Simpson, Colin (1908-)

Also known as
Simpson, Colin (1908-1983)
Simpson, Edwin Colin (1908-1983)
Field of activity
non-artist/designer/curator; Author
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35500929
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-527194

Biographies

Simpson was an author, advertising copywriter and journalist. He was the spouse of Estelle Waterman (d.1976); father of designer Julie Simpson.

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

  • (member of) Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07)

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

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  2. Read, Peter. A Hundred Years War. 1988 : 46-47
    [1988]

    Summary: He married a Wiradjuri women named Crowe of Gobarralong Station near Brungle. Their son was Frank Simpson.

    Place: Brungle (SW NSW SI55-15)

    Language: Wiradjuri people (D10) (NSW SI55-07);

Resources by Colin Simpson (85)

  1. Colin Simpson interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
    [ Sound : 1960-1974 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Colin Simpson interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 64,762.121)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 64,762.121)

  2. Papers of Colin Simpson
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
    [ Unpublished : 1931-1982 ]
    At National Library
    Papers of Colin Simpson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,279.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,279.328)

  3. Wake up to New Zealand / [by] Colin Simpson
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    At 26 libraries
    Wake up to New Zealand / [by] Colin Simpson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,045.531)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 62,045.531)

  4. Colin Simpson - papers, 1873-1974
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
    [ Unpublished : 1873-1974 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 59,757.73)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 59,757.73)

  5. Pleasure islands of the South Pacific / [by] Colin Simpson
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
    [ Audio book, Book : 1979 ]
    At 27 libraries
    Pleasure islands of the South Pacific / [by] Colin Simpson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 53,648.207)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 53,648.207)

  6. This is Japan / Colin Simpson
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
    [ Book : 1975 ]
    At 17 libraries
    This is Japan / Colin Simpson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,808.762)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 52,808.762)

  7. Biographical
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-1983
    [ Unpublished : 1952 ]
    Possibly online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,808.691)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49,808.691)

  8. Take me to Russia and Central Asian Republics of the Soviet Union
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-
    [ Book : 1965 ]
    At LaTrobe Uni AlburyW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,388.961)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,388.961)

  9. The country upstairs: Japan today, with a 'Philippine interlude' / with decorations by Claire Simpson. Syd., Angus and Robertson, [1959]. plates. First pub. 1956
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-
    [ Book ]
    Languages: Undetermined
    At ANU Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,356.867)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,356.867)

  10. Japan: an intimate view / With decorations by Claire Simpson
    Simpson, Colin, 1908-
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,356.695)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 37,356.695)

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  1. Simpson, Colin (1941-)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,334.312)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,334.312)

  2. Simpson, Colin (1931-)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 33,225.215)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 33,225.215)

  3. Simpson, C. F., (Colin Frederick) (1932-)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,920.693)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31,920.693)

  1. Portrait of Colin Simpson / W.P
    Pidgeon, Willia ...
    [ Art work : 1940 ]
    Portrait of Colin Simpson / W.P
  2. Colin Simpson, ca. 1958-1968 / Will ...
    Pidgeon, Willia ...
    [ Art work : 1968 ]
  3. Colin Simpson and Alie standing in ...
    Poignant, Axel, ...
    [ Photograph : 1948 ]
    Colin Simpson and Alie standing in front of the pukamuni grave posts, Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, October 1948 / Axel Poignant
  4. Listening to playback of recording, ...
    [ Photograph : 1948 ]
    Listening to playback of recording, Oenpelli
  5. Colin Simpson / issued by the Austr ...
    Australia Counc ...
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1970 ]
  6. Group portrait of Australian author ...
    Idriess, Ion L. ...
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
    Group portrait of Australian authors
  1. HAY.—Impounded at Hay, on the 29th day of November, 1869, from Mungadel, by Colin Simpson, Esq., J.P.; sum
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Friday 10 December 1869 [Issue No.266] p 3192

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... H AY.—Impounded at Hay, on the 29fcli day of November, 1869, from Mungadel, by Colin Simpson, Esq ... 89 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,043.267)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,043.267)

  2. NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of COLIN SIMPSON, late
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 9 December 1983 [Issue No.170] p 5647

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... NOTICE of intended distribution of estate.—Any person having any claim upon the estate of COLIN ... SIMPSON, late of Mosman, author, in the State of New South Wales, who died on 8th February, 1983, must ... 121 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,020.153)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2,020.153)

  3. I. COLIN GEORGE FREDERICK BERRIMAN, of 10
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 30 November 1962 [Issue No.121] p 3606

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... the name of Colin George Frederick Simpson, do hereby give notice that on the 14th day of November ... , 1962, I renounced and abandoned the use of my said name of Colin George Frederick Simpson, and assumed ... 104 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,940.29)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,940.29)

  1. Herculaneum —cold store city HERCULANEUM: A City Returns to the Sun. By Joseph J. Deiss. Souvenir Press, London. 174pp. $4-10. GREECE: The Unclouded Eye. By Colin Simpson. Angus an...
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Saturday 19 April 1969 p 12 Article Illustrated
    ... ). Deiss. Sou-venir Press, London. 174pp. $4-10. GREECE: The Unclouded Eye. By Colin Simpson. Angus and ... reaction is to re-ject Colin Simpson's book as worthless, and yet after read-ing it any fair-minded person ... 1188 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8,502.951)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8,502.951)

