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ID number:  WBHERB.MISC.PR.2
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne Herbarium Archive
Title / Object name:  Newspaper article titled, 'Gift to the "Holmes" Collection of Seaweeds' from the Birmingham Post, January 1907.
Object type:  Newspaper article
Date made:  1907
Materials:  Paper
Measurements:  16 x 6.9 cm

Printed newspaper article titled, 'Gift to the "Holmes" Collection of Seaweeds' from the Birmingham Post, January 1907. Speaks of the acquirement of Mr. E.M. Holmes' collection of "fasiculi"? by the Botanical Department of the University and the details of the collection, including it containing "three or four species which have been found but once, and stand, therefore, as the only known examples of their kind" and that "The British collection is believed to be the most perfect in existence, and contains not a few species which can never be replaced". The same newspaper article as WBHERB.EMH.PR.1. This cutting is stapled to WBHERB.MISC.DOC.5 on the page titled, 'Holmes Collection of Algae'.

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