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Biographical entry May, William Lewis (1861 - 1925)

18 April 1861
Wanstead, South Australia, Australia
30 August 1925
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


William May was trained by his parents as a naturalist and artist and by the 1890s he had accumulated a large collection of shells and conchological knowledge of Tasmania. He published two major books on Tasmanian shells and molluscs as well as numerous papers.

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  • William Lewis May - Records, 1861 - 1925; Private hands (May, B.). Details

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McCarthy, G.J.