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Biographical entry Rainbow, William Joseph (1856 - 1919)

Born
1856
Yorkshire, England
Died
21 November 1919
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

William Joseph Rainbow was Entomologist to the Australian Museum from 1895 to 1919 and founder and President of the Naturalist Society of New South Wales. Earlier he had worked as a journalist in Sydney (1883-1895) and before that with the Wanganui Herald in New Zealand (c1873 – 1883).

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Archival resources

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

  • William Joseph Rainbow - Records, 1905 - 1907; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Musgrave, A., Bibliography of Australian Entomology, 1775-1930, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales., Sydney, 1932, 380 pp. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.