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Biographical entry Fison, Lorimer (1832 - 1907)

Born
9 November 1832
Barningham, Suffolk, England
Died
29 December 1907
Essendon, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Anthropologist and Cleric

Summary

Lorimer Fison was the joint author with A.W. Howitt of "Kamilaroi and Kurnai" and maintained correspondence with American workers in his field.

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Lorimer Fison - Records, 1870 - 1881; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Stanner, W. E. H., 'Fison, Lorimer (1832-1907), Wesleyan missionary, anthropologist and journalist', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 4, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1972, pp. 175-176. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A040189b.htm. Details

Edited Books

  • Benson, C. Irving (ed.), A Century of Victorian Methodism, Melbourne, 1935. Details

Journal Articles

  • Brown, G., 'Lorimer Fison', Asian Methodist Missionary Review, February, 1908. Details
  • Stern, B. J. (ed), 'Selections From the Letters of Lorimer Fison...to Lewis Henry Morgan', American Anthropologist, vol. 32, 1930. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.