Massola, Aldo Giuseppe (1910-1975)

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Museum Curator; Anthropologist; Museum curator
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Aldo Giuseppe Massola (1910-1975), museum curator, was born on 9 September 1910 in Rome, son of Carlo Massola, racing-car driver and mechanic, and his wife Erminia, née Vaccaneo. Carlo drove for Diatto...

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Aldo Massola was Curator of Anthropology at the National Museum of Victoria during which time he worked to organise the collections, identifying artefacts, developing more systematic records and compiling bibliographies. He conducted successful field excursions searching for rock paintings about which he published articles in the . In visiting Aboriginal communities he assembled significant oral, written and pictorial material and won the respect of those he visited. The Anthropological Society of Victoria was revived under Massola's presidency.

  • Career position - Temporary Assistant (Anthropology), National Museum of Victoria
  • Career position - Curator of Anthropology, National Museum of Victoria
  • Career position - President, Anthropological Society of Victoria

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  1. Massola, Aldo Giuseppe
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Massola, Aldo Giuseppe (1910-1975), Museum Curator [and Numismatist]
    Mulvaney, D. J.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 327
  3. Aldo Massola, Italo-Australian Anthropologist of the Aborigines
    Baines, M. A.
    Published: 1976
    Series: Victorian Naturalist, 93, 3, 91
  4. Punta Arenas and Sir Baldwin Spencer's Grave
    Massola, A.
    Published: 1972
    Series: Victorian Naturalist, 89, 2, 54-56

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  1. La Plebiscitaria Offerta dell'Oro e della "Fede", Suggella le Nozze Spirituali dell'Esule con la Patria Lontana SOTTOSCRIZIONE PRO CROCE ROSSA ITALIANA
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