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Arthur Milnes Marshall Papers

Date range: 1884-1893.

A small collection of papers of Arthur Milnes Marshall (1852-1893), naturalist, Professor of Zoology at Owens College (which later became the University of Manchester), 1879-1893, Secretary and subsequently Chairman of the Board of Studies of the Victoria University.

He published a number of important papers on the origin and development of nervous systems in higher animals, before his death in a climbing accident.

There is material relating to the academic disciplines of zoology and botany: Marshall is acknowledged as a pioneer in the teaching of both subjects.

There are also papers concerning the foundation and early years of the Athletic Union, in which Marshall was closely involved.

Finding aids

Catalogue available online via ELGAR.

Location

Main Library

Using the reading room in the Main Library