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Biographical entry Rodway, Leonard (1853 - 1936)

Born
5 October 1853
Torquay, Devon, England
Died
9 March 1936
Kingston, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Botanist and Dentist

Summary

Leonard Rodway was honorary government botanist of Tasmania 1896-1932. He produced a major comprehensive study of Tasmanian botany entitled "The Tasmanian flora" (Hobart, 1903) and lectured at the University of Tasmania 1923-1929.

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Events

1893
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus perriniana F.Muell. ex Rodway
1912
Taxonomy event - Honoured with Eucalyptus rodwayi R.T.Baker & H.G.Sm.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

National Herbarium, Melbourne

  • Leonard Rodway - Records, 1891 - 1894, MSS M17; National Herbarium, Melbourne. Details

Royal Society of Tasmania

  • Leonard Rodway - Records, 1896 - 1907, Ms 22; Royal Society of Tasmania. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Ellias, Ann, 'Rodway, Leonard (1853-1936), Botanist and Dentist', in Geoffrey Serle (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 11, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 436-437. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110443b.htm. Details
  • Phillips, Gael E. and Pearn, John H., '"Oral history" - memorials to three pioneer Australian dentists', in Atkins, Susanne, Kirkby, Kenneth, Thomson, Philip and Pearn, John (eds), "Outpost medicine": Australasian studies on the history of medicine: Third National Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, February 1993, University of Tasmania and the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, 1994, pp. 87-106. Details

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See also

  • Atkins, Susanne, Kirkby, Kenneth, Thomson, Philip and Pearn, John (eds), "Outpost medicine": Australasian studies on the history of medicine: Third National Conference of the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, February 1993, University of Tasmania and the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, Hobart, 1994, 412 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.