Papers of Florence Turtle

Archive Collection

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).

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.