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Biographical entry Plomley, Norman James Brian (1912 - 1994)

Born
6 November 1912
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
8 April 1994
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Anatomist and Ethnologist

Summary

Norman James B. Plomley was Senior Lecturer in Anatomy, University of Sydney 1950-60, University of New South Wales 1961-65, and University College, London, 1966-73. He was then Senior Associate in Aboriginal and Oceanic Ethnology, University of Melbourne 1974-76.

Archival resources

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

  • Norman James Brian Plomley - Records, 1891 - 1962, ML MSS 1248; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details
  • Norman James Brian Plomley - Records, ML MSS 694; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Plomley, N. J. B., The Baudin Expedition and the Tasmanian Aborigines, 1802, Blubber Head Press, Hobart, 1983. Details

Book Sections

  • Plomley, N. J. B., 'Meston, Archibald Lawrence (1890-1951), educationist, historian and anthropology', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 489-490. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100476b.htm. Details
  • Plomley, N. J. B., 'Scott, Herbert Hedley (1866-1938), Museum Curator', in Geoffrey Serle (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 11, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988, p. 546. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110561b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Plomley, N.J.B., 'Thomas Bock's Portraits of the Tasmanian Aborigines', Records of the Queen Victoria Museum (Tasmania), vol. 18, 1965, pp. 1-24. Details
  • Plomley, N.J.B., 'The Baudin Expedition and the Tasmanian Aborigines in 1802', Margin, vol. 22, 1990, pp. 4-12. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.