Notes from various authors on the Desmidiaceae; compiled by William Barwell Turner

Scope and Content

Contains very detailed autograph manuscript botanical and bibliographical notes on the Desmidiaceae, partly listed in columns, and chiefly written in Latin, compiled by W.B. Turner between 1870 and 1880.

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


In several sequences, some numbered.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of W. Denison Roebuck, May 1918


In English, Latin, with some German.