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2325, NH/01
Natural Heroes

Speaker: Fletcher, Anthony, 1944 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Botanist
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Describes early interest in natural history. Outlines education, studying botany and chemistry, through East London University to Bangor University where studied with Eifion Jones. Explains passion for lichens.Talks about period at Leicester Museum as botanist, philosophical approach to science, use of computers. Talks about British Lichen Society, writing 'British Lichen Flora'. Names influential books and people.
Place of birth: London
Education: East London University, Bangor University
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Musician
Mother's Occupation: Tailor, Dressmaker
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1950s, 1960s,1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

Recording Date: 3/7/2007
Playing time: 1 hr 12 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: LCC
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: Yes
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