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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 Osborn was Professor of Botany, University of Adelaide 1912-1928 and Consulting Botanist to the South Australian Government. He was then Professor of Botany, University of Sydney 1928-1937, and at the University of Oxford 1937-1953.

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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 Australian Dictionary of Biography, Geoffrey Serle, ed., vol. 11 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1988), pp. 99-100. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110110b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Professor T. G. B. Osborn', South Australian Naturalist, 48 (1) (1973), 9. Details
  • Osborn, T. G. B., 'Robert Brown (1773-1858).', Australian Journal of Science, 21 (1958), 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, 97 (4) (1973), 317-320. Details
  • Robertson, R. N. and White, N. H., 'Obituary. Professor T.G.B. Osborn', Search, 4 (11/12) (1973), 455. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.