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Corporate entry National Museum of Australian Zoology (1924 - 1931)

From
1924
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1931

Summary

The National Museum of Australian Zoology was established in 1924 by and Act of Parliament. The Museum was located in a building on St. Kilda Road in Melbourne and housed a collection of preserved specimens of Australian Fauna, presented to the Nation by Sir Colin Mackenzie. In 1931 the Museum moved to Canberra and was renamed by an Act of Parliament as the Australian Institute of Anatomy.

Timeline

 1924 - 1931 National Museum of Australian Zoology
       1931 - 1985 Australian Institute of Anatomy

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Institute of Anatomy - Records, 1924 - 1959, MS 082; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

Ailie Smith