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Biographical entry Swain, Edward Harold Fulcher (1883 - 1970)

Born
6 April 1883
Glebe, New South Wales, Australia
Died
3 July 1970
Indooroopilly, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Botanical collector and Forester

Summary

Edward Harold F. Swain was Commissioner for Forests, New South Wales 1935-1948. He had earlier worked as a research consultant for Australian Paper Manufacturers 1933-1934, was Chairman of the Queensland Forestry Board 1924-1932 and later was United Nations forestry consultant to Ethiopia 1951-1955.

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Events

1913
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus nicholii Maiden. Swain collected type or syntype material
1913
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus bakeri Maiden. Swain collected type or syntype material
1918
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus grandis Maiden var. grandiflora Maiden. Swain collected type or syntype material

Archival resources

John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland

  • Edward Harold Fulcher Swain - Records, 1970, OM75-21; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details
  • Edward Harold Fulcher Swain - Records, 1932, OM73-57; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details
  • Edward Harold Fulcher Swain - Records, c. 1911 - 1972, OM73-17; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details

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

  • Edward Harold Fulcher Swain - Records, 1931 - 1948, A3119-36; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Edward Harold Fulcher Swain - Records, 1899 - 1972, MS 10609; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Barton, Gregory A. and Bennett, Brett M., 'Edward Harold Fulcher Swain's Vision of Forest Modernity', Intellectual History Review, vol. 21, no. 2, 2011, pp. 135-50. Details
  • Swain, E.H.F., 'Marcus Baldwin Welch, BSc, AIC', Australian Timber Journal, vol. 8, no. 9, 1942, pp. 931-935. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.