Patten, Robert Anthony (1889-1959)

Also known as
Patten, R. A. (1889-1959)
Patten, R. A. (Robert Anthony) (1890-)
Patten, Robert Anthony (1889-1958)
Field of activity
Veterinary Surgeon; zoological-park superintendent; Veterinarian
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Biographies

Robert Anthony Patten (1889-1958), veterinary surgeon and zoological-park superintendent, was born on 20 June 1889 at Wellington, New South Wales, second child of Robert Patten, a schoolteacher from England,...

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Robert Patten was a veterinarian best known for his 19 years as Curator of the Taronga Zoological Park in Sydney. Here he treated a wide variety of animals for all conditions, with his greatest concern being the careful planning of the diets of over 7,000 animals. Between 1947 and 1954 he was a panellist on the wildlife program "Nature speaks" on commercial radio. Following his retirement from the Zoo in 1954 he continued in private practice.

  • Education - BVSc, University of Sydney
  • Career position - Served with the Australian Imperial Forces
  • Career position - Customs Officer, Australian Department of Trade and Commerce
  • Career position - Manager, North Bangaroo Horse Stud Farm, New South Wales Department of Agriculture
  • Career position - In private practice, Orange, New South Wales
  • Career position - Lecturer (part-time) on meat inspection, Sydney Technical College
  • Career position - Employed by the Australian Department of Trade and Customs
  • Career position - Superintendent (later Curator), Taronga Zoological Park

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Resources for Robert Anthony Patten

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Patten, Robert Anthony
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Patten, Robert Anthony (1889-1958), Veterinary Surgeon and Zoological Park Superintendent
    Taylor, Robert I.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 15, 576

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  1. Keefi : her book
    Bevan, Ian
    [ Book : 1945 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  2. Official illustrated guide to Taronga Park Zoo and Aquarium
    Patten, R. A. (Robert Anthony), 1890-
    [ Book : 1940-1949 ]
    At 8 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29,637.342)

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  3. Official illustrated guide to Taronga Park Zoo and Aquarium, Sydney, N.S.W. / Taronga Zoological Park Trust
    Patten, R. A. (Robert Anthony), 1890-
    [ Book : 1940-1949 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29,494.291)

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  4. Official illustrated guide to Taronga Zoological Park and Aquarium : Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Patten, R. A. (Robert Anthony), 1890-
    [ Book : 1954 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29,259.018)

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  5. Illustrated guide to Taronga Zoological Park and Aquarium / Taronga Zoological Park Trust
    Patten, R. A. (Robert Anthony), 1890-
    [ Book : 1960 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 29,258.969)

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