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Biographical entry Waterhouse, Frederick George (1815 - 1898)

Born
25 August 1815
London, England
Died
7 September 1898
Manna Hill, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Naturalist and Museum curator

Summary

Frederick George Waterhouse was the founder and first Curator of the South Australian Museum 1860-82. He was also a member of John McDouall Stuart's transcontinental expedition in 1861.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details
  • Frederick George Waterhouse - Records, 1951, MS 041; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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

  • Frederick George Waterhouse - Records, 1861 - 1863, C277-278; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Frederick George Waterhouse - Records, 1861 - 1875, D 7373(L); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Kraehenbuehl, Darrell N., 'Waterhouse, Frederick George (1815-1898), naturalist and museum curator', in Bede Nairn (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 6, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1976, pp. 357-358. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A060383b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Maiden, J.H., 'A Century of Botanical Endeavor in South Australia', Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, vol. xi, 1907, pp. 158-199. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.