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Biographical entry Lane-Poole, Charles Edward (1885 - 1970)

Born
16 August 1885
Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Died
22 November 1970
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Botanical collector and Forester

Summary

Charles Edward Lane-Poole was Conservator of Forests, Western Australia from 1916 to 1926, and in 1922 undertook a survey of the timber resources of Papua and New Guinea. From 1926 to 1945 he was Inspector-General in the Commonwealth Forestry School, Canberra.

Details

Events

1910 - 1916
Career position - Conservator of Forests, Sierra Leone
1916 - 1926
Career position - Conservator of the Forests, Western Australia
1919
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus lane-poolei Maiden, of which Lane-Poole collected the type, was named in his honour
1925
Career event - Appointed Forest Adviser to the Commonwealth Government
1926 - 1945
Career position - Inspector-General of the Commonwealth Forestry Bureau
1927 - 1944
Career position - Acting Principal of the Australian Forestry School

Archival resources

National Archives of Australia, National Office

  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1924 - 1930, CRS A1; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1928 - 1947, CRS A431; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1925 - 1926, CRS A458; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1923 - 1945, CRS A518; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1930, CRS A1606; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1935 - 1936, AA1972/341; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1922, CRS A571; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1921 - 1923, CRS A6006; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1922 - 1944, AA1975/142; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Charles Edward Lane-Poole - Records, 1905 - 1970, MS 3799; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Dargavel, John, The Zealous Conservator: a Life of Charles Lane Poole, Univesity of Western Australia Press, Perth, 2008, 252 pp. Details

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Dargavel, John, 'From Exploitation to Science: Lane Poole's Forest Surveys of Papua and New Guinea, 1922-1924', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 17, no. 1, 2006, pp. 71-90. Details
  • Wood, M., 'Charles Lane-Poole and the Early Forest Surveys of Papua and New Guinea', Journal of Pacific History, vol. 40, no. 3, 2005, pp. 289-309. Details

Reviews

  • Bartlett, Tony, review of Dargavall, John, The Zealous Conservator: a Life of Charles Lane Poole (2008), Australian Forest History Society Newsletter, vol. 51, 2009, pp. 14-15. Details
  • Bosworth, Michael, review of Dargavel, John, The Zealouis Conservator: a Life of Charles Lane Poole (2008), Studies in Western Australian History, vol. 27, 2011, pp. 208-11. Details
  • Bosworth, Michal, review of Dargavel, John, The Zealous Conservator: a Life of Charles Lane Poole (2008), Studies in Western Australian History, vol. 27, 2011, pp. 208-11. Details
  • Brown, Nicholas, review of Dargavall, John, The Zealous Conservator: a Life of Charles Lane Poole (2008), Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 20, no. 1, 2009, pp. 133-135. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.