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Biographical entry Hamlyn-Harris, Ronald (1874 - 1953)

Born
1 September 1874
Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Died
26 June 1953
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

Ronald Hamlyn-Harris was Director of the Queensland Museum 1910-17, City Entomologist, Brisbane City Council 1926-34 and then Lecturer in Zoology at the University of Queensland 1936-43. He worked for the Brisbane City Council to tackle the endemic filariasis problem.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Ronald Hamlyn-Harris - Records, 1934 - 1937, MS 041; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Queensland Museum Library

  • Ronald Hamlyn-Harris - Records, 1910 - 1917; Queensland Museum Library. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Mather, Patricia, A Time for a Museum: a History of the Queensland Museum, Queensland Museum, Brisbane, 1986, 365 pp. See pages 50, 53-55, 68, 73, 103, 105, 108, 126, 137-138, 162, 180, 182, 187, 192, 208, 210-211, 228, 269, 293 and 320-321. Details
  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Burden, Gemmia, '"A Centre of Scientific Work": Ronald Hamlyn-Harris and Ethnography at the Queensland Museum 1910-17', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 38, 2014, pp. 87-102. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.