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Biographical entry Everist, Selwyn Lawrence (1913 - 1981)

22 April 1913
Tewantin, Queensland, Australia
22 October 1981
South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia


Selwyn Everist was Queensland Government Botanist from 1954 to 1976.

Archival resources

Queensland Herbarium

  • Selwyn L. Everist - Records, 1936 - 1979; Queensland Herbarium. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Everist, Selwyn L., 'The history of poisonous plants in Australia', in Carr, D. J. and Carr, S. G. M. (eds), Plants and Man in Australia, Academic Press, Sydney, 1981, pp. 223-55. Details
  • Johnson, R. W., 'Everist, Selwyn Lawrence (1913-1981), Botanist', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 17, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2007, pp. 369-370. Details

Journal Articles

  • Everist, S. L.; Colliver, F. S. and Jahnke, B. R., 'Obituaries: Stanley Thatcher Blake...1911-1973; Dr. F. W. Whitehouse, 1900-1973; Ernest James Smith, 1877-1922', Queensland Naturalist, vol. 21, no. 1/2, 1974, pp. 31-36. Details
  • Johnson, R. W., 'Selwyn Lawrence Eversit 1913-1981', Queensland Naturalist, vol. 24, 1983, pp. 68-71. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.