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Biographical entry Nicholls, William Henry (1885 - 1951)

Born
23 July 1885
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Died
10 March 1951
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Horticulturalist and Orchidologist

Summary

William Henry Nicholls worked as a bookbinder until the Depression years when he joined the Footscray City Council as a propagator and plant classifier. He travelled widely in Victoria and became an expert on native orchids.

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

  • William Henry Nicholls - Records, 1920 - 1950; National Herbarium, Melbourne. Details

Private hands (Nicholls, K.W.)

  • William Henry Nicholls - Records, 1885 - 1951; Private hands (Nicholls, K.W.). Details

Published resources

Books

  • Willis, J.H., Botanical Pioneers in Victoria, Victorian Naturalist, vol. 66, [Brown Pier Anderson], [Melbourne], 1949, 19 pp. Details

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.