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Biographical entry Dunstan, Benjamin (1864 - 1933)

Born
8 July 1864
Vaughan, Victoria, Australia
Died
2 September 1933
Toowong, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

Benjamin Dunstan, a graduate of the Sydney Technical College, joined the Geological Survey of Queensland in 1897, became Acting Government Geologist in 1902 and was Chief Government Geologist 1915-1931. He compiled the "Queensland Mineral Index".

Archival resources

John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland

  • Benjamin Dunstan - Records, 1928 - 1929, OM87-4; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details

Published resources

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Journal Articles

  • Denmead, A.K., 'The Chiefs of the Geological Survey of Queensland From 1899 to 1955', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland, lxviii (10) (1956), 51-60. Details

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See also

  • Withnall, Ian, 'War service, career and legacy of Cecil Morton MC ACTSM: the first economic geologist of the Geological Survey of Queensland', Newsletter, Earth Sciences History Group, 45 (2018), 10-22. Details

McCarthy, G.J.