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Biographical entry Osborn, Theodore George Bentley (1887 - 1973)

Born
2 October 1887
Great Clacton, Essex, England
Died
3 June 1973
Occupation
Botanist

Summary

Theodore George B. Osborn was Professor of Botany, University of Adelaide 1912-28 and Consulting Botanist to the South Australian Government. He was then Professor of Botany, University of Sydney 1928-37, and at the University of Oxford 1937-53.

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Archival resources

Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide

  • Theodore George Bentley Osborn - Records, 1908 - 1965, MSS 0020; Barr Smith Library, Special Collections, The University of Adelaide. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Robertson, Rutherford, 'Osborn, Theodore George Bentley (1887-1973), Botanist, Ecologist and Academic', in Geoffrey Serle (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 11, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 99-100. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110110b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Professor T. G. B. Osborn', South Australian Naturalist, vol. 48, no. 1, 1973, p. 9. Details
  • Osborn, T. G. B., 'Robert Brown (1773-1858).', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 21, 1958, pp. 127-130. Details
  • Robertson, R. N. and Eardley, C. M., 'Obituary: Theodore George Bentley Osborn, DSc, MA, FLS [includes list of publications]', Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, vol. 97, no. 4, 1973, pp. 317-320. Details
  • Robertson, R. N. and White, N. H., 'Obituary. Professor T.G.B. Osborn', Search, vol. 4, no. 11/12, 1973, p. 455. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.