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Biographical entry Collie, Robert (1839 - 1892)

Born
1839
Scotland
Died
1892
New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Botanical collector and Reverend

Summary

Robert Collie was a Presbyterian Minister and botanical collector living and working in Sydney New South Wales between 1876 and 1892. Robert Collie had a particular interest in the way bushfires dispersed plant species. He bequeathed his collection of books and herbarium to the New South Wales Linnean Society.

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

National Library of Australia

  • [Biographical cuttings on Rev. Robert Collie, Presbyterian Minister and Botanist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals], 1831136; National Library of Australia. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Desmond, Ray, Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturists including plant collectors and botanical artists, Stearn, William T, Taylor & Francis, London, England, 1977. Details

Online Resources

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