Notes and drawings on geology, botany, and fossil specimens, by William Barwell Turner

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Bibliographical notes of books on natural disasters; (2) Descriptive and taxonomic notes on the Desmidiaceae, with many manuscript illustrations and a few printed ones also.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Barwell Turner (1845-1917) was a botanist and expert on the Desmidieae. He became President of the Leeds Naturalists' Club in 1881.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Possibly a gift, part of the Denison-Roebuck Collection.


In English.