Perter Collinson Mill Hill
...seeds across the sea

Information Sources related to this site

A. W. Anderson, The Coming of the Flowers (London 1950)

Alan Armstrong, "Forget Not Mee and My Garden..." Chosen as the title for the edited collection of Peter Collinson letters - published by the Philosophical Society of America (Philadelphia, 2002)

Norman Brett-James, (1925) Life of Peter Collinson, London - Edgar & Dunstan & Co.

Jane Brown, The Omnipotent Magician Lancelot 'Capability' Brown - Chatto & windus (2011)

Collinson-Bartram Papers, 1732-1773: American Philophical Society

William Darlington (1849) Memorials of John Bartram and Humphry Marshall with notices of their botanical contemporaries. Pub. Lindsay and Blakiston, Philadelphia

Dillwyn, L.D., (1843) Hortus Collinsonianus: an account of the plants cultivated by the Late Peter Collinson, ESQ, F.R.S. (Not published.)

Penelope Hobhouse, Plants in Garden History - Pavillion (1997)

Penelope Hobhouse, The Story of Gardening - DK (2002)

Sheila Hume. 'The dissenters of Mill Hill' Printed by Falkland Press for the Mill Hill Historical Society

Jean O’Neill    (1981) ‘Plants for an entire stranger’. Peter Collinson’s contribution to 18th Century botany’,  Country Life. May 21 pp 1442-1444

Jean O'Neill / Elizabeth McLean, The 18th Century Natural History Exchange (Philadelphia, 2008) - Chronoly by Alfred E. Schuyler

New Scientist, 4th August 2007: The Forgotten Apostle (Stephanie Pain) q. from 'The Linnaeus Apostles': (Science and Adventure: Daniel Rolander's Journal. IK Foundation, 2007)

E.G. Swem    (1957)‘Brothers of the Spade’. Correspondence of Peter Collinson of London and of John Custuis of Williamsburg, Virginia 1734 – 1746. Barre Gazette, Barre, Massachusetts

Jenny Unglow, A little History of British Gardening - Chatto & Windus, London (2004)

Andrea Wulf    (2008)‘The Brother Gardeners. Botany, empire and the birth of an obsession’ Heinemann, London

Andrea Wulf (2011) 'The Founding Gardeners' - William Heinemann