Howchin, Walter (1845-1937)

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Geologist; Clergyman
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Walter Howchin (1845-1937), geologist and clergyman, was born on 12 January 1845 at Lakenham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, one of eleven children of Rev. Richard Howchin, Primitive Methodist minister, and...

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Walter Howchin, a methodist minister, lectured in mineralogy at the Adelaide School of Mines 1889-1904 and was Lecturer in Geology and Palaeontology at the University of Adelaide, and later Honorary Professor 1902-1920.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Howchin, Walter
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Howchin, Walter (1845-1937), Geologist and Clergyman
    Ludbrook, N. H.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 377-378
  3. The Heroic Period of Geological Work in Australia.
    Andrews, E.C.
    Published: 1942
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales, lxxvi, 96-128
  4. Howchin, Walter - Ms 8
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  5. Growth of Scientific Knowledge [in South Australia]. in Centerary History of South Australia
    Howchin, W.
    Published: 1936
    Series: Royal Geographical Society of Australia, 316-350
  6. "Snowball Earth": the Early Contribution from South Australia
    Cooper, Barry J.
    Published: 2010
    Series: Earth Sciences History, 29, 121-45
  7. Some Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Australian Geological Clerics
    Branagan, David F.
    Published: Geological Society of London, London, 2009
    Series: Geology and Religion: a History of Harmony and Hostility, 171-96
  8. Early Understanding of the Cambrian in South Australia: 1839-1910
    Cooper, Barry J. and Jago, James B.
    Published: Earth Sciences History Group, GSA Inc., Melbourne, 2007
    Series: The History of Geology in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century; the Story in Australia, and in Victoria, from Selwyn and McCoy to Gregory - 1853 to 1903, 20-5
  9. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

Resources by Walter Howchin (66)

  1. Polyzoa tracts : [a collection of journal articles on Polyzoa] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book, Article : 1887-2010 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,789.5)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,789.5)

  2. Index to references, Palaeontologica / Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1870-1937 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,666.047)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,666.047)

  3. Cœlenterata : [a collection of journal articles chiefly on sponges] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1889 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,387.18)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,387.18)

  4. Geology : [a collection of his journal articles on geology] / Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1879-2010 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,267.977)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,267.977)

  5. Scientific papers : [a collection of journal articles by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1877-1899 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,278.93)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,278.93)

  6. Native implements, Australia and Tasmania : [a collection of journal articles] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1890-2010 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 86,381.719)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 86,381.719)

  7. Cœlenterata : [a collection of journal articles chiefly on sponges] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter
    [ Book : 1889-2010 ]
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    At Adel Uni Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,104.375)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 83,104.375)

  8. Tracts - Geology : [a collection of journal articles on geology] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter
    [ Book, Article : 1864-2010 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 81,476.375)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 81,476.375)

  9. Notebooks
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,117.355)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65,117.355)

  10. Notes on the geology of Kangaroo Island, with special reference to evidences of extinct glacial action / by Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1899 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63,460.641)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 63,460.641)

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Resources about Walter Howchin (19)

  1. Walter Howchin
    [ Photograph : 1908 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Walter Howchin
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 139,328.172)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 139,328.172)

  2. Professor Walter Howchin
    [ Photograph : 1920 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Professor Walter Howchin
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137,985.844)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137,985.844)

  3. Professor Walter Howchin
    [ Photograph : 1920 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Professor Walter Howchin
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137,261.969)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 137,261.969)

  4. Walter Howchin
    [ Photograph : 1932 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Walter Howchin
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 136,301.484)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 136,301.484)

  5. Adelaide Children's Hospital : Walter Howchin
    [ Photograph : 1895 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
    Adelaide Children's Hospital : Walter Howchin
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 134,084.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 134,084.469)

  6. Polyzoa tracts : [a collection of journal articles on Polyzoa] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book, Article : 1887-2010 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,470.211)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,470.211)

  7. Index to references, Palaeontologica / Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1870-1937 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,439.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,439.328)

  8. Cœlenterata : [a collection of journal articles chiefly on sponges] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1889 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,936.023)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,936.023)

  9. Geology : [a collection of his journal articles on geology] / Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1879-2010 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,004.438)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 99,004.438)

  10. Scientific papers : [a collection of journal articles by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter, 1845-1937
    [ Book : 1877-1899 ]
    At Barr Smith Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,791.516)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,791.516)

