Maitland, A. Gibb, (Andrew Gibb) (1864-1951)

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Maitland, A. Gibb (1864-1951)
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Maitland, Andrew Gibb (1864-1951)
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Andrew Gibb Maitland (1864-1951), geologist, was born on 30 November 1864 at Birkby, near Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, son of George Maitland, bookkeeper, and his wife Margaret, née Gibb, both of...

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Andrew Gibb Maitland was a geologist and authority on underground water in Western Australia (WA) for around thirty years. Prior to this he worked on the 1888 Geological Survey of Queensland. As Western Australia's Government Geologist, Maitland established the Geological Survey of Western Australia, located water bores between Geraldton and North West Cape, surveyed and mapped the Pilbara region and parts of the Kimberley. All in all, almost half the State had been geographically mapped during his reign. Gibb River and Maitland Range in the Kimberley were named after him, as are several species of invertebrate fossils. Maitland also received numerous other honours and awards including the Mueller Medal from ANZAAS (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science).

  • Career position - Second Assistant Geologist to the Geological Survey of Queensland
  • Career position - Geological examination of British New Guinea
  • Career position - Government Geologist in Western Australia
  • Career position - published
  • Career position - Geologist on the Drake-Brockman expedition to the Kimberley
  • Career position - Surveying and mapping the Pilbra area
  • Career position - Honorary member of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Career position - President of the Mueller Botanic Society of Western Australia/The Royal Society of Western Australia
  • Award - ANZAAS Mueller Medal received (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science)
  • Career position - President of the Mueller Botanic Society of Western Australia/The Royal Society of Western Australia
  • Life event - Retired
  • Award - Clarke Memorial Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Award - Kelvin Memorial Medal received from the Mueller Botanic Society of Western Australia/The Royal Society of Western Australia

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Resources for A. Gibb Maitland

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Maitland, Andrew Gibb
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: Andrew Gibb Maitland
    Clarke, E. de C.
    Published: 1951
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 13, 5, 144-145
  3. Maitland, Andres Gibb (1864-1951), Geologist
    Vallance, T. G.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 386-387
  4. The Heroic Period of Geological Work in Australia.
    Andrews, E.C.
    Published: 1942
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, lxxvi, 96-128

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  1. Papers
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Unpublished : 1831-1941 ]
    Possibly online
    At WA State Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.772)

  2. Geological map of the Collie coalfield / A. Gibb Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Map : 1898 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.662)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.662)

  3. The geological features and mineral resources of the Pilbara Goldfield
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Book : 1908 ]
    At WA Museum Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.808)

  4. Recent advances in the knowledge of the geology of Western Australia
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Book : 1907 ]
    At WA State Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.798)

  5. Geological map of Northampton / by A. Gibb Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Map : 1897-1903 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  6. Geological investigations in the country lying ... embracing parts of the Gascoyne, Ashburton & West Pilbara goldfields / by A. Gibb Maitland ; with petrological notes by J. Allan Thomson
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Book : 1909 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  7. [Geology of Western Australia]
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At WA Museum Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.194)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.194)

  8. Geological sketch map of Station Peak (Youlingoorina) West Pilbara G.F. by A. Gibb Maitland Government Geologist and H.W.B. Talbot ; R.H. Irwin del 5.9.06
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Map : 1906 ]
    At WA State Library
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  9. Geological map of Northampton / Compiled by A. Gibb Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Map : 1898 ]
    At WA State Library
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  10. Geological sketch map to accompany report on Cue water supply / by A. Gibb Maitland, Government Geologist
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Map : 1897 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.434)

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Resources about A. Gibb Maitland (6)

  1. Papers
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb), 1864-1951
    [ Unpublished : 1831-1941 ]
    Possibly online
    At WA State Library
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  2. A. Gibb Maitland (right) and an unknown man
    HRRC
    [ Photograph : 1927 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.23)

