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Corporate entry Queensland Museum

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Collection management, History of Australian Engineering, History of Australian Science and History of Australian Technology


The Queensland Museum has six campuses throughout Queensland with its main site located at South Bank, Brisbane.

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Published resources


  • Mather, Patricia, A Time for a Museum: a History of the Queensland Museum (Brisbane: Queensland Museum, 1986), 365 pp. Details
  • Monteith, Geoff, The Dodd Collection of Butterfly and Insect Cases (Brisbane: Queensland Museum, 2010), 30 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Robins, R., 'The legacy of a lazy character: Walter Roth's contribution to the ethnography collection of the Queensland Museum' in The Roth family, anthropology and colonial administration, McDougall, R. and Davidson, I., eds (Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press, 2008), pp. 171-80. Details

Journal Articles

  • Angus, B. M., Cannon, L. G. R. and Adlard, R. D., 'Parasitology and the Queensland Museum, with Biographical Notes on Collectors', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum: Nature, 53 (2007), 1-156. Details
  • Burden, Gemmia, '"A Centre of Scientific Work": Ronald Hamlyn-Harris and Ethnography at the Queensland Museum 1910-17', Journal of Australian Studies, 38 (2014), 87-102. Details
  • Byrne, Dianne F. and Lambkin, Kevin J., 'Anthony Alder (1838-1915), Queensland Taxidermist and Bird Painter', Archives of Natural History, 37 (2010), 58-73. Details
  • Davies, Susan M., 'Catalogue of Papuan Artefacts Associated with Andrew Goldie in the Queensland Museum and the Museum of the Cumbraes, Millport, Scotland', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum: Culture, 6 (2012), 163-208. Details
  • Davies, Susan M., 'Andrew Goldie: His Ethnological Collecting and Collections', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum: Culture, 6 (2012), 129-61. Details
  • Mack, George, 'The Queensland Museum, 1855-1955', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 13 (2) (1956), 107-24. Details
  • Rowlands, S., 'Entangled frontiers: collection, display and the Queensland Museum, 1874 - 1914', Journal of Australian colonial history, 13 (2011), 183-206. Details
  • Turner, Susan, 'Heber Albert Longman (1880-1954), Queensland Museum scientist: a new bibliography', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 51 (1) (2005), 237-257. Details
  • Westaway, Michael C., 'Sydney B. J. Skertchly and the early Pleistocene archaeology at the Queensland Museum', Bulletin of the History of Archaeology, 22 (1) (2012), 14-8. Details


See also

  • Angus, B. M., 'The study of turbellarians (Platyhelminthes) at the Queensland Museum', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 53 (1) (2007), 157-85. Details
  • Davie, Peter J. F., 'In Memoriam: Patricia Mather (Née Kott) (1925-2012)', Memoirs of the Queensland Museum: Nature, 56 (2012), 235-53. Details
  • Davis, William E., Boles, Walter E., and Recher, Harry F. eds, Contributions to the history of Australasian ornithology, volume IV (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Nuttall Ornithological Club, 2018), 608 pp. Details
  • O'Gorman Perusco, Anne, 'Only Sticks and Bark: Ursula McConnel - Her Collecting and Collection' in The Makers and Making of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections, Peterson, Nicolas, Allen, Lindy and Hamby, Louise, eds (Carlton: Melbourne University Press, 2008), pp. 419-42. Details

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