Biographical entry Chambers, Thomas Carrick (1930 - )
- 5 September 1930
Auckland, New Zealand
Thomas Carrick Chambers was Professor of Botany, University of Melbourne 1967-86 when he was appointed Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
Born Auckland, New Zealand, 5 September 1930. Educated Universities of Auckland (MSc) and Sydney (PhD). Lecturer, Auckland University College 1955; teaching fellow, University of Sydney 1956-57; CSIRO Postgraduate Student 1958-59, resident tutor, senior tutor and Wilson Fellow, St Andrew's College; CSIRO Overseas Postgraduate Student, Botany School and Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge 1960-61; lecturer in Botany, University of Melbourne 1961-64, senior lecturer 1964-66, professor of botany 1967-86; Director, Royal Botanic Gardens and the Domain, Sydney 1986-.
The University of Melbourne Archives
- Thomas Carrick Chambers - Records, 1853 - 1985; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details
- Chambers, T. C., 'Ewart, Alfred James (1872-1937), Botanist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 8, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981, pp. 448-450. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080474b.htm. Details
- Chambers, Carrick, review of Hewson, Helen, Australia: 300 Years of Botanical Illustration, Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 13, no. 3, 2001, pp. 358-359. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/109/issue/3265.htm. Details
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