Walkom, A. B. (Arthur Bache) (1889-)

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Walkom, Arthur Bache (1889-1976)
Field of activity
palaeobotanist; museum director; Museum curator and Geologist
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Arthur Bache Walkom (1889-1976), palaeobotanist and museum director, was born on 8 February 1889 at Grafton, New South Wales, son of Archibald John Walkom, a native-born telegraph operator, and his wife...

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Arthur Bache Walkom was Director of the Australian Museum, 1940-1954.

  • 1910 Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Sydney
  • 1912 Career position - Linnean Macleay Fellow in Geology of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
  • 1913 - 1919 Career position - Assistant Lecturer in Geology at the University of Queensland
  • 1914 - 1918 Career position - Editor of the Royal Society of Queensland's Proceedings
  • 1915 - 1917 Career position - Honorary Palaeobotanist at the Queensland Museum
  • 1916 - 1918 Career position - Honorary Secretary of the Royal Society of Queensland
  • 1918 Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Sydney
  • 1918 - 1919 Career position - President of the Royal Society of Queensland
  • 1919 - 1940 Career position - Secretary of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
  • 1919 - 1966 Career position - Editor of the Linnean Society of New South Wales' Proceedings
  • 1919 - 1976 Career position - Life member of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • 1922 - 1929 Career position - Editor of the Australian Nation Research Council's Australian Science Abstracts
  • 1926 - 1947 Career position - General Secretary of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science (later the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science (ANZAAS))
  • 1929 Career position - Attended a meeting of the International Geological Congress in South Africa
  • 1933 Career position - Attended a meeting of the International Geological Congress in Washington, USA
  • 1937 - 1940 Career position - Secretary of the Australian National Research Council
  • 1939 - 1954 Career position - Trustee of the Australian Museum
  • 1940 - 1954 Career position - Director of the Australian Museum
  • 1941 - 1942 Career position - President of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
  • 1942 - 1970 Career position - Treasurer of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
  • 1943 Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • 1947 - 1954 Career position - Served on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's Australian committee for museums
  • 1947 - 1954 Career position - Served on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's Australian national advisory committee
  • 1948 Career position - Attended the third General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1948 Award - Clarke Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • 1949 Career position - Delegate at science congresses in New Zealand
  • 1949 - 1951 Career position - President of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1951 Career position - Delegate at science congresses in Bangalore, India
  • 1952 - 1966 Career position - Honorary Secretary of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
  • 1953 Award - Bronze Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • 1955 - 1976 Career position - Life member of ANZAAS
  • 1970 Award - ANZAAS Medal received (Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science)

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Resources by A. B. Walkom (3)

  1. The Linnean Society of New South Wales (founded 1874) for "the cultivation and study of the science of natural history in all its branches" : historical notes of its first fifty years (jubilee publication) / compiled by A.B. Walkom
    Walkom, A. B. (Arthur Bache), 1889-
    [ Book : 1925 ]
    At 16 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.195)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.195)

  2. The Linnean Society of New South Wales : historical notes of its first fifty years (Jubilee publication) / compiled by A.B. Walkom
    Walkom, A. B. (Arthur Bache), 1889-
    [ Book : 1925 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.152)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.152)

  3. On the occurrence of Otozamites in Australia, with descriptions of specimens from Western Australia / by A.B. Walkom
    Walkom, A. B. (Arthur Bache), 1889-
    [ Book : 1921 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.979)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.979)

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  1. Guide to the Australian Museum and its contents
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  2. The geology of the lower mesozoic rocks of Queensland
    Walkom, A. B. (Arthur Bache), b. 1889
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  3. Mesozoic floras of Queensland. by A.B. Walkom, and, Geological notes, maps and sections / by B. Dunstan
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  3. Website: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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  1. Papers of William Morris Hughes
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  1. Personal.
    Clarence and Richmond Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1889 - 1915) Thursday 3 June 1909 p 4 Article
    ... --Personal. Mr. Arthur Bache Walkom has been elected ed a member of the Linnean Society of New South Wales. He is a son of Mr. A. J. Walkom, who some years ago resided at Grafton, and grandson of Mr. B. Bache, of Grafton. ' - I Mr. John Broadbent, representing Messrs. John See and Co., arrived in ... 178 words
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    ... tell Dr. Arthur Bache Walkom; secretary of the highly successful 1932 Sydnoy con gress of the ... PERSONAL: Rev. A. S. Homersham expects .to. visit Coraki on 11th. inst. . 111st. . j. ' ; Percy ... to-inorrow. . .. '' . , ' . . j Miss MarjoriCi Crawford, of Bexley, is on a briet visit to her sister, ... 979 words
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  3. CONFEREING OF DEGREES
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 2 May 1910 p 7 Article
    ... class honours in phyno physio- logy). Arthur Bache Walkom (First class honours, University medal and ... Chapman, B.A. (first-class hon- ours in the school of modern history; James King of Irrawang ... nbsp; Ramsay Beatty, Mary Boyd Burfitt, B.A., B.Sc.,   *George Bell, Elsie J ... 2231 words
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