Stillwell, Frank Leslie (1888-1963)

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Stillwell, Frank Leslie, (FAA) (1888-1963)
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Geologist; Antarctic explorer
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Frank Leslie Stillwell (1888-1963), geologist, was born on 27 June 1888 at Hawthorn, Melbourne, seventh of eight children of London-born Alfred Stillwell, printer, and his Victorian wife Mary Eliza, née...

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Frank Stillwell was a member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 and Officer-in-Charge of the Mineragraphic Section of the CSIR/O 1927-1953. He was President, Royal Society of Victoria 1953-1954. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1954.

  • Career position - Member, Royal Society of Victoria, Australia
  • Career position - Lecturer in Mineralogy, The University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Career position - Geologist, Commonwealth Advisory Council on Science and Industry, Australia
  • Career position - Assistant Geologist, Mines Department of New South Wales, Australia
  • Career position - Committee Member, Victorian Branch, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Career position - Staff Geologist, Bendigo Amalgamated Goldfield Company, Australia
  • Career position - Mineragraphy Fellowship, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Career position - Research Petrologist, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
  • Chair - Honorary Secretary, Royal Society of Victoria, Australia
  • Career position - Head, Mineragraphic Investigations Section, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
  • Award - Institute Medal, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Chair - Vice President, Royal Society of Victoria, Australia
  • Award - Clarke Memorial Medal, Royal Society of New South Wales, Australia
  • Career position - Consultant, Broken Hill Geological Committee, Australia
  • Head - President, Royal Society of Victoria, Australia
  • Head - President, Royal Society of Victoria, Australia
  • Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
  • Award - Officer of the Order of the British Empire, in recognition of his services to Australia and to Geological Sciences

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Stillwell, Frank Leslie
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: F.L. Stillwell
    Published: 1963
    Series: Proceedings of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 206, 1-2
  3. Stilwell, Frank Leslie (1888-1963), Geologist
    Wilcock, Arthur A.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 12, 94-95
  4. Frank Leslie Stillwell
    Hills, E. S.
    Published: 1966
    Series: Records of the Australian Academy of Science, 1, 1, 58-66
  5. Stillwell, Frank Leslie - Ms 40
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  6. Frank Leslie Stillwell
    Ward, C.
    Published: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 2011
    Series: CSIROpedia
  7. Frank Leslie Stillwell 1888-1963
    Hills, E. S.
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2006
    Series: Australian Academy of Science Biographical Memoirs
  8. Obituary: Austin Burton Edwards
    Stillwell, F. L.
    Published: 1961
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 23, 8, 260
  9. Sharpe, Tom
    Published: 2013
    Series: Polar Record, 49, e3
  10. Lucas, Anna
    Published: 2012
    Series: Polar Journal, 2, 463-4
  11. Early Australian Earth Scientists in the Antarctic, Part 3: The Foundation Laid - Mawson's Men
    Quilty, Patrick G.
    Published: 2012
    Series: TAG: Geological Society of Australia Newsletter, 163, 19-24
  12. Still No Mawson: Frank Stillwell's Antarctic Diaries, 1911-1913
    Hince, Bernadette
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 2012
  13. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012
  14. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001
  15. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

Resources by Frank Leslie Stillwell (2)

  1. Letter from Lieutenant R. Bage, R.A.G.A., Adelie Land
    Stillwell, Frank Leslie (1888 - 1963)
    [ Article : 1913 ]
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    At University Melbourne
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,296.883)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,296.883)

  2. Amphibolites
    Stillwell, Frank Leslie, 1888-1963
    [ Photograph : 1911-1914 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 88,960.125)

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  1. [Biographical cuttings on Frank Leslie Stillwell, geologist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 187,671.703)

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  2. Frank Stillwell
    Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
    [ Photograph ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Frank Stillwell
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  3. Stillwell plain-tabling (sic)
    Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
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    At State Library of NSW
    Stillwell plain-tabling (sic)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 118,045.828)

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  4. Large ice-scratched erratic Cape Denison area. Figure is Stillwell
    Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
    [ Photograph ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Large ice-scratched erratic Cape Denison area.  Figure is Stillwell
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  5. Frank Stillwell
    Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
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    At State Library of NSW
    Frank Stillwell
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  6. Stillwell plain-tabling
    Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
    [ Photograph ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Stillwell plain-tabling
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  7. The Magnetograph House. Stillwell standing on the north face
    Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
    [ Photograph ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    The Magnetograph House.  Stillwell standing on the north face
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,420.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,420.469)

  8. Garnetiferous gneiss at Locality D. Adelie Land. Stillwell in picture
    Laseron, Charles Francis
    [ Photograph ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Garnetiferous gneiss at Locality D.  Adelie Land.  Stillwell in picture
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,000.812)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 97,000.812)

  9. Stillwell's party travelling north after leaving Madigan Nunatak, [Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914] Laseron
    Laseron, Charles Francis
    [ Photograph : 1911-1914 ]
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    At National Library
    Stillwell's party travelling north after leaving Madigan Nunatak, [Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914] Laseron
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,208.055)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 92,208.055)

  10. Stillwell using theodolite. Looking north over Cape Gray
    Laseron, Charles Francis
    [ Photograph ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Stillwell using theodolite.  Looking north over Cape Gray
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89,907.539)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 89,907.539)

