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Biographical entry Minchin, Alfred Corker (1857 - 1934)

Born
24 September 1857
Victoria, Australia
Died
20 September 1934
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Zoo director

Summary

Alfred Corker Minchin became Honorary Assistant Director of the Adelaide Zoological Gardens (1891) and in 1893 Director succeeding his father, R.E. Minchin (qv). He remained Director until his death in 1934.

Archival resources

South Australian Department of Marine and Harbours

  • Alfred Corker Minchin - Records; South Australian Department of Marine and Harbours. Details

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Richard Ernest Minchin - Records, 1831 - 1893, PRG 119; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Gibberd, Joyce, 'Minchin, Alfred Corker (1857-1934), Zoo Director', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 523-524. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100513b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.