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Miss M. F. Rich

Nature volume 143, page 845 (20 May 1939) | Download Citation

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BY the death on April 20 at Ruislip, Middlesex, of Mary Florence Rich, botanical science has lost an active and enthusiastic contributor to our knowledge of freshwater algae. Born at Weston-super-Mare in 1865 and educated at Aske's School, Hatcham, Miss Rich studied at Somerville College, Oxford, where she held a Clothworkers' scholarship. Taking up the teaching profession she held for some years a post at Roedean and then established a girls' school (Granville. School) at Leicester, which acquired a considerable reputation and which she continued to direct until 1923.

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