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Biographical entry Elkin, Adolphus Peter (1891 - 1979)

Born
27 March 1891
West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Died
9 July 1979
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Anthropologist

Summary

Adolphus Peter Elkin was Professor of Anthropology, University of Sydney 1934-56 and was editor of "Oceania" from 1933. He was President of the Association for the Protection of Native Races 1933-62 and was involved with work with aborigines.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Adolphus Peter Elkin - Records, 1937, ML MSS 3704; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Adolphus Peter Elkin - Records, 1900 - 1965, DeB 94; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Adolphus Peter Elkin - Records, 1920 - 1979, P 130; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Elkin, A. P., 'The Australian National Research Council', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 16, no. 6, 1954, pp. 203-11. Details
  • Elkin, A.P., 'Obituary: J. H. L. Waterhouse', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 5, no. 2, 1942, pp. 61-62. Details
  • Elkin, A.P., 'Obituary: F. E. Williams', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 6, no. 3, 1943, pp. 92-93. Details
  • Elkin, A.P., 'ANZAAS. A History', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 25, 1962, pp. 2-4. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.