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Corporate entry South Australian Museum (1940 - )

From
1940
Functions
Museum
Website
http://www.samuseum.sa.gov.au/

Summary

The South Australian Museum was originally part of the South Australian Institute, a body that served as a public library, museum and art gallery from 1856 until 1940 when each institution was granted autonomy.

Timeline

 1856 - 1940 The South Australian Institute
       1940 - South Australian Museum

Related People

  • Brugger, Joël

    Mineralogist 2002 - 2014

  • Fairhall, Alfred Ernest (1868 - 1943)

    In 1943 Douglas Mawson purchased Alfred Fairhall's collection of minerals for the South Australian Museum

    Date: 1943 -

  • Johnston, Thomas Harvey (1881 - 1951)

    Johnston bequeathed the Australian Helminth Collection to the South Australian Museum 1951

  • Pring, Allan

    Allan Pring was Curator of Minerals at the South Australian Museum from 1984 - 2014, in 2014 Pring became an Honorary Research Associate in Mineralogy at the South Australian Museum.

    Date: 1984 -

  • Sheard, Keith (1903 - 1965)

    Keith Sheard was Assistant in Zoology at the South Australian Institute's Museum from 1933 until 1942. Working at the museum while it was a part of the South Australia Institute in the same role.

    Date: 1940 - 1942

  • Southcott, Ronald Vernon (1918 - 1998)

    Ronald Vernon Southcott was Honorary Associate in Zoology (1953) and a Member, then Chairman of the Board (1974 - 1982) at the South Australian Museum.

    Date: 1953 - 1982

  • Tindale, Norman Barnett (1900 - 1993)

    Curator of Anthropology 1928 - 1962; Honorary Research Associate 1965 - 1993. When he first began in the role the Museum was a branch of the South Australia Institute.

    Date: 1940 - 1962

  • Tyler, Michael James (1937 - )

    Chairman of the Board 1982 - 1992; Honorary Associate in Herpetology 1965 -

  • Whittington, Ian David (1960 - 2014)

    Ian Whittington was Head of the Parasitology Section (2002 - 2012), then Head of Biological Science (2012 - 2014) at the South Australian Museum.

    Date: 2002 - 2014

  • Womersley, Herbert (1889 - 1962)

    Entomologist 1940 - 1959; Acarologist 1954 - 1959

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Changing of the guard in mineralogy at the South Australian Museum', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 17, no. 2, 2015, pp. 58-60. Details
  • Craig, B., '"Scenes hidden from other eyes" - Theodore Bevan's collection from the Gulf of Papua in the South Australian Museum', The Artefact, vol. 33, 2010, pp. 30-48. Details
  • Hale, H. M., 'The First Hundred Years of the Museum, 1856-1956', Records of the South Australian Museum, vol. 12, 1956, pp. 1-225. Details
  • King, John K., '1856 and All That: Recent History of the South Australian Museum, Part 4', Friends of the South Australian Museum, vol. 19, no. 2, 1987, pp. 3-9. Details
  • Ling, John K., '1856 and All That: Recent History of the South Australian Museum: Part 2: 1956-1966', Friends of the South Australian Museum, vol. 17, no. 2, 1986, pp. 3-7. Details
  • Ling, John K., '1856 and All That: Recent History of the South Australian Museum: Part 3: 1967-1976', Friends of the South Australian Museum, vol. 28, no. 1, 1987, pp. 3-9. Details
  • Pring, A., 'The mineral collections of the South Australian Museum', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol. 6, 2000, pp. 59-70. Details
  • Ziedler, W., 'The Flora and Fauna of South Australia Handbooks Committee: 10 March 1921 - 30 October 2001', Records of the South Australian Museum, vol. 35, 2002, pp. 91-6. Details

Elizabeth Daniels