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  1. CSIRO Mineragraphic Investigations Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (1927-1966)
    ... Stillwell, Frank Leslie (1888 - 1963) ...
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  2. State of New South Wales (1901-)
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  3. Advisory Council of Science and Industry Commonwealth of Australia (1916-1920)
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  1. Amphibolites
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    Large ice-scratched erratic Cape Denison area.  Figure is Stillwell
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    Frank Stillwell
  4. Stillwell plain-tabling (sic)
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  5. The Magnetograph House. Stillwell ...
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    The Magnetograph House.  Stillwell standing on the north face
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  1. BENDIGO'S GOLD PROBLEM. A Man and His Mission. DR. F. L. STILLWELL.
    Bendigonian (Bendigo, Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Thursday 14 December 1916 p 10 Article
    ... important mission upon which Dr. -Frank Leslie Stillwell has been sent to Bendigo by the Commonwealth ... BENDIGO'S GOLD PROBLEMI. A. Man and His Mission.1DR. F. L. STILLWELL, To make a tthorough and ... 299 words
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  2. Divorce Sittings BEFORE MR. JUSTICE LIGERTWOOD:—
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Friday 22 February 1946 p 13 Article
    ... . Gun for Mrs. Klrkland. Frank Charles Stillwell, of Waratah street. Seacliff, against Iris Gloria Still-well ... Fort Pine, on the ground of adultery with Leslie Alfred Smith, ot Port Pirie. Mr. R. O. D. Cresswell ... 289 words
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  3. Family Notices
    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Thursday 11 March 1954 p 46 Family Notices
    ... daughter. HALEY (nee Sullivan). — At Q.V.M.H., to Valda and Frank — a sister for Cheryl. Both well ... KUCHENMEISTER (nee Sulz-mann).— To Melva and Frank, at Calvary, on March 7— a daugh-ter (Karen Ann). Thanking Dr ... 9033 words
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  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 20th September, 1962, No. 47 of 30th May, 1963, No 98 of 21st November, 1963, No. 69 of 20th ... Bage (1888-1915) John Henry Barrow (1817-1874) Mount Barrow Barrow Island Henry Ebenezer Barff, C ... 11170 words
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  2. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1928.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 27 January 1928 [Issue No.10] p 441

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... .Coll. Surg. Edin.; Lie. Fac. Pliys.Surg. GHaeg., 1903. M.B., Mast. Surg., 1888, M.D., 1898, Univ. Aberd. M ... , 1926 May ii# 1921 MftJ I, SQ22 Feb. 10, 1892 Sept. 24,1923 Mar. 11, 1896 June 9,1920 Feb. 8,1888 Jan ... 53586 words
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  3. REGISTER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS FOR 1929.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 25 January 1929 [Issue No.10] p 405

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... .Surg. Gttasg^ 1903. M.B., Mast. Surg., 1888, M.D., 1898, Univ. Aberd. M.B., Bac. Surg., 1909, Univ. G-lasg. M ... Feb. io, 1892 Sept. 24, X923 Mar. ix, 1896 June 9,1920 Feb. 8,1888 Jan. 12, 1910 Aug. 9, 19*6 Sept. 26 ... 54284 words
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  1. F.L. Stillwell anniversary volume / Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
    Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
    [ Book : 1958 ]
    At 21 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,231.016)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,231.016)

  2. F. L. Stillwell anniversary volume
    Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
    [ Book : 1958 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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  3. F.L.Stillwell anniversary volume. / Melb., 1958 bibls, illus, maps (part fold.) Pub. on the occasion of the seventieth birthday of Dr. F.L.Stillwell, 27 June, 1958 Cover-title
    Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
    [ Book ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Library
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  4. The factors influencing gold depostion in the Bendigo goldfield / pub. under the authority of the Executive Committee of the Advisory Council
    Stillwell, F. L. (Frank Leslie), 1888-
    [ Book, Government publication : 1917-1919 ]
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  1. A.A.E. main base locality / F.L. Stillwell, M.Sc
    Stillwell, F. L. (Frank Leslie)
    [ Map : 1911 ]
    At National Library
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  2. A.A.E. sledge journeys : East Supporting Party (shown green), Coast Party (shown red) / F.L. Stillwell, M.Sc
    Stillwell, F. L. (Frank Leslie)
    [ Map : 1911 ]
    At National Library
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  3. A.A.E. sledging transverse, Adelie Land, Dec. 1912 / F.L. Stillwell, M.Sc
    Stillwell, F. L. (Frank Leslie)
    [ Government publication, Map : 1950 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51.55)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 51.55)

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  1. Notebooks, diaries etc
    Stillwell, Frank L., 1888-1963
    [ Unpublished : 1900 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152.363)

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  2. Papers relating to No. 570 Private R. R. Symonds, 43rd Battalion
    South Australian Red Cross Information Bureau
    [ Unpublished : 1917-1919 ]
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    At State Library S Aust
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  3. Kathleen M. M. Sherrard further papers, 1909-1975, together with papers of the McInerney and Sherrard families, ca. 1888, 1916-1976
    Sherrard, Kathleen M. M., 1898-1975
    [ Unpublished : 1976 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    Kathleen M. M. Sherrard further papers, 1909-1975, together with papers of the McInerney and Sherrard families, ca. 1888, 1916-1976
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 57.321)

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  1. Frank Leslie Stillwell
    ES Hills
    Historical Records of Australian Science
    [ Article : 1966 ]
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    At CSIRO Publishing
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  2. Metamorphic rocks of Adelie Land : Section I / by F. L. Stillwell
    Stillwell, Frank Leslie, 1888-
    [ Article : 1918 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
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  3. The Transnational Capitalist Class.(Review)
    Stilwell, Frank
    Journal of Australian Political Economy
    [ Article : 2000 ]
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  4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria
    Royal Society of Victoria
    [ Book, Conference Proceedings, Periodical, Article : 1888-2020 ]
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    At 56 libraries
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.151)

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