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Born
1876
Died
1963
Occupation
Geologist

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Herbert St John Summers was Associate Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, 1924-40 and Professor, 1941-44, University of Melbourne. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1931-32.

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Plaque of Summers by Orlando Dutton at the University of Melbourne.

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The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Dr Herbert St John Summers (1876-1963), 1994, 100/26; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Skeats, Ernest Willington & Summers, H. S., 'The petrological and experimental aspects of the main road problem in Victoria (Lecture & Discussion)', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. XII, 1912, pp. 232-240. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24524. Details
  • Summers, H. S., 'The Teachers of Geology in the Australian Universities', Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. lxxxi, 1947, pp. 122-146. Details

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