Thank you very much for your contribution here, which is indeed useful. I hope that the task of searching the archives really
is herculean -- namely that they exist! -- but I am glad you did not take on an impossible burden for yourself!
Yes I did have to sweat through some botany: though in the event it was not totally ludicrous: my main question was to criticize
Wegener's evidence on Continental Drift! I had not realized the department's resistance went so deep!
I will of course send you a copy when the draft is done.