Two note-books of William Barwell Turner

Scope and Content

Contains (i) the text of Barwell's presidential address to the Leeds Naturalists' Club on 25 January 1881, entitled "The origin of organic life"; (ii) an undated survey of the history of systematic zoology; (iii), formerly inserted in (ii), in another hand, a satirical scientific version of Genesis, Chapter 1, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

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