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Kew Museum of Economic Botany: School Letters, Vol 1, 1877-1894

posted on 19.11.2019, 11:12 by Felix Driver

A high-resolution copy of the first of three volumes of letters from schools requesting specimens from the Museum of Economic Botany, held at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The source consists of manuscript letters from schools across Great Britain requesting specimens, often for displays and museums curated by teachers in many different kinds of schools. The file is downloadable in PDF format from the Biodiversity Heritage Library The work of digitisation was supported by the Mobile Museum project, funded by the AHRC. Biodiversity Heritage Library website.

This document was digitised in support of research for the Mobile Museum research project, a collaboration between Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Links:


The Mobile Museum project (PI Felix Driver, CI Mark Nesbitt) was funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council ('The mobile museum: economic botany in circulation', AH/N00941X/1).


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Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.