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Biographical entry Moyes, Morton Henry (1887 - 1981)

Born
29 June 1887
Koolunga, South Australia, Australia
Died
20 September 1981
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Antarctic explorer and Meteorologist

Summary

Morton Henry Moyes was meteorologist to the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14, a member of the British, Australian and New Zealand, Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31, and worked on cartography and echo-sounding.

Archival resources

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

  • Morton Henry Moyes - Records, 1911 - 1917, ML MSS 388; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office

  • Morton Henry Moyes - Records, 1929 - 1950, MP 124/6, 150-1 and others; National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office. Details

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Morton Henry Moyes - Records, 1900 - 1960, TRC 334; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Private hands (Moyes, A.G.)

  • Morton Henry Moyes - Records, 1886 - 1981; Private hands (Moyes, A.G.). Details

South Australian Museum Archives

  • Morton Henry Moyes - Records, 1929 - 1930; South Australian Museum Archives. Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Morton Henry Moyes - Records, 1911 - 1931; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Fairfax, Denis, 'Moyes, Morton Henry (1886-1981), Antarctic Explorer and Naval Officer', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 602-604. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100589b.htm. Details

Newspaper Articles

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.