Ref NoBL/3/2
TitleB
DescriptionCorrespondence received by the Linnean Society from the following individuals or organisations, whose names begin with 'B':.

- Bernard, Henry; 1 letter: 6 Oct 1893 (p 3).
- Burkill, Isaac.; 1 letter: 23 Mar 1894 (p 14).
- Becker, H. (Dr); 1 letter: 8 Jul 1894 (p 22).
- Books forwarded to Stockholm, list of; 1 letter (p 22).
- Bowman, Fred[erick]. H.; 1 letter: 20 Oct 1894 (p 29).
- Blandford, W.F.H.; 1 letter: 17 Jan 1895 (p36) NB. Letter asking if he can clean and examine 5 insects in Linnean genus Descuestes. Reply from Harting, J.E. giving permission to visit collection..
- Beer, Rudolf; 1 letter: 25 Mar 1895 (p 37).
- Bovell, John R.; 1 letter: 5 Mar 1895 (p 40).
- Bower, F.O. (Prof); 2 letters: 13 May 1895, 8 Jan 1902 (pp 42, 215) NB. First letter refers to plates and paper he is sending to society. Second letter asks for Linnean Society to donate their publications to the new Botanical Institute Library in Glasgow as he is having difficulty securing money to buy books for the new establishment. .
- Babington, Charles Cardale (Prof.); 1 letter: 22 Jul 1895 (p 43) NB. Notification of death of Babington, Charles Cardale. .
- Bavington-Ward, M.J.; 1 letter: 23 Sep 1895 (p 48) NB. Letter asking for publications to be sent to him and Stone, H.C. Notification of death of Leathern (Dr.) whose name still appears in the list of fellows..
- Bennett, Alfred W.; 1 letter: 28 Oct 1895 (p 48). NB. Letter asks if paper by late Mr Ball, read at last meeting, has been published yet. Bennett has been asked to write introduction on general distribution of Alpine flora and would like to consult paper by Ball..
- Brunchorst, E. (Librarian at Bergen Museum); 1 letter: 25 Nov 1895 (p 51). NB. Letter requesting an exchange of publications..
- Bergen Museum Library; 1 letter: 25 Nov 1895 (p 51). NB. Letter requesting an exchange of publications..
- Bailey, Charles; 1 letter: 2 Jan 1896 (p 57). NB. Nominating Bickham, Spencer Henry as a fellow of Linnaen Society..
- Britten, James; 2 letters: 18 Feb 1896, 20 Apr 1896 (pp 60, 61). NB. First letter asks for changes to be made to Library Comittee and Library Catalogue at Linnean Society as splendid collection of books is useless without adequate catalogue. Second letter asks for permission to use item from last 'Proceedings'..
- Blackman, V.H.; 1 letter: 15 May 1896 (p 60).
- Buchanan, John; 1 letter: 14 Mar 1896 (p 65) NB. Notification of death of Buchanan, John..
- Buchanan, Robert; 1 letter: 14 Mar 1896 (p 65) NB. Notification of death of Buchanan, John..
- Backhouse, J.; 1 letter: 11 Feb 1896 (p 67).
- Barnes, Robert; 2 letters: 20 Jun 1896, 27 Jun 1896 (pp 68, 77). NB. Second letter gives notification that he is going abroad for a number of months..
- Briosi, Giovanni (Pavia Botanical Institute); 1 letter: 19 Nov 1894 (p 70). NB. Letter requesting an exchange of publications..
- Boiler, New Estimates and Correspondence; 23 letters, notes and telegrams: 7 Dec 1896 - 1 Jul 1897 (pp 72, 97) [Note in index - 'see Linnean Society']. NB. Correspondence about fitting a new boiler and inspection of this..
- Barber, H.Bride (Rev.); 4 letters: 5 Apr 1896, 4 Feb 1901, 12 Aug 1902, 12 Dec 1903 (pp 73, 195, 239, 279) NB. letters about fellowship, resignation and arrears..
- Baker, James (Rev.); 1 letter: 6 Nov 1896 (p 83).
- Berlese, Antonio. (Prof); 1 letter: 15 Feb 1897 (p 90). NB Letter in Italian..
- Berjeau, Charles.; 1 letter: 22 Mar 1897 (p 94).
- Brice, A.M. (Secretary of Jackson-Harmsworth Polar Expedition); 1 letter: 2 Apr 1897 (p 94). NB. Letter asking if Expedition's Botanist can make a preliminary report about the expedition's botanical findings..
