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Biographical entry Wall, William Sheridan (1815 - 1876)

Born
22 October 1815
Died
5 October 1876
Occupation
Naturalist and Museum curator

Summary

William Sheridan Wall was engaged as a naturalist with the Australian Museum in c1842 and was subsequently curator 1845-59. He published natural history articles in the "Illustrated Sydney News" during the 1850s and retired in 1859.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • William Sheridan Wall - Records, 1844 - 1845, MS 019; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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

  • William Sheridan Wall - Records, 1844 - 1845, ML MSS 1007; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Whitley, G. P., 'William Sheridan Wall and the Australian Museum', Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales, 1965, pp. 42-44. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.