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Biographical entry Kloot, Tess

Occupation
Librarian and Ornithologist

Summary

Tess Kloot's supplement to Whittell's 1954 book, The Literature of Australian Birds, was published by the Bird Observers' Club in 1995.

Details

Librarian and later archivist, Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union for many years. Has published numerous articles in a series 'The Biography behind the Bird' and written two books on garden birds with Ellen McCulloch. Volunteer, National Museum of Victoria Bird Room with Allan McEvey (qv) for many years.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Kloot, Tess, 'Iredale, Tom (1880-1972)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 435-436. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090431b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Hull, Arthur Francis Basset (1862-1945), Public Servant and Naturalist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 401-402. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090397b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Mattingley, Arthur Herbert Evelyn (1870-1950), Photographer and Ornithologist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 449-450. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100440b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Mathews, Gregory Macalister (1876-1949), Ornithologist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 441-442. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100430b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Leach, John Albert (1870-1929), Teacher and Naturalist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 32-33. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100029b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Whittell, Hubert Massey (1883-1954), Ornithologist, Soldier and Farmer', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990, p. 478. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120536b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Wilson, Herbert Ward (1877-1955), Lecturer in Science', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990, pp. 523-524. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120588b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Chandler, Leslie Gordon (1888-1980), Journalist, Ornithologist and Encylopaedist', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, p. 401. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130445b.htm. Details
  • Kloot, Tess, 'Chisholm, Alexander Hugh (1890-1977), Journalist, Ornithologist and Encyclopaedist', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 422-423. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130463b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Kloot, T., 'Lilian Medland: 1880-1955', Emu, vol. 76, no. 4, 1976, pp. 183-186. Details

Newspaper Articles

  • Kloot, Tess, 'High-flyer saved habitats for winged friends', The Age (Melbourne), 4 January 2006, p. 14. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Robin, Libby, The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001, 492 pp. Details

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