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Biographical entry Wade, Arthur (1878 - 1951)

12 November 1878
Halifax, Yorkshire, England
8 April 1951
Mermaid Beach, Queensland, Australia
Geologist and Petrologist


Arthur Wade undertook geological explorations of possible oil-bearing areas for the Australian Government between 1914 and 1937. He was subsequently appointed Geological Adviser to the Shell Co. of Australia from 1940.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Arthur Wade - Records, 1940 - 1950, MS 041; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Edited Books

  • McKay, Judith ed., Brilliant Careers: Women Collectors and Illustrators in Queensland (Brisbane: Queensland Museum, 1997), 80 pp. Details


McCarthy, G.J.