Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower, 1855-1948, botanist 1817-1960


Papers of Frederick Orpen Bower, 1855-1948, botanist 1817-1960

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Glasgow University Archive Service

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Bower, F.O. (Frederick Orpen), 1855-1948 (person)

University of Glasgow (1451- : Glasgow, Scotland) (corporateBody)

These are Economic History lecture notes, possibly a lecturer's own notes. There are 6 notebooks within a slipcase. On the slipcase is written in pencil "Dr James Cunnison? Alec Macfie?" The identification of the author of these notes is not certain. There is one letter within volume 6 addressed to Dr Cunnison, but without a comparison of handwriting it has not possible to assign these notes to Dr Cunnison. References within the notes would indicate that they were written after 1924. ...

Bower, Frederick Orpen (1855-1948: botanist, Professor of Botany, Glasgow University 1885-1925) (person)

Frederick Orpen Bower ( 1855-1948 ), researched and published widely on the Pteridophyta, particularly ferns and was one of the principal exponents of the "interpolation theory" of alternation in their life-cycle. After graduating with a first class degree from Trinity College, Cambridge, England, Bower attended the Universities of W├╝rzburg, Germany, and Strasbourg, France. He returned to take up the position of lecturer in botany at the University College, London, where...