Osborne, George Davenport (1899-1955)

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George Davenport Osborne (1899-1955), geologist, was born on 6 August 1899 at Marrickville, Sydney, second son of Odo Lee Osborne, Wollongong-born grocer, and his English wife Alice Clare, née Payne and...

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George Osborne taught geology at the University of Sydney from 1921 to 1955, becoming a reader in 1949. He wrote "Structural Evolution of the Hunter-Manning-Myall Province" in 1950.

Born 6 August 1899. Died 5 October 1955. Educated Universities of Sydney (BSc 1921, DSc 1929) and Cambridge PhD 1939). After graduation he held various research and junior teaching posts at the University of Sydney before gaining tenured appointment as lecturer and demonstrator 1926-45, senior lecturer 1945-49, reader 1949-55. Worked at the Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge 1930-31and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge 1938-39. Taught evening classes at Sydney Technical College from 1933. President, Royal Society of New South Wales 1944, President, Linnean Society of New South Wales 1947, President, Sydney University Union 1933-34.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Osborne, George Davenport
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Obituary: George Davenport Osborne
    Browne, W. R.
    Published: 1955
    Series: Australian Journal of Science, 18, 2, 52-53
  3. Osborne, George Davenport (1899-1955), Geologist
    Vallance, T. G.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 101-102
  4. George Davenport Osborne, 1899-1955
    Published: 1957
    Series: Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 82, 252-256

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  1. [Dr J.H. Rattigan map collection]
    Osborne, George Davenport, 1899-1955
    [ Map : 1928 ]
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  2. The structure of the carboniferous rocks in the Hunter River district between Raymond Terrace and Scone : with special reference to the late-Palaeozoic and probable tertiary diastrophism in that region
    Osborne, George Davenport, 1899-1955
    [ Thesis : 1929 ]
    At University of Sydney
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  3. The volcanic neck at the Basin, Nepean river / by G.D. Osborne
    Osborne, George Davenport
    [ Book : 1920 ]
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    At State Library VIC
    The volcanic neck at the Basin, Nepean river / by G.D. Osborne
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  4. The Kuttung vulcanicity of the Hunter-Karuah district , with special reference to the occurrence of ignimbrites / George Davenport Osborne
    Osborne, George Davenport
    [ Book : 1949 ]
    At Newcastle Region Lib
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  5. A preliminary examination of the late palaeozoic folding in the Hunter River district, New South Wales / by G.D. Osborne ; read before the Royal Society of New South Wales, August 3, 1921
    Osborne, George Davenport
    [ Book : 1921 ]
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    A preliminary examination of the late palaeozoic folding in the Hunter River district, New South Wales / by G.D. Osborne ; read before the Royal Society of New South Wales, August 3, 1921
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  6. The structural evolution of the Hunter-Manning-Myall province, New South Wales / G.D. Osborne
    Osborne, George Davenport, 1899-1955
    [ Book : 1950 ]
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  7. Upper Palaeozoic stratigraphy, N.S.W. / S.W. Carey, G.D. Osborne
    Carey, S. Warren (Samuel Warren), 1911-2002
    [ Book : 1921-1954 ]
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  8. Parish of Seaham, County of Durham, land districts of Raymond Terrace, Maitland, Dungog and Paterson [geology]
    David, T. W. Edgeworth Sir, (Tannatt William Edgeworth), 1858-1934
    [ Map : 1940-1949 ]
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  9. Presidential address / by A.R. Penfold
    Penfold, A. R. (Arthur Ramon), 1890-1980
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