....
German-born botanist in England. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to [John] Nourse, 1736 Aug. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870669 ...
Epithet: Dr; Botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001034.0x00017d Epithet: MD, Regius Professor of Botany at Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001034.0x00017e ...