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Biographical entry Welch, Marcus Baldwin (1895 - 1942)

Born
1895
Palmerston, New Zealand
Died
1942
Megalong Valley, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Botanist

Summary

Marcus Welch was Assistant Botanist (1919-1921) and Economic Botanist (1921-1936) at Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney; Senior Research Officer, Division of Wood Technology, Forestry Commission of New South Wales (1936-).

Details

Events

1912 - 1916
Career position - Chemist, Colonial Sugar Refinery Co.
1919 - 1935
Career position - Economic Botanist at the Sydney Technological Museum
1924
Taxonomy event - Co-author of Eucalyptus badjensis Beuzev. & M.B.Welch
1936 - ?
Career position - Senior Research Officer, Forestry Commission of New South Wales

Archival resources

Powerhouse Museum

  • Welch, Marcus Baldwin (1895-1942), 1921 - 1942, MRS 225, MRS 291, MRS 333; Powerhouse Museum. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: M. B. Welch', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 5, no. 3, 1942, pp. 97-98. Details
  • Swain, E.H.F., 'Marcus Baldwin Welch, BSc, AIC', Australian Timber Journal, vol. 8, no. 9, 1942, pp. 931-935. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith