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Turner pharmacy collection (19th-20th C.)


A collection of published volumes and manuscript works donated by Prof. Turner, (a retired School of Pharmacy Emeritus Professor), relating to his work in pharmacology. Includes extensive runs of British Pharmacopoeais, plus volumes of the National Formulary. Also held is the Chemist and Druggist trade journal, for 1887-1919 (later volumes are held in the School of Pharmacy).

Also held are several dozen important manuscript volumes of prescription books, gathered from chemists/pharmacists around south Wales and beyond, from the 19th to mid 20th century.

Date range: 19th-20th century

Significance: Of significance in Wales and the United Kingdom.

Size: c. 200 volumes.

Languages:  English, German, French.

Keywords:  Pharmacy, pharmacology.

Notes: Prof. Turner’s artefact collection of pharmacology-related utensils, equipment, etc, is displayed in Cardiff University School of Pharmacy’s foyer area. His collection of pharmacognosic botanical samples is held at the National Botanical Gardens of Wales.