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Andrews, Ernest Clayton (1870 - 1948)

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Born: 18 October 1870  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 1 July 1948  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Ernest Clayton Andrews was Government Geologist, New South Wales 1920-31 and published two major works on Australian geology entitled "Broken Hill District" (1922) and "Mineral Industry of New South Wales" (1928).

Career Highlights

1894Bachelor of Arts in Geology (BA) completed at the University of Sydney
1895 - 1898Teacher at Bathurst, New South Wales
1898Collected coral reef material and data in Fiji and Tonga for the Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
1899 - 1930Geologist with the Geological Survey Branch of the New South Wales Department of Mines and Agriculture
1915David Syme Medal received from the University of Melbourne
1920 - 1930Government Geologist in New South Wales
1921President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1922Broken Hill District published
1927President of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
1928Mineral Industry of New South Wales published
1928 - 1932Acting President (2 years) then President of the Australasian Association for the Aevancement of Science (ANZAAS)
1929Head of the Australian delegations to the Pacifiic Science Congresses in 1929, 1933 & 1939
1931Lyell Medal received from the Geological Society of London
1937President of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
1942W.B. Clarke Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1942Clarke Memorial Lecture presented to the Royal Society of New South Wales
1946ANZAAS Mueller Medal received (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science)

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 15 March 2005

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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