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3. Rachel Webster - Curator of Botany at Manchester Museum

3. Rachel Webster - Curator of Botany at Manchester Museum

Update: 2020-05-301
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Tim talks with Manchester Herbarium's Rachel Webster...

The conversation covers the collection and the people who contributed to it as well as Rachel's role, her predecessors and other interesting characters from the herbarium, museum and science in general’s history.

Thanks:
Stacey Body - Production
Kelly Lomas & Gif Lemon - Artwork
'Still Pickin', Kevin Macleod - Theme tune

Related links:
Manchester Museum Herbarium:
Website: https://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/collection/plants/
Twitter: @Aristolochia
WordPress: https://herbologymanchester.wordpress.com/

Flowering plants:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flowering_plant

James Cosmo Melvil:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cosmo_Melvill_(naturalist)

Charles Bailey:
https://herbologymanchester.wordpress.com/collectors-2/

Leopold Hartley Grindon:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leopold_Hartley_Grindon
- The Shakspere Flora. A guide to all the principal passages in which mention is made of trees, plants, flowers, and vegetable productions; with comments Unknown Binding – 1883 by Leopold Hartley Grindon

Richard Buxton:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Buxton_(botanist)
https://herbologymanchester.wordpress.com/tag/richard-buxton/

Flora of Manchester:
https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=o00EAAAAQAAJ&pg=PP21&lpg=PP21&dq=richard+buxton+flora+manchester&source=bl&ots=Hi7T1W0Ehz&sig=ACfU3U1rO8dvMSNGndIqTb1Qvzm1dPLHdw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiU2734rO_nAhXLShUIHYzpAn4Q6AEwCXoECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=richard%20buxton%20flora%20manchester&f=false

Manchester Botanical Gardens:
https://manchesterhistory.net/manchester/gone/botanicgardens.html

Rachel's phd thesis:
https://academic.oup.com/jxb/article/67/22/6373/2411398

Biscuit Beetle:
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/natureplus/community/identification/blog/2014/12/17/fact-sheet-the-biscuit-beetle--stegobium-paniceum.html

From Here to Ecology - Herbarium blogs:
https://fromheretoecology.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/manchester-herbarium/
https://fromheretoecology.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/finding-richard-buxton/

Grace Wigglesworth
https://herbologymanchester.wordpress.com/2015/05/08/the-mysterious-miss-wigglesworth/

Dead Horse Arum:
http://www.indefenseofplants.com/blog/2015/3/26/unlikely-allies

Lydia Becker:
https://mmwonderwomen.wordpress.com/2018/03/09/lydia-becker/

Kathleen Drew-Baker:
https://www.mub.eps.manchester.ac.uk/science-engineering/2019/03/04/mother-of-the-sea-how-kathleen-drew-baker-saved-sushi/

Monument in Uto, Japan:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Mary_Drew-Baker#/media/File:Monument_Kathleen_Mary_Drew-Baker.jpg

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3. Rachel Webster - Curator of Botany at Manchester Museum

3. Rachel Webster - Curator of Botany at Manchester Museum

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