Le Souef, Albert Sherbourne (1877-)

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Le Souef, Albert Sherbourne (1877-1951)
Souef, Albert Sherbourne Le (1877-)
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Zoologist and Ornithologist; zoo director; scientist
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LE SOUEF BROTHERS: William Henry Dudley (1856-1923), Ernest Albert (1869-1937) and Albert Sherbourne (1877-1951), zoo directors and scientists, were the eldest, second and fourth sons of the ten children...

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Albert Sherbourne Le Souëf was Director of the Zoological Gardens, Moore Park, Sydney 1903-1916, and the Taronga Zoological Park, Sydney from 1916-1939. He was also Secretary and later Assistant Director of the Melbourne Zoological Gardens 1896-1903.

Born Royal Park, Melbourne, 30 January 1877. Died Mosman, Sydney, 31 March 1951. Educated Veterinary College, Melbourne. Secretary, Zoological Gardens, Melbourne 1896-1902, Assistant Director on the death of his father, Albert Alexander Cochrane Le Souëf (q.v.) from 1902-03; Director, Zoological Gardens, Moore Park, Sydney 1903-16, and the Taronga Zoological Park, Sydney 1916-39, the planning and development of the grounds of which he supervised, as the first director. Council, Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales for 50 years, President 1943-44. With Harry J. Burrell, wrote The Wild Animals of Australasia (1926). Lectured frequently and travelled widely, collecting animals and establishing contacts. Life member, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1945.

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  1. Le Souef, Albert Sherbourne (1877-1951)Australian Dictionary of Biography Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle 10 78-80 : Le Souef, Albert Sherbourne (1877-1951)
    Butcher, A. Dunbavin
    [1986]
    Published: Melbourne University Press
  2. The Le Soeuf Family TraditionAustralasian Science Winter : The Le Soeuf Family Tradition
    O'Sullivan, Lisa
    [1995]
    Series: http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/exhib/journal/as_lesouef.htm
  3. Australasian Science
    [1997]
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project
    Series: http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/exhib/journal/journal.htm
  4. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    [2001]
    Published: Melbourne University Press
  5. Zoological Parks Board of NSW: Albert Sherbourne Le Souef - Records (1916 - 1939)
    Information and records in the papers and press-cuttings of A.S. Le Souef c1916-39.
  6. Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales: Albert Sherbourne Le Souef - Records (1914 - 1929)
    11 letters 1914-29.

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  1. The wild animals of Australasia : embracing the mammals of New Guinea & the nearer Pacific Islands / by A. S. Le Souef and Harry Burrell ; with a chapter on the bats of Australia and New Guinea by Ellis Le G. Troughton
    Le Souef, Albert Sherbourne, 1877-1951
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    At 34 libraries
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  2. The brownie twins : the story of a ringtail family / by A. S. Le Souef ; illustrated by Walter Cunningham
    Le Souef, Albert Sherbourne, 1877-
    [ Book : 1955 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  3. A modern view of evolution : something of interest about ourselves / by Albert Sherbourne Le Souef
    Le Souef, Albert Sherbourne, b. 1877
    [ Book : 1938 ]
    At 5 libraries
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