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Biographical entry Stephens, William John (1829 - 1890)

Born
16 July 1829
Levens, Westmorland, England
Died
22 November 1890
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Naturalist and Geologist

Summary

William John Stephens was a prominent organiser in colonial scientific circles and was appointed to the chair of natural history, University of Sydney in 1882. He was appointed Professor of Geology and Palaeontology in 1890.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • William John Stephens - Records, 1890; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • William John Stephens - Records, 1882 - 1966; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Stephens, W. J., 'Presidential Address', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 1, no. 10, 1886, pp. 855-880. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.