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Biographical entry Sweet, George (1844 - 1920)

Born
1844
England
Died
1920
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

George Sweet was an amateur geologist and ran the Brunswick Brick, Tile & Pottery Co. He built up an extensive fossil collection and worked for Frederick McCoy in the Mansfield district, Victoria 1888-95 and with Edgeworth David on the Funafuti expedition in 1897. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1905.

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Museum Victoria

  • George Sweet - Records, 1888 - 1920; Museum Victoria. Details

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  • MacCallum, Monica, 'Sweet, Georgina (1875-1946), Zoologist, Academic and Philanthropist', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990, pp. 149-150. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120168b.htm. Details

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Digital resources

Title
Sweet, George Portrait
Type
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Details

McCarthy, G.J.