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Biographical entry Gibson, Alexander James (1876 - 1960)

18 December 1876
London, England
2 December 1960
Cammeray, New South Wales, Australia


Alexander Gibson was Assistant Lecturer in Engineering, Building and Design at the University of Sydney from 1903. In 1910 he was appointed foundation Professor of Engineering at the University of Queensland. In the 1920s he moved into private practice as a consulting engineer.

Archival resources

Charles Sturt University Regional Archives

  • John Allan Gibson - Records, 1927 - 1976, RW 12; Charles Sturt University Regional Archives. Details

National Archives of Australia, National Office

  • Alexander James Gibson - Records, MP 1044/1; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details

Published resources


  • Gregory, Helen, Vivant Professores: Distinguished Members of the University of Queensland, 1910-1940 (St Lucia: University of Queensland Library, 1987), 180 pp. Details

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Journal Articles

  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, 21 (1984), 11-28. Details


McCarthy, G.J.