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Aberystwyth University
J H Salter Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0982 JHS

Held at: Aberystwyth University

Title: J H Salter Papers

Short Title: J H Salter Papers

Creation date(s): [ca. 1898]-[ca. 1900]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 0.005 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): J H Salter


Administrative/Biographical history: John H Salter was a lecturer in botany at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth from 1894 to 1899. He then became Professor of Botany within the same department, holding the chair until 1903.


Scope and content/abstract: The papers include a bound album containing plates of original drawings made by Salter for his paper 'Zur naheren Kenntniss der Starkekorner', along with a folder containing handwritten text and plates by Salter, entitled 'Studies of lichens', related to his studies of lichens undertaken at the suggestion of Professor Arthur Meyer of Marburg.


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Conditions governing access: The papers may be consulted through application to Information Services, Hugh Owen Library, University of Wales Aberystwyth, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DZ, Tel: 01970 622399, Fax: 01970 622404, E-mail:

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Basic finding aid available at Hugh Owen Library, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Language codes: eng lat


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Publication note: See J H Salter, 'Zur naheren Kenntniss der Starkerkorner', Jahrbuecher fuer Wissenschaftliche Botanik , vol. 32, part 1 (1898).


Note: Description compiled by Rhian Phillips, Archives Hub project archivist, with reference to E L Ellis, The University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1872-1972 , (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1972).

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Botany | Wales

Personal names
Salter , J. H. (John Henry) , 1862-1942

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