[CONDOLENCES FOR A CUT TREE BY FAMOUS TURKISH BOTANIST] Autograph letter signed 'H. Birand'.
HIKMET BIRAND, (Turkish botanist, academician, author), (1904-1972).
"TC Ankara Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi Botanik Enstitüsü Müdürlügü" Letterhead, Ank., 1961.
Original autograph letter signed by Hikmet Birand. 28,5x20 cm. In Turkish. 2 p. Letterhead of "Ankara University Faculty of Science Botany Institute Directorate". To 'Münevver Hanim'. Birand was a Turkish academic, university administrator, botanical scholar, and author. He was the first botanist who worked on plant sociology in Turkey. He made efforts to establish the METU-Atatürk Forest, which was established in 1960.