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Biographical entry Stanley, George Arthur Vickers (1904 - 1965)

26 July 1904
Little Coogee, New South Wales, Australia
6 October 1965
Port Morseby, Papua New Guinea
Geologist and Petrologist


George Stanley searched for oil in Papua and New Guinea, and worked for the Anglo-Persian Oil Co. 1927-1934, Oil Search Ltd 1934-1939, Australasian Petroleum Co. 1939-1942, 1946-1956, Papuan Apinaipi Oil Co. 1956-1961 and the Bureau of Mineral Resources 1962-1965.

Archival resources

Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Australian National University

  • George Arthur Vickers Stanley - Records, 1920 - 1950; Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Australian National University. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Allen, B. J., 'Stanley, George Arthur Vickers (1904-1965), Geologist and Geographer', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990, pp. 49-50. Also available at Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.