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Biographical entry Galbraith, Jean (1906 - 1999)

Born
28 March 1906
Died
2 January 1999
Occupation
Naturalist and Botanical collector

Summary

Jean Galbraith, a prominent Victorian naturalist, joined the Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria in 1923 and in 1970 was awarded their Australian Natural History Medallion. In 1950 she published "Wildflowers of Victoria" which by 1970 had gone to three editions.

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Jean Galbraith - Records, 1920 - 1980; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Allen, Terri G., Gippsland Lady Botanists, South Gippsland Conservation Society, Inverloch, Vic., 2007, 97 pp. Details
  • Fletcher, Meredith, Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley, Monash University Publishing in association with State Library of Victoria, Clayton (Vic.), 2014, 306 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Fletcher, Meredith, 'Becoming 'Correa':Jean Galbraith and 'Australian Native Flowers', La Trobe Journal, vol. 84, 2010, pp. 11-22. Details
  • Galbraith, Jean, 'Botanists and the FNCV - the first 30 years', Victorian Naturalist, vol. 97, no. 3, 1980, pp. 114-120. Details

Reviews

  • Martin, Susan K., review of Fletcher, Meredith, Jean Galbraith: Writer in a Valley (2014), Australian Historical Studies, vol. 46, no. 2, 2015, pp. 334-5. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Griffiths, Tom, Hunters and Collectors: the Antiquarian Imagination in Australia, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge/Melbourne, 1996, 430 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.