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Biographical entry Tryon, Henry (1856 - 1943)

Born
20 December 1856
Buckfastleigh, Devon, England
Died
15 November 1943
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist and Plant pathologist

Summary

Henry Tryon was Assistant Curator at the Queensland Museum 1885-94, but was seconded to the Queensland Department of Agriculture to work on pleuropneumonia vaccines and fruit-fly. In 1894 he became government entomologist and in 1901 vegetable pathologist.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Fryer Library and Department of Special Collections, University of Queensland

  • Henry Tryon - Records, 1915, D.1915 Try. F228; Fryer Library and Department of Special Collections, University of Queensland. Details

Queensland Department of Primary Industry, Indooroopilly

  • Henry Tryon - Records, 1893 - 1925; Queensland Department of Primary Industry, Indooroopilly. Details

Queensland State Archives

  • Henry Tryon - Records, 1887 - 1925; Queensland State Archives. Details

Published resources

Books

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

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • White, C.T., 'Henry Tryon, First Honorary Secretary, Royal Society of Queensland, and His Place in Queensland Science', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, vol. lvi, no. 8, 1945, pp. 44-80. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Frawley, Jodi, 'Prickly Pear Land: Transnational Networks in Settler Australia', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 38, no. 130, 2007, pp. 323-38. Details

McCarthy, G.J.