Ref NoMCR/4/2/9
Alt Ref NoMR/95
geographical classification 4.4
TitleChina: Hance
DescriptionManuscript letters and notes, press cuttings and printed documents regarding Henry Fletcher Hance, botanist and Vice Consul of Whampoa. Includes information regarding proposals to secure him a new post, his death, the sale of his herbarium to the British Museum [through the arrangements of Daniel Oliver and Joseph Hooker], and the sale of Hance's herbarium cabinets and library. Includes letters to Joseph Hooker and Thiselton-Dyer, with letters from Thiselton-Dyer, Oliver, Morris, and the signature of Joseph Hooker. Includes correspondence between Kew, the Foreign Office, and W H Flower of the British Museum of National History. With letters from Charlotte Page Hance, and Charles Ford. Volume contains a copy of 'Letters of Administration with Exemplification of Will and Codicil Annexed', and auction catalogue for Hance's Library.
Date10 Nov 1882-16 Aug 1889
SubjectHerbaria
FormatManuscript papers
Press cuttings
Published documents
Typescript
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/466Hance; Henry Fletcher (1827-1886)1827-1886
DS/UK/89Hooker; Sir; Joseph Dalton (1817-1911); Knight; Botanist and second director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew1817-1911
DS/UK/90Thiselton-Dyer; Sir; William (1843-1928); Knight; British botanist and third director of Kew1843-1928
DS/UK/451Oliver; Daniel (1830-1916); English botanist1830-1916
DS/UK/216Morris; Sir; Daniel (1844-1933); Knight; British botanist and horticulturalist1844-1933
DS/UK/321United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; Foreign Office; 1782-19681782-1968
DS/UK/482Ford; Charles (1844-1927); Horticulturist1844-1927
DS/UK/236Flower; Sir; William Henry (1831-1899); zoologist and museum curator1831-1899
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