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  1. South Australian School of Mines and Industry (1889-)
    ... Howchin, Walter (1845 - 1937) ...
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  2. University of Adelaide (1874-)
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  3. Royal Society of South Australia (1880-)
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  1. FIRST BRANCH 0F ROYAL SOCIETY. Field Naturalists Hold Fortnightly Excursions ABSORBING STUDY
    Observer (Adelaide, SA : 1905 - 1931) Saturday 13 April 1929 p 22 Article
    ... was founded in 1883, largely through the enthusiastic work of Professor Ralph Tate. Professor Howchin ... 260 words
    • Text last corrected on 4 October 2017 by doug.butler
    • 1 comment on 4 October 2017
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,358.558)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,358.558)

  2. IN MEMORIAM. MRS. WALTER HOWCHIN.
    Australian Christian Commonwealth (SA : 1901 - 1940) Friday 12 December 1924 p 10 Article
    ... IN MEMORIAM. MRS. WALTER HOWCHIN. As tlie dawn was breaking _ on November 20 Mrs. Howchin passed ... Howchin, beloved by our whola Church, and especially at Uuley, many will pray that the Divine consolation ... 678 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,995.159)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,995.159)

  3. OBITUARY Funeral Of Professor Walter Howchin
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Tuesday 30 November 1937 p 12 Article
    ... OBITUARY Funeral Of Professor Walter Howchin Many leading educationists and pro-   minent men ... at the Adelaide University attended the funeral of Professor Walter Howchin who was buried at the ... 347 words
    • Text last corrected on 12 October 2011 by KMcCue
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,026.427)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,026.427)

  1. Geological sketch map of Mount Remarkable / by Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter
    [ Map : 1916 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65.515)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65.515)

  1. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY. NATIONAL MEMORIALS ORDINANCE 1928-1959.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 29 September 1966 [Issue No.83] p 4865

    Government Gazette Proclamations And Legislation Illustrated

    ... of Adelaide 1933 1937 Mathematician and author, Professor of Mathematics, University of Sydney 1903 ... (1832-1915) Sir John James Duncan (1845-1913) Lake Echo Significance and Remarks Businessman and ... 11170 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37.495)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37.495)

  2. Government Gazette Appointments and Employment
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 13 June 1969 [Issue No.67] p 2217

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... , for School for Sub-Normal Children: Edward Keith Howchin, Harold Frances Davis, William Ashley ... , Leslie Spicer, Thomas Edward Malings, and Walter Lidden. Pks 62-653. Reserve No. 84236, Land District ... 246 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 30.269)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 30.269)

  3. RYE PARK SCHEELITE NO LIABILITY.—LOST SHARE CERTIFICATES.—The above Company intends to issue new
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 9 December 1955 [Issue No.141] p 3687

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... shares, Nos. 853901/854000, in lieu of original Certificate No, 38363, issued in the name of Walter Allen ... /500, in Ueu of original Certificate No. 33706, issued in the name of Alexander George Howchin, of Fairy ... 199 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29.91)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29.91)

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  1. The geology of South Australia : with notes on the chief geological systems and occurrences in the other Australian states / by Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter
    [ Book : 1929 ]
    At 20 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 526.478)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 526.478)

  2. Geology : [a collection of journal articles on geology] / [collected by Walter Howchin]
    Howchin, Walter
    [ Book : 1848-1905 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 460.839)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 460.839)

  3. The building of Australia and the succession of life : with special reference to South Australia / by Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter
    [ Book, Government publication : 1925-1930 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 31 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 412.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 412.828)

  4. The physical sciences in relation to mental culture / by Walter Howchin
    Howchin, Walter
    [ Book : 1920 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 389.714)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 389.714)

  1. Howchin Type Specimens
    [ Data set : 1930 ]
    At SA Museum
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 452.48)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 452.48)

  2. Geological observations on some of the localties visited by the 'Governor Musgrave' Party, in January, 1907
    Howchin, Walter
    Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia. South Australian Branch
    [ Article : 1907-1908 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92.696)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92.696)

  3. PERSONAL ITEMS (8 December 1937)
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1937 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    PERSONAL ITEMS (8 December 1937)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73.27)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 73.27)

  4. A MIXED GRILL. (10 February 1937)
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1937 ]
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    A MIXED GRILL. (10 February 1937)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 60.964)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 60.964)

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  2. 1921 Scientific Expediton Macumba Stn to Crown Point
    1921 Scientific Expediton Macumba Stn to Crown Point
    Created by Helen.Kempe, 15 items.

    1921 07 06 An Import Expediton - 1921 Scientific Expediton Macumba Stn to Crown Point

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