Sweet, George (1844-1920)

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Sweet, George
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Amateur Geologist; Geologist; Geologists
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Georgina Sweet (1875-1946), zoologist, academic and philanthropist, was born on 22 January 1875 in Brunswick, Melbourne, elder of two daughters of George Sweet (1844-1920), then a plasterer, and his wife...

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George Sweet was an amateur geologist and ran the Brunswick Brick, Tile & Pottery Co. He built up an extensive fossil collection and worked for Frederick McCoy in the Mansfield district, Victoria 1888-1895 and with Edgeworth David on the Funafuti expedition in 1897. President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1905.

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Robert Etheridge, who had arrived in Australia for the second time in 1887, was appointed palaeontologist to the geological survey of New South Wales and of the Australian Museum in Sydney; and in 1895 the Museums curator. George Sweet was self-educated man and amateur geologist who managed the Brunswick Brick, Tile & Pottery Co. He built up an extensive fossil collection and worked for Frederick McCoy in the Mansfield district from 1888 to 1895 and with E. David on the Funafuti expedition in 1897. His daughter was the eminent zoologist, Georgina Sweet who accompanied her father on his collecting expeditions.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Sweet, George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Sweet, Georgina (1875-1946), Zoologist, Academic and Philanthropist
    MacCallum, Monica
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 12, 149-150

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  1. Concise precedents in conveyancing adapted to ordinary use in small transactions with practical notes, and a commentary on the Stat. 7 & 8 Vict. Cap. 76, intituled An Act to simplify the transfer of property
    Sweet, George
    [ Book : 1845 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  2. Says Tommy of Sammy / poem by Ray Hoppman ; music by Geo. Sweet
    Sweet, George
    [ Printed music : 1919 ]
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  3. Over the top to glory! / poem by Minna Irving ; music by George Sweet
    Sweet, George
    [ Printed music : 1919 ]
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  4. Thanksgiving : hymn for Thanksgiving and other important holidays / poem by Minna Irving ; music by George Sweet
    Sweet, George
    [ Printed music : 1918 ]
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  5. The song of the liberty plane / poem by Miss Minna Irving ; music by George Sweet
    Sweet, George
    [ Printed music : 1918 ]
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  6. On the discovery of fossil fish in the old sandstone rocks of the Mansfield district / by George Sweet
    Sweet, George
    [ Book : 1889 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
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  1. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Oswald George Sweet, of Broken Hill, mine foreman.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 24 July 1912 [Issue No.110] p 4720

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    ... In the Supreme Court of New South Wales. (19,247) IN BANKRUPTCY. Be Oswald George Sweet, of Broken ... 110 words
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  2. IN BANKRUPTCY. Re Oswald George Sweet, of Broken Hill, mine foreman.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 10 July 1912 [Issue No.104] p 4449

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    ... .247\ IN BANKRUPTCY. 3Je Oswald G-eorge Sweet, of Broken Hill, mine foreman. NOTICE is hereby given that a ... 72 words
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  3. IN BANKRUPTCY. In re Oswald George Sweet, of Broken Hill, miner's foreman.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 14 October 1927 [Issue No.146] p 4948

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