- Bellis, Nicola de (Dr.); 1 letter: 28 May 1897 (p 96). NB. Letter offers Linnean Society opportunity to purchase unpublished manuscripts of Giovanni Gussone, Neapolitan botanist and fellow of Linnean Society. Manuscripts describe Gussone's scientific journeys 1812-1840 and the collection of herbs in the Royal Naples Botanical Gardens..
- Boiler, Report on; 2 letters: 1 Jul 1897 (p 97) [Note in index - ' also circular from Inverness Co.'].
- Byerley, Isaac; 1 letter: 14 Jul 1897. (p105) NB. Notification of Death of Byerley, Isaac..
- Bridge, J.W. (Prof.); 1 letter: 25 Nov 1897 (p 106). NB. Letter asking for his note on the Teleostean hyomandibular cleft to be removed from agenda.He offers to present short paper on avi-bladder of Notopterus after 18 Jan 1896. He asks to rejoin as a fellow of Linnean Society..
- Bailey, F.Manson; 3 letters: 2 Nov 1897, 14 May 1902, 21 Jan 1903 (pp 108, 227, 247). NB. First letter states that European scientific societies have no knowledge of work going on in Australia and draws attention to his work on Aplenium sp., Rhaphidophora sp. and Naucleeae Gordoniana. Second letter resigns from Linnean Society as he has lost appointment of Colonial Botanist. Third letter changes his mind about resignation from Linnean Society..
- Bell, F. Jeffrey (Secretary of International Congress of Zoology); 2 letters: 2 Mar 1898, 10 Jan 1898 (pp 110, 113). NB. First letter asking if Linnean Society can help entertain members of Congress during the week of 27 Aug to 1 Sep. Second letter asks if Linnean Society can defray the expenses of meeting of Congress in Cambridge on 23 Aug 1898..
- Bell, F. Jeffrey; 1 letter: 23 May 1899 (p 142). NB. Letter about his examination of specimens in possession of Linnean Society..
- British Association [for the Advancement of Science]; 2 letters: 18 Mar [? 1898], 25 Jun 1904 (p 116, 299) NB. First letter introduces work of committee and asks Linnean Society to help through gifts of money, gifts of books (list of wanted books with letter) and through seconding Committe's application to British Association for a grant of £100. Second letter asks if British Association for the Advancement of Science can use Linnean Society's rooms for Council or Committee meetings..
- Bather, F.A. (Secretary of British Association [for the Advancement of Science); 1 letter: 18 Mar [? 1898] (p 116) NB. Letter introduces work of committee and asks Linnean Society to help through gifts of money, gifts of books (list of wanted books with letter) and through seconding Committe's application to British Association for a grant of £100.
- Bolus, Henry; 1 letter: 6 Jul 1898 (p 121) NB. Letter about Flanagan, H.G. becoming fellow of Linnean Society..
- Barber, C.A.; 1 letter: 22 Nov 1898 (p 129) NB. Letter resigning from Council as leaving for Madras. .
- Baillie, Edm. [Edmund]; 1 letter: 11 Jan 1899 (p134). NB. Letter stating that his late father's circumstances do not justify the payment of his subscription..
- Bentley, Bertram H.; 1 letter: 4 May 1899 (p 140).
- Bullen, R. Ashington; 1 letter: 5 Jun 1899 (p141).
- Baker, Charles (Optical and Surgical Instrument Warehouses); 1 letter: 14 Nov 1899 (p 149). [Note on letter - 're Operator for Lantern']..
- Brown, Thos. [Thomas] (Sir), Memorial Committee; 1 letter: 19 Feb 1900 (p 152). NB. Letter asking for subscription for the Sir Thomas Browne Memorial..
- Bower, Geo. [Geoffrey] M. (Commissioner of United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries); 1 letter: 15 Mar 1900 (p 153). NB. Publications sent to Linnean Society..
- Bank of England; 1 letter: 30 Apr 1900 (p 159) [Note on letter - ' forwarded 4 May 1900 see letter book']..
- Burmester, C. W; 2 letters: 30 Apr 1900, 1 Jul 1900 (p 160, 169). NB. In German.
- Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci [Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences]; 1 letter: 21 Aug 1900 (p 167). NB. Notification of death of Day, David F..
- Borland, John; 1 letter: 10 Jul 1900 (p 167). NB. Notification of death of Borland, John..
