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Biographical entry Weindorfer, Gustav (1874 - 1932)

Born
23 February 1874
Spittal an der Drau, Kärnten, Austria
Died
5 May 1932
Cradle Valley, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Botanist

Summary

Gustav Weindorfer arrived in Australia in 1900 and established himself in Melbourne. He became an enthusiastic member of the Victorian Field Naturalists' Club and was fascinated with native vegetation. He later moved to Tasmania and settled in the Cradle Mountain area.

Archival resources

Archives Office of Tasmania

  • Gustav Weindorfer - Records, 1899 - 1932, NS 703; Archives Office of Tasmania. Details

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

  • Gustav Weindorfer - Records, 1895 - 1931, A3800-1; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Gustav Weindorfer - Records, 1954, B1648; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Community History Collection

  • Gustav Weindorfer - Records, 1899 - 1932; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Community History Collection. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Bergman, G. F., Gustav Weindorfer of Cradle Mountain, Burchall, Launceston, 1959. Details

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.