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Biographical entry Newbery, James Cosmo (1843 - 1895)

Born
28 June 1843
Leghorn, Tuscany, Italy
Died
1 May 1895
St Kilda, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Industrial chemist and Public servant

Summary

James Cosmo Newbery was appointed as analyst to the Geological Survey of Victoria in 1865 and then scientific superintendent of the Industrial and Technological Museum, Victoria in 1869. He was an authority on gold amalgamation.

Archival resources

Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre

  • James Cosmo Newberry - Records, 1870 - 1872; Public Record Office Victoria, Victorian Archives Centre. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Fowler, R. H., 'Newbery, James Cosmo (1843-1895), industrial chemist and public servant', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 5, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974, p. 331. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A050378b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Dunn, E. J. and Mahony, D. J., 'Biographical Sketch of the Founders of the Geological Survey of Victoria', Bulletins of The Geological Survey of Victoria, vol. 23, J. Kemp, Melbourne, 1910, p. 48. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'The mineral waters of Victoria', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 8, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1867, pp. 278-83. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'The Manufacture of Paper from Native Plants', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 8, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1867, pp. 47-52. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'The Introduction of Gold to, and the Formation of Nuggets in, the Auriferous Drifts', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 9, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1868, pp. 52-60. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'A Method for the Manufacture of Chloride of Aluminium and Calcium, for Use as a Disinfectant', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 10, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1874, p. 81. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'The Use of Bisulphide of Carbon as a Solvent in the Extraction of Vegetable Oils, &c.', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 10, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1874, pp. 135-138. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Formation of Hyalite by the Action of Ammonia', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 15, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1879, pp. 49-51. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Some New Localities for Minerals in Victoria', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 16, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1880, pp. 144-145. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Notes on the Specification of a Recent Patent for the Manufacture of Gas', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 18, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1882, p. 47. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Notes on the Dressing of Tin Ore', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 20, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1884, pp. 99-102. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Laboratory Report: Appendix C', Victoria Department of Mines, Annual Report of the Secretary, 1885, pp. 86-88. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Laboratory Report: Appendix C', Victoria Department of Mines, Annual Report of the Secretary, 1885, pp. 105-107. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'The Examination of Waters', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 22, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1886, pp. 1-9. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Laboratory Report', Victoria Department of Mines, Annual Report of the Secretary, 1889, pp. 24-27; 155-168. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Laboratory Report', Victoria Department of Mines, Annual Report of the Secretary, 1890, pp. 18-31. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Laboratory Report', Victoria Department of Mines, Annual Report of the Secretary, 1892, pp. 22-23. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo, 'Laboratory Report', Victoria Department of Mines, Annual Report of the Secretary, 1893, pp. 16-18. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo and Dunn, Frederic, 'Experiments Made on a Sample of Pig Iron Received from the British and Tasmanian Iron Company, Port Lempriere, Tasmania', Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, vol. 15, Wilson & Mackinnon, Melbourne, 1879, pp. 43-49. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo and Dunn, Mr., 'Milk analysis, Editorial, republication of an article in The Argus, March 27, 1876', The Australian Medical Journal, vol. 21, T.M. Buzzard, Melbourne, 1876, pp. 89-94. Details
  • Newbery, J. Cosmo and Hopwood ,George Manley, 'Report on water', The Australian Medical Journal, vol. 22, T.M. Buzzard, Melbourne, 1877, pp. 90-95. Details
  • Newbery, J.C., 'Ores of Cobalt', Dicker's Mining Record, and Guide to the Gold Mines of Australia, vol. 9, Thomas Dicker, Melbourne, 1867, p. 239. Details
  • Newbery, James Cosmo, 'Obituary', The Australasian Journal of Pharmacy, vol. 10, A.E. Massina, Melbourne, 1895, p. 160. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.