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Biographical entry Underwood, Eric John (1905 - 1980)


7 September 1905
Harlington, Middlesex, England
19 August 1980
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Agricultural scientist


Eric Underwood was Professor of Agriculture, University of Western Australia 1946-1970. He also served on the executive of the CSIRO 1966-1975.


Born 7 September 1905. Died 19 August 1980. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954, Fellow, Royal Society 1970.

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Archival resources

University of Western Australia, University Archives

  • Eric John Underwood - Records, 1929 - 1980; University of Western Australia, University Archives. Details

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Book Sections

  • Moir, R.J., 'Underwood, Eric John (1905-1980), Professor of Agriculture', in John Ritchie and Diane Langmore (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 16, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002, pp. 428-429. Also available at Details

Journal Articles

  • Moir, R.J., 'Eric John Underwood 1905-1980', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 13, no. 3, 2001, pp. 343-350. Details
  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details
  • Underwood, E. J., 'Hedley Ralph Marston', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 1, no. 2, 1967, pp. 73-86. Also available at Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.