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Born
1 November 1844
Bedminster, Somerset, England
Died
20 April 1937
Kew, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

Edward John Dunn studied in New South Wales and worked in South Africa, but from 1886, was based in Melbourne as a consulting geologist. He was Director of the Geological Survey, Victoria 1904-12 and then returned to private consulting and writing. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1906.

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

  • Edward John Dunn - Records, 1886 - 1937, ML MSS 1458; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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  • Andrews, E.C., 'The Heroic Period of Geological Work in Australia.', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. lxxvi, 1942, pp. 96-128. Details
  • Birch, W. D. and Henry, D., 'The geological collections of Museum of Victoria, Melbourne', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 6, no. 2, 2000, pp. 83-91. Details
  • Dunn, E. J. and Mahony, D. J., 'Biographical Sketch of the Founders of the Geological Survey of Victoria', Bulletins of The Geological Survey of Victoria, vol. 23, J. Kemp, Melbourne, 1910, p. 48. Details

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