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Table 1 Characteristics of Rostafiński’s respondents and the location of places they wrote about

From: Wild edible plants of Belarus: from Rostafiński’s questionnaire of 1883 to the present

Place for which information was given (the present Belarusian name given in brackets) Region or county Code Surname, First name Biographical information
Materials stored in the Museum of the Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University, ul. Kopernika 27, Kraków
Nieśwież, Słuck and Mińsk Mińsk (Minsk) CZA Czarnocka, Helena landowner, sent her letters from Secieszyn (Kleck train stop, Minsk gubernya)
(Nyasvizh, Sluck, Minsk)     
Jeziora (Azyory) Grodno (Hrodna) KOR Korycińska, Aleksandra no data; wrote her letter from Warsaw, passing on information from her friends
Bobrzyńsk near Bobrujsk (now Babruysk) and surrounding counties Mohylew (Mohilew) LAS Laskarys, Antonina z Zabiełłów (1835 in Vilnius - ?), landowner [44]
Naliboki Mińsk (Minsk) LES Łęski, Michał landowner from Chotów
Puków Ihumeń (Chervyen’) NAR Narkiewicz-Jodko, Tomasz (ok. 1840 -?), landowner (Puków estate in Minsk gubernya)
Pińsk and around (Pinsk) Pińsk (Pinsk) ONU Onufrowicz, Adam (1856–1914), studied at the Institute of Mining in St. Petersburg and the Technical Academy in Kraków, taught in polytechnics in Austro-Hungary and Russia. He was the main director of a factory in Kysztyma [45]
Kuchcice and Chołuj Ihumeń (Chervyen’) OSS Ossowski, Antoni no data
Rawonicze Ihumeń (Chervyen’) SLO Słotwińska, J no data
whole counties Pińsk, Mozyrz, Rzeczyca (Pinsk, Mazyr, Rechytsa) SLO Słotwińska, J  
Weleśnica Pińsk (Pinsk) TWA Twardowska, Maria (1858–1907), botanist (florist), authored several publications on the flora of the Vilnius region and Polesia [4648]
n.d. Pińsk (Pinsk) NIE Nielubowicz, W. landowner
Nowogródek (Navahrudak) Grodno (Hrodna) DYB Dybowski, Władysław (1838–1910), zoologist and botanist, master of mineralogy (1873), privatdozent of general paleontology in the university of Dorpat (now Tartu) (1876); when he responded to Rostafiński he was leasing an estate in Niańków near Nowogródek [49]
Lipów Rzeczyca (Rechytsa) WOJ Woyniłłowiczówna, Jadwiga no data
Manuscript and herbarium stored in the Herbarium of the Faculty of Biology of the University of Warsaw, Al. Ujazdowskie 4, Warsaw
whole counties Wołkowysk, Słonim, Prużany FED Federowski, Michał (1853–1923), amateur ethnographer, the leading researcher of Belarusian verbal and musical folklore; worked on manorial estates, gathered many volumes of data on Belarusian folklore, e.g. [18]; lived in the presen territory of Belarus for most of the time between 1877and World War I; he wrote his answer to Rostafiński’s quest. from Studerowszczyzna
  (Vawkavysk, Slonim, Pruzhany)    
  Vileyka FED2 Federowski, Michał  
  1. All the letters were written in 1883, apart from Korycińska (1884).