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Biographical entry Madigan, Cecil Thomas (1889 - 1947)

Born
15 October 1889
Renmark, South Australia, Australia
Died
14 January 1947
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Geologist and Explorer

Summary

Cecil Madigan was Lecturer in Geology, University of Adelaide 1922-1947 and earlier a member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914.

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Events

1945
Award - Sir Joseph Verco Medal, Royal Society of South Australia

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Cecil Thomas Madigan - Records, 1927 - 1939, PRG 43; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Parkin, L. W., 'Madigan, Cecil Thomas (1889-1947), Geologist and Explorer', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 374-376. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100367b.htm. Details
  • Twidale, C. Rowland, 'The Study of Desert Dunes in Australia', in Grapes, R. H., Oldroyd, D. R. and Grigelis, A. (eds), History of Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology, Geological Society, London, 2008, pp. 215-39. Details

Edited Books

  • Madigan, J. W. (ed.), Madigan's Account: the Mawson expedition: the Antarctic Diaries of C. T. Madigan 1911-1914, Wellington Bridge Press, Hobart, 2012, 608 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Madigan, C.T., 'The Past, Present and Future of the Society, and its Relations to the Welfare and Progress of the State.', Proceedings of the Royal Society of South Australia, vol. lx, 1936, pp. i-xv. Details
  • Twidale, C. R., Parkin, L. W. and Rudd, E. A., 'C.T. Madigan's contributions to geology in South Australia', Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, vol. 114, 1990, pp. 157-67. Details

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Reviews

  • Lucas, Anna, review of Madigan, J. W. ed., Madigan's Account: the Mawson expedition: the Antarctic Diaries of C. T. Madigan 1911-1914 (2012), Polar Journal, vol. 3, 2013, pp. 260-1. Details

See also

  • Lugg, Desmond and Ayton, Jeff, 'In the Footsteps of McLean, Jones and Whetter: 100 Years of Australian Antarctic Medical Practice', Australian Antarctic Magazine, vol. 22, 2012, pp. 36-9. Details
  • Stephens, C.G. and Quirk, J.P., 'James Arthur Prescott 1890-1987', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 7, no. 3, 1988, pp. 299-313. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9880730299.htm. Details

McCarthy, G.J.