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Biographical entry Waterhouse, Frederick George (1815 - 1898)

Born
25 August 1815
London, England
Died
7 September 1898
Manna Hill, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Naturalist and Museum curator

Summary

Frederick Waterhouse was the founder and first Curator of the South Australian Museum 1860-1882. He was also a member of John McDouall Stuart's transcontinental expedition in 1861.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details
  • Frederick George Waterhouse - Records, 1951, MS 041; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Frederick George Waterhouse - Records, 1861 - 1863, C277-278; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Frederick George Waterhouse - Records, 1861 - 1875, D 7373(L); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • Maiden, J.H., 'A Century of Botanical Endeavour in South Australia', Australasian Association for Advancement of Science, xi (1907), 158-199. Details

Resources

McCarthy, G.J.