Leer, Abraham van


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)


Born: 1895, The Hague, Holland.



Was for some years in the employ of the Dutch-American Life-insurance Company, The Hague; from 1920-34 in the service of the Experiment Station for the Java Sugar Industry at Pasoeroean (E. Java), successively as bookkeeper, Librarian and Assistant Secretary; from 1935 editor of the ‘Soerabaiaasch Handelsblad’. Since end 1947 Librarian of the Buitenzorg Library.



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 88 nos from G. Lawoe (Sarangan) in E. Java (coll. 1928); some dupl. in Herb. Bog. [BO].