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Biographical entry McAlpine, Daniel (1849 - 1932)

Born
21 January 1849
Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland
Died
12 October 1932
Leitchville, Victoria, Australia

Summary

Daniel McAlpine was a lecturer in biology at the University of Melbourne from 1884 and a vegetable pathologist with the Victorian Department of Agriculture 1890-1910.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

National Herbarium, Melbourne

  • Daniel McAlpine - Records, 1889 - 1894, MSS M37; National Herbarium, Melbourne. Details

Private hands (Wedge, E.)

  • Daniel McAlpine - Records, 1849 - 1932; Private hands (Wedge, E.). Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Daniel McAlpine - Records, 1872 - 1926; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details
  • Daniel McAlpine - Records, 1879, MS 8725; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture, Burnley

  • Daniel McAlpine - Records, 1849 - 1932; Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture, Burnley. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Parbery, Douglas G., Daniel McAlpine and the bitter pit, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2015, 252 pp. Details
  • Willis, J.H., Botanical Pioneers in Victoria, Victorian Naturalist, vol. 66, [Brown Pier Anderson], [Melbourne], 1949, 19 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • White, Neville H., 'McAlpine, Daniel (1849-1932), Vegetable Pathologist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 193-194. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100186b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Fish, S., 'Daniel McAlpine: a pioneer plant pathologist of Australia', Australian Plant Pathology Society Newsletter, vol. 5, no. 1, 1976, pp. 11-13. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.