1844-1988, English, Unpublished edition: Papers of Edwin Sherbon Hills, [manuscript]. Hills, E. Sherbon (Edwin Sherbon), 1906-1986.

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Papers of Edwin Sherbon Hills
 
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Physical Description
  • 8.4 m. (61 boxes) + 38 fol. packages.
Published
  • 1844-1988.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Papers of Edwin Sherbon Hills, 1844-1988.
Creator
  • Hills, E. Sherbon (Edwin Sherbon), 1906-1986.
Published
  • 1844-1988.
Medium
  • [manuscript]
Physical Description
  • 8.4 m. (61 boxes) + 38 fol. packages.
Series
Subjects
Time Period
  • 1844-1988
Summary
  • The collection comprises biographical and family documents, reprints of articles, appointment diaries, sketchbooks, notebooks, lectures, correspondence, reports, geological and family photographs, slides of overseas trips, maps, minutes, index cards and subject files. The papers relate to Hills' career from the 1920s to the 1980s and include field work and research material for Hills' books and projects; university material associated with the Dept. of Geology; correspondence with Australian and international earth scientists; papers relating to UN consultancies as an expert on arid lands and other consultancies concerning petroleum exploration in Gippsland and elsewhere; and correspondence and reports relating to mineralogical discoveries and their development in Northern Australia. Major correspondents include Dan Asthana, Emile den Tex, E.J. Heidecker, Hari Narain, E.S. Tim O'Driscoll, C.D. Ollier, R.L. Stanton, Rowlie Twidale and Bryan Wells.
Biography
  • Research professor of Geology and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Melbourne, 1962-71; Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Melbourne, 1944-62. Publications include "Elements of structural geology" (1963) and "Physiography of Victoria" (1940).
Notes
  • Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 8564.
  • Also available online :http:/​/​nla.gov.au/​nla.obj-234775230
  • Related materials: an oral history interview is held by National Library at ORAL De B 698.
  • Related material: other E.S. Hills Papers are held by Australian Academy of Science Library (MS 92/​1) and Australian Archives (CRS M260).
Cited In
  • Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, E1173
Numbering Note
  • See A guide to the records of Edwin Sherbon Hills (1992) by Tim Sherratt and Gavan McCarthy
Access Conditions
  • Available for reference. Not for loan.
Language
  • English
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