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Nicolay, Charles Grenfell (1815 - 1897)

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Geologist and Geographer
Born: 3 August 1815  Chelsea, England.  Died: 9 May 1897  Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia.
Charles Grenfel Nicolay was the founder of Western Australia's first public museum. In 1881 he began a collection of rocks and minerals which in 1889-90 became the first part of the Western Australian Museum.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 2 August 2006

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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