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Biographical entry Watson, Elliot Lovegood Grant (1885 - 1970)

Born
14 June 1885
Staines, Middlesex, England
Died
21 May 1970
Petersfield, Hampshire, England
Occupation
Anthropologist and Biologist

Summary

Elliot Lovegood G. Watson joined A. Radcliffe-Browne in 1910 as Assistant Anthropologist on a scientific expedition to study Aboriginal society in north western Australia. He visited Australia again in 1912 and used images of the bush in his later writings.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Elliot Lovegood Grant Watson - Records, 1910 - 1955, MS 4950; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Green, Dorothy, 'Watson, Elliot Lovegood Grant (1885-1970), Biologist, Writer and Mystic', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990, pp. 397-398. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120447b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.