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Australian dictionary of biography.

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australia -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementgeneral editors Bede Nairn, Geoffrey Serle.
    ContributionsNairn, Bede., Serle, Geoffrey, 1922-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination680p. ;
    Number of Pages680
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22314689M
    ISBN 100522843271

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: XX, Seiten: Responsibility: [general ed.: Douglas Pike]. Vol. 5   Elizabeth Kenny (), nurse, was born on 20 September at Warialda, New South Wales, daughter of Michael Kenny, farmer from Ireland, and his native-born wife Mary, née Moore. She received limited education at small primary schools in New South Wales and Queensland.

    The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history. Initially published in a series of twelve hard-copy volumes between and , the dictionary has been published online Genre: Encyclopedia. Australian Dictionary of Biography from the National Centre of Biography - o scholarly articles on famous Australians, compiled by the Australian National University. Digitised biographies - includes online versions of other scarce and out of print sources of Australian biographical information.

    Since the Australian Dictionary of Biography has been prepared by its staff in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. It provides concise, informative and fascinating descriptions of prominent men and women of this country who contributed their vision and energies to a growing nation. Get this from a library! Australian dictionary of biography. Vol , Nes-Smi. [Geoffrey Serle; Christopher Cunneen;].


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The ADB is produced by the  National Centre of Biography  at the Australian National University. When it was known that biographies of a particular person would be available in the Dictionary of National Biography, Johns's An Australian Biographical Dictionary, or the Australian Encyclopaedia, the biography for this book was written quite independently.

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Index to the Australian dictionary of biography, volumes 1 & 2 (A to Z, ) / editors Malcolm R. The dictionary of famous Australians / Ann Atkinson Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record. Providing concise, informative, and fascinating descriptions of prominent Australians who contributed their vision and energies to a growing nation, this new volume contains more than biographies and is the first of two volumes for the decade _ Presenting a colorful mosaic of Australian life, thisælively reference includes profiles of prominent figures as well.

‘The Australian Dictionary of Biography captures the life and times and culture of this country in an absolutely distinctive and irreplaceable way. It is the indispensable record of who we are, and of the characters who have made us what we are.

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The Dictionary of Australian Biography, published inis a reference work by Percival Serle containing information on notable people associated with Australian history. With approximately a thousand entries, the book took more than twenty years to : Percival Serle (). This article was published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Vol (MUP), Frank Clune, by Hall & Co, n.d.

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This article was published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Supplementary Volume, (MUP), Mary Helena Fortune (cc), author, was born at Belfast, Ireland, daughter of George Wilson, a civil engineer of Scottish ancestry, and. Chauncy, Nancen Beryl (Nan) (–) Nancen Beryl (Nan) Chauncy (), author, was born on 28 May at Northwood, Middlesex, England, second of six children and elder daughter of Charles Edward Masterman, civil engineer, and his wife Lilla, née Osmond.

Nan had a comfortable and conventional childhood, and was taught by governesses.The Dictionary of Australasian Biography, sub-titled "Comprising Notices of Eminent Colonists From the Inauguration of Responsible Government Down to the Present Time." published inis a reference work by Philip Mennell containing information on notable Australian colonists and New Zealanders of the period to The book was published by Hutchinson & Co.

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