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Biographical entry Hoare, Michael E.

Occupation
Science historian

Summary

Michael E. Hoare was a Research Associate of the Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science 1965-74 before becoming Head of the Manuscript Section at the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand 1974-87.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Michael E. Hoare - Records, 1965 - 1976, MS 084; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Hoare, Michael, 'Smyth, Robert Brough (1830-1889)', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 161-163. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060184b.htm. Details
  • Hoare, Michael, 'Thomson, Alexander Morrison', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, p. 268. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060288b.htm. Details
  • Hoare, Michael, 'Wilkinson, Charles Smith (1843-1891), geologist', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 402-403. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060434b.htm. Details
  • Hoare, Michael, 'Wright, Horatio George Anthony (1827-1901)', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 442-443. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060474b.htm. Details
  • Hoare, Michael, 'Ulrich, Georg Heinrich Friedrich (1830-1900), geologist and mineralogist', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 321-322. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060344b.htm. Details
  • Hoare, Michael, 'Botany and Society in Eastern Australia', in D. J. Carr and S. G. M. Carr (eds), People and Plants in Australia, Academic Press, Sydney, 1981. Details
  • Hoare, Michael; Radford, Joan T., 'Smith, John (1821-1885), professor of chemistry and experimental physics', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 148-150. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060170b.htm. Details

Conference Papers

  • Hoare, M. E. and Bell, L. G., 'In Search of New Zealand's Scientific Heritage', in History of Science in New Zealand Conference, Royal Society of New Zealand in conjunction with the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, 1983. Details

Edited Books

  • Hoare, Michael E. (ed.), The 'Resolution' Journal of Johann Reinhold Forster, 1772-1775, 4 vols, Hakluyt Society, London, 1982, 873 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Hoare, M., 'The relationship between government and science in Australia and New Zealand', Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, vol. 6, no. 3, 1976, pp. 381-94. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., 'Learned Societies in Australia: the Foundation Years in Victoria, 1850-1860', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 1, no. 2, 1967, pp. 7-29. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9670120007.htm. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., 'Dr John Henderson and the Van Diemen's Land Scientific Society', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 1, no. 3, 1968, pp. 7-24. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9680130007.htm. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., ''Cook the Discoverer': an Essay by Georg Forster, 1787', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 1, no. 4, 1969, pp. 7-16. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9690140007.htm. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., 'Adolph Basser Library: Notes on Research - Some primary sources for the history of scientific societies in Australia in the Nineteenth Century', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 1, no. 4, 1969, pp. 71-76. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9690140071.htm. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., '"All things are queer and opposite": scientific societies in Tasmania in the 1840s', Isis, vol. 60, 1969, pp. 198-209. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., ''A Strange and Eventful History': the Scientific Correspondents of J. R. Forster (1729-98)', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 2, no. 3, 1972, pp. 7-17. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9720230007.htm. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., ''The Half-Mad Bureaucrat' Robert Brough Smyth (1830-1889)', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 2, no. 4, 1974, pp. 25-40. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9740240025.htm. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., 'Light in Our Past: Australian science in retrospect', Search, vol. 6, no. 7, 1975, pp. 285-290. Details
  • Hoare, M. E., 'The Intercolonial Science Movement in Australasia, 1870-1890', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 3, no. 2, 1976, pp. 7-28. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9760320007.htm. Details
  • Hoare, Michael, 'Light on our Past: Australian Science in Retrospect', Search, vol. 6, 1975, pp. 285-290. Details

Theses

  • Hoare, Michael, 'Science and Scientific Associations in Eastern Australia, 1820-1870', PhD thesis, 1974. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.