Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
WA collections by 'Miss Ryan' in 1896 are probably this person.
Born in Perth, WA, 1890; died in Perth, WA, 1970.
The eldest of seven children, to Michael Ryan, a post and telegraph master, and Clara Oakley Ryan nee Graham (1866-1945).
Aged six, Kathleen probably collected MEL specimens (as 'Miss Ryan') at Eucla, 1896.
Her mother CLARA RYAN also collected MEL specimens.
Kathleen did not marry and died in Perth in 1970 aged 80.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]