  2. •COLIN SIMPSON tells, in this third instalment, of the first white patrol to enter the New Guinea upland SHANGRI-LA The clumsy dug-out canoes slewed into Devil's Race... 9 SUCKED TO DEATH BY RIVER
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 16 October 1954 p 3 Article Illustrated
    ...   COLIN SIMPSON tells, in this third instalment, of the first white patrol to enter the New ... 1576 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,309.981)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6,309.981)

  3. Simpson to replace Colin Boyd
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 7 July 1953 p 14 Article
    ... Simpson to replace Colin Boyd Rugged Williamstown fol-lower Harrv Simpson, was yesterday chosen to ... replace star Prahran ruckman Colin Boyd, in the V.F.A. carnival team at the Australian championships in ... 104 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,097.155)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,097.155)

  1. Colin Simpson / issued by the Australian Library Promotion Council with assistance fromthe Literature Board of the Australia Council
    Australian Library Promotion Council
    [ Book : 1970-1979 ]
    At Uni of Canberra
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 948.519)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 948.519)

  2. Colin Simpson : his travel books : [information, proposal : the new book project / from the intending publishers]
    [ Book : 1982 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 647.011)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 647.011)

  3. [Australia : including articles on Australian medicine, Australian Aboriginal art, Australian animals and the Australian author Colin Simpson]
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 491.613)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 491.613)

  4. Colin McCahon : the Titirangi years, 1953-59 / Peter Simpson
    Simpson, Peter, 1942-
    [ Book : 2007 ]
    At 12 libraries
    Colin McCahon : the Titirangi years, 1953-59 / Peter Simpson
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 469.662)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 469.662)

  1. Colin Simpson Papers
    Simpson, Colin
    [ Unpublished : 1942-1953 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 730.717)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 730.717)

  2. Colin Simpson Papers
    Simpson, Colin
    [ Unpublished : 1942-1953 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 729.678)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 729.678)

  3. [Colin Simpson : Australian Art and Artists file]
    [ Published ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 569.313)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 569.313)

  1. Colin Simpson Lecture
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2007 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    Colin Simpson Lecture
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 852.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 852.781)

  2. Colin Simpson interviewed by Fiona Rothchilds in the History of Australian geoscience oral history project
    Simpson, Colin, 1941-
    [ Sound : 2015 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Colin Simpson interviewed by Fiona Rothchilds in the History of Australian geoscience oral history project
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 694.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 694.188)

  3. Colin Newsome interviewed by Bruce Simpson and Bill Gammage in the Drovers oral history project
    Newsome, Colin, 1916-2008
    [ Sound : 2002 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Colin Newsome interviewed by Bruce Simpson and Bill Gammage in the Drovers oral history project
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 675.326)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 675.326)

  4. Return to Arnhem Land - retracing the journey of Colin Simpson
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2008 ]
    View online
    At ABC Radio National
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 518.649)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 518.649)

  1. [Colin Simpson lectures]
    Australian Society of Authors
    [ Archived website, Periodical : 2002-2019 ]
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 798.877)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 798.877)

  2. COLIN SIMPSON’S NG BROADCASTS (1 April 1950)
    Pacific islands monthly : PIM.
    [ Article : 1950 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    COLIN SIMPSON’S NG BROADCASTS (1 April 1950)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 457.657)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 457.657)

  3. Colin Simpson: Very Much at Home
    Crouch, Wally
    Walkabout.
    [ Article : 1971 ]
    At UQ-UTAS Walkabout
    Colin Simpson: Very Much at Home
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 456.454)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 456.454)

  4. Colin Simpson s New Book (1 November 1955)
    Pacific islands monthly : PIM.
    [ Article : 1955 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Colin Simpson s New Book (1 November 1955)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 454.81)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 454.81)

  1. Dalhousie and Simpson Desert : Finke, Dalhousie, Simpson Desert, Poeppel Corner, Birdsville / compiled by John Deckert ; cartographic design and production by Flat Earth Mapping
    Westprint (Firm)
    [ Map : 2000 ]
    At National Library
    Dalhousie and Simpson Desert : Finke, Dalhousie, Simpson Desert, Poeppel Corner, Birdsville / compiled by John Deckert ; cartographic design and production by Flat Earth Mapping
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 253.735)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 253.735)

  2. Malvern Municipal Band
    Harvey, N.L
    [ Photograph, Art work, Map : 1467 ]
    View online
    At Stonnington History
    Malvern Municipal Band
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45.088)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 45.088)

  3. radiator repair shop
    Whiteley, Laura
    [ Photograph, Art work, Map ]
    View online
    At Stonnington History
    radiator repair shop
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.823)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 31.823)

  1. Colin H. Simpson
    Colin H. Simpson
    Created by KymAndrews, 8 items.

    Major General Colin H. Simpson

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,098.417)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,098.417)

  2. BUNTING jnr, Robert Frederick, (Bob), 1908-
    BUNTING jnr, Robert Frederick, (Bob), 1908-
    Created by markauturnbull, 9 items.

    Son of Arthur H BUNTING, married Gwendolyn...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65.624)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 65.624)

  3. COLL BARBRECK CAMPBELLS
    COLL BARBRECK CAMPBELLS
    Created by aka.jock, 155 items.

    Items focus on the extended families of Donald CAMPBELL & Marrion MCLEAN (1776, Toraston, Isle of Coll, Scotland), and their three sons Malcolm (of Cornaig, Coll), Murdoch (of Caolas, Coll) and Neil (...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35.209)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35.209)