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Biographical entry Lawson, Abercrombie Anstruther (1870 - 1927)

13 September 1870
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
26 March 1927
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Abercrombie Lawson, who was born in Canada and educated in California and Scotland, was appointed the foundation Professor of Botany at the University of Sydney in 1913 and remained until his death.

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  • The University of Sydney (1850 - )

    Abercrombie Lawson was Foundation Professor of Botany at The University of Sydney from 1913 until his death in 1927.

    Date: 1913 - 1927

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

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

University of Sydney, Archives

  • Abercrombie Anstruther Lawson - Records, 1880 - 1927, P 48; University of Sydney, Archives. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.