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Biographical entry Musgrave, Anthony (1895 - 1959)

Born
9 July 1895
Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Died
4 June 1959
Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

Anthony Musgrave was Entomologist at the Australian Museum 1920-59 after joining the Museum as a cadet in 1910. He developed a profound knowledge of insects and arachnidae, and specialized in venomous spiders and ticks.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Microfilm Collection, MS 067; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Australian Museum

  • Anthony Musgrave - Records, 1890 - 1961, Series 131; Australian Museum. Details

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

  • Anthony Musgrave - Records, 1957, ML MSS 1036; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Anthony Musgrave - Records, 1910 - 1958; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Basedow, Herbert; Rainbow, W.J.; Etheridge, R. & Musgrave, Anthony, Narrative of an expedition of exploration in north-western Australia, W.K. Thomase & Co., Printers, Adelaide, 1918, 295 pp. Details
  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

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Journal Articles

  • 'Anthony Musgrave, 1895-1959', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 86, 1961, pp. 122-125. Details
  • Musgrave, A., 'The History of Australian Entomological Research', The Australian Zoologist, vol. 6, 1930, pp. 189-203. Details
  • Musgrave, A., 'Obituary: Gustavus Athol Waterhouse', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 13, no. 3, 1950, pp. 75-76. Details
  • Musgrave, A., 'Dr. James Stuart, Artist Naturalist', The Australian Zoologist, vol. 13, 1955, pp. 120-126. Details
  • Musgrave, Anthony, 'Insects of Captain Cook's Expedition', The Australian Museum Magazine, vol. 11, 1954, pp. 232-237; 265-239; 303-236; 322-234. Details
  • Whitley, G. P., 'Tribute to Anthony Musgrave. With bibliography compiled by G. P. Whitley and Kathleen Pope', Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, pp. 9-20. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.