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Biographical entry Petterd, William Frederick (1849 - 1910)

Born
13 July 1849
Hobart Town, Tasmania, Australia
Died
15 April 1910
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Geologist and Conchologist

Summary

William Frederick Petterd published over 50 papers on geology and conchology. He was vice- president of the geology and minerals section of the Hobart meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science in 1902.

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Journal Articles

  • Kemp, Neal R. and Bottrill, Ralph S., 'The mineralogical collections of the Tasmanian Museum, Hobart and the West Coast Pioneers' Memorial Museum, Zeehan', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 6, no. 2, 2000, pp. 75-82. Details
  • Petterd, W.F., 'A catologue of the minerals known to occur on Tasmania, with notes on their distribution', Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia, Philosophical Society of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1893, pp. 1-72. Details
  • Petterd, W.F., 'Notes on a mineral substance new to Tasmania', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1895, pp. xx-xxi. Details
  • Petterd, W.F., 'Classified list of the mineral species, known to occur in Tasmania', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1896, pp. 23-28. Details
  • Petterd, W.F., 'Notes on some recently discovered and other minerals occurring in Tasmania', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1897, pp. 62-68. Details
  • Twelvetrees, W.H. and Petterd, W.F., 'On the occurrence of limurite in Tasmania', Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart, 1897, pp. 1-6. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.