Russel Harris: Algae specimen album

Scope and Content

Bound volume entitled 'Marine algae collected in Plymouth', containing pressed specimens, with printed attached labels, late 19th c / early 20th c.

Administrative / Biographical History

Russel Harris (1840- ), was born in Walkhampton, Devon. He owned the Phoenix and Town Mills in the Tavistock area in the 19th century.

Conditions Governing Access

Usual EUL arrangements apply.

Acquisition Information

Previously formed part of the Reserve Collection (RC 589.30942 MAR/XX). Given to Lady [Roborough] by Russel Harris of Phoenix Mills, Dartmoor, Devon. Donated to UCSW in 1932 by Lord Roborough (Sir Henry Lopes).

Other Finding Aids

Listed. See Description above.

Archivist's Note

Description created by Rob Ford, 17 Apr 2007.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual EUL restrictions apply.

Related Material

None known.


It is not known if the contents of this volume have resulted in publication.