Comprises autograph manuscript technical botanical and bibliographical notes on many kinds of algae and Desmidiaceae, compiled by W.B. Turner about 1884.
Desmid. notes, compiled by William Barwell Turner
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- ReferenceGB 206 MS 218
- Dates of Creationca.1884
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 vols., manuscript. Bound in boards with marbled paper on the outside covers and black cloth spines. The volumes are numbered 1-3 on small pieces of paper pasted on to the middle of all three outside front covers respectively.
Scope and Content
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.
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The gift of W. Denison Roebuck, May, 1918
The William Barwell Turner Collection