Chaffer, Norman (1899-1992)

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Business executive; Photographer; Ornithologist
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Biographies

Norman Chaffer was a businessman with a lifelong interest in the study and photography of birds. He gave a lot of time to conservation education through highly successful lectures and showing of films.

Born Willoughby, Sydney, 15 March, 1899. Died 23 November 1992. OAM 1979. Life-time director, W. Chaffer & Sons Pty Ltd, a leather manufacturing enterprise founded by his father in 1887. Keen photographer of native birds, being the first person to photograph many species, a pioneer of colour cinematography and winning many awards for his work. Published articles in and wrote (published 1984). Fellow, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1991. President, Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union 1954-55.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Chaffer, Norman
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001
    Robin, Libby
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001

Resources by Norman Chaffer (4)

  1. In quest of bowerbirds / Norman Chaffer
    Chaffer, Norman, 1899-1992
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 26 libraries
    In quest of bowerbirds / Norman Chaffer
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  2. Harry Barnard interviewed by Norman Chaffer
    Barnard, Henry Greensill, 1869-1966
    [ Sound : 1956 ]
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    At National Library
    Harry Barnard interviewed by Norman Chaffer
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  3. Observations on the golden bower-bird / by A. H. Chisholm and Norman Chaffer
    Chisholm, Alec H. (Alec Hugh), 1890-1977
    [ Book, Government publication : 1956 ]
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    At 6 libraries
    Observations on the golden bower-bird / by A. H. Chisholm and Norman Chaffer
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  4. Feathered friends : a Gould League annual / by M.S.R. Sharland, Norman Chaffer, Alec H. Chisholm, K. A. Hindwood, David Leithhead, P. A. Gilbert and Neville Cayley ; edited by Neville W. Cayley
    Cayley, Neville W. (Neville William), 1886-1950
    [ Book : 1935 ]
    At 9 libraries
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  1. No. 20 of 1930.—Re NORMAN DAVIS KEATS, of Peterborough, law clerk.
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  1. Volume 172: Angus & Robertson correspondence files for Central Methodist Mission - Chambers, Winifred M., 1942-1970
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