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Biographical entry Waterhouse, Gustavus Athol (1877 - 1950)

Born
21 May 1877
Waverley, New South Wales, Australia
Died
29 July 1950
Pymble, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Entomologist

Summary

Gustavus Athol Waterhouse published with G. Lyell "The Butterflies of Australia" (1914) and "What Butterfly is that?" (1932) illustrated by N.W. Caley. He worked at the Royal Mint, Sydney 1900-26, was associated with the Australian Museum 1919-47 and worked for CSIR 1928-29.

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Archival resources

Australian Museum

  • Gustavus Athol Waterhouse - Records, 1914 - 1924, Series 41; Australian Museum. Details

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies

  • Gustavus Athol Waterhouse - Records, 1928 - 1929; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

Published resources

Books

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

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Journal Articles

  • 'Gustavus Athol Waterhouse, 1877-1950', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 78, 1953, pp. 269-275. Details
  • Musgrave, A., 'Obituary: Gustavus Athol Waterhouse', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 13, no. 3, 1950, pp. 75-76. Details

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See also

  • Lambkin, Kevin J., 'Conrad Kelsall: 'Butterflying' on the Little Mulgrave River, north Queensland, in 1903', Archives of Natural History, vol. 40, 2013, pp. 111-8. Details

McCarthy, G.J.