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Biographical entry Harris, William John (1886 - 1957)

10 December 1886
Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
26 June 1957
Beaumaris, Victoria, Australia
Geologist and Teacher


William Harris joined the Victorian Education Department in 1902 and was headmaster at Echuca High School 1923-1942 and Warrigal High School 1943-1952. He published many scientific papers on Victoria's regional geology and became a world authority on graptolites.

Archival resources

Private hands (Harris, C.W.)

  • William John Harris - Records, 1888 - 1957; Private hands (Harris, C.W.). Details

Published resources

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Journal Articles

  • Harris, Clive, 'W.J. Harris: Teacher, Scholar and Gentleman', Victorian Historical Journal, 69 (1) (1998), 40-43. Details


See also

McCarthy, G.J.