Three separate works on the Desmidiaceae, compiled by William Barwell Turner

Scope and Content

Contains: (1) Paul Friedrich Reinsch: Contributiones ad algologiam et fungologiam, Vol.I: Desmideacearum notae; manuscript copy by W. Barwell Turner, with O. Nordstedt's Einige Bemerkungen über die Desmideen in "Contributiones ad algologiam et fungologiam", 1876, in [pp. 65-80] Hedwigia, vol. XV, no. 5, before the plates, with some loose notes inserted; (2) William Barwell Turner: Illustrations of the Desmidieae, prepared for a lecture delivered to the Leeds Naturalists' Club, 22 May 1885; (3) George Charles Wallich and William Barwell Turner: Memoranda re Indian Desmidieae, 1885

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of W. Denison Roebuck, May, 1918


In English, Latin, and German

Custodial History

From the William Barwell Turner Collection