Papers of Florence Turtle

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 3218-9
  • Dates of Creation
      mid 20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Florence Turtle comprising:

  • letters from Martyn Skinner, [1930-44], n.d.
  • letters from Hugh Waterman to Turtle, c. 1930
  • an account of Florence Turtle's life
  • photographs of Martyn Skinner, Peggy Skinner and Florence and William Turtle, 1942-56, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Florence Turtle (1896-1981).

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1993.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.