Photograph of Decherd Turner

Photograph of Decherd Turner by Jim Allen used in preparation for his painted portrait by Victor Lallier.  

Photographic quadtych of Decherd Turner

Bibliophile and Presbyterian pastor Decherd Henry Turner (1922–2002) was founding director of Bridwell Library. From 1950 through 1980 Mr. Turner built one of the nation’s significant theological libraries and among its finest Special Collections, which ranges from incunabula to modern fine press and artists books.

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Lower South Stairs
Photograph of Decherd Turner