- Bressa, Prix; 1 letter: 1 Jan 1901 (p 175). NB. In French. Notification about Bressa Prize to commemorate life of Bresa, Cesar Alexandre (Dr.).
- Bowcher, F.; 3 letters: 8 Nov 1900, 6 Feb 1904, 30 Jan 1904 (pp 177, 275, 282). NB. Letter asking to obtaain bronze copy of Joseph Hooker medal, Letter thanking society for permission to take an impression from the Hooker dies. Letter asking to obtain permission to strike off 2 medals from dies of Sir Joseph Hooker..
- Bowker, J.H. (Colonel); 1 letter: 5 Dec 1900 (p 177). NB. Notification of death of Bowker, J.H.(Colonel).
- Bernard, H.M.; 8 letters: 4 Jun 1901, 18 Apr 1901, 18 Mar 1901, 2 May 1901, 17 Jun 1901, 12 Jul 1901, 16 Jul 1901, (pp 186, 198, 204). NB (p186) Letter reminding society that two lady botanists, Miss [Barton] and Miss Smith, would like to have their work discussed at meeting on Thursday night. (p 198) Letter about Pace'sobservations about Turbinaria. (p204) Letters about adjourned meeting, delay in publishing paper about naming corals using a system that differs from Linnean system, and appealing againsts decision council made about paper. .
- Barton, Ethel S.; 1 letter: 14 Feb 1901 (p 191). NB. Letter asking if she and Miss Smith can attend meeting at which Mr Bernard's paper is discussed..
- Briant, T.J.; 1 letter: 15 Jul 1901 (p 203).
- Bastian, H.Charles (Dr.); 1 letter: 7 [Jun] 1901 (p 208). NB. Letter withdrawing paper on Rotifers' Egg..
- Barrett, A.A. (Lt. Col.); 1 letter: 1 Jan 1902 (p 212). .
- Baker, J.G.; 1 letter: 24 Mar 1902 (p 215). NB. Recommendation of Stewart, Samuel Alexander (Belfast Museum) as candidate..
- Bigge, Arthur; 4 letters: 21 Apr 1902, 26 May 1902, 17 Nov 1902, 20 Jan 1904 (pp 216, 220, 240, 281). NB. Prince of Wales agrees to become Honorary Member of Society, Prince of Wales will sign Charter Book if President brings it toYork House, Prince of Wales thanks Society for copy of 'Proceedings'..
- Bull, William & Bull, Edward; 1 letter: 2 Jun 1902 (p 219) .NB. Notification of death of Bull, William. .
- Brown, N.E.; 2 letters: 5 Jul 1902, 17 Jul 1902 (p 222, 226). NB. Request for Linnean Society to help with costs of publishing drawings of Ngamiland collection..
- Bonnet, E. (Academie des Science et Lettres de Montpelier); 1 letter: 3 Oct 1901 (p 223). NB. Request for publications from Society..
- Bose, J.C; 1 letter: 9 Jun 1902 (p 231). NB. Permission to reproduce 4 diagrams..
- Burbridge, F.W.; 1 letter: 1 May 1903 (p 244). NB. Notification of death of Bain, John. .
- Bannerman, W. Bruce; 1 letter: 6 May 1903. (p 244).
- Burne, R.H. (Secretary of Malacological Society); 4 letters: 6 Jun 1902, 24 May 1902, 25 May 1903, 4 Jun 1904 (p 222, 223, 252, 285). NB Letters about Malacological Society being allowed to hold meetings in Linnean Society rooms. .
- Bartlett, A.W.; 1 letter: 29 Sep 1903 (p 259). NB. Letter asking if he can retain his Fellowship of the Society despite being unattend a meeting before he has to leave to become Superintendent of Botanic Gardens in British Guiana. .
- Brain L.Lewton; 1 letter: 31 Jul 1903 (p 265).
- Bouvier, E.L.; 1 letter: 7 May 1904 (p 284). NB. In French..
- Balfour, I.B.; 1 letter: 5 May 1904 (p291). NB. Letter sending Malacca cane to Society so it can be placed with other relics of Robert Brown..
- Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) [Natural History Museum] (E. Ray Lankester, Director); 1 letter: 16 Apr 1901 (p 161). NB. Thanks for present of photograph of type of Centaurea alba..
- Buser, R., (Conservator HG. DC); 1 letter: 26 Mar 1900 (p 161). NB. Request for photographs of Alchimilla type specimens. Photographs with letter..
Date1893-1904
LevelFile
ExtentMultiple letters in 1 bound volume
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