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Harry Marshall Ward


Botanist. BA, Cambridge, 1879. In 1880, worked in the laboratory of Julius Sachs in Würzburg, before travelling to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) to investigate a coffee-leaf disease. On his return, worked in the laboratory of Anton de Bary in Straßburg (Strasbourg). Assistant lecturer, Owens College, Manchester, 1882–5. Professor of botany, Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill, 1885; Cambridge, 1895–1906. FRS 1888.



Thiselton-Dyer 1907


ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

Thiselton-Dyer, William Turner. 1907. Harry Marshall Ward. New Phytologist 6: 1–8.