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Biographical entry Thorpe, William Walford (? - 1932)

Died
2 September 1932
Occupation
Anthropologist and Ethnologist

Summary

William Walford Thorpe was appointed to the scientific staff of the Australian Museum, Sydney, aged 19 and worked on Aboriginal artefacts. He was a founder of the Anthropological Society of New South Wales 1928 and was its secretary 1929-32.

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John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland

  • William Walford Thorpe - Records, 1890 - 1899, OM67-22; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.