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Biographical entry Gibson, Alexander James (1876 - 1960)

Born
18 December 1876
London, England
Died
2 December 1960
Cammeray, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Alexander James Gibson was Assistant Lecturer in Engineering, Building and Design at the University of Sydney from 1903. In 1910 he was appointed foundation Professor of Engineering at the University of Queensland. In the 1920s he moved into private practice as a consulting engineer.

Archival resources

Charles Sturt University Regional Archives

  • John Allan Gibson - Records, 1927 - 1976, RW 12; Charles Sturt University Regional Archives. Details

National Archives of Australia, National Office

  • Alexander James Gibson - Records, MP 1044/1; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Gregory, Helen, Vivant Professores: Distinguished Members of the University of Queensland, 1910-1940, University of Queensland Library, St Lucia, 1987, 180 pp. Details

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.