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Biographical entry Macleay, George (1809 - 1891)

Born
1809
London, England
Died
24 June 1891
Mentone, France
Occupation
Explorer and Zoologist

Summary

(Sir) George Macleay, a colonial land owner and sometime scientist, travelled with Charles Sturt on his expedition to the Murrumbidgee and the Murray rivers in 1829. He wrote on the fossil mammals of Australia and was connected with the Australian Museum, Sydney.

Related Corporate Bodies

  • Australian Museum (1827 - )

    Member of the Australian Museum Committee, Sydney, from 1836; later became trustee of the Australian Museum

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

Macleay Museum, University of Sydney

  • George Macleay - Records, 1830 - 1859; Macleay Museum, University of Sydney. Details

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Alexander Macleay - Records, c. 1825 - c. 1848, Uncatalogued MSS SET 380; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • George Macleay - Records, 1848 - 1880, A2954; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Linnean Society of London - Records, 1790 - 1870, M596-597; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.