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Roy P. Turner Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s089

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two copies of Roy Peyton Turner’s thesis on farming the sustainable way. There is also a newspaper clipping of his obituary from the Huntsville Item dated October 10, 2008.


  • 2008
  • Undated

Conditions Governing Use

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Biographical / Historical

Roy P. Tuner was born on November 9, 1934. He attended Huntsville High School and later went on to Sam Houston State University where he graduated with a degree in Agriculture. He later received a master’s degree in Botany from the University of Arkansas. He taught both high school and college levels. He married Carol Childress in 1982. They had a son, Roy P. Turner, who died on October 14, 2008.


2 Volumes (This collection is located by call number order on the Thomason Room shelves. Call number: S451 .T4 T87 2005)

Language of Materials



This collection is housed on the Thomason Room shelves, arranged in call number order.

Shaneil Snipe
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US