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Corporate entry Waite Agricultural Research Institute (1924 - 1991)

The University of Adelaide

From
1924
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
To
1991
Functions
Education and Agricultural industry
Location
Adelaide, South Australia

Summary

The Waite Agricultural Research Centre was established in 1924 as a centre for agricultural research and development. In 1991, along with Roseworthy Agricultural College, it became a campus of Adelaide University's Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

Timeline

 1924 - 1991 Waite Agricultural Research Institute
       1991 - Waite Campus
             1991 - Faculty of Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

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Published resources

Books

  • Edgeloe, V. A., The Waite Agricultural Research Institute: the First Fifty Years, 1924-74, The Institute, Adelaide, 1984. Details
  • Zeitz, Lynette D., The Waite: a Social and Scientific History of the Waite Agricultural Research Institution, Barr Smith Press, Adelaide, 2014, 441 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Best, Rupert J., 'Arnold Edwin Victor Richardson C.M.G., D.Sc. (Melb.), M.A. (Adel.), B.Sc. (Agric.) (Adel.), R.D.A., P.A.I.A.S., foundation Director of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, first Waite Professor of Agriculture: an appraisal', Biennial Report of the Waite Agricultural Research Institute, vol. 1980-81, 1981, pp. 4-25. Details
  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_w.html. Details
  • Barker, R. and Barker, W. R., 'David Symon (1920-2011)', Australian Systematic Botany Society Newsletter, vol. 151, 2012, pp. 11-9. Details
  • Barker, R. M., 'David Eric Symon (1920-2011)', Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, vol. 26, 2013, pp. 71-96. Details
  • Radcliffe, John C., Melville, James (1908-1984), Agricultural Scientist, Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, 150-1 pp. Details
  • Rogers, George E. and Elliott, William H., 'Robert Henry Symons, 20 March 1934 - 4 October 2006', Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, vol. 54, 2008, pp. 383-400. Details
  • Rogers, George E. and Elliott, William H., 'Robert Henry Symons 1934-2006', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 19, no. 2, 2008, pp. 191-213. Details

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