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  3. Staff of the Geological Survey of Western Australia
    Bartletto
    [ Photograph : 1897 ]
    At WA State Library
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  4. Western Australia at the Franco-British Exhibition : a mineralogical museum
    [ Book : 1908 ]
    At WA State Library
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  5. Royal Society of Western Australia excursion to Bullsbrook, 16 May 1931
    [ Photograph : 1931 ]
    At WA State Library
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  6. Send off to Explorer and Surveyor A W Canning, 10th May 1906
    [ Book : 1906 ]
    At WA State Library
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  1. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
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  1. Maitland, George Brumfitt (1896-1982)
    Soldier; Medical Practitioner
    ... 1896 at Eagle Junction, Brisbane, son of English-born (but Scottish-descended) Andrew Gibb Maitland,... ...
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  1. Rev. Malcolm Gibb INDUCTED TO ST. ANDREW'S.
    The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder (NSW : 1913 - 1954) Friday 29 August 1941 p 8 Article
    ... Rev. Malcolm Gibb INDUCTED TO ST. ANDREW'S. Thfe induction of Rev. Malcolm E. Gibb, of Moree, into ... the charge of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Cessnock, took place on Tuesday night. The certemony ... 187 words
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  2. MUELLER MEDAL PRESENTED. Mr. Gibb Maitland Honoured.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Tuesday 26 August 1924 p 10 Article Illustrated
    ... giving of the medal decided on Mr. Andrew Gibb Maitland as the recipient. In making the presentation, Sir ... experience, Mr. Maitland conceived the idea of finding artesian MR. ANDREW GIBB MAITLAND. Government ... 362 words
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  3. ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE. Activities of the Australasian Association. Mr. Gibb Maitland Honoured.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Saturday 4 October 1924 p 14 Article
    ... . Occasion was. taken to present to Mi A. Gibb -Maitland, the Government Geologicst. the Mueller medal of the ... , presented Mr. Gibb Maitland with the Mueller medal and an accompanying cheque-.-. Mr. K. Li. Andrews, .hon ... 1102 words
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  1. [Kalgoorlie] A. Gibb Maitland
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    [ Map : 1900 ]
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  2. Map of Western Australia showing the Goldfields and other mining districts, also the distribution of useful minerals / prepared in the Geological Survey Office
    Western Australia. Dept. of Mines. Geological Survey Branch
    [ Map : 1903-1916 ]
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  3. Plan of proclaimed boundaries Coolgardie G.F. A. Gibb Maitland
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    [ Map : 1900 ]
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  1. Hamlet / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Microform, Audio book, Article : 1603-2009 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish;Russian;French, [28 others]
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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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  3. Monsters, Inc. [Pixar Animation Studios ; Walt Disney Pictures ; directed by Pete Docter, David Silverman and Lee Unkrich ; written by Dan Gerson and Andrew Stanton ; story by Jill Culton, Peter Docter, Ralph Eggleston and Jeff Pidgeon]
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    [ Video : 2000-2013 ]
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  4. Anne of Green Gables / L.M. Montgomery
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  1. Annual progress report of the Geological Survey for the year 1889 / A. Gibb Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Periodical : 1890 ]
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  2. Geology of the Cooktown District / A.G. Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Periodical : 1891 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.076)

  3. Physical geology of Magnetic Island / A.G. Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Periodical : 1892 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.076)

  4. Geological observations in British New Guinea in 1891 / A.G. Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Periodical : 1892 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1.073)

  1. The gold deposits of Western Australia / by A. Gibb Maitland
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Book : 1919-1984 ]
    At 24 libraries
    The gold deposits of Western Australia / by A. Gibb Maitland
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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
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  3. Science in Western Australia : a handbook and a review for the use of members of the association / Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science ; [edited by A. Gibb Maitland]
    Maitland, A. Gibb (Andrew Gibb)
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    At 13 libraries
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  4. The Bee Gees : tales of the brothers Gibb / Melinda Bilyeu, Hector Cook & Andrew Môn Hughes ; with assistance from Joseph Brennan and Mark Crohan
    Bilyeu, Melinda
    [ Book : 2000-2012 ]
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    At 67 libraries
    The Bee Gees : tales of the brothers Gibb / Melinda Bilyeu, Hector Cook & Andrew Môn Hughes ; with assistance from Joseph Brennan and Mark Crohan
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  1. PETITION UNDER THE MUNICIPAL ACT. WEST MAITLAND.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Monday 12 May 1862 [Issue No.86 (FOURTH SUPPLEMENT)] p 903

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... -eight householders and residents within the Town of West Maitland, praying for the erection of their locality into a ... declared a Municipality, under the Municipal Act of 1868. That the inhabitants of West Maitland number five ... 2386 words
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  2. PETITION UNDER THE MUNICIPAL ACT. WEST MAITLAND.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Thursday 9 July 1863 [Issue No.132 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1495

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    ... declared " the town of West Maitland as a Municipality, "under the provisions of the said Act." Andrew ... -street Henry Stocker, householder, Andrew-street A. J. Berrie, householder, Andrew-street Thomas Berrie ... 2789 words
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  3. PETITION UNDER THE MUNICIPALITIES ACT. WEST MAITLAND.
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Tuesday 6 June 1865 [Issue No.115 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 1215

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    ... Petitioners submit that, at a Meeting held at the School of Arts, West Maitland, on Monday afternoon, 21st ... MAITLAND. HIS Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, has directed the ... 1297 words
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    Lake, Robert H
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