Biographical entry Turnbull, Stanley Clive Perry (Clive) (1906 - 1975)
- 22 December 1906
Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia
- 25 May 1975
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Stanley Clive P. (Clive) Turnbull worked for several newspapers, in particular the Melbourne Herald and Argus. He also wrote a number of books of interest to historians of science, including The Aircraft Industry Comes of Age (1945), Wings of Tomorrow (1945, about Australian National Airways) and This Age of Oil: a History of the Petroleum Industry in Australia (1960).
Born Glenorchy, Tasmania, 22 December 1906. Journalist, Mercury Hobart 1922-26, Argus Melbourne 1926-32, Herald Melbourne and London 1932-40; Ministry of Munitions 1940; Far Eastern representative, Australian Associated Press 1940-41; editorial staff, Herald Melbourne 1941-49; editorial adviser Argus 1949-52.
- Ryan, Peter, 'Turnbull, Stanley Clive Perry (1906-1975)', in John Ritchie and Diane Langmore (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 16, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002, pp. 422-423. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160511b.htm. Details
- 'Turnbull, Stanley Clive (1906-1975)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1468311. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_t.html. Details
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