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Biographical entry Troughton, Ellis Le Geyt (1893 - 1974)

29 April 1893
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
30 November 1974


Ellis Le Geyt Troughton was Curator of Mammals at the Australian Museum, Sydney 1921-1958. During World War II he was involved in field investigations into scrub typhus in New Guinea.

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Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Ellis Le Geyt Troughton - Records, 1920 - 1960, DeB 42; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Ellis Le Geyt Troughton - Records, 1898 - 1979, P 79; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • '[Obituary]: Ellis Le Geyt Troughton (1893-1974)', Australian Mammalogy, vol. 1, no. 4, 1975, p. v. Details
  • Whitley, G. P., 'Memorial Notice and Bibliography: Ellis Le Geyt Troughton, CMZS, FRZS (1893-1974)', Australian Zoologist, vol. 18, no. 3, 1975, pp. 219-238. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.