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Biographical entry Minchin, Ronald Richard Luther (1904 - 1940)

Born
26 February 1904
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
4 February 1940
Occupation
Zoo director

Summary

Ronald Richard L. Minchin, the son of A.C. Minchin (qv), became Assistant Director of the Adelaide Zoological Gardens in 1929 and succeeded his father as Director in 1935.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Ronald Richard Luther Minchin - Records, 1925 - 1927, 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.